Something that puzzles a little bit:
Yet salaries of nurses in Northern Ireland have been allowed to fall far behind those of colleagues in the rest of the UK. A newly qualified band 5 staff nurse there, for example, is now paid £1,419 less than their counterpart in England and Wales, and £1,875 less than in Scotland, each year.
That’s about 5%. And NI wages are, generally, about 10% lower than whole UK average.
Further, NI nurses get their training fees paid for them and still receive bursaries.…See More