Mr Bell

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Siptu health service support staff such as healthcare assistants, laboratory aides as well as porters and cleaners backed strike action by 94 per cent. Photograph: Alan Betson

Thousands of health services support staff in more than 30 hospitals and other facilities are set to take industrial action in the weeks ahead over pa(...)

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(...)

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(...)

General secretary of the  Civil, Public and  Services Union Eoin Ronayne: said State’s offering to gardaí was “a welcome precedent that we expect will facilitate the rollback of the 105-plus unpaid hours a year each of our members works”.  Photograph: Eric Luke

The pay proposals put forward by the Government to two Garda representative groups this week in an attempt to avert an unprecedented strike on Friday (...)

Christopher (Christy) Byrne who died in a fatal ambulance explosion on Thursday.

The second paramedic injured in Thursday’s fatal ambulance explosion in Naas, Co Kildare, has been released from hospital. The man, who suffered seve(...)