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Taoiseach urged to intervene in discussions over healthcare worker recognition

Aug 16, 2021 07:08 By Shannonside News
Taoiseach urged to intervene in discussions over healthcare worker recognition Taoiseach urged to intervene in discussions over healthcare worker recognition
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Micheal Martin has been urged to authorise the HSE and other Government departments, to implement the promised recognition without further delay.

The Taoiseach has been urged to intervene to get recognition for Healthcare workers for their work during the Covid-19 pandemic.

In a joint letter to Micheal Martin from trade unions representing the workers, they called on him to immediately authorise the HSE and relevant Government
departments to engage with the unions immediately.

The unions say staff morale is being impacted because of the Government's failure to offer extra pay or time off - something which has happened in many other
European countries.

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David Hughes, Deputy General Secretary of the INMO. says nurses and midwives have put themselves in harm's way for the past 18 months:

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