Thursday, August 2, 2012

Nurses Union Has Suspended Nurses Strike Scheduled To commence Tomorrow(03)

The Public Services Nurses Union has today (02) decided to suspend proposed Island Wide continuous strike action of government hospital nurses scheduled to be launched tomorrow(03) following a promise made by health ministry secretary on solving all nursing demands withing one month.

The officials of Public Services Nurses Union had met health ministry secretary Dr.Nihal Jayathilake this morning and hold discussions on 15 service demands of nurses which are not solved up to now according to president of nurses union venerable Muruththettuwe Ananda Thero.Amending nurses constitution,granting risk allowance to nurses and increasing of uniform allowance among top demands that discussed with dr.jayathilake Muruththettuwe Thero said.

During the discussion health secretary has promised to give solutions for all 15 demands withing one month period he has added.

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