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#Midwives

# midwives - 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.

# midwives - Wednesday 4 September, 2013

Ireland gets its own 'One Born Every Minute'

TV3 has brought its camera crew to Holles Street.

# midwives - Wednesday 21 August, 2013

Study: Better for women to be cared for by midwives than doctors when giving birth

Women who had midwife-led care had fewer epidurals, fewer episiotomies and were less likely to give birth early.

# midwives - Saturday 3 August, 2013

RTE, renters and returning to school: The week in numbers

Plus: How many people have been late paying their rent in the past year?

# midwives - Tuesday 16 July, 2013

Nurses and midwives: The HSE is breaking minimum wage law

The INMO said that interns are being asked to increase their hours while only being paid 50 per cent of the staff rate of pay.

# midwives - Saturday 11 May, 2013

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.

# midwives - Friday 10 May, 2013

The 9 at 9: Friday

Good morning! Here are the nine things you need to know as you kick off your day.

INMO president: Reilly "has shown little or no regard" for nurses, midwives

The INMO is to present the health minister with the findings of its trolley and ward watch initiatives, which show an increase in the amount of people on trolleys.

# midwives - Thursday 9 May, 2013

INMO to debate emergency motion on industrial action

The INMO annual conference is taking place in Letterkenny today and the motion discusses the option of industrial action if the government imposes pay cuts.

# midwives - Wednesday 8 May, 2013

INMO prepared to mobilise against pay cuts

The conference begins this morning, and Minister for Health James Reilly will speak to those gathered tomorrow.

# midwives - Tuesday 7 May, 2013

Issue of pay to dominate INMO annual conference

The INMO is to hold its annual conference tomorrow, and its general secretary said he expects “lively debate” at the event.

# midwives - Monday 18 March, 2013

Column: New HSE plans will further limit women’s choices in childbirth

Last summer, the Minister for Health endorsed home birth and said more women should be offered the choice of giving birth at home – but new HSE guidelines will have the opposite effect, Eva-Louise Goussot writes.

# midwives - Wednesday 6 February, 2013

INMO reaffirms "total opposition" to Croke Park pay cuts

The association said that the government’s approach is “provocative” and “unrealistic”.

# midwives - Tuesday 8 January, 2013

James Reilly asked to stop HSE plan to pay graduate nurses lower salaries Pay

James Reilly asked to stop HSE plan to pay graduate nurses lower salaries

SIPTU has written to the Minister for Health asking him to stop the HSE plan to recruit new nurses on lower salaries

# midwives - Monday 7 January, 2013

Graduate nurses should not accept 'insulting salary' - INMO HSE

Graduate nurses should not accept 'insulting salary' - INMO

The general secretary of the INMO hopes that a graduate boycott of the jobs on offer at the reduced rate will ‘force the HSE back to the table’.

# midwives - Thursday 20 December, 2012

Nurses' union demands boycott of graduate scheme over pay dispute

The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation says graduate nurses should not have to work for 80 per cent of the usual wage.

# midwives - Tuesday 11 December, 2012

HSE to recruit up to 1,000 graduate nurses and midwives next year HSE

HSE to recruit up to 1,000 graduate nurses and midwives next year

The recruitment drive could save as much as €10 million by reducing the reliance on agency workers and overtime, the HSE said this evening.

# midwives - Monday 29 October, 2012

Column: 11 things nobody tells you about giving birth

Some things you can learn from books, writes mother of three Deborah McCarthy – but not these.

# midwives - Wednesday 22 August, 2012

'Grave concerns' over controversial HSE plan to fire hospital staff

The HSE has produced a report which proposes getting rid of all agency staff in three hospitals – but the plan has drawn harsh criticism.

# midwives - Thursday 28 June, 2012

Column: I had a home birth – and all mums should have the same option

Why shouldn’t women have the choice of giving birth at home? The belief that all mothers need to be in hospital is an urban myth, writes Eva-Louise Goussot.

# midwives - Tuesday 12 June, 2012

Irish nurses and midwives join vigil for Bahrain medics

The members of the INMO have joined a vigil to highlight the trial of health professionals in Bahrain, and are calling for the release of their fellow professionals.

# midwives - Saturday 12 May, 2012

Video: Reilly tells nurses that closed hospital beds will not be reopened

James Reilly also told delegates at the INMO conference that nurses can do more of the work that doctors have done historically.

# midwives - Friday 11 May, 2012

Health Minister to address INMO conference today

James Reilly will address the conference as nurses and midwives conclude their annual conference in Killarney today.

# midwives - Tuesday 8 May, 2012

HSE recruitment moratorium 'destructive and irrational', say health staff

That’s according to members of the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation, who will hold their 93rd annual conference this week. The theme for the event this year is ‘Safe care – safe practice – no compromise’.

# midwives - Thursday 26 January, 2012

Taoiseach slams doctor who has warned mothers and babies could die

Warnings that an exodus of midwives from the HSE will lead to deaths have been branded ‘outrageous’ by Enda Kenny.

# midwives - Saturday 23 July, 2011

Public rally in Wexford over plans to cut Domino maternity scheme

It’s claimed that the scheme is being ‘quietly’ withdrawn from Wexford General Hospital. Domino allows for home births and a midwife-led antenatal clinic.

# midwives - Wednesday 16 February, 2011

Student nurses protest over plans to cut pay for placements

Government plans would see payments to final year nursing students in respect of time on placement phased out.

# midwives - Wednesday 2 February, 2011

Psychiatric nurses join campaign to reverse wage cuts

Psychiatric nurses have joined the campaign aimed at reversing pay cuts to student nurses who are required to work full time as part of their training.