Theatre/Recovery Shifts Incentive

Nursing and Midwifery (Theatre/Recovery Shifts Only) – November Monthly Incentive £400 confirmed


Terms and conditions are below:

Eligible shifts 7 days a week Monday to Sunday all shifts included. Applicable to all shifts worked with the following codes:

CSW59/CSWH52/CSWH59/NTL52/NTL55/NTM55/RN544/RN55/RN59/RNT48/RNT52/RNT54/ RNT55/TP40/TP52/TP59/TPEL52/TPHL223/TPHL40/TPHL55/TPP59

In the following wards:

  • Cardiac ODA's Cardiac Theatres
  • Cardiothoracic Theatres
  • Cardiac Catheter Labs
  • Xray Nursing
  • Freedom Day Case Theatres
  • Main Theatres 7
  • General Theatres
  • Recovery Theatre Level 4
  • PORS Unit
  • Neuro Theatre
  • Theatres Night Staff
  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology Theatres
  • Cardiothoracic Recovery
  • Operating Department Assistants
  • Plymouth Children’s Surgery Unit
  • REI Theatres
  • Orthopedic Theatres
  • Tavistock Hospital Day Case Theatre
  • Dermatology - Rowan House
  • Eligible shifts must be worked in a theatre/recovery.
  • Multi-post holders (Substantive staff) need to work 3 shifts in each qualifying month to receive payment.
  • Bank-only/Bank-exclusive contract holders need to work a minimum of 6 shifts in each qualifying month to receive payment.
  • Incentive payments can be paid multiple times, for example, if double the number of shifts detailed above are worked in a month, the employee/bank worker would receive a payment of £800 (pre-tax).
  • Eligible shifts must be a minimum of 9 hours 29 minutes.
  • A night shift of 20:00 – 8:00 will only qualify as one shift not two.
  • Only shifts worked at a University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust site will qualify however colleagues from Livewell and NDHT working bank shifts at UHP will qualify under the bank share agreement.
  • Bank shifts worked within 48 hours of sickness absence will not qualify for the incentive.
  • Shifts processed as Self Isolation payments will not be eligible.
  • If you need to leave your shift before it is completed (9 hours 29 minutes), the shift will not qualify for the incentive
  • Clinical staff who hold an honorary contract with the Trust and who are registered with the bank will be eligible and treated as bank-only workers.


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If you have any questions or need any further information, please do not hesitate to contact your local team at 03330 143739 or email


Incentive Release and Payment Dates:

  • November (01/11/2022 to 30/11/2022) must be released by 11/12/2022 – payment will be made on 23/12/2022
  • October (01/10/2022 to 31/10/2022) must be released by 06/11/2022 – payment will be made on 18/11/2022