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Hospital Pharmacists

Volume 86: debated on Wednesday 13 November 1985

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asked the Secretary of Stale for Social Services (1) if he will give details of the salary structure of hospital pharmacists;(2) what information he has concerning the average rate of pay of hospital pharmacists.

The following is the salary structure of hospital pharmacists in England with effect from 1 April 1984:

Salary Scale
Minimum £Maximum £
Pre-registration graduate student4,856(single salary)
Basic grade pharmacist6,6998,438
Staff pharmacist9,28612,389
Principal pharmacists12,63117,029
16,05117,711
17,02018,681
17,29718,959
Pharmaceutical officers17,02018,681
17,29718,959
17,57519,234
17,85119,510
18,12719,787
19,23420,894
19,51021,171
An offer made in the Pharmaceuical Whitley Council on 8 November to increase all scale points by 4·7 per cent. with effect from 1 April 1985 is at present subject to consultation by the trade unions concerned.On average, earnings of hospital pharmacists are 1 per cent. above the basic salaries listed above.