Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Pharmacists urged back to work

From the Irish Times:
The Irish Pharmacy Union this evening urged pharmacists to resume normal services immediately “in the interests of patient safety.”

In a statement this evening, the IPU said they were urging members to return to work “in order to prevent a recurrence of the chaotic scenes of yesterday and last week, and in light of commitments made by the Minister in recent statements.”

The union’s executive is holding an emergency meeting in Dublin this evening to discuss the ongoing dispute.

IPU president Liz Hoctor said some of the issues at stake had not been resolved and warned that further disruption to services was almost inevitable if they were not. ...more

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