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#medical workers

# medical-workers - Sunday 15 November, 2015

"There are worse things than dying" - how Irish medical workers deal with the final journey

Doctors, nurses and specialists told us what death means to them as an experience.

# medical-workers - Thursday 25 December, 2014

The Firefighter: 'It's never a good time to have a fire in your home, but Christmas is especially upsetting'

Those of us with kids will rise early to see if Santa came to visit, have some breakfast, exchange gifts and then wish our loved ones a Happy Christmas as we leave for work.

# medical-workers - Thursday 31 July, 2014

Medical workers in scrubs to protest at ‘die-in’ Gaza protest in Dublin

The medical workers want the Irish Government to condemn attacks on medical workers, hospitals and ambulances in Gaza.

# medical-workers - Thursday 31 January, 2013

Junior doctors in Cork worked almost 125,000 overtime hours in 5 months

Earlier this month it was revealed that junior doctors are being asked to work 36 hours in succession.

# medical-workers - Monday 21 January, 2013

Column: Working conditions in hospitals are so bad that sometimes I get no sleep at all

Writing under the condition of anonymity, one junior doctor describes a typical work week in a busy Dublin hospital.

"It's a killer" - Junior doctors still forced to work 36-hour shifts Exclusive

A source also told TheJournal.ie that he works “about 70 hours a week on average” and is often not paid overtime.