The Department of Health and HSE have issued circulars confirming the implementation of a revised pay scale and revised management posts for hospital pharmacists, agreed with Fórsa and the HPAI following the Building Momentum review last year.
The circular activates the recommendations contained in the 2017 McLoughlin Report and subsequent negotiations. It confirms improvements to the basic grade pharmacist salary scale, while increment dates remains unchanged.
The new pay scale sees the removal of the first three points of the existing scale and will result in an adjustment to salary for most, while the old salary scale will be maintained in the Department of Health consolidated salary scales for pension purposes.
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