One per cent pay rise “is the worst kind of insult”

The public will be horrified. NHS staff will think it’s some kind of joke

Chancellor Rishi Sunak with the red Budget box

NHS staff ​urge the chancellor to do the right thing and fund a pay rise

Rishi Sunak should give something back on behalf of the nation

Undoing the NHS market a necessary step, but absence of a plan for social care disappointing

A well-funded national care service that mirrors the NHS is needed now

Covid pressures triggering mental health issues among health staff

Some are traumatised from seeing patients die before their time

Pay rise immediately would reassure undervalued staff to stay in NHS

Government’s approach to NHS pay is forcing workers to question their future

Prime Minister urged to speed up NHS pay rise as public backs the move

A pay rise is vital if the NHS is to be ‘fighting fit’

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NHS staff covid cases underline urgency of vaccine rollout, says UNISON

Half of all staff absences are Covid related

Thank NHS staff with proper pay rise, say health unions

Celebrities back call for wage increase

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Only weekly testing of NHS staff will stop the virus in its tracks

The government has failed to keep its many testing promises

Stakes too high and pressures too great to delay NHS pay rise

Staff need decisive government action now

Boost wages and scrap tuition fees to turbo-charge nurse recruitment

Ministers must act to fill 40,000 nursing vacancies

NHS workers call on government to show its appreciation for them

An early pay rise of at least £2,000 to every NHS worker is needed

Public want NHS staff to get early and significant pay rise

Pay award should be in place before the end of the year

Turn appreciation and applause for NHS staff into an early wage rise, say health unions

Public want health pay rise straight away

New agreement to ensure NHS staff in England are paid properly for every working hour

Unions agree measures to be applied locally