PSYCHIATRIC NURSES ASSOCIATION of Ireland

PSYCHIATRIC NURSES ASSOCIATION of Ireland
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Students

PNA SAYS NEW AGREEMENT ENDS TRAVESTY OF STUDENT NURSE PAY CUTS

The Psychiatric Nurses Association (PNA) said today (Monday) that the sanction from the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform to commence implementation of the agreement, reached with the Department of Health as part of the Lansdowne Road Agreement, in December 2015 will hopefully result in the retention and recruitment of graduate nurses into the Irish health system.

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JOINT STATEMENT - INMO, SIPTU AND PNA to STUDENT NURSE/MIDWIFE MEMBERS

25 September 2015

Dear colleagues,

The Lansdowne Road Agreement committed the nursing unions and the HSE to meeting directly and engaging on outstanding issues of: incremental credit for 36 week placement, rate of pay during the fourth year work placement and pre-registration post qualification payment.

The unions met with the HSE today, 25 September 2015 with a view to commencing these discussions.

The unions raised the following points:

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Student News - Welcome to the PNA

Welcome!

Congratulations on choosing the exciting career of mental health or intellectual disability nursing.  You have embarked on a journey that will be both exciting and rewarding.  However you may encounter many difficulties and problems on this journey and that is when you may need the extensive services and expertise that membership of the PNA provides.  The PNA endeavours to provide a highly professional and comprehensive Industrial Relations package as well as a myriad of other benefits to its members.

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