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# 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 16,471 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 25,215 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 73,511 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 9,098 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 10,060 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 15,076 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 42,811 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 57,215 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 15,263 Views 39 Comments

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

# inmo - Wednesday 1 April, 2020

INMO set to meet health officials to discuss proposed shared accommodation for healthcare staff
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

INMO set to meet health officials to discuss proposed shared accommodation for healthcare staff

Apr 1st 2020, 11:15 AM 15,251 Views 15 Comments

The union said that it hadn’t yet been consulted on the proposal.

# inmo - Tuesday 24 March, 2020

INMO calls on HSE to pay student nurses and midwives during Covid-19 outbreak
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

INMO calls on HSE to pay student nurses and midwives during Covid-19 outbreak

Mar 24th 2020, 11:17 AM 16,479 Views 42 Comments

Hundreds of student nurses are set to begin their unpaid work placements this month.

# inmo - Wednesday 18 March, 2020

Council to implement identification system for healthcare worker vehicles to prevent clamping
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Council to implement identification system for healthcare worker vehicles to prevent clamping

Updated Mar 18th 2020, 5:39 PM 35,366 Views 49 Comments

There have been a number of reports in recent days of healthcare workers at hospitals having their cars clamped while they were working overtime.

# inmo - Saturday 7 March, 2020

HSE 'lifts recruitment freeze on nurses' amid concerns of Covid-19 threat to health service
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

HSE 'lifts recruitment freeze on nurses' amid concerns of Covid-19 threat to health service

Mar 7th 2020, 2:02 PM 46,592 Views 100 Comments

A representative of nurses in Ireland said that not cancelling St Patrick’s Day “puts too much strain on our public health service”.

# inmo - Wednesday 8 January, 2020

Dr Anthony O'Connor: History matters, but the record numbers on trolleys should trump commemoration debates
# Opinion
# Opinion

Dr Anthony O'Connor: History matters, but the record numbers on trolleys should trump commemoration debates

Jan 8th 2020, 4:55 PM 17,929 Views 32 Comments

Why are we fighting the battles of the past rather than honouring the ideals of the Republic?

# inmo - Tuesday 7 January, 2020

'I'm exhausted': Frustration in the Mater Hospital's 'rammed' Emergency Department
# Overcrowding
# Overcrowding

'I'm exhausted': Frustration in the Mater Hospital's 'rammed' Emergency Department

Jan 7th 2020, 12:05 AM 26,265 Views 34 Comments

The Mater was the hospital with the highest number of patients on trolleys in Dublin yesterday morning, according to the INMO.

# inmo - Monday 6 January, 2020

It's the worst ever day for trolley overcrowding in Irish hospitals since records began, INMO says
# Health Service
# Health Service

It's the worst ever day for trolley overcrowding in Irish hospitals since records began, INMO says

Jan 6th 2020, 10:37 AM 13,016 Views 55 Comments

There were 92 patients waiting for a bed at University Hospital Limerick, alone.

Overcrowding in Cork hospitals leads to cancellation of some surgeries
# Flu Season
# Flu Season

Overcrowding in Cork hospitals leads to cancellation of some surgeries

Jan 6th 2020, 8:46 AM 6,114 Views 7 Comments

The overcrowding has been made worse by flu season, according to the HSE.

# inmo - Thursday 2 January, 2020

HSE can't 'willy-nilly' hire whoever they want, Harris says
# Overcrowding
# Overcrowding

HSE can't 'willy-nilly' hire whoever they want, Harris says

Jan 2nd 2020, 11:45 AM 22,687 Views 30 Comments

The government has repeatedly said a recruitment freeze is not in operation.

# inmo - Tuesday 24 December, 2019

More than 200 patients waiting on trolleys in Irish hospitals on Christmas Eve
# Waiting
# Waiting

More than 200 patients waiting on trolleys in Irish hospitals on Christmas Eve

Dec 24th 2019, 1:56 PM 23,860 Views 42 Comments

The number is down from the more than 400 who were waiting for a bed yesterday morning.

# inmo - Monday 23 December, 2019

HSE to pay €30,000 to nurses over 'stress caused' by delay in publishing report into bullying claims
# Compensation
# Compensation

HSE to pay €30,000 to nurses over 'stress caused' by delay in publishing report into bullying claims

Dec 23rd 2019, 5:51 PM 31,320 Views 0 Comments

The order was made by the Workplace Relations Commission.

# inmo - Friday 29 November, 2019

Trolley numbers for this year are the highest since records began, INMO says
# Trolley Crisis
# Trolley Crisis

Trolley numbers for this year are the highest since records began, INMO says

Nov 29th 2019, 1:12 PM 8,240 Views 36 Comments

The INMO said today that over 108,300 people have gone without beds so far this year.

# inmo - Monday 25 November, 2019

'Bespoke plan' needed as Limerick hospital continues to break overcrowding record
# Uhl
# Uhl

'Bespoke plan' needed as Limerick hospital continues to break overcrowding record

Nov 25th 2019, 2:20 PM 9,414 Views 21 Comments

Some 85 patients were without beds in University Hospital Limerick this morning.

# inmo - Monday 11 November, 2019

Total number of patients without hospital beds soars to 100,000
# Trolley Watch
# Trolley Watch

Total number of patients without hospital beds soars to 100,000

Nov 11th 2019, 9:46 PM 15,675 Views 61 Comments

This is only the second time that the annual figures have surpassed 100,000.

# inmo - Tuesday 5 November, 2019

'Obscene': 679 patients waiting for hospital bed - the highest figure in 2019
# Overcrowding
# Overcrowding

'Obscene': 679 patients waiting for hospital bed - the highest figure in 2019

Nov 5th 2019, 1:29 PM 11,397 Views 70 Comments

The number of patients on trolleys is the second highest ever recorded.

# inmo - Monday 26 August, 2019

Over 1,300 nursing and midwifery posts in Irish hospitals are being left vacant
# INMO
# INMO

Over 1,300 nursing and midwifery posts in Irish hospitals are being left vacant

Aug 26th 2019, 8:07 AM 17,506 Views 31 Comments

One in six midwifery posts are being left vacant.

# inmo - Wednesday 31 July, 2019

INMO reveals 'worst ever' July for Emergency Department as 9,439 waited for a bed
# Trolley Watch
# Trolley Watch

INMO reveals 'worst ever' July for Emergency Department as 9,439 waited for a bed

Jul 31st 2019, 5:42 PM 8,952 Views 26 Comments

Among the 9,439 patients were 45 children.

# inmo - Thursday 2 May, 2019

Nurses and midwives vote to accept deal to end industrial dispute
# Nurses Strike
# Nurses Strike

Nurses and midwives vote to accept deal to end industrial dispute

May 2nd 2019, 4:19 PM 15,970 Views 33 Comments

Members of the INMO voted 62% in favour of accepting the proposals.

# inmo - Wednesday 1 May, 2019

Worst April on record as 10,000 people forced to wait on hospital trolleys and chairs last month
# Trolley Watch
# Trolley Watch

Worst April on record as 10,000 people forced to wait on hospital trolleys and chairs last month

May 1st 2019, 6:20 AM 6,654 Views 30 Comments

Some 106 children were among those waiting without a bed.

# inmo - Thursday 4 April, 2019

'Patients at risk': Nurses ask health committee to investigate overcrowding at Limerick hospital
# Uhl
# Uhl

'Patients at risk': Nurses ask health committee to investigate overcrowding at Limerick hospital

Apr 4th 2019, 12:48 PM 7,709 Views 12 Comments

The letter states the hospital is in a ‘constant state of overcrowding’.

# inmo - Wednesday 3 April, 2019

'No longer anything to fear': INMO calls on members to accept proposals to resolve pay strike
# Labour Court
# Labour Court

'No longer anything to fear': INMO calls on members to accept proposals to resolve pay strike

Apr 3rd 2019, 9:44 PM 12,632 Views 15 Comments

It follows a Labour Court recommendation in the INMO’s favour.

Harris to raise issue of 'significant discrepancy' in trolley count at meeting between INMO and HSE
# Crisis
# Crisis

Harris to raise issue of 'significant discrepancy' in trolley count at meeting between INMO and HSE

Apr 3rd 2019, 4:13 PM 12,389 Views 21 Comments

There were 81 patients waiting on trolleys at University Hospital Limerick according to the INMO.

# inmo - Sunday 17 March, 2019

'I'm dying, but I want to thank the nurses': Dozens write to Taoiseach to support nurses' strike

'I'm dying, but I want to thank the nurses': Dozens write to Taoiseach to support nurses' strike

Mar 17th 2019, 12:05 AM 18,737 Views 14 Comments

A number of people wrote to Leo Varadkar during last month’s strike.

# inmo - Monday 11 March, 2019

Talks between INMO and government to return to Labour Court as union rejects new nurses' deal
# Nurses Strike
# Nurses Strike

Talks between INMO and government to return to Labour Court as union rejects new nurses' deal

Updated Mar 11th 2019, 6:08 PM 20,836 Views 30 Comments

The negotiations come after nurses went on general strike for a number of days last month.

# inmo - Wednesday 13 February, 2019

'There are always consequences': Minister responds to claim teachers may seek pay rise following recommendation on nurses
# TUI
# TUI

'There are always consequences': Minister responds to claim teachers may seek pay rise following recommendation on nurses

Feb 13th 2019, 3:43 PM 14,543 Views 66 Comments

The ongoing nurses’ strike was suspended on Monday following a Labour Court recommendation on pay and conditions.

# inmo - Tuesday 12 February, 2019

Nursing pay deal set to cost €10-€15 million this year and €30-€35 million in 2020
# Back To Work
# Back To Work

Nursing pay deal set to cost €10-€15 million this year and €30-€35 million in 2020

Updated Feb 12th 2019, 4:30 PM 36,849 Views 110 Comments

Finance Minister Donohoe has said that the Labour Court recommendations are “consistent with the public sector stability agreement”.

'Think of us as you tuck into your turkey': Letters reveal nurses' fury at Varadkar over annual leave comments
# Suspended Strikes
# Suspended Strikes

'Think of us as you tuck into your turkey': Letters reveal nurses' fury at Varadkar over annual leave comments

Feb 12th 2019, 12:05 AM 47,824 Views 60 Comments

Strikes planned for this week were suspended after Labour Court intervention yesterday evening.

# inmo - Monday 11 February, 2019

Strike days by nurses have been suspended after Labour Court intervention
# INMO
# INMO

Strike days by nurses have been suspended after Labour Court intervention

Updated Feb 11th 2019, 7:39 PM 89,505 Views 99 Comments

This evening’s Labour Court recommendation includes a number of proposals.

The Labour Court is intervening in the nurses' strike
# Strike
# Strike

The Labour Court is intervening in the nurses' strike

Updated Feb 11th 2019, 5:00 PM 43,442 Views 113 Comments

A formal hearing will take place at 3.30pm.

# inmo - Sunday 10 February, 2019

Nurses 'strongly condemn' protest outside Simon Harris' home
# Strike
# Strike

Nurses 'strongly condemn' protest outside Simon Harris' home

Updated Feb 10th 2019, 6:49 PM 115,317 Views 109 Comments

The anti-government protesters left the scene peacefully after gardaí arrived.