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Pay rise: maybe it's time to strike

Nurses are right to feel short changed by claims that earnings are up, says Jane Bates

Nurses are right to feel short changed by claims that earnings are up, says Jane Bates

There must have been a collective ‘oh’ across the NHS when we opened our salary packets last week. ‘I haven’t got my pay rise!’ someone said. Then we realised we had received our pay rise, and this was it.

The government had screwed us over again. The anger was palpable, not least because of the disingenuous manner in which the politicians had treated us, with the timing of this debacle looking highly suspicious.

Just a joke

Call me a cynic, but was this cunningly managed to emerge at the beginning of the school

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