Health staff put in £1.5 billion of unpaid overtime every year so deserve a decent pay rise, the Government will be told today during protests by NHS workers.
Nurses, doctors, physiotherapists, paramedics, hospital cleaners and other NHS staff will take part in demonstrations against a controversial decision by the coalition Government not to accept a recommended 1% across the board wage rise for workers in England.
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