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#INMO

# inmo - Tuesday 6 September, 2016

The hospital trolley problem is getting better, slowly

There’s a marked difference between Dublin and the rest of the country.

# inmo - Wednesday 10 August, 2016

There were more patients on trolleys last month than in any July in the past decade HSE

There were more patients on trolleys last month than in any July in the past decade

However, in a statement to TheJournal.ie, the HSE disputed the INMO narrative, saying that the trolley count for yesterday showed an an overall reduction compared to the same date last year.

# inmo - Monday 8 August, 2016

Nurses 'seeking employment elsewhere' after they say St James's Hospital took their parking

Over 100 INMO members met last Thursday and condemned the actions of management.

# inmo - 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.

# inmo - 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.

# inmo - Wednesday 20 April, 2016

Patients left lying on trolleys while 40-bed unit remains vacant at nearby hospital

Yesterday there were 20 patients on trolleys at Tipperary General Hospital.

# inmo - Tuesday 19 April, 2016

Foreign hospitals are looking to hire Irish nurses this weekend

And the INMO says many are going to go.

# inmo - 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.

# inmo - 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.

# inmo - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

Thursday's strike action by nurses has been called off

Nurses in emergency departments will now be balloted on revised proposals.

# inmo - Friday 8 January, 2016

‘Sensible people are putting their health at risk’ – Patients going to GPs when they need emergency treatment

Meanwhile, doctors are being balloted on industrial action at University Hospital Limerick.

# inmo - 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.

# inmo - 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.

# inmo - 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.

# inmo - Tuesday 15 December, 2015

# inmo - 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.

# inmo - 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”.

# inmo - 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.

# inmo - Tuesday 24 November, 2015

Enda to Micheál: 'You ran like a scalded cat, as fast as your legs could carry you'

The Taoiseach accused former health minister Micheál Martin of doubling health spend without achieving any results.

# inmo - 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.

# inmo - Wednesday 7 October, 2015

Nurses threaten strike action as Galway mental health staff refuse to work over safety concerns

The INMO’s announcement comes on foot of an incident at the mental health unit of University Hospital Galway on Friday.

# inmo - Tuesday 8 September, 2015

'Strong possibility' of strike action after cancer patient left on trolley for five days

The man was one of 40 in need of a bed in the overcrowded Emergency Department in Our Lady of Lourdes.

# inmo - 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.

# inmo - Friday 12 June, 2015

Dublin hospital has highest number of patients on trolleys

The INMO has said the latest trolley figures are “a damning indictment of our society”.

# inmo - 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.

# inmo - Thursday 12 February, 2015

The hospital with the worst overcrowding problem is getting a boost of nurses

Changes are set to occur after an appearance by the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation before the Labour Relations Commission yesterday.

# inmo - 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.

# inmo - 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.

# inmo - 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.

# inmo - Friday 9 January, 2015

There are 401 people on trolleys today

The figure peaked at more than 600 on Tuesday.

Nurses from Beaumont will protest at the gates of their own hospital today

This comes in a week when the number of patients on trolleys around the country passed 600 for the first time.

# inmo - 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.

# inmo - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

Over 600 patients are waiting for hospital beds around the country

This comes after news of planned industrial action at Beaumont Hospital – one of the worst affected by overcrowding.

Nurses at Beaumont Hospital are going on a work-to-rule

Yesterday there were 563 people on trolley beds in Ireland.

# inmo - Monday 5 January, 2015

Hospital overcrowding: Calls for Ireland to poach nurses from UK and Australia

A record number of people are now waiting for beds, with the INMO saying industrial action is likely due to ‘chronic overcrowding’.

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

# inmo - Saturday 3 January, 2015

Varadkar: Nurses must sort out registration fee dispute amongst themselves

The Health Minister said he is monitoring the situation but can’t step in.

# inmo - Monday 29 December, 2014

INMO calls on nurses to boycott increased registration fee

The Nurses and Midwifery Board of Ireland denied it has been ‘threatening’ members.

# inmo - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

Nurses 'demoralised again' as HSE gains 11% more senior managers in four years

The number of nurses fell in the same period by almost 3%.