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# irish-nurses-and-midwives-organisation - Sunday 17 March, 2019

'I'm dying, but I want to thank the nurses': Dozens write to Taoiseach to support nurses' strike

'I'm dying, but I want to thank the nurses': Dozens write to Taoiseach to support nurses' strike

A number of people wrote to Leo Varadkar during last month’s strike.

# irish-nurses-and-midwives-organisation - Monday 11 March, 2019

Talks between INMO and government to return to Labour Court as union rejects new nurses' deal

The negotiations come after nurses went on general strike for a number of days last month.

# irish-nurses-and-midwives-organisation - Tuesday 12 February, 2019

Nursing pay deal set to cost €10-€15 million this year and €30-€35 million in 2020

Finance Minister Donohoe has said that the Labour Court recommendations are “consistent with the public sector stability agreement”.

# irish-nurses-and-midwives-organisation - Monday 11 February, 2019

Strike days by nurses have been suspended after Labour Court intervention

This evening’s Labour Court recommendation includes a number of proposals.

# irish-nurses-and-midwives-organisation - Saturday 2 February, 2019

Nurses announce 2 further strike dates in addition to 5 already planned

The INMO made the decision after a meeting of its executive council today.

# irish-nurses-and-midwives-organisation - Wednesday 30 January, 2019

Factcheck: Are Irish nurses among the highest paid in the world?

Nurses and midwives across the country will be on strike from 8am this morning.

# irish-nurses-and-midwives-organisation - Tuesday 29 January, 2019

'In one day I might care for a very ill woman and help resuscitate a baby - and there's no respect'

Midwives didn’t pick the job for the money, but they want their skills to get the same recognition as other healthcare professionals, Maeve Gaynor writes.

# irish-nurses-and-midwives-organisation - Sunday 2 December, 2018

Worst November on record for hospital overcrowding as 9,679 wait on trolleys

The INMO has attributed to problem to understaffing and low pay levels.

# irish-nurses-and-midwives-organisation - Tuesday 6 November, 2018

Nurses and midwives to vote on all-out strike action

If the ballot is passed, they will start with a 24-hour work stoppage and escalate their action the following week.

# irish-nurses-and-midwives-organisation - Saturday 27 October, 2018

Agency nurses 'paid over €10,000 more a year than public staff'

The INMO said “the public sector simply isn’t offering the going rate for the job”.

# irish-nurses-and-midwives-organisation - Tuesday 2 January, 2018

'No effort being spared' says Health Minister after trolley numbers reach record high

A record high of 656 people were waiting on trolleys as 2018 began, according to the INMO.

# irish-nurses-and-midwives-organisation - Thursday 9 November, 2017

'Detrimental and harmful': There were over 80,000 people on hospital trolleys so far this year

The INMO said the overcrowding situation is having a “serious, detrimental and harmful effect” on patients.

# irish-nurses-and-midwives-organisation - Tuesday 29 August, 2017

Union recommends nurses back public service pay deal to roll back recession measures

The recommendation comes after the union received clarifications from the Department of Public Expenditure.

# irish-nurses-and-midwives-organisation - Tuesday 18 July, 2017

'It has left the hospital decimated': INMO warns of severe nursing shortage at Cork hospital

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

# irish-nurses-and-midwives-organisation - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

These are the most overcrowded hospitals in the country

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

# irish-nurses-and-midwives-organisation - Thursday 2 February, 2017

'Groundhog Day' as month begins with 600 people on hospital trolleys

The figure of 601 is just short of the high of 612 patients on trolleys at the beginning of January.

# irish-nurses-and-midwives-organisation - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

Irish nurses home for Christmas encouraged to attend HSE recruitment days

Industrial action is looming in the new year as nurses claim they are understaffed and overworked.

# irish-nurses-and-midwives-organisation - 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.

# irish-nurses-and-midwives-organisation - 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”.

# irish-nurses-and-midwives-organisation - 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%.

# irish-nurses-and-midwives-organisation - Monday 3 November, 2014

'We're gravely concerned': Nurses at Naas Hospital to protest severe overcrowding

INMO has said its members are “extremely worried at what lies ahead for the winter months”.

# irish-nurses-and-midwives-organisation - Monday 29 September, 2014

'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.

# irish-nurses-and-midwives-organisation - 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”.

# irish-nurses-and-midwives-organisation - 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.

# irish-nurses-and-midwives-organisation - 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.

# irish-nurses-and-midwives-organisation - 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.

# irish-nurses-and-midwives-organisation - 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.

# irish-nurses-and-midwives-organisation - 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.

# irish-nurses-and-midwives-organisation - Thursday 6 March, 2014

Shortage of midwives in every public maternity unit in Ireland

Portlaoise, Mullingar and the Rotunda have the biggest shortage of midwives.

# irish-nurses-and-midwives-organisation - Saturday 11 May, 2013

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…

# irish-nurses-and-midwives-organisation - Monday 8 April, 2013

New 'Ward Watch' figures show increase in patients placed in wards

Liam Doran of the INMO said that the figures showed that “the reduction in trolley numbers is completely offset by the placing of additional patients, on inpatient wards.”

# irish-nurses-and-midwives-organisation - Friday 15 March, 2013

Croke Park II will cut nurses wages by 11.1pc, not 1.7pc - INMO

Phil O’Shea from the IMNO said that government figures of a 1.7 per cent drop were incorrect.

# irish-nurses-and-midwives-organisation - Saturday 2 March, 2013

How do workers decide whether Croke Park II is approved?

The working conditions of 292,000 public workers could changed by the new proposals. So what happens now?

# irish-nurses-and-midwives-organisation - Thursday 28 February, 2013

Impact to meet today as more unions oppose Croke Park II

There is growing opposition to the proposed deal on cuts and reforms to public sector pay and conditions but the support of Impact and Siptu will be crucial for the government.

# irish-nurses-and-midwives-organisation - Thursday 21 February, 2013

Government seeks pay cut for public servants earning over €60,000

The INMO has said this is just one of the many proposals that was put on the table and the union is waiting to hear the full package.

# irish-nurses-and-midwives-organisation - Tuesday 19 February, 2013

Poll: Should Sunday premium pay for frontline staff be reduced? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Sunday premium pay for frontline staff be reduced?

The coalition has proposed reducing Sunday double-time down to time-and-a-half. Is that fair?

# irish-nurses-and-midwives-organisation - Monday 18 February, 2013

'We have no more to give': Over 3,000 attend Frontline services rally

Unions representing prison workers, hospital staff, ambulance workers and Gardaí attend a major rally in Tallaght.

Croke Park talks on public sector pay and reform to continue

Meanwhile, an alliance of gardaí, nurses, paramedics, firefighters and prison officers will hold a rally in Dublin this evening.

# irish-nurses-and-midwives-organisation - Wednesday 23 January, 2013

Column: Young nurses are right to boycott the new graduate scheme

Young nurses are right to boycott the new nursing graduate scheme, which would further cut pay for new graduates entering the Health Services, writes Patrick Nulty TD.

# irish-nurses-and-midwives-organisation - Thursday 17 January, 2013

INMO: Minimal applications means boycott on nurse graduate scheme working

The HSE has said that the numbers applying for the scheme have been small, leading to a review taking place.

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