Ghana Registered Nurses and Midwives Association (GRNMA) together with its allied Associations, has declared a total strike across the country starting 21st September 2020 if the government fails to address concerns raised by the Ghana Registered Nurses and Midwives Association in the ongoing negotiation on conditions of service.
The GRNMA and its allied associations have been on a series of negotiations over the Condition of Service for its members. According to the GRNMA, various meetings with the employer have been unsuccessful as the government is not willing to yield to the demands of its members which they rightfully deserve.
In a press statement, The GRNMA and its allied Associations, Physician Assistants and Certified Registered Anaesthetists have concluded that:
- The proposal of the Employer cannot serve the economic interest of all Nurses, Midwives, PAs, and CRAs.
- The Employer is hereby notified that Nurses, Midwives, Physician Assistants, and Certified Registered Anaesthetists will withdraw their services from Monday, 21st September 2020 if they fail to address the concerns raised by the GRNMA team
- All Nurses, Midwives, Physician Assistants, and Certified Registered Anaesthetists in All public institutions are directed to withdraw their services from 8:00 am on Monday, 21st September 2020.
- The general public is advised to seek medical attention from other health facilities.