2018 contract refresh

Agenda for Change - Contract Refresh

The NHS Staff Council has reached agreement on a refresh of the NHS Terms and Conditions of Service (Agenda for Change).

The framework agreement (21 March 2018), forms the basis on which NHS trade unions will now proceed to consult their members. The trade union consultation will run until the 31 May 2018. Should the trade union consultation result in acceptance of the details set out in the framework agreement, this will result in a three year pay deal as well as the reform of the pay scales. The new pay scales will:

  • increase starting salaries
  • reduce the number of pay points
  • shorten the amount of time it takes to reach the top of the pay band for most staff.
Agenda for Change - Contract Refresh

Framework agreement

The framework agreement reached by the NHS Staff Council currently being consulted on by NHS trade unions.

Agenda for Change - Contract Refresh

Key points at a glance

Read the key points from the proposed agreement.

Agenda for Change - Contract Refresh

Pay calculator

Access the pay calculator, showing individual pay journeys in the proposed agreement.

Agenda for Change - Contract Refresh

Pay journey poster

Our pay journey poster details the proposed pay arrangements for the next three years.

Agenda for Change - Contract Refresh

Questions and answers

View questions and answers relating to the proposed agreement being consulted on.

Agenda for Change - Contract Refresh

Breakdown by pay band

See how the proposed changes impact each pay band.

Agenda for Change - Contract Refresh

Pay progression

Find out about the new pay progression system proposed by the framework agreement.

Agenda for Change - Contract Refresh

Ambulance staff

Read how the proposed agreement will impact ambulance staff.

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