Psychiatric nurses have set October 9th as the start date for their industrial action over compensation for attacks at work.
The Psychiatric Nurses Association and SIPTU are planning the action in pursuit of a proper compensation scheme for members who are attacked on the job.
A decision on the form of strike action to take is due to be made by the PNA executive on Friday.
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