Abstracts: August 30th, 2006

The Department for Health has published a revised pay framework for top managers. For areas with the largest population, Strategic Health Authority Chief Executives will receive 173,740 pounds, Primary Care Trust Chief Executives 142,420 pounds and Ambulance Trust Chief Executives 122,640 pounds.The pay of Executive Directors and other second level very senior managers will receive a percentage of the Chief Executive’s pay, depending on the field in which they work. In finance and human resources they will receive 75%, nursing 65% and corporate affairs 60%.

The framework is available at: http://www.dh.gov.uk/assetRoot/04/13/74/33/04137433.pdf