Guardian survey shows scale of anger at NHS pay

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Health workers reveal their discontent as three years of real-term wage cuts and increased pressure hits home.

73% of respondents disagree that NHS staff are paid appropriately, stating that the stress, responsibility and social value of NHS workers is not being recognised.

NHS staff have seen bigger real-term cuts than the rest of the population, with the value of pay falling by 15%. Whereas the rest of the public sector awarded a 1% increase to all employees Jeremy Hunt announced in march that he was cancelling the 1% across the board pay rise to NHS staff.

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