Agenda for Change pay system for NHS staff: 2015 to 2016

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Health Minister Dan Poulter asks NHSPRB to comment on the AfC pay system for delivering health care services in a financially sustainable way.


Letter from Health Minister Dan Poulter to the chair of the NHS Pay Review Body. He seeks views on how the NHS can deliver health care services every day of the week within the existing the AfC pay system.

The NHSPRB is asked to make observations on:

  • affordable ‘out of hours’ working arrangements
  • any transitional arrangements