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Irish nurses to strike

BMJ 1999; 319 doi: (Published 16 October 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;319:1024
  1. Doug Payne
  1. Dublin

    Irish hospitals this week began reducing services and cancelling operations for thousands of patients in anticipation of the country's first nurses strike, set to begin next Tuesday.

    The 28000 members of the country's four nursing unions voted 95% in favour of a strike, with 100% in favour in at least one hospital. The nurses will …

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