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# nchds - Thursday 9 July, 2015

Ireland won't be fined over 24-hour shifts for junior doctors

The European Court of Justice said there was not enough evidence put forward to show the Working Time Directive was not being implemented.

# nchds - Thursday 19 March, 2015

Ireland is overworking its junior doctors - and could face huge fines because of it

A legal opinion has been issued to say that Ireland is breaching the EU Working Time Directive.

# nchds - Monday 11 August, 2014

Junior doctors won't bother staying in Ireland unless tax breaks are introduced

Students on the Graduate Entry Programme are required to pay full fees of up to €16,000 per year.

# nchds - 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.

# nchds - Thursday 17 October, 2013

HSE will sanction hospitals that don't comply with doctors' hours

Money will be withheld from hospitals, who can then draw down the money as they prove they are compliant with the European Working Time Directive.

# nchds - Wednesday 16 October, 2013

IMO recommends junior doctors say 'yes' to LRC proposals

After negotiations at the Labour Relations Commission, the IMO said this evening that there had been proposals put forward by the HSE.

# nchds - Thursday 10 October, 2013

"Progress made" on doctors talks, but no deal yet

The IMO says that talks will continue in an attempt to avert strike action next week.

# nchds - Tuesday 8 October, 2013

Taoiseach tells junior docs and HSE: Go back into the LRC and sort this out

Kenny was asked about the junior doctors’ strike by Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams and the independent TD Stephen Donnelly at Leaders’ Questions today.

# nchds - Friday 4 October, 2013

'I'm sorry I can't wave a magic wand': IMO urged to return to talks ahead of strike

Junior doctors are planning industrial action for next week in a dispute over long working hours.

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.

# nchds - Thursday 3 October, 2013

HSE proposals are "too little, too late" - IMO

The IMO says that it “does not trust” the HSE’s handling of the industrial dispute.

# nchds - Tuesday 1 October, 2013

Hospital doctors say they do not want triple pay

The IMO has criticised the HSE for its claim earlier today that junior doctors were looking for extra pay in the latest twist to the ongoing dispute.

IMO: There will be disruption during next week's doctors' strike

The junior doctors’ day of action had been delayed but the IMO said the strike will take place next Tuesday, 8 October.

# nchds - 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.

# nchds - Wednesday 11 September, 2013

No breakthrough in talks between HSE and junior doctors

The NCHDs still plan to go on strike in two weeks time.

# nchds - Wednesday 4 September, 2013

"We are supporting the cause, but not the means" - patients spokesperson

The Irish Patients Association says that it cannot support any strike action by any healthcare staff.

IMO to meet with HSE on how to protect patients during strike

Junior doctors voted yesterday in favour of industrial action in protest against their long hours.

# nchds - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

It’s on: Junior doctors to go on strike on 25 September

The Irish Medical Organisation served formal notice of the industrial action this evening over the chaotic working hours of junior doctors.

# nchds - Monday 2 September, 2013

Hospital doctors vote overwhelmingly in favour of industrial action

Junior doctors in the IMO voted by 97 per cent to just 3 per cent in favour of industrial action over their chaotic working hours.

Will Ireland's junior doctors go on strike?

The result of a ballot on industrial action is due later today.

# nchds - Thursday 29 August, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday

Everyone’s talking about Ireland’s emigration figures and whether the UK is going to take military action in Syria.

Strike by hospital doctors is now "inevitable"

The Irish Medical Organisation has warned that it is preparing to take industrial action before the end of September over chaotic working hours for doctors.

# nchds - Thursday 15 August, 2013

EC Commission to investigate junior doctors' long working hours IMO

EC Commission to investigate junior doctors' long working hours

The IMO says it plans to outline “the HSE’s ongoing failure to comply with the European Working Time Directive” when it meets the Commission.

# nchds - Wednesday 20 February, 2013

Doctors' pay must be cut in order to limit working times: Reilly

The Minister for Health says Ireland can only follow EU rules on working hours for doctors if they’re paid less.

# nchds - Wednesday 21 September, 2011

HSE spends €80,000 housing Asian doctors - but many cannot work

Almost half the junior doctors recruited in India and Pakistan earlier this year have not been able to join hospital teams.