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Issue No. 1684

Nurses

A VIGOROUS campaign by student nurses at Greenwich Hospital in south London has forced health authority bosses to delay the closure of their nurses' home. The 60 students at the Woodlands nurses' home were in uproar over plans to sell off their accommodation to make way for luxury flats overlooking the Millennium Dome.

The student nurses mounted a lively campaign, including a 98 percent vote in favour of strike action. The nurses had been due to strike on Monday of this week. But at a meeting with nurses and UNISON union officials the health authority put off the closure until November.


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Sat 19 Feb 2000, 00:00 GMT
Issue No. 1684
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