The SIPTU Health Division represents over 50,000 workers in hospitals, other healthcare facilities and within communities throughout the island of Ireland. Our members are organised in both the public and private sector. Their activities make a major contribution to improving the quality of people’s lives and delivering essential services.

There are six Sectors within the Division: 

  • Nursing and Midwifery Sector
  • Allied Health Professionals Sector
  • Ambulance Sector
  • Support Grades Sector
  • Intellectual Disability Sector
  • Care Sector


SIPTU Health Division campaigns include:

BETTER HEALTH CARE, BETTER JOBS – This national campaign was set up to protect our members from the threat of outsourcing and the further erosion of hard won terms and conditions of employment. It campaigns for better public health care in our communities that deliver better jobs for workers.

For more information -

Health Division Organiser: Kevin Figgis
Tel: (01) 8586466

Health Division website:

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