Star date: 13th October 2014
NHS STAFF NOT EVEN GETTING 1% RISE AS ANGER GROWS AT SALFORD ROYAL HOSPITAL
"It's a blatant attack on the NHS and the people who provide the NHS services" UNISON rep
NHS trade union pickets were out in force at Salford Royal Hospital this morning as porters, domestics, care assistants and even a patient walked out in support of a four hour strike for fair pay.
While the Government is pushing the line that it has offered a 1% pay rise, the reality, say staff, is that less than half of NHS staff will receive it, while managers get performance related bonuses, MPs are in line for 11% rises and huge amounts of money are being spent on buildings and Fat Cats by the Salford Royal NHS Trust.
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