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Nurses at the Karolinskas acute to resign in protest against the new agreement

The new arbetstidsavtal concluded between the region of Stockholm and the Swedish association of health professionals) shall enter into force on 1 april. At the Karolinska university hospital think both the hospital management and the employees that the contract is hard to fathom, but for nurses, it means less ob and hence the wage cuts.

. On Friday, after an emergency meeting, decided a large number of nurses on the intensivakuten in Solna to say.

– For the majority, the agreement means a pay cut, and the sets we received. It deals with everything from a few hundralappar up to several hundred dollars, depending on how they've worked, " says Madeleine Arpell, one of them resigned.

It is unclear exactly how many resigned, but there is at least one-third of the 40 permanent staff nurses in the department.

”We think it is sad that several members of the intensivakuten in Solna, has resigned. The case of 14 pieces since the 1st of march as we know it today”, says Patrik Rossi, funktionschef for intensivakuten at the New Karolinska, in a written statement.

" It sounds on the low side. My colleagues and I have heard that it is at least 20, " says Madeleine Arpell.

the layoffs, but according to Arpell is also a ”lack of confidence in hospital management”. She would, however, not go into the reasons for it.

– An incredible kompetenstapp. Trying to remedy it with external staffing, but they can't replace us. Many features take years to learn. Many of us who gave us are very experienced. I myself have worked here for nine and a half years, " says Madeleine Arpell.

According to DN, there is talk also about upprorsstämning in other parts of the business, including in the emergency department at Karolinska in Huddinge.

”On Monday in the next week to continue the dialogue with health professionals locally to discuss local adaptations,” writes Rossi, in his statement.

”patient Safety has always highest priority and it is our hope that we, together with the Swedish association of health professionals can find a solution forward.”

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