The HSE welcomes the decision taken by the INMO and PNA to suspend industrial action planned for this week. With nurses and midwives expected to fully attend at work tomorrow, Wednesday and Thursday, we will endeavour to do everything we can to restore normal services. However, it will be appreciated that this will not be possible in all areas.
We expect outpatient appointments to go ahead as planned and advise anyone with an appointment for tomorrow Wednesday and Thursday to attend.
We are advising surgical patients that they will be contacted by their hospital if their procedure is going ahead.
We expect that Emergency Departments will be extremely busy and we would ask the public to only use these services if absolutely necessary.
Minor Injury Clinics will be operating as normal from tomorrow.
We will update our website with further details on an ongoing basis.