NHS pay cap has been scrapped, says HuntBMJ 2017; 359 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.j4696 (Published 11 October 2017) Cite this as: BMJ 2017;359:j4696
- Abi Rimmer
The pay cap for NHS staff has been scrapped, the health secretary has said.
Speaking in the House of Commons on 10 October, Jeremy Hunt replied to a question about the effect of the NHS pay cap on staffing and waiting lists. He said, “The pay cap has been scrapped.”
At a conference in June, Hunt had said that he would put the case to the chancellor for lifting the current 1% pay cap.1 In September it was announced that the cap on public sector pay …