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Tuesday, 26 March 2019 - 18:23
government hospital activities disrupted by nurses strike
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Hospitals around the country experienced disruptions to daily activities as a consequence of the trade union action launched by nurses where they claimed sick leave and refrained from reporting to duties today.

The Public Services United Nurses Union declared this trade union action stating that the minister of health along with the Administrative Authorities have failed to provide solutions to the problems affecting the Nursing staff.

It has been reported that work Colombo National Hospital wards experienced issues in providing care to patients today.

Hospital Directress Dr. Malkanthi Mediwaka said that work at Matara General Hospital has not been impacted by the stirke.

the nurses’ strike at Karapitiya Teaching Hospital has however had an impact to a certain degree.

The Director of Anuradhapura General Hospital Dr. Dulan Samaraweera said that patients care had not been compromised at that facility.

Nurses at Kandy General Hospital alos participated in todays strike.

However, the Deputy Director of the Hospital Dr. Nissanka Wijewardena told the our news team that steps have been taken to ensure that patient care is being tended too insuch a manner that patients are not affected by the trade union action.

Meanwhile our correspondents said that daily services at hospitals in estates have not been affected.
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