Industrial Action 2019

The Royal College of Nursing (RCN), Unison, Unite and NIPSA have announced that they intend to take both strike and action short of strike.  Information to advise service users of any potential disruption will be provided here and updated regularly.

Information will also be posted on the Trust social media channels.

The Chief Executives of all five Trusts in Northern Ireland issued a public letter in relation to the Industrial Action.

Planned Industrial Action

Monday 9 - Friday 13 December

Unison action short of strike, involving all staff will take place throughout the week.

RCN Industrial action short of strike will take place on Tuesday and Wednesday of the week.

Wednesday 11 December 2019

Unison strike action will take place in Causeway Hospital and the surrounding area from 7.30am until 7.30pm.

Impact is cancellation of:

  • 3 routine inpatients,
  • 6 routine daycases

All affected patients will be contacted directly.

Appointments in one Treatment Room in the Causeway area have been affected, patients have been contacted directly by the surgery.

Some district nursing routine patients may be rescheduled and will have been contacted directly - priority critical needs patients will not be impacted.

The Trust continues to work with Trade Unions and will provide information on any anticipated disruption as soon as it becomes available.

This information may be subject to change but the Trust will endeavour to provide the most up to date information on our website and social media channels.


Page last updated:10 December 2019