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Nurses' pay award will not help recruitment

BMJ 1998; 316 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.316.7129.411e (Published 07 February 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;316:411
  1. Linda Beecham
  1. BMJ

    Leaders of Britain's 500 000 nurses, midwives, and health visitors say that the phasing of a 3.8% award, which is below inflation, will only deepen the current recruitment crisis.

    The government's decision to phase the recommendation of the nurses' review body means that from 1 December the minimum salary for a staff nurse will be £14 …

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