Large payroll for nurses in Växjö
A number of municipalities have chosen to raise the nurses' salaries and highlight the particularly skilled people. In Växjö municipality, there has been a big pay raise and several nurses have raised monthly salaries in excess of 40,000 Swedish crowns.
24 nurses in Växjö have been assessed as particularly skilled and have received a salary increase of 3,000-5,000 Swedish crowns per month. The pay raise has also meant that nine nurses earn more than 40,000 Swedish crowns a month.
– There are excellent nurses we have, and we are glad that we have both this year and in the past received money from the politicians so that we have been able to invest extra on them. We are very pleased with the municipality of Växjö and with the money we have received to be able to implement this, says Louise Bertilsson, Head of Department for Växjö Municipality's Care Management, to Care Focus.
The pay raise has also made it easier for Växjö municipality to recruit nurses.