The RCN in Northern Ireland has written to the First Minister and Deputy First Minister to demand their intervention in ensuring the sufficient supply of personal protective equipment (PPE) for nursing staff during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Nursing staff have voted to accept an offer made in response to their historic strike action.
RCN consults members on pay parity with the NHS in England and safe staffing.
Professor Jean Orr CBE passed away suddenly on 11 January.
We’ll now consult members on the offer for pay parity and safe staffing.
The RCN will consider written details of this and a costed plan to improve nurse staffing levels before deciding whether to suspend strike action next week.
The Northern Ireland Assembly has sat for the first time in three years with MLAs nominating a new power-sharing Executive.
RCN members join picket lines again in bid to secure safe staffing and pay parity.
RCN members left with no other choice in dispute over pay parity and safe staffing.
The RCN in Northern Ireland has notified the Department of Health and HSC employers that the next dates for strike action will be 8 and 10 January.
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