By Alice Sorby, RCM Employment Relations Advisor on 26 November 2019
We have suspected for some time through anecdotal evidence that the NHS Job Evaluation Scheme is not being used properly in certain areas. Job evaluation underpins the entire Agenda for Change pay structure and ensures equal pay for work of ...
By Karen Murray, Director of RCM Northern Ireland on 23 September 2019
In May of this year the RCM published a joint union statement committing to a series of meetings with the Department of Health and employers in Northern Ireland. The aim of the meetings was to try and reach a positive outcome for members on pay.
By Gill Walton on 23 May 2018
Please do vote in our NHS pay consultation which is open until 31 May, we really value your voice. Inflation figures for April 2018 have been published at 2.4% and are forecast to keep going down, therefore for the first time in years your pay could ...
By Jon Skewes, Director for Policy, Employment Relations and Communications on 04 May 2018
We have seen real progress begin on both the RCMs Fair Pay Overdue and shortage of midwives and resources campaigns. Both speak to the root causes of the pressures on members.
By Julie Richards and Natalie Linder on 02 May 2018
Following the negotiations with employers since December 2017 to come up with a Framework agreement combining both pay and structural reform of Agenda for Change, here is what the Chair and Vice Chair of the RCM Board had to say about the pay consultation.
By Gill Walton on 06 April 2018
The RCM has welcomed the announcement last week by Jeremy Hunt, the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care in England, for plans to train an additional 3,000 more midwives over the next four years, starting with an extra 650 student midwives ...