Update on NHS Scotland pay negotiations 2021

25 Mar 2021

Issued on behalf of the NHS Scotland trade union representatives of the Scottish Terms and Conditions Committee.

Update on NHS Scotland pay negotiations

Over the past week Scotland’s health trade unions been in formal pay negotiations for Agenda for Change staff with the Scottish Government and NHS employers.

Negotiations have now concluded as the Scottish government enters the pre-election period and an offer has been made. Each trade union will now agree their process for presenting this offer to members.

Colin Poolman, Chair of STAC and Royal College of Nursing Scotland Senior Officer said: “The timescale for negotiations was tight as a result of the forthcoming election but we have now received an offer for a one year pay deal.”

Annette Mansell-Green, Director of Trade Union at the BDA, explained: “We will now be reaching out to our members in Scotland and we will begin full consultation on the offer early next week."

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