Following the government’s precautionary measures to curb novel coronavirus and the management of the Ghana National Service Scheme respect to its service personnel safety and welfare, it has directed both Newly-posted Nurses and service personnel to take a compulsory leave with pay.
According to the management, all newly-posted nurses who are due to start national service In April 2020 are to take the month of April 2020 as their terminal leave.
The Scheme also said it has temporarily halted public gatherings of its staff and national service personnel until further notice.
The management explained that this special arrangement is in replacement of the yearly terminal leave given to all national service personnel under the NSS ACT 426, which is the last month of their service period. This implies personnel will be at the post in the last month of national service.
Management of the Scheme is committed to the safety and welfare of all national service personnel nationwide and therefore directs all user agencies and national service personnel to adhere accordingly, to mitigate the spread of the CORONAVIRUS.