Unions to meet again with Jeremy Hunt tomorrow

21 June Fight for NHS LondonHealth unions are to embark on talks over the next 24 hours in a bid to settle their pay dispute with the government.

Unions, including GMB, UCATT, UNISON and Unite, are planning to take strike action next Thursday after the government refused to implement the 1% pay rise recommended by the independent NHS Pay Review Body.

Today they met with Health Minister Jeremy Hunt in a bid to resolve the dispute.

Following the meeting UNISON head of health Christina McAnea said: “Unions have agreed to have further talks over the next 24 hours and will meet again with the Secretary of State tomorrow to see if there is a way out of this dispute and to ensure that patients’ safety remains a priority.”

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