"NHS employees' pay has fallen by 10 per cent in real terms between 2009/10 and 2014/15.
"With the fall in the value of the pound over recent months, most economic forecasts now expect inflation to increase. This will make pay restraint harder to maintain as the gap between rising living costs and earnings widens.
"With the service already struggling to recruit and retain enough staff and morale low among large parts of the workforce, it will be critically important to provide strong support for the 55,000 EU nationals working in the NHS to ensure as many of them as possible stay in the UK."
King's Fund Report, Nov 2016