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Student nurses continue campaign against wage cuts

Posted in Fees and access with tags on 20 February 2011 by Steve

“Over 3,000 Student nurses and midwives from all over the country marched through Dublin on Wednesday in the second phase of their campaign to overturn wage cut that would see 4th year nursing and midwifery students working without pay from 2015 onwards …” (more)

[Aidan Rowe, Free Education for Everyone, 19 February]

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Union dismissive as FF outlines student nurse pay review plan

Posted in Fees and access with tags , , on 19 February 2011 by Steve

“Fianna Fáil has said the overall nursing budget will have to be reduced even if some form of payment is to be retained for student nurses during their placement period in hospitals …” (more)

[Martin Wall, Irish Times, 19 February]

Coughlan’s major U-turn as nurse row gets political

Posted in Fees and access with tags , , , on 17 February 2011 by Steve

“Student nurses have been called on to snub politicians who don’t support reversing their pay cuts. Up to 3,000 student nurses and midwives took part in a march and rally in Dublin in protest at Government plans to phase out payments for work placements …” (more)

[Cormac Murphy, Herald, 17 February]

Nurses issue election warning

Posted in teaching with tags , , on 17 February 2011 by Steve

“Angry student nurses have warned politicians they will be punished in the general election unless plans to abolish their pay during ward placements are reversed. Up to 3,000 protesters marched through Dublin and staged a rally at the Department of Health over plans to phase out payments to fourth-year students working on wards during a nine-month internship …” (more)

[Sarah Stack, Irish Examiner, 17 February]

‘A review is not a reversal’ – student nurses continue protest

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , , on 17 February 2011 by Steve

“Approximately 4,000 student nurses and midwives took to the streets of the capital today to protest against Government plans to phase out and eventually eliminate their pay …” (more)

[Alison Spillane, Politico, 16 February]

Nurses protest

Posted in Fees and access with tags , on 16 February 2011 by Steve

“Socialist Party/United Left Alliance candidate for Cork North Central Mick Barry this morning said that he would fully support strikes by nurses and midwives against Government plans to slash pay for 4th year student nurses and midwives …” (more)

[Cork Politics, 16 February]

Nurses fight pay cuts for students

Posted in Fees and access with tags , on 15 February 2011 by Steve

“Frontline nursing staff have vowed to press ahead with a campaign of action to reverse students’ pay cuts …” (more)

[BreakingNews.ie, 15 February]