A hospital’s refusal to adopt a national pay agreement has raised questions over the limits of foundation trusts’ independence. Maintenance workers atDoncasterand Bassetlaw Hospitals Foundation Trust, where the chairman of the pay negotiating council Joe Brayford is human resources director, are striking every Monday for the next four weeks after ...

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