' deals worth more than PS200,000 were used to entice GPs to Sunderland last year.
The Mail on Sunday's report said that troops expelled following drug offences were being contacted by MoD officials and told they can qualify for "golden hello
Coun Ruane, Coventry City Council's cabinet member for children and young people, is calling for the golden hellos
to be made illegal.
Some of the funding freed up from Golden Hellos
will be used to develop a national programme with NHS Education for Scotland (NES) which will support GPs wishing to return to practice.
LIVERPOOL council's chief executive was handed a pounds 25,000 "golden hello
" while the authority was in the process of cutting hundreds of jobs from its payroll.
"The consequence means that some hospitals will make the financial decision to go without staffing provision and will lead to longer waiting lists and a postcode lottery service, whilst other hospitals cut back severely in other areas as a consequence of deciding to pay golden hellos
Councils are offering pounds 3,000 "golden hellos
" and student loan pay-offs in an effort to combat a widespread shortage of social workers in Wales.
Medics are being offered "golden hellos
" of as much as pounds 50,000 to join up.
range from pounds 500 to pounds 8,000, depending on the qualifications an applicant has.
Although the Government offers pounds 4,000 in golden hellos
to people with maths degrees to train as teachers, the intake rate is still 20 per cent below rates of five years ago.
COUNCIL bosses are offering pounds 6000 golden hellos
to new social workers because of a recruitment crisis.
HEALTH chiefs in England and Ireland have been accused of luring Ulster's nurses with "golden hellos
" and promises of free flights and accommodation.