Government 'emotionally blackmailing' NHS staff

The general secretary and chief executive of the Royal College of Nursing has told ITV News that Chancellor George Osborne said it was "affordable" to give NHS staff a 1% pay rise in this year's spending review.

Dr Peter Carter added that the Government was "emotionally blackmailing hardworking staff".

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Union anger at NHS pay plan

The Department of Health has said it wants to call a halt to the planned 1% pay rise for NHS staff, prompting anger from unions.