2018 contract refresh

NHS Terms and Conditions of Service - 2018

The NHS Staff Council has reached agreement on a refresh of the NHS Terms and Conditions of Service (Agenda for Change), and following a consultation exercise, trade union members have voted to accept the proposed changes.

The deal will now be formally ratified at the NHS Staff Council on 27 June 2018. This will result in a three year pay deal, as well as the reform of the pay structure and changes to terms and conditions. The new pay structure 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.

We have published a brief handout outlining at a high level the next steps organisations will need to take. We will be publishing further resources in the coming weeks.

NHS Terms and Conditions of Service - 2018

Framework agreement

The framework agreement which trade union members were consulted on. 

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2018/19 pay scale

View the pay scale for the NHS terms and conditions of service 2018.

NHS Terms and Conditions of Service - 2018

Key points at a glance

Read the key points from the agreement.

NHS Terms and Conditions of Service - 2018

Pay calculator

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

NHS Terms and Conditions of Service - 2018

Questions and answers

View questions and answers relating to the agreement.

NHS Terms and Conditions of Service - 2018

Breakdown by pay band

See how the changes impact each pay band.

NHS Terms and Conditions of Service - 2018

Pay progression

Find out about the new pay progression system in the framework agreement.

NHS Terms and Conditions of Service - 2018

Ambulance staff

Read how the agreement will impact ambulance staff.

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