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#Junior Doctors

# junior-doctors - Yesterday’s News


# junior-doctors - Saturday 5 November, 2016

Trouble and strike: Junior doctors are the latest group to threaten strike action

It’s part of a dispute over a ‘living out allowance’.

# junior-doctors - Thursday 9 July, 2015

Ireland won’t be fined over 24-hour shifts for junior doctors

The European Court of Justice said there was not enough evidence put forward to show the Working Time Directive was not being implemented.

# junior-doctors - Monday 11 August, 2014

Junior doctors won't bother staying in Ireland unless tax breaks are introduced

Students on the Graduate Entry Programme are required to pay full fees of up to €16,000 per year.

# junior-doctors - Friday 25 April, 2014

Doctors’ organisation says politics getting in way of patient treatment

IMO President Dr Matthew Sadlier was also critical of the free GP care plan and Universal Health Insurance proposals.

# junior-doctors - Friday 7 February, 2014

Remember the ’24 No More’ campaign? Hospitals still aren’t complying say IMO

Up to 33 per cent of hospitals have not made sufficient progress and are to be penalised according to the union.

# junior-doctors - Monday 20 January, 2014

The 9 at 9: Monday

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HSE set to sanction hospitals in breach of junior doctor working hours directive

The IMO and HSE will meet at the end of this month to decide which hospitals should be sanctioned for failure to comply with the directive which put an end to 24 hour shifts.

# junior-doctors - Wednesday 20 November, 2013

IMO welcomes decision to refer Ireland to EU Court of Justice

The directive has failed to be implemented properly in the health service, the European Commission says.

# junior-doctors - Friday 15 November, 2013

"We are putting our trust in the HSE" - junior doctors

Junior doctors have voted to accept a proposal to end shifts lasting more than 24 hours.

# junior-doctors - Thursday 14 November, 2013

Junior doctors vote in favour of proposals to end 24-hour shifts

The IMO have warned however that NCHDs would “escalate the campaign” if the HSE failed to honour commitments.

# junior-doctors - Thursday 17 October, 2013

HSE will sanction hospitals that don't comply with doctors' hours

Money will be withheld from hospitals, who can then draw down the money as they prove they are compliant with the European Working Time Directive.

Fines of €650k for hospitals in breach of doctors' working hours

Managers will also face sanctions if they do not comply with the new rules.

# junior-doctors - Wednesday 16 October, 2013

IMO recommends junior doctors say 'yes' to LRC proposals

After negotiations at the Labour Relations Commission, the IMO said this evening that there had been proposals put forward by the HSE.

# junior-doctors - Saturday 12 October, 2013

Consultants' association: HSE being driven by Troika demands, not patient welfare

The president of the IHCA also said that the HSE’s “unsympathetic” traits have led to action like the junior doctors’ strike which has created tensions among the ranks.

# junior-doctors - Thursday 10 October, 2013

"Progress made" on doctors talks, but no deal yet

The IMO says that talks will continue in an attempt to avert strike action next week.

# junior-doctors - Wednesday 9 October, 2013

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

IMO will attend talks at the LRC today

Following this morning’s meeting the IMO has agreed to attend the Labour Relations Commission today at midday.

IMO to consider invitation to talks at the LRC

The union’s committee will meet this morning and will also discuss the next stage of industrial action following the yesterday’s 24-hour strike.

# junior-doctors - Tuesday 8 October, 2013

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Taoiseach tells junior docs and HSE: Go back into the LRC and sort this out

Kenny was asked about the junior doctors’ strike by Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams and the independent TD Stephen Donnelly at Leaders’ Questions today.

Video: Junior doctors explain the reasons behind today’s strike visited the Mater Hospital in Dublin to speak to some of those taking part in the IMO’s 24 No More protest.

# junior-doctors - Sunday 6 October, 2013

Strike by junior doctors likely to go ahead as IMO want sanctions for hospitals

The IMO insists that Tuesday’s action is needed to force the HSE to agree to sanctions for hospitals who break rules on working hours.

# junior-doctors - Friday 4 October, 2013

'I'm sorry I can't wave a magic wand': IMO urged to return to talks ahead of strike

Junior doctors are planning industrial action for next week in a dispute over long working hours.

‘Cum spiro, spero’: Reilly hopes there won’t be an overrun in the health budget

The Health Minister probably meant ‘dum spiro, spero’…

# junior-doctors - Thursday 3 October, 2013

HSE proposals are "too little, too late" - IMO

The IMO says that it “does not trust” the HSE’s handling of the industrial dispute.

# junior-doctors - Friday 27 September, 2013

Strike action now “inevitable” say junior doctors

The 24 hour action was postponed for a week, and then suspending indefinitely. But the IMO is now accusing the HSE of lacking “real engagement”.

# junior-doctors - Thursday 26 September, 2013

Strike still a possibility for hospital doctors

The IMO has said there is still a number of issues to be resolved following talks with the HSE.

# junior-doctors - Tuesday 24 September, 2013

Doctors’ strike now suspended indefinitely as IMO seeks clarification

The strike was postponed for a week last Friday, but no date for the action is now being given by the doctors’ union.

# junior-doctors - Sunday 22 September, 2013

IMO: ‘The HSE is finally accepting that they have to move on this issue’

The IMO say they welcome the “belated engagement” of the HSE on the issue of junior doctors’ working hours.

# junior-doctors - Friday 20 September, 2013

Doctors’ strike called off for a week as IMO considers deal

The 24 hour action planned for next Wednesday has been postponed — but not taken off the table entirely — following developments today.

Strike threat still on the table as doctors and HSE resume talks

Strike threat still on the table as doctors and HSE resume talks

Teams from both sides have been assessing rosters to see how shifts can be brought down below 24 hours.

# junior-doctors - Thursday 19 September, 2013

IMO warns “significant progress needed” to avert strike as officials examine doctor rosters

Teams from the junior doctors’ union and the HSE will visit hospitals today to examine rosters. The threat of strike action remains in place for next Wednesday.

# junior-doctors - Tuesday 17 September, 2013

Talks to avert doctors’ strike to resume on Friday after local ‘roster check’

But plans for the 24 hour work stoppage by junior doctors next Wednesday remain in place following talks at the LRC today.

INMO: Nurses won’t carry out doctors’ work during 24-hour strike

The nursing union is backing next week’s strike, and say it is “unacceptable” that the HSE has forced junior doctors to take industrial action.

# junior-doctors - Wednesday 11 September, 2013

No breakthrough in talks between HSE and junior doctors

The NCHDs still plan to go on strike in two weeks time.

# junior-doctors - Saturday 7 September, 2013

Top readers' comments of the week

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# junior-doctors - Wednesday 4 September, 2013

“We are supporting the cause, but not the means” – patients spokesperson

The Irish Patients Association says that it cannot support any strike action by any healthcare staff.

Poll: Will you support Ireland's junior doctors as they strike? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you support Ireland's junior doctors as they strike?

The NCHDs are demanding legal working hours and more sleep.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Good morning! Here are nine things you want to know as you start your day.

# junior-doctors - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

Everyone’s talking about junior doctors going on strike, AIB saying some customers just don’t want to pay their mortgages, and John Waters (briefly) going to jail.

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