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Christina McAnea's Articles

NHS Pay Review Body ignored; NHS staff denied

13 Mar 2014, by in Public services

The Pay Review Body report released today confirms the case for applying the maximum possible uplift to pay for NHS staff.  The Government has ignored this for staff working in England.  Nurses, paramedics, healthcare managers, porters, cleaners, medical records staff and healthcare assistants alike have been sent a clear message by Jeremy Hunt – that…


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The Care Bill: Clause for concern

27 Jan 2014, by in Public services

The key talking points of the Care Bill were supposed to be the “cap” on the costs of social care and the implementation of the Francis recommendations following the Mid Staffordshire inquiry. What a shame then that debate has increasingly focused on the addition of the so-called “hospital closure clause” (currently clause 118) in the…


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