Agenda for Change

Agenda for Change pay structures are undergoing substantial changes – find out more below.



Most staff employed directly by NHS organisations in all four UK countries are employed on national Agenda for Change contracts.

For further information on Agenda for Change, take a look at the interactive NHS terms and conditions of service handbook on the NHS employers website:

Mileage allowance rates and eligibility

If you drive or use public transport for work, you may be able to claim back the costs. The NHS mileage allowance is available to physiotherapy staff on Agenda for Change contracts, or those with Agenda for Change mileage allowances built into their contracts. If that is you, you can claim for all work-related travel, except your commute between home and work.

NHS mileage rates (detailed in Section 17 of Agenda for Change) are reviewed twice a year in November and June. The November review looks at the costs of fuel alone. The June review looks at the total cost of motoring including fuel. Rates can change if there is a 5% +/- change in costs. Information specifically related to lease cars is contained in Annex M.

Visit the NHS Employers website for more information on the NHS mileage allowance for England, Northern Ireland and Scotland. And see the Health in Wales website to find out about arrangments for those employed by the NHS in Wales.

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