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Nurses and midwives in Ireland have been recommended to vote to accept new government proposals on safe staffing and pay changes, subject to the successful negotiation of a new contract.
Members of the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation are preparing to take strike action on Wednesday 30 January, with last ditch talks having seemingly failed to provide an agreement.
Members of a major Irish nursing union are set to go on strike on January 30 with possible further walkouts due to take place throughout next month in a protest over low pay.
Members of a major Irish nursing union have voted in favour of taking national strike action over low pay, which leaders say is driving staff shortages
Nurses and midwives across the Republic of Ireland have today started voting on whether to go on strike over a dispute about understaffing.
Nurses and midwives across the Republic of Ireland are staging protests this week against staff shortages and patient overcrowding in their hospitals.
The Irish government has launched a new framework for establishing safe nurse staffing levels in hospitals.
The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation has announced that its members will begin industrial action early next month, in a bid to force ministers to act on their workforce concerns.
Nurses in Ireland are calling for the country to join forces with organisations over the border to help deal with overcrowding at a hospital in the north, which they claim is creating “impossible” and unsafe working conditions.
Northern Ireland’s health minister has underlined plans to further explore “all-island” services at an event, which brought together nurses and midwives from both jurisdictions.