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Hawke's Bay DHB Chief Executive as DHBs try to stop health workers' strike

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Wed, 2 Mar 2022, 8:23am
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Hawke's Bay DHB Chief Executive as DHBs try to stop health workers' strike

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Wed, 2 Mar 2022, 8:23am

Hospital, community and outpatient services could be postponed for 24 hours if a planned strike by Allied Health workers goes ahead. 

District Health Boards have asked the Employment Court to stop Friday’s strike, in which around 10-thousand PSA members are expected to participate. 

The boards argue facilitation with the Employment Relations Authority is already set down for Monday and Tuesday. 

Hawke's Bay DHB Chief Executive Keriana Brooking told Mike Hosking it’s vital staff continue working during these unprecedented times. 

“I think with the acceleration of Omicron, particularly over the past week, we really need to stop and we’re asking PSA to rethink that action.” 

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