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Medical scientist strike to have 'very disabling impact' on hospitals today

May 18, 2022 09:05 By News Northern Sound
Medical scientist strike to have 'very disabling impact' on hospitals today Medical scientist strike to have 'very disabling impact' on hospitals today
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Their pay dispute has led to inpatient and day-case procedures being cancelled.

The HSE says industrial action will have a 'very disabling impact' on hospitals throughout the country today.

Over 2,100 medical scientists are stopping routine lab services for 12 hours - ending at 8 o'clock tonight.

Their pay dispute has led to inpatient and day-case procedures being cancelled.

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Liam Woods, the HSE's director of acute operations, says there'll also be significant disruption to emergency care.

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