It's shaping up to be one of the most divisive and controversial issues to affect the health service in decades.
Should health bosses here in the South West ignore national deals and set their own pay scales, terms and conditions?
Our health correspondent Rebecca Broxton reports on the growing anger of NHS staff:
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Members vote that legal hunts should not be banned from National Trust land at the Annual General Meeting in Swindon.
Strong winds tonight. More sunshine than today on Sunday with winds easing.
Blustery showers tonight. Brighter tomorrow with winds easing.