Monday, March 24, 2014

Government Hospital Nurses To Launch An Island Wide Continuous Strike

In the latest  development on the dispute between Government Nurses  and Doctors  over the midwifery training given to the  nurses, the Public Services Nurses Union(PSNU) has decided to launch an  island wide continuous strike of nurses after 29th of this month by demanding a solution from the ministry of health to the dispute.

Besides the forthcoming strike the government hospital nurses have already withdrawn from attending ward rounds with doctors inside the hospital while hospital matrons and special grade nurses have withdrawn from administration work as a protest.

The nurses have launched this protest campaign against doctors decision to suspend midwifery training given to new entrant nurses.

Although nurses are not assisting  hospital doctors in their work   nursing care towards patients will be continued  as usual PSNU said.

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