Bolton GP Federation has joined more than 12,000 employers in the UK by becoming an accredited Living Wage Employer.

Greater Manchester is aiming to become the first city-region to pay all employees a real Living Wage and  people who work for the federation are guaranteed to be paid a wage rate based on the cost of living.

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Chief Officer Michael Smith said: “We are incredibly proud to have achieved this accreditation.

“As an NHS employer in Bolton, we recognise and take very seriously our opportunity to create real social value for the people and families of Bolton and this accreditation solidifies that.”