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# nurses - Thursday 13 October, 2016

Thousands of nurses to see pay rise of at least €1,000 next year

The Minister for Health has announced the restoration of their increments.

# nurses - Sunday 9 October, 2016

The HSE spent nearly €200 million on agency staff in seven months

Tommy Broughan said the figures are “staggering”.

# nurses - Wednesday 5 October, 2016

"They're not about dying and giving up": Here's how the Irish public misunderstands hospices

Our Lady’s Hospice in Harold’s Cross has a hair salon, a therapy golden retriever Rían, and an oratory to host services such as christenings and weddings.

# nurses - Sunday 3 July, 2016

Tallaght's psychiatric nurses 'exhausted and frustrated' by staff shortages

The Psychiatric Nurses Association will meet tomorrow to discuss their next move after commencing industrial action on Wednesday.

# nurses - Sunday 19 June, 2016

A terminally ill doctor wants all hospital staff to introduce themselves to patients Hello My Name Is This post contains videos

A terminally ill doctor wants all hospital staff to introduce themselves to patients

St James’s Hospital in Dublin has signed up to her campaign.

# nurses - Sunday 29 May, 2016

Will there be a summer of strikes? There's trouble brewing on several fronts

2016 has not been a good year for industrial relations.

# nurses - Tuesday 3 May, 2016

Irish nurses are abused so often that many don't bother reporting it

INMO’s 97th Annual Delegate Conference kicks off tomorrow morning.

# nurses - Tuesday 19 April, 2016

Foreign hospitals are looking to hire Irish nurses this weekend

And the INMO says many are going to go.

# nurses - Tuesday 5 April, 2016

Poll: Should new gardaí, nurses, and teachers be better paid? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should new gardaí, nurses, and teachers be better paid?

A key industrial relations figure has said that if the gardaí and others cannot attract new recruits then their pay-scales need to be revisited.

# nurses - Wednesday 16 March, 2016

Nurses to be hired "as matter of urgency" to reduce emergency department overcrowding

The decision was made at the Workplace relations Commission today.

# nurses - Monday 22 February, 2016

Student nurses and midwives to get more cash from next month

They’ll now be able to earn 9.48 an hour.

# nurses - Wednesday 10 February, 2016

"Win-win for everyone" - Irish nurses set to take key tasks out of doctors' hands

Four key tasks are to be carried out in future by nurses rather than junior doctors.

# nurses - Thursday 7 January, 2016

'Even if I got a cheque for €100 million - I couldn't fix this overnight'

Leo Varadkar’s comments follow days of controversy regarding overcrowding at Irish hospitals, and come ahead of a nursing strike next week.

# nurses - Wednesday 6 January, 2016

Overcrowding at Beaumont Hospital 'inhumane', with elderly woman left on chair all night

The north Dublin hospital has asked people to avoid attending its emergency department unless absolutely necessary.

# nurses - Tuesday 5 January, 2016

Varadkar to nurses: Planned strike will compromise patient safety

The INMO strike will see rolling two hour stoppages at emergency departments on 14 January.

# nurses - Tuesday 22 December, 2015

A Dublin hospital is offering nurses up to €6,000 to come home

The Mater Private says it’s part of an ongoing recruitment drive.

# nurses - Monday 14 December, 2015

Nurses strike called off as last-minute talks lead to new staffing proposals

INMO members will be balloted on a new set of proposals.

# nurses - Thursday 10 December, 2015

‘It’s absolute bedlam’ – nurses’ strike set to go ahead as 372 reported on hospital trolleys yesterday

The INMO believes there is “a tolerance of emergency department overcrowding”.

# nurses - Monday 7 December, 2015

Trainee doctors say nurses and doctors bully them as they're shown the ropes

A new report also found trainees who gained their medical qualification outside Ireland rated learning environments significantly more highly.

# nurses - Thursday 26 November, 2015

Overcrowding crisis: 'Extremely concerned' nurses say the Mater should go off-call

45 patients were waiting on trolleys in the A&E this morning, according to the nursing union the INMO.

# nurses - Tuesday 24 November, 2015

"The most patient group of public servants ever known to mankind"

Strike action is set to take place on 15 December.

# nurses - Sunday 15 November, 2015

From The Daily Edge This man's touching tribute to his wife and her work as a nurse will warm your heart Aww

This man's touching tribute to his wife and her work as a nurse will warm your heart

“My wife is a nurse. My wife is a hero.”

“There are worse things than dying” – how Irish medical workers deal with the final journey

Doctors, nurses and specialists told us what death means to them as an experience.

# nurses - Thursday 8 October, 2015

Crisis point? Nurses will refuse to do office work or answer phones in protest

INMO members at St Vincent’s Hospital will hold a protest on Monday.

# nurses - Friday 28 August, 2015

Epilepsy unit at Beaumont Hospital closed because of staff shortages

Vacant positions have been filled but the unit will not reopen until 21 September.

# nurses - Friday 21 August, 2015

Nurses slam HSE over 78 jobs left unfilled – all at just ONE Irish hospital

The INMO says Cork University Hospital continues to operate at almost full capacity.

# nurses - Monday 27 July, 2015

Nurses are going to work sick because they 'don't want to let the team down'

Researchers say cutting sick leave entitlements will not reduce absenteeism in the health sector.

# nurses - Thursday 23 July, 2015

The HSE is trying to entice Irish nurses back home with promises of money and contracts

It is seeking to attract up to 500 people and it is hoped it will encourage Irish nurses working abroad to come home.

# nurses - Sunday 5 July, 2015

Assistants for doctors with no medical degree are being hired at Beaumont Hospital

Physician Associates support doctors in their diagnosis and management of patients.

# nurses - Tuesday 26 May, 2015

After 36 assaults, staff at Galway psychiatric unit start industrial action

It follows an unscheduled action by staff – who walked off the job last month.

# nurses - Thursday 23 April, 2015

From The Daily Edge Paralysed girl surprises her favourite nurse by walking Heartwarming

# nurses - Sunday 22 February, 2015

Will Irish nurses living abroad come home for the new jobs announced?

Leo Varadkar really hopes so.

# nurses - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

Recruiting: There are 90 midwife and nurse roles up for grabs in Mullingar

Last month staff were on the picket lines.

# nurses - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

HSE has a 'major job ahead' if it wants to entice nurses to come home - INMO

Almost 4,000 nurses resigned between 2010 and 2013.

# nurses - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

"A poor example": Varadkar heavily criticises Martin over emergency department crisis

The Health Minister said no one wants to sort out the overcrowding crisis more than he does.

'Elderly patients are being kept on trolleys for days'

Nurses brought their anger at overcrowding to the gates of the Dáil today.

Nurses at Naas General Hospital announce plans to go on work-to-rule

The industrial action will start on Wednesday, February 4.

# nurses - Monday 12 January, 2015

Nurses at Galway University Hospital are going on a work-to-rule

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar said significant progress had been made in tackling the country’s overcrowding issues.

# nurses - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

'I'm sick to death of this problem' - Varadkar speaks out on A&E crisis

The Health Minister said the problem is going to get worse next week.

GPs: We can’t take on hospital overflow – we’re overwhelmed already

Comments from GPs come after it emerged there are record numbers of people waiting on trollies in hospitals around the country.

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