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# nchd - Thursday 7 November, 2019

Doctors to vote on taking industrial action over pay for consultants IMO

Doctors to vote on taking industrial action over pay for consultants

“This vote emphasises the frustration and anger that consultants and NCHDs face.”

# nchd - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

Column: After six hours in the waiting room, my little sister's pain reached crisis point

We need innovative solutions to the increasingly dangerous and frustrating problem of overburdened emergency departments, writes Lauren Joslin.

# nchd - Friday 15 November, 2013

"We are putting our trust in the HSE" - junior doctors

Junior doctors have voted to accept a proposal to end shifts lasting more than 24 hours.

# nchd - Thursday 14 November, 2013

Junior doctors vote in favour of proposals to end 24-hour shifts

The IMO have warned however that NCHDs would “escalate the campaign” if the HSE failed to honour commitments.

# nchd - Tuesday 8 October, 2013

Column: NCHD working hours are part of a bigger picture for young Irish workers

While the pressures on young doctors are unique, Government decisions have focused the worst effects of the crisis on workers who are 35 and under across all sectors, write Dan Hayden and Dr Antoine Murray.

# nchd - Monday 7 October, 2013

3,000 Junior Doctors gear up for tomorrow’s industrial action

The day of action is expected to formally begin tomorrow morning in 1 hospitals at 7am, continuing until midnight.

# nchd - Friday 4 October, 2013

Column: I'm no different to a human trafficker

I successfully lured a beautiful Eastern European blonde to Ireland to work. I, of course, had promised the world: happiness, love, professional dignity. She fell for it.

# nchd - Tuesday 24 September, 2013

Doctors' strike now suspended indefinitely as IMO seeks clarification

The strike was postponed for a week last Friday, but no date for the action is now being given by the doctors’ union.

# nchd - Friday 20 September, 2013

Strike threat still on the table as doctors and HSE resume talks

Strike threat still on the table as doctors and HSE resume talks

Teams from both sides have been assessing rosters to see how shifts can be brought down below 24 hours.

# nchd - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

Everyone’s talking about junior doctors going on strike, AIB saying some customers just don’t want to pay their mortgages, and John Waters (briefly) going to jail.

Doctors union to meet to discuss industrial action

The union voted overwhelmingly in favour of action yesterday, with 97 per cent of junior doctors saying yes.

# nchd - Monday 26 August, 2013

Here’s what happened today: Monday

Everyone’s talking about John Kerry’s strong speech on Syria and a shooting that went wrong in Dublin.

"Be prepared" - Doctors get ready to go on strike

Doctors and the HSE met today to talk about contingency plans if doctors do strike from next month – but the doctors aren’t happy.

# nchd - Saturday 6 April, 2013

Doctors unite against 'deplorable conditions'

Non-consultant hospital doctors say they have had enough of excessive hours and inappropriate tasks.

# nchd - Monday 21 January, 2013

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

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

# nchd - Friday 30 November, 2012

Junior doctors warn Health Minister they will emigrate

Over 800 junior doctors have warned James Reilly that the agenda to portray the medical profession as though it is driven by greed is creating “deep unease”.

# nchd - Sunday 19 June, 2011

Health cuts could hit A&Es in Limerick and Drogheda

It comes as there were warnings about accident and emergency services in Dublin and Laois earlier this week.

# nchd - Friday 17 June, 2011

Portlaoise A&E next for the chop?

It’s claimed the department will be unable to cope by mid July because of doctor shortages.