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Each band has a number of pay points which staff progress to annually until they reach the top of a pay band.

Agenda for change rates below include the new 3% pay rise for 2021/22 to compare with 2020/21 salary.

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2021-22 is the current year


Next Change

Pay scales change 1st of April
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Pay progression changed in the 2018 NHS pay deal from spine points to years experience at each band to prevent someone with lower responsibility from being paid more than someone with higher responsibility. Full details of the current payment scheme including moving to a post on a different band, having a break in service and more can be seen in Agenda For Change