- UK government offers 5% pay rise to nurses, midwives and ambulance workers in England for next financial year.
- Proposal includes a one-time bonus worth 2% of salary for 2022-23 and an 'NHS backlog bonus' worth at least £1,250 per person.
- Trade unions including the Royal College of Nursing, Unison and GMB will recommend the offer to their members.
- Unite union will let members decide but cannot endorse the offer.
- Ministers want to draw a line under months of NHS industrial action, which has seen close to 150,000 appointments canceled so far.
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UK Offers Nurses 5% Pay Rise in Bid to End Most NHS Strikes
The UK government offers a 5% pay rise to nurses, midwives and ambulance workers in England for the next financial year to end months of strikes, with trade unions expected to recommend the proposal to their members.