LABOUR PARTY MADE SOME POLICY ANNOUNCEMENTS ON THE NHS TO ADDRESS STAFFING SHORTAGES IN ENGLAND
Labour party promises that NHS staff pay would be increased and student nurses, as well as midwives, will not be charged tuition fees under their government.
Labour made some policy announcements on the NHS to address staffing shortages in England, that had become a “threat to patients”. However, according to the Conservatives, Labour’s economic policies would put the health service at risk.
The following have been set out by labour:
Stricter rules on safe staffing levels in NHS settings
Eliminating the 1% pay cap in place, for pay to be increased to a “sustainable level” for all NHS staff
Introduction of tuition fees planned for August, for student nurses and midwives
According to Labour, “Keeping bursaries and not introducing tuition fees would cost £800m a year – a figure which would rise by £350m for every 1% rise in pay.”
Health Minister, Philip Dunne, said:
“A strong NHS needs a strong economy. Only Theresa May and the Conservatives offer the strong and stable leadership we need to secure our growing economy and with it, funding for the NHS and its dedicated staff.”
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