Pay freeze fails to prevent trust overspend on wages

Calculator and budgets

The NHS pay freeze has failed to prevent acute hospitals from running up an estimated £300m year-to-date overspend on wage bills, an HSJ investigation has revealed.

You need to be signed in to read more


Subscribe for unlimited access

With a HSJ subscription you’ll unlock:

  • All of and our HSJ mobile app
  • News and insight on all areas of public funded healthcare
  • Expert commentary, insight and analysis from industry leaders
  • 9 weekly ‘Expert Briefing’ insight emails covering a variety of specialist topics

Sign into your account here