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#Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation

# irish-nurses-and-midwives-organisation - Tuesday 21 July, 2020

Nurse who was hospitalised with Covid-19 criticises low staffing and says she was 'extremely burned out'
# Dáil Covid Committee
# Dáil Covid Committee

Nurse who was hospitalised with Covid-19 criticises low staffing and says she was 'extremely burned out'

Updated Jul 21st 2020, 11:30 AM 71,035 Views 60 Comments

The INMO said that it would be “inhumane” to not increase healthcare staff ahead of a second Covid-19 wave.

# irish-nurses-and-midwives-organisation - Tuesday 24 December, 2019

More than 200 patients waiting on trolleys in Irish hospitals on Christmas Eve
# Waiting
# Waiting

More than 200 patients waiting on trolleys in Irish hospitals on Christmas Eve

Dec 24th 2019, 1:56 PM 23,847 Views 42 Comments

The number is down from the more than 400 who were waiting for a bed yesterday morning.

# irish-nurses-and-midwives-organisation - Monday 26 August, 2019

Over 1,300 nursing and midwifery posts in Irish hospitals are being left vacant
# INMO
# INMO

Over 1,300 nursing and midwifery posts in Irish hospitals are being left vacant

Aug 26th 2019, 8:07 AM 17,490 Views 31 Comments

One in six midwifery posts are being left vacant.

# irish-nurses-and-midwives-organisation - Thursday 4 April, 2019

'Patients at risk': Nurses ask health committee to investigate overcrowding at Limerick hospital
# Uhl
# Uhl

'Patients at risk': Nurses ask health committee to investigate overcrowding at Limerick hospital

Apr 4th 2019, 12:48 PM 7,701 Views 12 Comments

The letter states the hospital is in a ‘constant state of overcrowding’.

# irish-nurses-and-midwives-organisation - Wednesday 3 April, 2019

'No longer anything to fear': INMO calls on members to accept proposals to resolve pay strike
# Labour Court
# Labour Court

'No longer anything to fear': INMO calls on members to accept proposals to resolve pay strike

Apr 3rd 2019, 9:44 PM 12,630 Views 15 Comments

It follows a Labour Court recommendation in the INMO’s favour.

# 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

Mar 17th 2019, 12:05 AM 18,717 Views 14 Comments

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
# Nurses Strike
# Nurses Strike

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

Updated Mar 11th 2019, 6:08 PM 20,806 Views 30 Comments

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
# Back To Work
# Back To Work

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

Updated Feb 12th 2019, 4:30 PM 36,838 Views 110 Comments

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
# INMO
# INMO

Strike days by nurses have been suspended after Labour Court intervention

Updated Feb 11th 2019, 7:39 PM 89,486 Views 100 Comments

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
# Industrial Action
# Industrial Action

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

Feb 2nd 2019, 5:11 PM 60,627 Views 162 Comments

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?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

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

Jan 30th 2019, 12:05 AM 116,219 Views 126 Comments

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'
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Jan 29th 2019, 9:30 PM 19,358 Views 21 Comments

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
# INMO
# INMO

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

Dec 2nd 2018, 9:28 AM 11,205 Views 100 Comments

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
# Strike
# Strike

Nurses and midwives to vote on all-out strike action

Nov 6th 2018, 3:15 PM 14,924 Views 69 Comments

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'
# 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 13,474 Views 42 Comments

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
# Overcrowding
# Overcrowding

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

Jan 2nd 2018, 7:40 PM 19,981 Views 122 Comments

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
# INMO
# INMO

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

Nov 9th 2017, 6:20 AM 5,057 Views 19 Comments

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
# 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 10,875 Views 33 Comments

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
# 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 11,508 Views 20 Comments

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
# Record Highs
# Record Highs

These are the most overcrowded hospitals in the country

May 3rd 2017, 7:00 AM 30,846 Views 45 Comments

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
# Trolleywatch
# Trolleywatch

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

Feb 2nd 2017, 7:29 AM 7,763 Views 29 Comments

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
# Vacancies
# Vacancies

Irish nurses home for Christmas encouraged to attend HSE recruitment days

Dec 28th 2016, 6:15 AM 7,820 Views 17 Comments

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'
# Understaffed
# Understaffed

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

Jul 27th 2015, 4:11 PM 12,880 Views 27 Comments

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
# Trolley Watch
# Trolley Watch

Dublin hospital has highest number of patients on trolleys

Jun 12th 2015, 3:20 PM 13,331 Views 29 Comments

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
# Health Reform
# Health Reform

Nurses 'demoralised again' as HSE gains 11% more senior managers in four years

Nov 25th 2014, 3:58 PM 11,578 Views 56 Comments

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
# Trolleys
# Trolleys

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

Nov 3rd 2014, 5:38 PM 9,925 Views 10 Comments

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
# Midlands Regional
# Midlands Regional

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

Sep 29th 2014, 10:42 AM 7,161 Views 5 Comments

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
# Hospitals
# Hospitals

Galway nurses to protest 'severe overcrowding' in Emergency Department

Sep 15th 2014, 6:55 PM 8,188 Views 22 Comments

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
# Overcrowding
# Overcrowding

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

Sep 13th 2014, 5:00 PM 11,017 Views 23 Comments

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
# Our Lady Of Lourdes
# Our Lady Of Lourdes

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

Jul 31st 2014, 7:03 PM 8,261 Views 22 Comments

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
# Turn Off The Red Light
# Turn Off The Red Light

Pimps 'taking advantage' of delay in new prostitution law

Jun 26th 2014, 9:54 AM 17,417 Views 58 Comments

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
# Sick Day
# Sick Day

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

May 9th 2014, 11:50 AM 11,660 Views 54 Comments

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
# Overcrowding
# Overcrowding

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

Mar 11th 2014, 12:42 PM 7,634 Views 30 Comments

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
# Shortfall
# Shortfall

Shortage of midwives in every public maternity unit in Ireland

Mar 6th 2014, 12:00 PM 8,503 Views 26 Comments

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
# Life Of Reilly

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

May 11th 2013, 12:45 PM 12,677 Views 78 Comments

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
# Ward Watch
# Ward Watch

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

Apr 8th 2013, 2:45 PM 4,809 Views 3 Comments

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
# Croke Park II
# Croke Park II

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

Mar 15th 2013, 8:29 AM 10,112 Views 117 Comments

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?
# Explainer
# Explainer

How do workers decide whether Croke Park II is approved?

Mar 2nd 2013, 8:15 AM 7,830 Views 46 Comments

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
# Croke Park II
# Croke Park II

Impact to meet today as more unions oppose Croke Park II

Feb 28th 2013, 7:50 AM 6,274 Views 64 Comments

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
# Croke Park Agreement
# Croke Park Agreement

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

Feb 21st 2013, 8:29 AM 8,508 Views 139 Comments

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.

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