UK nurses go on strike over pay rise

Nurses across the UK have voted to strikeAnd the In his first national job International media reported that the dispute over wages.

said Pat Cullen, secretary Nursing Consortium (Royal College of Nurses RCN).

Local news agency PA reported that RCN officials were confident that enough of their members had voted for the strike, which is set to take place in a few weeks.

The union is demanding a wage increase of 5% above the rate of inflation.

The type of strike they will go on has yet to be decided, but surgeries and appointments will likely be disrupted, even as patients face long waiting lists.


“Most of the services will be paralyzed and there will be sit-ins all over the country.” A union source told The Observer.

The stalemate comes as Prime Minister Rishi Sunak and Finance Minister Jeremy Hunt face a 50 billion pound ($57 billion) deficit in public finances.

The United Kingdom, which is struggling with an inflationary crisis, has suffered A wave of strikes in recent months.

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