Health workers left with 'no other alternative' than action

AN entire department at Antrim Area Hospital went out on strike on Monday morning as the first week of Unison industrial action got under way.

The HSCU - sterile unit - which is responsible for decontaminating the equipment required for theatre and day procedures at the hospital, came to a standstill until noon as staff - all Unison members - walked out in solidarity.

*Read the full story in this week’s Antrim Guardian

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