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Nurses at Beaumont defer industrial action

nurses working in Beaumont Hospital's overcrowded emergency department have put off their industrial action. An agreement was reached at the Labour Relations Commission to deal with staffing levels and other issues at the heart of the dispute.

Members of the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) agreed to defer their industrial action which had been due to begin today following a review of staffing levels and comitments to fill a number of positions.

'Measures will be implemented to improve the patient flow'