Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
CP 14 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Sri Lankan nurses' union to call for a strike against two rival unions
Fri, Jul 4, 2014, 10:47 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

July 04, Colombo: The Chairman of Sri Lanka's Public Service United Nurses' Union (PSUNU) Muruttettuwe Ananda Thero said that his union of 28,000 nurses would call a strike next week against two rival trade unions.

The PSUNU demanded the Government Medical Officers' Association (GMOA) and the Government Family Health Services Union (GFHSU) to refrain from deepening the professional crisis between the nurses and the midwives.

PSUNU chairman further stated that in the Ragama hospital where the clashes spread among the employees, the nurses have decided not to support the doctors in volunteer tasks in the hospital.

PSUNU charged that the GMOA was behind the creation and deepening of the problems between the nursing and midwife professions.

The midwives in government hospitals have demanded to release them from the administration of the special grade nursing officers.

** Related Story :: Staff of Sri Lanka state hospital clash while authorities take no action

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Sri Lanka's state owned retail network chain Sathosa will not be privatized, Minister vows
-- [5 hours ago]
Sri Lanka Finance Minister promises to reduce current taxes and pass benefits to people
-- [5 hours ago]
U.S., Sri Lanka Marines, Sailors work together on disaster relief, humanitarian assistance operations
-- [7 hours ago]
Sri Lanka Central Bank says Monetary Board to take action against any wrongdoing in Employees' Provident Fund transactions
-- [8 hours ago]
Indian authorities seize over 16 kg gold smuggled via sea from Sri Lanka
-- [9 hours ago]
Former Defense Secretary not certain about entering politics, studying Trump
Sri Lanka trade balance widens over 16 percent in December 2016 as import expenditure rises
Temporary injunction against appointing a military officer as Sports Director of Education Ministry
Fasting MP Wimal Weerawansa is too weak to attend hearing, court told
Indian naval ship INS Darshak arrives at the Port of Colombo on a training visit

Copyright © 2000, 2014 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.