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# inmo - Saturday 2 February, 2019

Nurses announce 2 further strike dates in addition to 5 already planned
# Industrial Action
# Industrial Action

Nurses announce 2 further strike dates in addition to 5 already planned

Feb 2nd 2019, 5:11 PM 60,635 Views 162 Comments

The INMO made the decision after a meeting of its executive council today.

By all means stand with the nurses when they strike, but don't stand by when others do the same
# On The Picket Line
# On The Picket Line

By all means stand with the nurses when they strike, but don't stand by when others do the same

Feb 2nd 2019, 8:00 AM 49,689 Views 122 Comments

Rightly or wrongly, valuable jobs do not automatically mean good pay or conditions.

# inmo - Friday 1 February, 2019

Nurses to meet tomorrow to discuss adding further strike dates
# Industrial Action
# Industrial Action

Nurses to meet tomorrow to discuss adding further strike dates

Feb 1st 2019, 12:10 PM 10,790 Views 39 Comments

Nurses and midwives held their first 24 hours of a full strike on Wednesday this week.

# inmo - Wednesday 30 January, 2019

'The relationship between nurses and the HSE is like a bad marriage': Nurses on strike all over country
# Picket Lines
# Picket Lines

'The relationship between nurses and the HSE is like a bad marriage': Nurses on strike all over country

Updated Jan 30th 2019, 2:00 PM 30,862 Views 160 Comments

The dispute centres on pay, conditions and staffing levels.

'Everybody should be following the example set by nurses': Here's how to help nurses on the picket today
# Solidarity
From The Daily Edge
# Solidarity

'Everybody should be following the example set by nurses': Here's how to help nurses on the picket today

Jan 30th 2019, 12:44 PM 5,004 Views 2 Comments

All the ways you can support nurses, from a simple beep of your horn to bringing them lunch.

Three-quarters of Irish people support nurses as 24-hour strike kicks off around the country
# Industrial Action
# Industrial Action

Three-quarters of Irish people support nurses as 24-hour strike kicks off around the country

Jan 30th 2019, 6:15 AM 16,877 Views 99 Comments

The nurses have gone on strike over what they call a recruitment and retention issue in the healthcare sector.

Factcheck: Are Irish nurses among the highest paid in the world?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

Factcheck: Are Irish nurses among the highest paid in the world?

Jan 30th 2019, 12:05 AM 118,195 Views 126 Comments

Nurses and midwives across the country will be on strike from 8am this morning.

# inmo - Tuesday 29 January, 2019

'In one day I might care for a very ill woman and help resuscitate a baby - and there's no respect'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'In one day I might care for a very ill woman and help resuscitate a baby - and there's no respect'

Jan 29th 2019, 9:30 PM 19,526 Views 21 Comments

Midwives didn’t pick the job for the money, but they want their skills to get the same recognition as other healthcare professionals, Maeve Gaynor writes.

'You ought to intervene directly': Opposition calls on Varadkar to step in to avert nurses strike
# Nurses Strike
# Nurses Strike

'You ought to intervene directly': Opposition calls on Varadkar to step in to avert nurses strike

Updated Jan 29th 2019, 2:00 PM 22,256 Views 128 Comments

The 24-hour stoppage looks likely to go ahead after Labour Court talks ended without agreement last night.

# inmo - Friday 25 January, 2019

'The largest strike in the health service’s history looms': Talks to avoid nurses strike have collapsed
# Department Of Health
# Department Of Health

'The largest strike in the health service’s history looms': Talks to avoid nurses strike have collapsed

Jan 25th 2019, 7:40 PM 26,938 Views 129 Comments

This would be the second time in the INMO’s hundred-year history that nurses or midwives go on strike.

# inmo - Thursday 17 January, 2019

Donohoe thanks nurses for 'immense contribution' but says paying them more could lead to others seeking rises
# Strike
# Strike

Donohoe thanks nurses for 'immense contribution' but says paying them more could lead to others seeking rises

Jan 17th 2019, 8:08 AM 22,988 Views 105 Comments

Nurses are set to go on strike this month and next in a dispute over pay and conditions.

# inmo - Saturday 12 January, 2019

Nurses and midwives are striking this month. Here's how much they get paid
# INMO
# INMO

Nurses and midwives are striking this month. Here's how much they get paid

Jan 12th 2019, 6:30 AM 73,124 Views 114 Comments

The 24-hour strike on 30 January was announced earlier this week.

# inmo - Wednesday 9 January, 2019

'Now I can see that there will be nobody nursing me unless we start paying a salary for the job we do'
# Nurses Strike
# Nurses Strike

'Now I can see that there will be nobody nursing me unless we start paying a salary for the job we do'

Jan 9th 2019, 12:05 AM 26,690 Views 99 Comments

The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation have announced a 24-hour strike for 30 January.

# inmo - Tuesday 8 January, 2019

Nurses and midwives are to go on strike for 24 hours on Wednesday 30 January
# Strike
# Strike

Nurses and midwives are to go on strike for 24 hours on Wednesday 30 January

Jan 8th 2019, 3:52 PM 56,035 Views 117 Comments

Further strike days will follow in February if the dispute goes unresolved, the INMO says.

'We've been brought to this': Nurses and midwives to announce strike action dates
# INMO
# INMO

'We've been brought to this': Nurses and midwives to announce strike action dates

Jan 8th 2019, 6:01 AM 23,340 Views 70 Comments

“The last thing the health service needs is a strike,” Health Minister Simon Harris said yesterday.

# inmo - Wednesday 2 January, 2019

Worst year on record: Almost 110,000 patients went without hospital beds last year
# Overcrowding
# Overcrowding

Worst year on record: Almost 110,000 patients went without hospital beds last year

Updated Jan 2nd 2019, 2:35 PM 10,688 Views 61 Comments

The INMO says its a 9% increase on 2017 – itself a record high – and nearly double the number in 2006 when records began.

# inmo - Wednesday 19 December, 2018

Poll: Do you support nurses and midwives in their vote for all-out strike action?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you support nurses and midwives in their vote for all-out strike action?

Dec 19th 2018, 8:34 AM 56,583 Views 112 Comments

The INMO is set to announce dates for the 24-hour stoppages in the new year.

# inmo - Tuesday 18 December, 2018

95% of nurses and midwives vote in favour of all-out strike action
# Industrial Action
# Industrial Action

95% of nurses and midwives vote in favour of all-out strike action

Dec 18th 2018, 12:04 PM 17,619 Views 42 Comments

The INMO said today that 95% of of its members had voted in favour of strike action.

# inmo - Sunday 2 December, 2018

Worst November on record for hospital overcrowding as 9,679 wait on trolleys
# INMO
# INMO

Worst November on record for hospital overcrowding as 9,679 wait on trolleys

Dec 2nd 2018, 9:28 AM 11,209 Views 100 Comments

The INMO has attributed to problem to understaffing and low pay levels.

# inmo - Monday 26 November, 2018

Hospital consultants threaten industrial action next year over unequal pay
# Doctors
# Doctors

Hospital consultants threaten industrial action next year over unequal pay

Nov 26th 2018, 10:38 AM 11,343 Views 26 Comments

Some consultants earn up to €55,000 a year less than some of their colleagues.

# inmo - Friday 16 November, 2018

Opinion: 'An enormous burden falls on the shoulders of our nurses in Ireland'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: 'An enormous burden falls on the shoulders of our nurses in Ireland'

Nov 16th 2018, 7:00 AM 18,023 Views 26 Comments

Our healthcare system in Ireland needs our nurses more than ever but measuring their performance has not been a priority, says former INMO General Secretary Liam Doran.

# inmo - Tuesday 6 November, 2018

Nurses and midwives to vote on all-out strike action
# Strike
# Strike

Nurses and midwives to vote on all-out strike action

Nov 6th 2018, 3:15 PM 14,936 Views 69 Comments

If the ballot is passed, they will start with a 24-hour work stoppage and escalate their action the following week.

# inmo - Saturday 27 October, 2018

Agency nurses 'paid over €10,000 more a year than public staff'
# Equal Pay For Equal Work
# Equal Pay For Equal Work

Agency nurses 'paid over €10,000 more a year than public staff'

Oct 27th 2018, 2:56 PM 13,540 Views 42 Comments

The INMO said “the public sector simply isn’t offering the going rate for the job”.

# inmo - Monday 1 October, 2018

'A national crisis': Almost 8,000 people forced to wait on hospital trolleys and chairs last month
# Trolley Watch
# Trolley Watch

'A national crisis': Almost 8,000 people forced to wait on hospital trolleys and chairs last month

Oct 1st 2018, 3:31 PM 10,249 Views 53 Comments

Some 68 children were among those waiting without a bed, according to the INMO.

# inmo - Friday 31 August, 2018

'Worst August on record' for hospital overcrowding with almost 8,000 on trolleys
# Nursing Vacancies
# Nursing Vacancies

'Worst August on record' for hospital overcrowding with almost 8,000 on trolleys

Updated Aug 31st 2018, 3:16 PM 13,025 Views 63 Comments

The HSE has said it regrets any delays experienced by patients.

# inmo - Tuesday 5 June, 2018

There were a record 9,091 patients waiting on trolleys in Ireland's hospitals last month
# Dire Situation
# Dire Situation

There were a record 9,091 patients waiting on trolleys in Ireland's hospitals last month

Jun 5th 2018, 7:00 AM 6,558 Views 46 Comments

The 9,091 figure represents a 12% jump from May 2017, and a massive 116% jump from the situation in 2006.

# inmo - Sunday 6 May, 2018

'There's a relentless focus on us in the media': Why it's so hard to retain midwives
# Staff Morale
# Staff Morale

'There's a relentless focus on us in the media': Why it's so hard to retain midwives

May 6th 2018, 4:00 PM 11,913 Views 0 Comments

At a recent conference, representatives from the maternity sector spoke about how negative media coverage affects morale.

# inmo - Thursday 29 March, 2018

'Record-breaking month': Over 10,000 patients were on trolleys during March
# Trollied
# Trollied

'Record-breaking month': Over 10,000 patients were on trolleys during March

Mar 29th 2018, 10:08 PM 7,055 Views 39 Comments

Today there were 485 patients on trolleys with 338 in emergency departments and a further 147 on wards.

# inmo - Tuesday 13 March, 2018

'It would not feel right': Simon Harris cancels St Patrick's Day trip away
# Trolley Crisis
# Trolley Crisis

'It would not feel right': Simon Harris cancels St Patrick's Day trip away

Mar 13th 2018, 6:31 PM 75,094 Views 133 Comments

Yesterday, the INMO said that there were 714 people on trolleys in hospitals across the country.

# inmo - Monday 12 March, 2018

'It's absolutely deplorable': Record-breaking 714 people on trolleys in Irish hospitals this morning
# INMO
# INMO

'It's absolutely deplorable': Record-breaking 714 people on trolleys in Irish hospitals this morning

Mar 12th 2018, 2:09 PM 11,546 Views 71 Comments

University Hospital Limerick saw the highest figures today, with 80 patients awaiting a bed.

# inmo - Tuesday 16 January, 2018

'It should be nipped in the bud': UK hospitals 'aggressively recruiting' Irish nurses
# INMO
# INMO

'It should be nipped in the bud': UK hospitals 'aggressively recruiting' Irish nurses

Jan 16th 2018, 6:00 AM 19,283 Views 40 Comments

The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation said that the issue is a serious one for hospitals.

# inmo - Monday 15 January, 2018

'It's a wake-up call': 73 children on trolleys in emergency depts so far this year
# Trolley Watch
# Trolley Watch

'It's a wake-up call': 73 children on trolleys in emergency depts so far this year

Jan 15th 2018, 1:41 PM 6,734 Views 17 Comments

The Irish Nurses and Midwives’ Association has just launched a new trolley watch system – where it counts how many children are on trolleys in EDs.

# inmo - Wednesday 10 January, 2018

Varadkar doesn't want anyone to face 'indignity' caused by waiting on a trolley
# Overcrowding
# Overcrowding

Varadkar doesn't want anyone to face 'indignity' caused by waiting on a trolley

Jan 10th 2018, 6:26 PM 12,367 Views 107 Comments

The Taoiseach said he was speaking as both a doctor and a grandson whose grandmother is “regularly in and out of hospital”.

# inmo - Tuesday 9 January, 2018

Poll: Should it be mandatory for health professionals to get the flu jab?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should it be mandatory for health professionals to get the flu jab?

Jan 9th 2018, 8:47 AM 33,005 Views 125 Comments

Just one in three nurses have received the vaccination.

Just one third of hospital nurses have had the flu jab despite raffles and free coffee incentives
# Vaccine
# Vaccine

Just one third of hospital nurses have had the flu jab despite raffles and free coffee incentives

Jan 9th 2018, 6:15 AM 13,318 Views 60 Comments

The HSE ran a campaign over the last few months to encourage healthcare workers to get the vaccine.

# inmo - Friday 5 January, 2018

More than 2,400 people on trolleys in first week of 2018
# INMO
# INMO

More than 2,400 people on trolleys in first week of 2018

Jan 5th 2018, 7:56 PM 8,260 Views 61 Comments

Nursing representatives met with HSE officials earlier today to see how hospital overcrowding can be reduced.

# inmo - Tuesday 2 January, 2018

'No effort being spared' says Health Minister after trolley numbers reach record high
# Overcrowding
# Overcrowding

'No effort being spared' says Health Minister after trolley numbers reach record high

Jan 2nd 2018, 7:40 PM 19,985 Views 122 Comments

A record high of 656 people were waiting on trolleys as 2018 began, according to the INMO.

# inmo - Thursday 9 November, 2017

'Detrimental and harmful': There were over 80,000 people on hospital trolleys so far this year
# INMO
# INMO

'Detrimental and harmful': There were over 80,000 people on hospital trolleys so far this year

Nov 9th 2017, 6:20 AM 5,058 Views 19 Comments

The INMO said the overcrowding situation is having a “serious, detrimental and harmful effect” on patients.

# inmo - Tuesday 29 August, 2017

Union recommends nurses back public service pay deal to roll back recession measures
# Public Service Pay
# Public Service Pay

Union recommends nurses back public service pay deal to roll back recession measures

Aug 29th 2017, 9:22 AM 10,879 Views 33 Comments

The recommendation comes after the union received clarifications from the Department of Public Expenditure.

# inmo - Tuesday 18 July, 2017

'It has left the hospital decimated': INMO warns of severe nursing shortage at Cork hospital
# St Finbarr's
# St Finbarr's

'It has left the hospital decimated': INMO warns of severe nursing shortage at Cork hospital

Jul 18th 2017, 7:00 AM 11,513 Views 19 Comments

The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation has claimed the safe care and dignity of residents is now at risk.