I feel as if I may have been left out of a loop, I haven’t had a chance to find out if anyone else knows, or knew. What have I been ignorant about? The first thing was our pay award. There was the information, on my payslip under the ‘messages from employer’, cunningly hidden in a little flap:-
Agenda For Change Pay Award – New rates paid November 2007 with arrears for October 2007. April – September 2007 arrears will be paid in January 2008.
Are they going to pay me interest on the monies they have been holding on to?
Recently the Healthcare Commission published the first part of their survey into Maternity Services. I read about it in the national papers, then today I read about it in our local paper and I was delighted to learn that our Trust had come out of it really well. There was even a quote from the Head of Maternity Services, apparently the staff are delighted with the results. Are we? Well of course we are. Well, we are now we know! Guess we failed the communication element of the survey, well the commission do say that it is one of the specific areas of concern.