Nurses vote to take action

Vicki Weller, Kildare Nationalist, July 26, 2011 A massive 86% of nurses at Naas Hospital have voted to take industrial action over lack of staff and conditions at the hospital. The Irish Nurses and Midwives’ Organisation (INMO) announced the result of the ballot on Wednesday last and the organisation will be considering the precise nature of the industrial action in the weeks ahead. Saying that he had anticipated that the vote would be carried, INMO spokesperson Derek Reilly admitted to the Kildare Nationalist that he had been “surprised by the level of anger” shown by the Naas nurses. ... Nurses