State to pay €2m to more than 100 underpaid nurses

The Health Services Executive (HSE)is to pay out more than €2 million to around 100 nurses whose prior working experience in Britain was not recognised when they took up Irish nursing posts. The nurses were employed in Britain as State Enrolled Nurse

25th August, 2007

The Health Services Executive (HSE)is to pay out more than €2 million to around 100 nurses whose prior working experience in Britain was not recognised when they took up Irish nursing posts. The nurses were employed in Britain as State Enrolled Nurses (SEN).

The SEN grade does not exist here and has been phased out of use in recent years in Britain. SENs primarily have clinical experience at a level below the educational and clinical...

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