Ambulance strike suspended following commitments on staffing and pay

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(August 2016) The all-out strike in the ambulance service planned by the SIPTU trade union was called off following guarantees on staffing levels, compensation for loss of earnings and the establishment of a working group to deal with other issues relating to the National Ambulance Service (NAS). The commitments include the recruitment of 150 new emergency technicians implementation of recommendations outlined in the NAS capacity review, 461 paramedics to be recruited over a five-year period. Read more at SIPTU and at SIPTU Health.

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