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# inmo - Tuesday 11 May, 2021

Ireland's hospitals are more overcrowded than at any point since pandemic began, INMO warns
# Overcrowding
# Overcrowding

Ireland's hospitals are more overcrowded than at any point since pandemic began, INMO warns

May 11th 2021, 6:51 PM 30,030 Views 33 Comments

376 admitted patients went without beds across Ireland this morning.

# inmo - Sunday 9 May, 2021

Majority of nurses considered leaving profession due to mental health impact of Covid-19
# Survey
# Survey

Majority of nurses considered leaving profession due to mental health impact of Covid-19

May 9th 2021, 2:52 PM 25,860 Views 59 Comments

91% of nurses said they experienced mental exhaustion because of the pandemic.

# inmo - Friday 7 May, 2021

'I'm only 27, I shouldn't be like this': Nurses with long Covid call for better supports
# Long Covid
# Long Covid

'I'm only 27, I shouldn't be like this': Nurses with long Covid call for better supports

May 7th 2021, 1:10 PM 30,953 Views 16 Comments

The INMO’s annual conference today heard from a number of nurses who are suffering longer term effects of a Covid-19 diagnosis.

# inmo - Friday 23 April, 2021

'Significant' demand for beds at Limerick Hospital from people who had Covid, but still need to recover
# Emergency Department
# Emergency Department

'Significant' demand for beds at Limerick Hospital from people who had Covid, but still need to recover

Apr 23rd 2021, 10:48 PM 29,805 Views 22 Comments

The hospital group responded to calls from the INMO for a Hiqa investigation into overcrowding at University Hospital Limerick

# inmo - Tuesday 9 February, 2021

Number of people with Covid-19 in hospital continues to decrease
# ICU
# ICU

Number of people with Covid-19 in hospital continues to decrease

Feb 9th 2021, 9:14 AM 31,984 Views 57 Comments

1,100 patients with Covid-19 are in Irish hospitals, including 173 in critical care.

Poll: Should frontline healthcare workers receive some compensation for their work during the pandemic?
# On The Frontline
# On The Frontline

Poll: Should frontline healthcare workers receive some compensation for their work during the pandemic?

Feb 9th 2021, 8:42 AM 99,200 Views 93 Comments

The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation will call for the measure before an Oireachtas committee this morning.

Frontline healthcare workers should get pandemic compensation, INMO to tell Oireachtas committee
# Frontline
# Frontline

Frontline healthcare workers should get pandemic compensation, INMO to tell Oireachtas committee

Feb 9th 2021, 6:45 AM 27,499 Views 53 Comments

An Oireachtas committee will meet with healthcare representative organisations later this morning.

# inmo - Saturday 23 January, 2021

Healthcare workers still in need of first vaccine dose to remain waiting until February
# Frontline
# Frontline

Healthcare workers still in need of first vaccine dose to remain waiting until February

Jan 23rd 2021, 4:45 PM 29,351 Views 53 Comments

Current supply is being used to provide second doses to those who have already received their first dose.

# inmo - Wednesday 20 January, 2021

'She doesn't get paid for that': Dáil told of student nurse whose patient's toe 'came off in his sock'
# Student Nurses
# Student Nurses

'She doesn't get paid for that': Dáil told of student nurse whose patient's toe 'came off in his sock'

Jan 20th 2021, 11:56 AM 108,551 Views 63 Comments

Health Minister Stephen Donnelly has been accused of gaslighting student nurses.

# inmo - Sunday 17 January, 2021

Student nurses 'frustrated' at 'last-minute decision' to redeploy teaching nurses to help with Covid-19 surge
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Student nurses 'frustrated' at 'last-minute decision' to redeploy teaching nurses to help with Covid-19 surge

Updated Jan 17th 2021, 1:17 PM 46,236 Views 56 Comments

Clinical placements for most student nurses and midwives – due to start tomorrow – have been suspended.

# inmo - Wednesday 13 January, 2021

'The system is overloaded': Nurses call for upgraded PPE and fully nationalised private hospital capacity
# Covid19
# Covid19

'The system is overloaded': Nurses call for upgraded PPE and fully nationalised private hospital capacity

Jan 13th 2021, 5:12 PM 22,074 Views 25 Comments

The INMO has also suggested a partial reopening of schools to take the pressure of healthcare workers with school-aged children.

# inmo - Friday 8 January, 2021

INMO calls for 'critical emergency' protocols to be implemented across health service
# Third Wave
# Third Wave

INMO calls for 'critical emergency' protocols to be implemented across health service

Jan 8th 2021, 6:25 PM 17,548 Views 10 Comments

The INMO is also calling on the HSE to improve daily communications with staff.

# inmo - Sunday 3 January, 2021

Further restrictions not ruled out, says Varadkar as hospitals under 'extreme pressure'
# INMO
# INMO

Further restrictions not ruled out, says Varadkar as hospitals under 'extreme pressure'

Updated Jan 3rd 2021, 1:16 PM 136,403 Views 204 Comments
  • Tánaiste says there is a strong case for leaving current restrictions in place until those most at risk are vaccinated
  • There are now 673 patients with Covid-19 being treated in hospital
  • Dr Colm Henry estimates hospitalisation levels of 1,300 or more by the end of January
  • Over 100 nurses are out of work for covid-related reasons at Cork University Hospital

# inmo - Thursday 31 December, 2020

Over 53,000 patients went without beds in Irish hospitals in 2020, INMO says
# Trolleys
# Trolleys

Over 53,000 patients went without beds in Irish hospitals in 2020, INMO says

Dec 31st 2020, 2:28 PM 10,672 Views 36 Comments

The organisation said hospital overcrowding is “unacceptable at the best of times, but it is doubly so when dealing with a contagious virus”.

# inmo - Tuesday 29 December, 2020

Cabinet to meet as number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in Irish hospitals hits seven-month high
# Hospital Admissions
# Hospital Admissions

Cabinet to meet as number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in Irish hospitals hits seven-month high

Dec 29th 2020, 1:48 PM 76,720 Views 89 Comments

Stephen Donnelly said ministers will consider current Level 5 restrictions in light of the data.

# inmo - Wednesday 16 December, 2020

Student nurses agree to 'guarded engagement' with review on pay and conditions proposed by government
# INMO
# INMO

Student nurses agree to 'guarded engagement' with review on pay and conditions proposed by government

Dec 16th 2020, 9:18 PM 8,629 Views 4 Comments

The INMO said student nurses and midwives had “rightly given a cautious response” to the proposed reviews.

# inmo - Tuesday 15 December, 2020

Nurses made up 3% of all new Covid-19 cases in Ireland, INMO says
# Healthcare Workers
# Healthcare Workers

Nurses made up 3% of all new Covid-19 cases in Ireland, INMO says

Dec 15th 2020, 10:34 AM 10,262 Views 6 Comments

61 nurses contracted the virus in the most recent week for which figures are available.

# inmo - Thursday 3 December, 2020

Government voting against motion to pay student nurses described as 'betrayal'
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Government voting against motion to pay student nurses described as 'betrayal'

Dec 3rd 2020, 8:56 AM 68,691 Views 167 Comments

The Solidarity-People Before Profit (PBP) motion was defeated by 77 votes to 72.

# inmo - Monday 30 November, 2020

INMO calls for isolation period for Covid-positive healthcare workers to be increased
# Nurses
# Nurses

INMO calls for isolation period for Covid-positive healthcare workers to be increased

Nov 30th 2020, 3:22 PM 18,746 Views 5 Comments

Nurses account for almost a third of all healthcare worker cases of Covid-19.

# inmo - Wednesday 21 October, 2020

50 nurses in each of the last two weeks have contracted Covid-19 - INMO
# Frontline
# Frontline

50 nurses in each of the last two weeks have contracted Covid-19 - INMO

Oct 21st 2020, 2:08 PM 30,112 Views 30 Comments

Phil Ni Sheaghdha says PPE has improved but greater supports are needed.

Under-staffing issues in health service 'exacerbated by Covid-19 absences'
# Healthcare
# Healthcare

Under-staffing issues in health service 'exacerbated by Covid-19 absences'

Oct 21st 2020, 6:15 AM 13,160 Views 11 Comments

The INMO will appear at the Dáil’s health committee today.

# inmo - Friday 9 October, 2020

INMO demands 'major staffing boost' to combat Covid-19
# Appeal
# Appeal

INMO demands 'major staffing boost' to combat Covid-19

Oct 9th 2020, 7:15 PM 21,377 Views 19 Comments

The demands were made at the organisation’s annual conference.

# inmo - Sunday 27 September, 2020

INMO backs decision to publish ethnicity data for healthcare workers who contract Covid-19
# HSE
# HSE

INMO backs decision to publish ethnicity data for healthcare workers who contract Covid-19

Sep 27th 2020, 7:15 AM 19,358 Views 8 Comments

Data from the UK suggests that BAME healthcare workers were more likely to die from Covid-19.

# inmo - Sunday 6 September, 2020

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Sep 6th 2020, 7:57 PM 22,207 Views 0 Comments

Catch up on all that made the headlines.

# inmo - Wednesday 2 September, 2020

'We're sleepwalking back to mass overcrowding': 221 patients on trolleys in Irish hospitals
# Winter Plan
# Winter Plan

'We're sleepwalking back to mass overcrowding': 221 patients on trolleys in Irish hospitals

Sep 2nd 2020, 5:08 PM 24,744 Views 27 Comments

The INMO has warned that overcrowding and Covid-19 make for a ‘toxic combination’.

# inmo - Saturday 15 August, 2020

'To the four nurses in Ireland...RIP': The Covid-19 Twitter claim that made it to the national airwaves
# Misinformation
# Misinformation

'To the four nurses in Ireland...RIP': The Covid-19 Twitter claim that made it to the national airwaves

Aug 15th 2020, 12:03 AM 64,907 Views 26 Comments

The story behind one of the most infamous myths of the pandemic.

# inmo - Tuesday 21 July, 2020

Nurse who was hospitalised with Covid-19 criticises low staffing and says she was 'extremely burned out'
# Dáil Covid Committee
# Dáil Covid Committee

Nurse who was hospitalised with Covid-19 criticises low staffing and says she was 'extremely burned out'

Updated Jul 21st 2020, 11:30 AM 71,076 Views 60 Comments

The INMO said that it would be “inhumane” to not increase healthcare staff ahead of a second Covid-19 wave.

# inmo - Thursday 25 June, 2020

FactCheck: Does Ireland have the highest Covid-19 infection rate for healthcare workers in the world?
# INMO
# INMO

FactCheck: Does Ireland have the highest Covid-19 infection rate for healthcare workers in the world?

Jun 25th 2020, 6:00 AM 32,159 Views 44 Comments

The claim was made by INMO General Secretary, Phil Ní Sheaghdha.

# inmo - Tuesday 23 June, 2020

'An absolute scandal': Ireland has the highest Covid infection rate for healthcare workers in the world, committee told
# FRONTLINE WORKERS
# FRONTLINE WORKERS

'An absolute scandal': Ireland has the highest Covid infection rate for healthcare workers in the world, committee told

Updated Jun 23rd 2020, 10:10 PM 145,119 Views 174 Comments

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar this evening suggested that the figures provided by the INMO were wrong.

Childcare providers warn of reduced capacity and need for longterm financial support
# Childcare
# Childcare

Childcare providers warn of reduced capacity and need for longterm financial support

Updated Jun 23rd 2020, 4:45 PM 19,585 Views 25 Comments

Operators said additional staff will be needed to manage the extra Covid-19 health and safety requirements.

# inmo - Friday 12 June, 2020

88% of healthcare workers with Covid-19 got the virus at work
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

88% of healthcare workers with Covid-19 got the virus at work

Jun 12th 2020, 11:14 AM 16,458 Views 23 Comments

The INMO wants Covid-19 to be classed as a personal injury under health and safety legislation.

# inmo - Tuesday 2 June, 2020

Taking over private hospitals during the Covid-19 crisis will cost roughly €300 million
# Covid Committee
# Covid Committee

Taking over private hospitals during the Covid-19 crisis will cost roughly €300 million

Updated Jun 2nd 2020, 3:03 PM 25,186 Views 40 Comments

‘A fire alarm went off and we sent four fire tenders, and people are saying now we should only have sent three,’ the secretary general said.

# inmo - Saturday 30 May, 2020

'Something is going wrong on the frontlines': Union demands urgent inquiry into healthcare worker infection rates
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

'Something is going wrong on the frontlines': Union demands urgent inquiry into healthcare worker infection rates

May 30th 2020, 11:24 AM 73,499 Views 82 Comments

7,943 healthcare workers have tested positive for the virus so far.

# inmo - Friday 29 May, 2020

All nursing graduates to be guaranteed jobs amid Covid-19 crisis
# HSE
# HSE

All nursing graduates to be guaranteed jobs amid Covid-19 crisis

May 29th 2020, 6:10 AM 9,061 Views 10 Comments

In a letter, the HSE informed nursing interns that they would all be guaranteed a job.

# inmo - Thursday 14 May, 2020

Childcare for healthcare workers - how a promised scheme failed to materialse
# Front Line
# Front Line

Childcare for healthcare workers - how a promised scheme failed to materialse

May 14th 2020, 1:31 PM 10,038 Views 14 Comments

The government announced that a childcare scheme for healthcare workers had to be scrapped.

# inmo - Thursday 23 April, 2020

'Surprisingly old-fashioned': Union says government childcare offer 'does nothing' for vast majority of nurses
# Covid19
# Covid19

'Surprisingly old-fashioned': Union says government childcare offer 'does nothing' for vast majority of nurses

Apr 23rd 2020, 6:20 AM 15,068 Views 30 Comments

The INMO pointed out that many of its members are lone parents or have partners who are also working on the frontline.

# inmo - Wednesday 22 April, 2020

New guidance extends use of face masks among healthcare workers
# HSE
# HSE

New guidance extends use of face masks among healthcare workers

Updated Apr 22nd 2020, 1:35 PM 42,775 Views 70 Comments

The move has been welcomed by the INMO.

# inmo - Friday 17 April, 2020

Almost one in ten diagnosed cases of Covid-19 in Ireland are nurses
# INMO
# INMO

Almost one in ten diagnosed cases of Covid-19 in Ireland are nurses

Apr 17th 2020, 2:28 PM 31,249 Views 56 Comments

According to the INMO, Ireland faces one of the highest rates of diagnosed healthcare worker infection in Europe.

# inmo - Sunday 12 April, 2020

Tracked: How HSE advice to healthcare workers has shifted during the Covid-19 crisis
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Tracked: How HSE advice to healthcare workers has shifted during the Covid-19 crisis

Apr 12th 2020, 12:05 AM 57,168 Views 37 Comments

From pregnancy to isolation, advice to staff has changed significantly since January.

# inmo - Wednesday 8 April, 2020

New WHO report warns that there is a global shortage of nurses
# Warning
# Warning

New WHO report warns that there is a global shortage of nurses

Apr 8th 2020, 11:52 AM 15,171 Views 39 Comments

The study was compiled before Covid-19 and calls for greater investment in nursing.

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