Despite his words, Minister Harris is treating nurses as second class citizens – Mattie McGrath

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has said the Minister for Health, Simon Harris, is radically underestimating the resolve of striking nurses following his refusal to countenance any moves toward introducing full parity of pay for striking members of the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation. Deputy McGrath was speaking after the Executive of the INMO confirmed that […]

Government negligence has forced nurses and midwives into strike action – McCormack

The decision of the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation to declare for 24-hour strike is not one taken lightly but is necessary according to Sinn Féin general election candidate Ciara McCormack. McCormack stated: “The government have been very neglectful of our nurses and midwives, and for too long their goodwill has been abused. “And it […]