“Nurses, midwives and other carers battered by David Cameron’s assault on NHS wages are night furious at revelations their bosses’ pay packets have risen by 36%.
Senior managers pocketed £166million in bonuses and other extras last year – as the Tory-led Coalition slashes £20billion in costs from the beleaguered service.
That is up 36% from £122million the year before.
The rise, on top of their annual salaries, could have paid for an extra 4,000 nurses, who have suffered a 1% cut. …”