Saturday, 16 April 2011

NHS bosses see their bonus pot double in 5 years

NHS chiefs have seen their bonuses double in the last five years even though tens of thousands of front-line workers face the axe to save money

Some officials at the Department of Health on six-figure salaries are receiving performance-related awards that exceed the average nurse’s wage.

The payments are being dished out despite the fact that up to 40,000 posts in hospitals and health trusts will go over the next year as part of attempts to save billions.

My comment: Turkeys don't vote for Xmas so few Public Authority senior managers would reduce their own numbers or remuneration. They always cut front line staff. Evidence of this can be seen with Local Authorities across the country.

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