Paul Bell

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Nurses and midwives look set to stage a series of 24-hour work stoppages in hospitals across the country. Photograph: Frank Miller

The health service is facing further industrial unrest in the weeks ahead as more than 7,000 support staff in hospitals including healthcare assistant(...)

Thousands of Siptu members in State-funded organisations providing health and social care have deferred a one-day strike in a dispute over pay restoration.

A planned strike by more than 5,000 staff working in State-funding voluntary bodies providing health and social services, which was scheduled to go ah(...)

Paul Bell (left): “Our members feel that what is being offered is too little, too late and will be striking on Tuesday 18th September.” Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Staff in State-funded voluntary organisations providing health and social care services are to go on strike on Tuesday, September 18th, after the coll(...)

Any attempts by the Minister for Health to make the flu vaccine mandatory for health professionals would “push it into another sphere”, Siptu says. P(...)

Siptu’s Paul Bell said  the failure of the Government to commit to a process to restore the pay of Section 39 organisation workers in line with HSE staff and others providing the same services was  unacceptable. Photograph: Eric Luke

Staff in the trade union Siptu who are working in State-aided organisations which provide health and social care services are to ballot for all-out st(...)

Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Brendan Howlin. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Another senior union official will today rule out additional productivity or reforms in return for pay restoration in the public service. (...)