14 Dec 2022

Nurses describe pressures that prompted unprecedented strikes


Tomorrow, nurses in NHS Trusts across England and Wales and Northern Ireland will walk out after the Health Secretary refused to agree a pay deal.

The action, the first national strike in the history of the Royal College of Nursing, has prompted NHS leaders to warn of potentially harmful consequences, even though urgent and emergency care will continue. We’ve been hearing from nurses about the pressures that have prompted this unprecedented step.