Posts Tagged ‘Nurses’

Irish Nurses Strike for Fair Pay

Ireland’s nurses went on strike on January 30 in a dispute over pay and staff shortages. There were three separate 24-hour stoppages and a planned three-day strike set for February 12, until the strike was suspended February 11 for three weeks as part of a recommendations by the Labour Court. The strike was organized byRead more..

An Irish Tradition: Nursing

Compassion mixed with equal doses of technical competence and good humor has enabled Irish nurses to help generations of American patients. Nurses were Ireland’s biggest export in the late 1980s when Anne Kelly finished her five years of training, first as a nurse and then as a midwife. “The job situation at home was badRead more..