the next couple of weeks whether to accept this but won’t be making any recommendation.
So, that’s a result for the Scottish Health Secretary.
Nurses in Scotland are to be consulted on the Scottish government’s latest pay offer, their union has announced.
The offer would mean a pay rise of 11.3% for the lowest paid and an average rise of 7.5%, the government said when it outlined the proposal last week.
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It comes as the RCN confirmed that up to 100,000 nursing staff will take part in their biggest ever strike across England, Wales and Northern Ireland – which have separate pay negotiations to Scotland – on 15 and 20 December.