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Nurses (Pay)

Volume 656: debated on Tuesday 27 March 1962

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asked the Minister of Health what wage rate is paid to nursing staff in the hospital service who work more than 44 hours per week, and to those who work at weekends and over bank holidays, respectively.

Student mental nurses and nursing assistants in psychiatric hospitals receive additional payment at plain time rates for all hours worked in excess of 88 a fortnight. No other additional payments of this kind are made to nursing staff.