Nurses appeal online to stop health cuts

Mayo Advertiser, September 10, 2010 An anti-health cuts website set up by the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation is attracting huge online traffic from beleaguered health care workers who are campaigning to keep their jobs and make the health system work. Highlighting the closure of 19 beds in Mayo General Hospital at the male surgical unit as part of a total closure to date of more than 1,300 hospital beds nationwide, contributors to the site have also written open letters to the Minister for Health stating their case on current issues while appealing for more people to join in and voice their concerns about the Irish health service. ... Nurses