Monday, October 15, 2007

Nearly 13,000 Finnish Nurses Ready For Mass Resignation

The Union of Health and Social Care Professionals (Tehy) announced Monday morning that about 12,800 nurses are ready to hand in their resignations, effective November 19th. Tehy predicts that if the action begins, it would paralyse Finland's health care system.The stoppage would have its most serious impact on the large hospitals of Helsinki, Turku, and Tampere.

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