Out patients appointments resume at Naas General Hospital

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Out patients appointments resume at Naas General Hospital

Protesting nurses at Naas General Hospital

Out patients appointments at Naas General Hospital will resume today following the suspension of strike action by nurses there and at other public hospitals throughout Ireland.

The Health Service Executive has said that outpatient clinics will go ahead today following the suspension of nurses' strike.

The strikes were suspended yesterday following a Labour Court recommendation of a new nursing grade with a higher pay.

The HSE has advised that outpatient clinics will go ahead today and for the rest of the week. Anyone with an appointment is advised to attend.

According to RTE News surgical patients will be contacted by their hospital to let them know if their procedure is going ahead.

Emergency departments will be open, but are expected to be very busy.

The public is being asked to use emergency departments only if absolutely necessary.