Nurses to vote on strike in first ever UK-wide ballot

Nurses to vote on strike in first ever uk-wide ballot

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Hundreds of thousands of nurses will begin voting on Thursday (6 October) on whether to strike over pay.

For the first time in its 106-year history, the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) are asking members if they want to go on strike in the union’s first UK-wide ballot.

Industrial action risks disrupting the NHS this winter.

The RCN argued that nurses should get a rise of five per cent above inflation, which is currently 10.1 per cent.

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