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Deadline for nurses strike nears

RCN members voted in support of walkout over pay dispute with Manx Care

The Island's nurses need to take strike action this month after voting in support of a walkout.

Members of the Royal College of Nursing have voted in favour of taking industrial action in response to a pay dispute.

The union held a question and answer session with Health Minister Lawrie Hooper and Treasury Minister Dr Alex Allinson earlier this week.

RCN Regional Communications Manager Danielle Scapens says Manx trade union legislation means the window for strike action to take place is narrowing:

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