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UK nurses awarded large pay rise

BMJ 1999; 318 doi: (Published 06 February 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;318:347
  1. Linda Beecham
  1. BMJ

    Nurses and midwives in the NHS have received the largest pay rise in 10 years in an attempt to reverse the staffing crisis.

    Earlier this week the government agreed to implement in full the recommendations of the nurses' pay review body. The average increase for nurses, midwives, and health visitors will be 4.7%which is above the level of inflation. Newly qualified nurses will receive a 12%increase-to give them an …

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