Victoria Atkins will have her work cut out with NHS problems affecting staff and patients
Ministers must end the two-tier employment scandal in the NHS and ensure all employers in the service play by the same rules.
Pay review body process long past its use-by date
A more relevant, modern approach to setting pay in the NHS is long overdue.
Ensuring jobs are banded correctly is key priority
Consultation on one-off payment plus pay rise begins today
If accepted, the offer would boost pay significantly this year and mean a wage increase next year that’s more than the government had budgeted for.
Ministers must act to turn round staff survey findings
The government has finally promised extra investment in pay for both this and next year.
Health unions will need to clarify the basis upon which talks can get underway
Attempting a deal with just one solves nothing.
Ministers should include all health unions in any wage talks
Health and social service workers stage latest 24-hour walk out
Staff at further ambulance services and health trusts vote to strike
Scottish offer shows what the prime minister and chancellor could be doing