Health Secretary says a 19% pay rise for nurses is not ‘reasonable’

Health secretary says a 19% pay rise for nurses is not 'reasonable'

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Health Secretary Steve Barclay has said he doesn’t believe a 19% pay rise for nurses is reasonable.

Both nurses and ambulance workers are set to stage walkouts this week amid ongoing anger over pay and working conditions.

The chief of the Royal College of Nursing (RCN), Pat Cullen, had suggested strikes would be called off if Mr Barclay opened up discussions over wages.

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