Pay and reward

Hospital staff
Rewarding and motivating staff to deliver good patient care. Find advice, guidance, support and negotiation news around national NHS pay, terms and conditions of service for NHS staff.
Hospital and emergency staff

Agenda for change

Agenda for Change is the national pay system for all NHS staff, with the exception of doctors, dentists and most senior managers.

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Medical staff

These pages contain information for all grades of doctors and dentists on national terms and conditions of service.

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Very senior managers

Information for employers on very senior managers (VSMs) and the VSM pay framework.

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NHS Staff Council

These pages contain information about the NHS Staff Council and the NHS Staff Council Executive

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Job Evaluation and Equal Pay

Job evaluation is a key part of the Agenda for Change pay system, and the group ensures that the scheme is fit for purpose and provides advice to organisations.

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Pensions

The NHS Pension Scheme continues to be one of the most comprehensive and generous schemes within the UK. 

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Reward

NHS Employers provides support, guidance and information on total reward in the NHS including Total Reward Statements and how to develop, implement and communicate your total reward strategy.

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ESR - pay and reward

Electronic Staff Record (ESR) holds all the information needed to produce accurate and timely payments to your staff.

Related News

New podcast: Responding to the challenge of reward

Listen to our new podcast which gives an NHS and local government perspective on reward.

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Redundancy repayment for very senior managers

Find out how your organisation will be affected by changes to the 2016/17 NHS Standard Contract, which now requires VSMs to repay contractual redundancy payments if they are in another VSM post within 12 months.

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