Sit in begins at West Dem Hospital for better security, staff conformations

Nurses and auxiliary staff attached to the West Demerara Regional Hospital (WDRH) yesterday began a sit-in to press regional authorities to address the lack of security at the facility as well as demands for allowances and the confirmation of appointments.

The workers, through the Guyana Public Service Union (GPSU), have given regional authorities until Thursday to address their concerns or face intensified industrial action, including a strike.

Nurses told Stabroek News yesterday that the lack of security for the hospital compound has resulted in numerous safety concerns for both staff and patients.
“The place is really dangerous at night and the lights aren’t on and the grounds are neglected so security is needed more,  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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