The Government is facing threats of industrial action after signalling it wants to call a halt to NHS pay rises.
The proposal, backed by the Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt, says the health service in England cannot afford the increase and warns that patients could be at risk if it goes ahead.
Claire Stewart reports:
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