Ambulance workers to strike across the north west today

The Psychiatric Nurses’ Association says the impact of a strike by 500 ambulance-workers today will be severe.

They’re due to walk off the job across the north west for 24 hours from 2pm as part of an ongoing row over union-recognition.

It’ll be the second time they’ve staged industrial action – and have warned more strikes could follow.

The PNA’s Tony Gregg says the workers won’t be backing down: