Log In
Thursday 22nd February 2018

RCN pledge to continue to oppose pension age rise

16th May 2012

The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) Council has pledged to continue its opposition to the government’s planned pension reforms.

Speaking to the RCN Congress, Chief Executive and General Secretary Dr Peter Carter said the linking of the NHS workers’ pension age to the state pension age to be "absurd". While he acknowledged that some members had received "significant protection" from the changes made to the original pension offer, he said for others the plans remained "a kick in the teeth".


Share this page


There are no comments for this article, be the first to comment!

Post your comment

Only registered users can comment. Fill in your e-mail address for quick registration.

Your email address:

Your comment will be checked by a Healthcare Today moderator before it is published on the site.

Article Information

Title: RCN pledge to continue to oppose pension age rise
Author: Mark Nicholls
Article Id: 21907
Date Added: 16th May 2012


Nursing in Practice

Recent Related Articles

Aussie flu continues to sweep across the UK

Department of Health shake up continues

Sharp rise in flu hospital admissions


Add to scrapbook
Show Comments
Add comment
Find all related articles


Mayden - Innovative cloud-based web development for the healthcare sector
© Mayden Foundation 2018