63% of nurses choosing food or fuel
RCN strike ballot insights: Two thirds (63%) of nurses choosing between food and fuel and one in five (14%) turn to food banks as vast majority call for inflation matched pay. Fiona Millington is Chief Nurse at Florence. Fiona spent over 30 years in the NHS and now works with, and advises the government on best practice and fairness for nurses and healthcare staff. She commented: “It’s an incredibly difficult time to be a nurse or carer at the moment. The government hailed nurses & healthcare workers during the pandemic but where is that support now? The proposed 5% pay
63% of nurses choosing food or fuel as seen on The Hippocratic Post.