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Increase dental nurses wages

Submitted on Sunday 15th November 2020

Rejected on Friday 20th November 2020

Current status: Rejected

Rejection code: irrelevant (see below for details)

Petition Action

Increase dental nurses wages

Petition Details

Increase dental nurses wage up to £12/h minimum.
Dental nurses are working hard, they are qualified workers, they pay for GDC, indemnity and CPD courses themselves ( aprox £250 per year).
Some dental nurses do not earn not even £10/h.

Additional Information

Dental nurse profession to be recognised and rewarded accordingly.


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This petition was rejected

The Government e-Petitions Team gave the following reason:

Dental nurses are usually employed directly by dental practice owners, so decisions about dental nurses' terms and conditions of employment, including pay, are a matter for practice owners, and not the Government or House of Commons.

You could start a petition calling for the Government to increase the pay band for dental nurses employed directly by the NHS, if this something you would like to happen.

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