After years of your pay being held back by government in the name of austerity, the NHS trade unions decided enough was enough. So, we put in a pay claim in 2017 and the government responded by agreeing to talk to us.

As a result of those negotiations we have come up with a framework agreement to put to you, as members, that we believe would benefit all NHS staff. Those benefits include a three year pay deal and changes to the pay structure to make it better and fairer. Crucially, the government has committed new money to pay for the deal – not money taken from patient care.

The NHS trade unions are ensuring that members can have their say on these proposals before anything is agreed.

Use our Pay Calculator to find out how your pay would be affected:

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Overview of the deal

A breakdown of the key points in this deal.

NHS Staff in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland

This deal only applies to staff in England but, if agreed, the expectation is that it will be replicated in the other nations.



How can I have my say?

Find out how your union will be asking for your views.

What does it mean for me?

A more detailed breakdown of the deal by pay band.

The new pay progression system

More detailed information on how the new pay progression system will work..

10 reasons to back the offer

Why the unions think staff should back this offer.