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The Royal College of Nursing suspended its strike after the government agreed to discuss wages.
In a joint statement issued by the union and the health ministry, both sides said “intensive” discussions on the new wage agreement will begin on Wednesday.
The RCN had previously said it would not suspend the strike unless ministers agreed to discuss salaries for the current fiscal year, but the government refused to agree.
The statement said: Both sides agree that a fair and reasonable We are working hard to find a solution. Negotiations will focus on reforms for wages, conditions and productivity gains.
“The Secretary of Health will meet with the Royal College of Nursing on Wednesday to begin discussions. The Royal College of Nursing will suspend strike action during these meetings.”
This story is being updated