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# inmo - Friday 31 October, 2014

SIPTU ask nurses and midwives to reject 50% increase in registration fee

Members are being advised to continue paying the 2014 fee of €100.

# inmo - Thursday 2 October, 2014

Nurses and midwives hit out at 50% hike in registration fee

The rise in the fee is related to costs incurred through the implementation of the Nurses and Midwifes’ Act of 2011.

# inmo - Monday 29 September, 2014

"Deplorable overcrowding": Dozens on trolleys in Limerick hospital

The INMO said today that the Major Emergency Plan should have been implemented at the hospital today, with 47 people on trolleys in the Emergency Department this morning.

'Overcrowded and clinically dangerous': Nurses criticise conditions at Mullingar hospital

The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation has called on the HSE to immediately recruit more staff at MRHM.

# inmo - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

More than 360,000 people are on hospital waiting lists

The figure increased by 50,000 from January to July.

# inmo - Monday 15 September, 2014

Galway nurses to protest 'severe overcrowding' in Emergency Department

The INMO said today nurses are finishing shifts “in a distressed state, experiencing burnout and frustration at the lack of action”.

# inmo - Saturday 13 September, 2014

'Winter is coming' and nurses say Irish hospitals are not prepared

Figures show there was a 19% increase in the number of patients on trolleys compared to last year.

# inmo - Friday 29 August, 2014

Staff shortage at Kerry General Hospital now at "unsafe" levels says union

The INMO says a block on hiring is making the problem worse.

# inmo - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

Nurses to protest at Drogheda Hospital today

Nurses say overcrowding levels are dangerous.

# inmo - Thursday 31 July, 2014

Nurses report 'dangerous' patient overcrowding at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital

INMO is calling for the Drogheda hospital’s emergency department to be taken off call for 48 hours to ease the strain.

# inmo - Thursday 26 June, 2014

Pimps 'taking advantage' of delay in new prostitution law

Twelve months have now passed since a Dáil committee recommended new laws that would see buyers of sex punished.

# inmo - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

How are senior gardaí appointed and removed from their jobs?

The Technical Group will put forward a Bill today that would update the current process.

# inmo - Monday 19 May, 2014

INMO say proposals 'seriously compromise patient safety'. 'Scaremongering' says James Reilly

The health minister also cast doubts on the savings targets.

# inmo - Sunday 18 May, 2014

INMO and HSE at odds over whether additional savings of €80m are being sought

The INMO says the savings are being sought – the HSE says this is incorrect.

# inmo - Friday 9 May, 2014

Reilly won't speak at nurses conference because he's unwell

Nurses will debate motions on bullying and Universal Health Insurance at the conference in Kilkenny.

# inmo - Thursday 8 May, 2014

Nurse to patient ratio is becoming unsafe says INMO

Irish nurses look after between 20 and 60 per cent more patients than their British counterparts.

# inmo - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

Irish health service "is now critical and frequently unsafe"

That’s according to the INMO, which is to launch its Safe Staffing initiative tomorrow at its AGM.

# inmo - Tuesday 11 March, 2014

Trolleys 'overflowing' onto corridors at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital

The HSE acknowledged that the hospital was “exceptionally busy” today and said measures have been put in place to address the high patient numbers.

# inmo - Tuesday 18 February, 2014

State purchase of Mount Carmel was never a viable option, says Reilly

The INMO said that Mount Carmel would have been profitable in 2014.

INMO to call for investigation into Mount Carmel closure

The Oireacthas Health Committee is to meet today to discuss the matter.

# inmo - Saturday 15 February, 2014

INMO look at patient care guidelines in wake of Francis Report recommendations

The report, published last year, looked at the failings of a UK hospital that led to the deaths of as many as 500 patients.

# inmo - Thursday 13 February, 2014

HSE approves recruitment of new nurses over Tullamore hospital crisis

The INMO has called on the HSE to act immediately.

# inmo - Thursday 6 February, 2014

Overcrowding fears lead Tallaght Hospital to cancel non-urgent surgeries

The hospital’s management said it was in the middle of a ‘clearly undesirable situation’ but said patient safety was being maintained.

# inmo - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

Concerns that overcrowding at Tallaght Hospital puts patient safety at risk

The INMO said that in January, there were 254 people on trolleys, and another 69 on the wards on trolleys.

# inmo - Wednesday 15 January, 2014

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Conferences and classes planned as nursing union buys former hospital for €2.9m [pics]

The distinctive red brick and terracotta building was built between 1899 and 1901. The INMO plans to use it as an education and conference centre.

# inmo - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

Just 42 people on trolleys but 'one snowflake doesn't make a white Christmas'

The numbers are down significantly on last year when 107 people spent Christmas on trolleys in hospitals around the country.

# inmo - Thursday 19 September, 2013

IMO warns “significant progress needed” to avert strike as officials examine doctor rosters

Teams from the junior doctors’ union and the HSE will visit hospitals today to examine rosters. The threat of strike action remains in place for next Wednesday.

# inmo - Wednesday 18 September, 2013

INMO: Patients who need care will receive care during doctors' strike

Liam Doran of the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation said that the strike will impact on routine admissions and outpatient appointments.

# inmo - Tuesday 17 September, 2013

Talks to avert doctors' strike to resume on Friday after local 'roster check'

But plans for the 24 hour work stoppage by junior doctors next Wednesday remain in place following talks at the LRC today.

INMO: Nurses won't carry out doctors' work during 24-hour strike

The nursing union is backing next week’s strike, and say it is “unacceptable” that the HSE has forced junior doctors to take industrial action.

# inmo - Thursday 1 August, 2013

HSE to pay student nurses and midwives €6.49 an hour

Fourth year students who are due to go on placements will be paid, at best, 86 cent less than the national minimum wage, being paid €6.49 an hour for the first 12 weeks.

Nurses unions say HSE is "bullying" staff into accepting 15 per cent pay cut

The HSE has rejected claims that it will ask existing nurses to apply for their jobs through a graduate programme that pays 85 per cent of the standard wage.

# inmo - Friday 31 May, 2013

UNITE tells members they should vote against Haddington Road deal

The union says the new proposals don’t address its concerns about the broader economic effect of public pay cuts.

# inmo - Tuesday 28 May, 2013

The Evening Fix: Now with added footage from inside a tornado

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

"This was a very difficult decision": INMO accepts Haddington Road deal

The INMO had rejected the Croke Park II pay deal but has said the new deal is the best available for its members

# inmo - Sunday 19 May, 2013

Column: Game, Set and Match to the Banks

The extent to which banks are running Ireland and Europe is clearly shown by the recently published Insolvency Guidelines and Rules, writes Dave Hughes.

# inmo - Saturday 11 May, 2013

Healthcare workers 'at risk over Irish failure to implement EU laws'

ICTU says the EU’s directive on ‘sharps’ – requiring medical needles to retract after use – was to become Irish law by today.

INMO chief dismisses 'man who cried wolf' suggestions on strike action

Liam Doran says he doesn’t pay attention to newspaper commentary suggesting he regularly threatens industrial action.

Reilly apologises for 'stick to the day job' remark to singing nurse Life Of Reilly This post contains videos

Reilly apologises for 'stick to the day job' remark to singing nurse

It’s not been the best week for the Minister for Health…