Home Forums Speakers Corner Nurse's pay discussed on Question Time Forum Rules | Contact Forum Editor | Report a Post Nurse's pay discussed on Question Time oresome 10:29 19 Jan 2018 Locked A couple of nurses suggested that colleagues were leaving the profession because there was a cap on salaries at the £28k mark. Presumably these nurses felt they could earn more elsewhere. Looking at the pay scales as a matter of interest, I see that at least theoretically there is no such cap and salaries can reach the heady heights of £100k plus so I'm not sure what to make of it. . click here Aitchbee 19:25 20 Jan 2018 Off subject slightly but I reckon the BBC should emulate the NHS Pay Scales model with the likes of Tea Ladies at Band 1 rising incrementally up to Band 9 for high profile stars like David Dimbleby etc. Matt. 20:53 20 Jan 2018 My wife is a senior nurse within the NHS (outside London) and her pay is higher than 28K but she is in charge of a group of wards. Matt. 20:58 20 Jan 2018 Nursing pay scale 2017/18 bumpkin 21:34 20 Jan 2018 It would be more useful if we were told how many are in each of the various bands. oresome 09:45 21 Jan 2018 I suspect the nurses on Question Time were referring to the maximum pay achievable before promotion on to more management roles, but isn't that the same with most careers? This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.