When will the NHS pay rise for 2024 happen?

Most NHS pay is governed by the Agenda for Change contract, which separates pay into a number of pay bands. […]

What are NHS Keeping In Touch (KIT) days?

If you’re about to go on maternity, paternity, or shared patental leave, you’ve probably heard about Keeping In Touch (KIT) […]

What counts as NHS continuous or reckonable service?

Within the context of many NHS jobs, continuous service (sometimes called reckonable service) is an important consideration for employees. For […]

How much is NHS on call pay?

NHS staff are often asked to be “on call” as a part of their working pattern. Being on call means […]

How does the NHS pension work?

The NHS is well known for having a great pension scheme, with members receiving a “defined benefit” on retirement, effectively […]

What is the highest NHS pay band?

Not all staff NHS staff are on the same types of contracts, which means that there is no single “highest […]

Do NHS staff get paid overtime?

With pressures on NHS services higher than ever, many staff are working longer hours or being asked to pick up […]

What is the difference between a Band 5 and Band 6 NHS nurse?

Many nurses start their careers in the NHS on Agenda for Change Band 5, earning from £28,407 and slowly progressing […]

What is the notice period for NHS staff on Agenda for Change?

If you’re thinking about leaving your job or moving to a new role, a key consideration to bear in mind […]

How long does NHS sick pay last?

As with many NHS benefits, the amount of sick pay you are entitled to increases with length of service. In […]