Letterkenny University Hospital will not partake in imminent strike action next week

 

Letterkenny General Hospital

The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation has denied it has timed strike action to coincide with a general election campaign.

Talks between nurses and the HSE on overcrowding collapsed last night, meaning a strike is almost certain to go ahead next week.

Emergency department nurses will begin two hour rolling work stoppages at 7 hospitals from Tuesday - Letterkenny University Hospital has not been listed as one of them.

Deputy General Secretary of the INMO, Dave Hughes, says there's no political motivation to the campaign: