Tuesday, 24 September 2019

Questions (298)

Stephen Donnelly

Question:

298. Deputy Stephen Donnelly asked the Minister for Health the estimated net cost for 2019 of implementing the nurses’ pay deal agreed in February 2019 based on the savings and productivity measures to be put in place. [38418/19]

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Written answers (Question to Health)

The HSE are currently finalising the estimate of the costs arising from the Labour Court recommendation, in the context of Budget 2020 planning.

Health Service Management are committed to the implementation of this Labour Court recommendation and the implementation of all aspects of the agreement will be closely monitored through an agreed HSE Implementation Plan.