NHS industrial action - the impact on patients, staff and performance

Following the announcement from the government that it has accepted the recommendations of the Pay Review Bodies in full, and that there would be no further negotiation on pay, the BMA has signalled the likelihood of continuing industrial action. The longer strike action continues, the harder it is becoming for NHS trusts to absorb its impact. Please find below a link to a briefing NHS Providers has prepared outlining the impact industrial action is having on patients, staff and NHS performance, including its financial sustainability, productivity, and ability to tackle backlogs.