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Public health nurses face being denied NHS pay rises

A funding shortfall could result in health visitors, school nurses adn others leaving because they do not receive pay rises agreed in the NHS deal

A funding shortfall could result in health visitors, school nurses and others leaving because they do not receive pay rises agreed in the NHS deal

Nurses, health visitors, midwives and other nursing staff employed by the NHS on national terms and conditions suffered from years of pay awards that were below the inflation rate.

Now NHS nursing staff in England, Scotland and Wales are receiving pay rises and changes to incremental progression as part of a three-year deal. But what about health visitors, school nurses and other nursing staff providing public health services funded beyond the NHS?

Nursing staff make a recognised and valuable contribution to public health.

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