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# 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 9,251 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 6,649 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 9,890 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 30,851 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 17,548 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 8,094 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 6,607 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 29,128 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 17,520 Views 34 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 17,822 Views 31 Comments

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

# inmo - Wednesday 4 January, 2017

Paramedics 'disturbed' over delays bringing patients to Emergency Departments
# Perfect Storm
# Perfect Storm

Paramedics 'disturbed' over delays bringing patients to Emergency Departments

Jan 4th 2017, 6:45 PM 23,684 Views 99 Comments

Siptu members said today that delays of between one and three hours have been observed across the country.

# inmo - Tuesday 3 January, 2017

There are currently 612 people waiting for beds in Irish hospitals
# Health
# Health

There are currently 612 people waiting for beds in Irish hospitals

Jan 3rd 2017, 12:37 PM 11,588 Views 71 Comments

The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) says it sets a new record.

# inmo - Thursday 15 December, 2016

"We've had enough": Nurses have voted overwhelmingly in favour of industrial action
# Strike
# Strike

"We've had enough": Nurses have voted overwhelmingly in favour of industrial action

Dec 15th 2016, 6:09 PM 12,998 Views 88 Comments

The industrial action – including one-day stoppages – will begin in February.

# inmo - Tuesday 29 November, 2016

'Disillusioned and concerned': Midwives to start industrial action over staff shortages
# Call The Midwife
# Call The Midwife

'Disillusioned and concerned': Midwives to start industrial action over staff shortages

Nov 29th 2016, 5:32 PM 8,184 Views 11 Comments

They have voted in favour of action up to and including the complete withdrawal of labour.

# inmo - Saturday 26 November, 2016

FactCheck: Nursing union leader Liam Doran's claims about the Irish health service
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Nursing union leader Liam Doran's claims about the Irish health service

Nov 26th 2016, 8:00 AM 25,042 Views 121 Comments

The INMO General Secretary made a series of claims on Claire Byrne Live this week. Here’s our FactCheck roundup.

# inmo - Thursday 10 November, 2016

HSE boss apologises after leaked memo said patients could be removed with "minimum force"
# Apology
# Apology

HSE boss apologises after leaked memo said patients could be removed with "minimum force"

Nov 10th 2016, 11:56 AM 16,301 Views 79 Comments

Minister for Health Simon Harris said that the rescinded memo was “utterly offensive and unacceptable”.

# inmo - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

Questions raised after memo said patients could be removed with "minimum force"
# HSE
# HSE

Questions raised after memo said patients could be removed with "minimum force"

Nov 9th 2016, 10:55 PM 13,832 Views 26 Comments

Minister for Health Simon Harris said that the rescinded memo was “utterly offensive and unacceptable”.

# inmo - Friday 4 November, 2016

More unions line up to question Lansdowne Road as all-out industrial strife looms
# Trouble And Strike
# Trouble And Strike

More unions line up to question Lansdowne Road as all-out industrial strife looms

Nov 4th 2016, 6:02 PM 38,971 Views 200 Comments

Bodies representing thousands of workers are calling for talks following the offer made to gardaí.

# inmo - Thursday 27 October, 2016

Over 500 schools to close today kicking off a season of strikes
# Winter Of Discontent
# Winter Of Discontent

Over 500 schools to close today kicking off a season of strikes

Oct 27th 2016, 6:30 AM 17,810 Views 163 Comments

Teachers are not the only group set to strike over the coming weeks.

# inmo - Thursday 20 October, 2016

Poll: Should there be mandatory jail terms for people who assault medical staff?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should there be mandatory jail terms for people who assault medical staff?

Oct 20th 2016, 9:28 AM 17,876 Views 85 Comments

Frontline employees have to work in very difficult environments.

# inmo - Wednesday 19 October, 2016

"In Ireland, you're like a zombie by the end of the week": Irish nurse on why she's working in Australia
# Tired Of Battling
# Tired Of Battling

"In Ireland, you're like a zombie by the end of the week": Irish nurse on why she's working in Australia

Oct 19th 2016, 6:01 AM 28,665 Views 34 Comments

A registered nurse in their first year would earn €200 less per week in Ireland than a nurse in the same position in Australia.

# inmo - Monday 17 October, 2016

The 'pressure cooker' healthcare system and other reasons why nurses are travelling abroad
# Quality Of Care
# Quality Of Care

The 'pressure cooker' healthcare system and other reasons why nurses are travelling abroad

Oct 17th 2016, 6:10 AM 8,959 Views 6 Comments

“There are better opportunities, there’s a greater respect for the nurse’s role, the work and pay conditions are better, and the lifestyle is freer.”

# inmo - Friday 7 October, 2016

'We aren't nurses anymore: we are slaves' - Irish nurses explain why they've had enough
# Ballot To Strike
# Ballot To Strike

'We aren't nurses anymore: we are slaves' - Irish nurses explain why they've had enough

Oct 7th 2016, 6:01 AM 42,421 Views 77 Comments

A post from a student nurse has gone viral for how it portrays the many difficulties of working in the Irish health sector.

# inmo - Tuesday 6 September, 2016

The hospital trolley problem is getting better, slowly
# Slow Recovery
# Slow Recovery

The hospital trolley problem is getting better, slowly

Sep 6th 2016, 9:40 AM 8,499 Views 36 Comments

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
# HSE

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

Aug 10th 2016, 6:00 AM 6,504 Views 15 Comments

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
# Parking Row
# Parking Row

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

Aug 8th 2016, 6:00 AM 29,700 Views 129 Comments

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
# Industrial Action
# Industrial Action

Will there be a summer of strikes? There's trouble brewing on several fronts

May 29th 2016, 8:00 AM 15,406 Views 75 Comments

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
# Staffing Crisis
# Staffing Crisis

Irish nurses are abused so often that many don't bother reporting it

May 3rd 2016, 7:12 PM 27,003 Views 40 Comments

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
# Overcrowding
# Overcrowding

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

Apr 20th 2016, 6:01 AM 16,071 Views 33 Comments

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
# Out The Door
# Out The Door

Foreign hospitals are looking to hire Irish nurses this weekend

Apr 19th 2016, 6:04 AM 14,894 Views 44 Comments

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
# Crisis Talks
# Crisis Talks

Nurses to be hired "as matter of urgency" to reduce emergency department overcrowding

Mar 16th 2016, 6:16 PM 13,507 Views 40 Comments

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
# Roles And Responsibilities
# Roles And Responsibilities

"Win-win for everyone" - Irish nurses set to take key tasks out of doctors' hands

Feb 10th 2016, 8:55 PM 30,324 Views 88 Comments

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
# Overcrowding
# Overcrowding

Thursday's strike action by nurses has been called off

Jan 12th 2016, 7:15 AM 15,903 Views 28 Comments

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
# Overcrowding
# Overcrowding

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

Jan 8th 2016, 4:00 PM 24,025 Views 46 Comments

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'
# Five Year Plan
# Five Year Plan

'Even if I got a cheque for €100 million - I couldn't fix this overnight'

Jan 7th 2016, 9:34 PM 39,375 Views 171 Comments

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
# Emergency
# Emergency

Overcrowding at Beaumont Hospital 'inhumane', with elderly woman left on chair all night

Jan 6th 2016, 6:55 PM 24,964 Views 93 Comments

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
# Overcrowding
# Overcrowding

Varadkar to nurses: Planned strike will compromise patient safety

Jan 5th 2016, 9:08 PM 17,204 Views 104 Comments

The INMO strike will see rolling two hour stoppages at emergency departments on 14 January.

# inmo - Tuesday 15 December, 2015

'A patient could come in with a heart attack and wait on a trolley': Life for Ireland's emergency department nurses
# Nurses Strike
# Nurses Strike

'A patient could come in with a heart attack and wait on a trolley': Life for Ireland's emergency department nurses

Dec 15th 2015, 6:15 PM 20,276 Views 54 Comments

Last minute negotiations have seen strike action averted.

# inmo - Monday 14 December, 2015

Nurses strike called off as last-minute talks lead to new staffing proposals
# INMO
# INMO

Nurses strike called off as last-minute talks lead to new staffing proposals

Dec 14th 2015, 11:27 PM 11,238 Views 90 Comments

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
# Overcrowding
# Overcrowding

'It's absolute bedlam' - nurses' strike set to go ahead as 372 reported on hospital trolleys yesterday

Dec 10th 2015, 10:20 AM 10,924 Views 35 Comments

The INMO believes there is “a tolerance of emergency department overcrowding”.