Ambulance staff to decide on further action next Friday

Ambulance staff will decide next Friday when they'll have their next strike.

500 paramedics from the Psychiatric Nurses' Association are on the picket-line until 2 o'clock this afternoon.

It's their second 24-hour strike over union recognition.

The HSE refuses to deal with the National Ambulance Service Representative Association, a branch of the PNA.

Sinead McGrath, Nasra's chairperson, says the campaign won't end today: