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Announced cuts to advanced nursing training will have drastic long-term impact

Training places for health visitor district nursing and advanced practitioners will be halved Cuts will impact school nurse numbers leaving vulnerable children at risk June 22nd: Kevin McAdam, Unite Regional Officer with responsibility for the Health sector in Northern Ireland … Continue reading

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“Hands Off Daisy Hill” Mural to be unveiled in Canal Street, Newry today

Union call on public to attend Saturday rally Albert Basin, Newry at 11am on Saturday [May 13th] Continued public pressure the only way to guarantee delivery on promises to retain services in Daisy Hill May 12th: Speaking ahead of the … Continue reading

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Southern Health & Social Care Trust must guarantee future of Daisy Hill Emergency Unit

Concerns mount that health trust may justify Emergency Department closure on grounds of inability to recruit consultants Union warns against sleight-of-hand attempt to close facility through ‘temporary closure’ announcement, meaning no public consultation March 30th: Kevin McAdam, Unite Regional Officer … Continue reading

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Have a heart for cardiac patients: Unite in the Community supporting Saturday demo

Demonstration part of ongoing campaign for 24/7 cardiac care in Waterford & South-East January 11th: Unite Community members in Waterford will be supporting demonstration being organised this coming Saturday (January 14th) to demand round-the-clock cardiac care for Waterford and the … Continue reading

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Union welcomes publication of Bengoa report heralding transformation of Health & Social Care

Restructuring process must be underpinned by adequate budgets and must guarantee equality of outcome for all patients Priority given to co-production and collaborative approach involving staff is best approach to improve our Health Service October 25th: Unite Regional Officer Kevin … Continue reading

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