Petition Pay health care students for placement hours.

Pay a basic living wage to healthcare students who have to do 37.5 hours on placement. Students should receive a fair wage to help support them during their studies as part time work is not always an option and so money is very tight.

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Healthcare students who started in September 2017 do not receive a bursary. We have to do 23000 hours over 3 years and work 37.5 hours a week during our placements with no pay which is basically free labour. It is very hard to keep a healthy lifestyle, do our placements, keep a part time job and complete university work. Trainee nurse associates are being paid at a band 3 rate and so why can't health care students receive the same?

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