We support pay restraint, including in the NHS, but it’s unfair for NHS staff to be singled out in this way.
The Pay Review Body has looked carefully at the issue and the Government should not have rejected its advice and gone further than a one per cent cap, which the Chancellor himself announced.
If David Cameron hadn’t wasted £3 billion on a reorganisation nobody wanted, the NHS would have a much better financial outlook than it has today.
His reorganisation resulted in six-figure pay-offs for thousands of senior managers and pay cuts for nurses.
That is the reality of the NHS under David Cameron.
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