Fired nurses threaten to drag dismissal issue to High Court

DISGRUNTLED  fired nurses have vowed to take the dismissal directive for their job action to High Court. This follows the announcement made by Vice President General Constantine Chiwenga (Retired) that all nurses that partook in the industrial action were fired immediately. By Kudakwashe Pembere In a statement, the Zimbabwe Nurses Association said they had engaged the Health Services Board for it not to entertain the firing of nurses. “We have engaged the Health Services Board to confirm that it will not implement the directive issued by issued by the Vice…

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#BREAKING: Recruitment Of Nurses Begins

THE Minister of health and child care has ordered  Chief Executive Officers for all health institutions to hire new nurses to fill gaps left by the fired striking nurses. In a statement, acting health secretary, Mr R Kaseke said the gaps left by the axed nurses had to be filled as soon as possible. “Reference is made to the Press Statement by Vice President Retired General Constatine Chiwenga on April 17, 2018, a copy is attached for ease of reference. “You are requested to recruit nurses to cover the gaps…

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Gvt Fires Striking Nurses…inexperienced nurses to fill up posts

VICE President, retired General Constantine Chiwenga yesterday announced the extermination of employment for all nursing staff who took part in strike which started over the weekend. By Michael Gwarisa According to Gen Chiwenga, the decision was arrived after a series of meeting involving government, the health services board and the Zimbabwe Nurses Association (ZINA) which were meant to resolve the industrial action by nursing staff in the public sector. “Government regrets to note that the industrial action in this essential services sector has persisted. What makes the whole action both…

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