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#INMO

# 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 23,721 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 11,626 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 13,021 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 8,214 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 25,162 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 16,333 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Minister for Health Simon Harris said that the rescinded memo was “utterly offensive and unacceptable”.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 13,846 Views 27 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 38,987 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 18,067 Views 162 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 17,895 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 29,521 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 8,972 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 42,761 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 8,527 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 6,527 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 29,787 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 15,449 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 27,060 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 16,091 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 14,913 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 13,522 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 30,463 Views 87 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 15,920 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 24,042 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 39,425 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 25,029 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 17,214 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 20,292 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 11,249 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 10,956 Views 35 Comments

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 Trolleys
# 45 Trolleys

Overcrowding crisis: 'Extremely concerned' nurses say the Mater should go off-call

Nov 26th 2015, 1:04 PM 15,573 Views 43 Comments

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'
# Health Department
# Health Department

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

Nov 24th 2015, 4:50 PM 20,127 Views 116 Comments

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
# Budget Day
# Budget Day

Crisis point? Nurses will refuse to do office work or answer phones in protest

Oct 8th 2015, 8:48 AM 8,667 Views 26 Comments

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
# Trouble Brewing
# Trouble Brewing

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

Oct 7th 2015, 8:45 AM 14,444 Views 28 Comments

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
# Drogheda
# Drogheda

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

Sep 8th 2015, 7:35 PM 22,463 Views 54 Comments

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'
# Understaffed
# Understaffed

Nurses are going to work sick because they 'don't want to let the team down'

Jul 27th 2015, 4:11 PM 12,897 Views 27 Comments

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
# Trolley Watch
# Trolley Watch

Dublin hospital has highest number of patients on trolleys

Jun 12th 2015, 3:20 PM 13,373 Views 29 Comments

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
# Jobs
# Jobs

Recruiting: There are 90 midwife and nurse roles up for grabs in Mullingar

Feb 18th 2015, 4:54 PM 6,947 Views 5 Comments

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
# Our Lady Of Lourdes
# Our Lady Of Lourdes

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

Feb 12th 2015, 7:25 PM 15,595 Views 29 Comments

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
# Nurse Shortage
# Nurse Shortage

HSE has a 'major job ahead' if it wants to entice nurses to come home - INMO

Jan 21st 2015, 11:00 AM 10,394 Views 52 Comments

Almost 4,000 nurses resigned between 2010 and 2013.