Agenda for Change


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Agenda for Change

The NHS (UK) pay system that applies to more than a million directly employed NHS staff members, except very senior managers and those covered by the Doctors’ and Dentists’ Pay Review Body. The new standardised pay system aims to ensure fair pay and a clearer system for career progression. Staff members are paid based on performance, job responsibility, annual appraisals, and the skills and knowledge they apply to these posts. For some, the Agenda for Change has resulted a reduction in pay; for others, it has resulted in increased pay and holiday entitlement.
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The Panels recommendations and the UNAIDS Secretariat management response and agenda for change will be presented to the UNAIDS Programme Coordinating Board on the first day of its 43rd meeting, which will take place from 11 to 13 December 2018.
Changes to your terms and conditions under Agenda for Change have led to performance-related pay progression in the NHS.
Health and Social Services Minister Mark Drakeford said: "The two-year pay deal for Agenda for Change staff, which was secured through partnership working in November, demonstrates our ongoing commitment to staff working in the NHS in these challenging times.
"As a trust in principle we remain supportive of the nationally determined agenda for change (AFc) terms and conditions and hope that progress can be made soon nationally in agreeing the flexibilities being sought to national pay and conditions, in order to help employers address these unprecedented efficiency and quality challenges.
Managers in Partnership chief executive, Jon Restell, told HSJ that from what he had seen of the scheme it was "unlikely to prove attractive to many of our members" owing to poorer terms than those set out under Agenda for Change.
Staff are outraged over the company's failure to pay amounts owed under last year's "Agenda for Change" agreement.
A total of 8274 workers are owed pay under the Agenda for Change review.
"We will continue to look at how we interact with people in delivering on our mandate and our agenda for change."
THE rules on meal breaks for crews came into force in Scotland 18 months ago as part of the "Agenda for Change" deal on NHS pay and conditions.
THE introduction of NHS pay reform, Agenda for Change, was rushed and cost far more than expected, according to influential think-tank the King's Fund yesterday.
A report published by the King's Fund today reveals patients may never see the full benefits of the Agenda for Change pay system.
But from tomorrow, they will join their counterparts in England and Scotland who don't get paid for having lunch as part of the UK Government's national Agenda for Change NHS framework.