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# nchd - This year 2022

Working conditions for non-consultant hospital doctors must change, senior civil servant says
# Robert Watt
# Robert Watt

Working conditions for non-consultant hospital doctors must change, senior civil servant says

Jun 15th 2022, 3:11 PM 9,935 Views 6 Comments

The Secretary General of the Department of Health said many doctors already work longer hours than what is considered legal and safe.

IMO backs potential strike action by Non-Consultant Hospital Doctors
# IMO
# IMO

IMO backs potential strike action by Non-Consultant Hospital Doctors

May 28th 2022, 1:24 PM 8,572 Views 9 Comments

The IMO says the “burnout and stress” facing NCHDs will no longer be tolerated.

IMO's non-consultant hospital doctors to ballot for industrial action
# Doctors
# Doctors

IMO's non-consultant hospital doctors to ballot for industrial action

Apr 11th 2022, 9:23 PM 12,086 Views 8 Comments

A survey published today shows that 96% of NCHDs have been required to work over 48 hours a week.

# nchd - All time

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

Doctors to vote on taking industrial action over pay for consultants

Nov 7th 2019, 8:04 AM 14,183 Views 85 Comments

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

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

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

Apr 9th 2014, 1:00 PM 2,066 Views 57 Comments

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

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

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

Nov 15th 2013, 10:21 AM 5,711 Views 11 Comments

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

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

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

Nov 14th 2013, 10:50 PM 9,936 Views 28 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 8th 2013, 7:15 AM 529 Views 9 Comments

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.

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

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

Oct 7th 2013, 10:49 PM 13,037 Views 70 Comments

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

Column: I'm no different to a human trafficker
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: I'm no different to a human trafficker

Oct 4th 2013, 7:15 AM 386 Views 97 Comments

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.

Doctors' strike now suspended indefinitely as IMO seeks clarification
# Junior Doctors
# Junior Doctors

Doctors' strike now suspended indefinitely as IMO seeks clarification

Sep 24th 2013, 11:23 AM 4,661 Views 38 Comments

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

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

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

Sep 20th 2013, 6:30 AM 2,296 Views 5 Comments

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

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

Sep 3rd 2013, 11:00 PM 10,194 Views 4 Comments

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
# 24 No More
# 24 No More

Doctors union to meet to discuss industrial action

Sep 3rd 2013, 7:41 AM 3,512 Views 18 Comments

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

Here’s what happened today: Monday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s what happened today: Monday

Aug 26th 2013, 11:10 PM 17,449 Views 3 Comments

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
# Hospitals
# Hospitals

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

Aug 26th 2013, 4:49 PM 13,760 Views 105 Comments

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

Doctors unite against 'deplorable conditions'
# Industrial Relations
# Industrial Relations

Doctors unite against 'deplorable conditions'

Apr 6th 2013, 5:37 PM 9,042 Views 28 Comments

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

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

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

Jan 21st 2013, 7:00 AM 16,785 Views 53 Comments

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

Junior doctors warn Health Minister they will emigrate
# Health
# Health

Junior doctors warn Health Minister they will emigrate

Nov 30th 2012, 8:48 AM 9,849 Views 109 Comments

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”.

Health cuts could hit A&Es in Limerick and Drogheda
# Health Cuts
# Health Cuts

Health cuts could hit A&Es in Limerick and Drogheda

Jun 19th 2011, 12:44 PM 666 Views 8 Comments

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

Portlaoise A&E next for the chop?
# Portlaoise
# Portlaoise

Portlaoise A&E next for the chop?

Jun 17th 2011, 5:38 PM 529 Views 0 Comments

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