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#INMO

# 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 23,028 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 73,419 Views 115 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 26,736 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 56,048 Views 118 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 23,352 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 10,713 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 56,590 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 17,632 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 11,337 Views 101 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 11,355 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 18,038 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 14,999 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 13,699 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 10,270 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 13,090 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 6,587 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 11,931 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 7,065 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 75,108 Views 137 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 11,565 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 19,380 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 6,756 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 12,387 Views 106 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 33,021 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 13,413 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 8,311 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 19,993 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 5,067 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 10,893 Views 36 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 11,528 Views 20 Comments

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

# inmo - Monday 3 July, 2017

Calls for patients to give feedback on their experience in Irish hospitals
# Simon Harris
# Simon Harris

Calls for patients to give feedback on their experience in Irish hospitals

Jul 3rd 2017, 11:36 AM 9,267 Views 31 Comments

Overcrowding in Irish hospitals increased in the first three months of 2017.

There were over 50,000 people on hospital trolleys in the first six months of 2017
# Record High
# Record High

There were over 50,000 people on hospital trolleys in the first six months of 2017

Jul 3rd 2017, 8:04 AM 6,668 Views 43 Comments

The INMO said that this was further evidence that our health service “simply cannot cope with the demands”.

# inmo - Friday 5 May, 2017

Simon Harris commits to giving graduating Irish student nurses full-time contracts
# Full Time Whistle
# Full Time Whistle

Simon Harris commits to giving graduating Irish student nurses full-time contracts

May 5th 2017, 6:25 PM 9,905 Views 35 Comments

Staffing and retention are two key issues that nearly led to industrial action in the nursing sector earlier this year.

# inmo - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

These are the most overcrowded hospitals in the country
# Record Highs
# Record Highs

These are the most overcrowded hospitals in the country

May 3rd 2017, 7:00 AM 30,874 Views 45 Comments

There’s been an improvement in Dublin, but things are getting worse in other counties.

# inmo - Friday 7 April, 2017

Crisis averted? 1,200 nurses and midwives to be hired by end of year
# Stable Condition
# Stable Condition

Crisis averted? 1,200 nurses and midwives to be hired by end of year

Apr 7th 2017, 10:59 PM 17,568 Views 45 Comments

Health Minister Simon Harris has said that the measures offer nurses and midwives “enhanced opportunities to advance their careers”.

# inmo - Saturday 4 March, 2017

Nurses have deferred industrial action planned for Tuesday
# Deferral
# Deferral

Nurses have deferred industrial action planned for Tuesday

Mar 4th 2017, 7:07 PM 8,103 Views 11 Comments

The INMO says it will ballot on WRC recommendations.

# inmo - Wednesday 1 March, 2017

Nurses' union agrees to meet with Workplace Relations Commission - but work-to-rule is still on
# Work-to-rule
# Work-to-rule

Nurses' union agrees to meet with Workplace Relations Commission - but work-to-rule is still on

Mar 1st 2017, 8:05 PM 6,637 Views 18 Comments

Over 30,000 INMO members are set to work-to-rule next Tuesday, 7 March.

# inmo - Thursday 9 February, 2017

Poll: Do you support the nurses taking industrial action?
# Poll
# Poll

Poll: Do you support the nurses taking industrial action?

Feb 9th 2017, 10:42 AM 29,138 Views 77 Comments

A number of days of industrial action are scheduled to take place next month.

# inmo - Saturday 21 January, 2017

'If this many people were dying in another way, there’d be war over it'
# Hospital Overcrowding
# Hospital Overcrowding

'If this many people were dying in another way, there’d be war over it'

Jan 21st 2017, 7:25 AM 17,703 Views 32 Comments

What do doctors and nurses want done to tackle hospital overcrowding and record numbers on trolleys? More beds, for starters.

# inmo - Saturday 14 January, 2017

'Sick and tired': Why Ireland's' nurses are leaving in their droves
# Where Does It Hurt?
# Where Does It Hurt?

'Sick and tired': Why Ireland's' nurses are leaving in their droves

Jan 14th 2017, 7:10 AM 18,061 Views 31 Comments

‘Recruitment freezes, a lack of respect and better options elsewhere’.