Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Two Nursing Unions Have Turned Down The Requests To Appear Before Health Ministry Committee

Two Trade Unions representing Nurses have refused to appear and present facts  before the five member committee appointed by Ministry Of Health to investigate on  midwifery training given to nurses .The Public Services Nurses Union headed by Venerable Muruththettuwe Ananda Thero and Government Nursing Officers Union headed by Saman Rathnapriya have turned down  the  requests made by Ministry Of Health to appear before the committee headed Dr.Palitha Abeykoon it has been reported
The Public Services Nurses Union which is represented the majority of government nurses has been requested to appear before the committee on last Monday(10) and the Government Nursing Officers Union has been requested to come on this Friday(14) it has been revealed.

"As our union does not recognized the committee appointed to investigate on the midwifery training given to nurses we will not present any facts related to this issue before the committee which is not impartial' the president of Public Services Nurses Union Venerable Murththettuwe Ananda Thero has said.

Meanwhile the Government Nursing Officers Union has today(12)informed the Health Ministry through a letter that the union is not able to appear before the committee this friday.

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