Emily Carver writes for Conservative Home
The wage banding system for NHS staff allows for regular incremental wage rises which puts NHS staff at a better advantage than most private sector workers who have worked equally as hard during the pandemic. This system of regular pay increases is an “unfair and possibly demotivating ” way to pay staff.
But rather than tackling the problems with NHS pay, Craver argues: “much of the political class would rather pander to the narrative of the NHS as the “envy of the world” than stick their head above the parapet”.
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