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# nurse - Thursday 16 April, 2020

99-year-old raises £12m for NHS and funds pour in for family of pregnant nurse who died

Captain Tom Moore, who will turn 100 later this month, is walking laps of his garden to raise money for healthcare workers.

# nurse - Wednesday 18 March, 2020

Council to implement identification system for healthcare worker vehicles to prevent clamping

There have been a number of reports in recent days of healthcare workers at hospitals having their cars clamped while they were working overtime.

# nurse - Saturday 21 December, 2019

'A shining light': Tributes to Irish nurse killed by falling tree branch in Melbourne

The Donegal woman has been named locally as Mary Ellen Molloy.

# nurse - Tuesday 5 March, 2019

Nurse who saved unconscious bus driver describes 'frightening' ordeal for passengers

The nurse managed to stop the bus when it went out of control and then started CPR on the driver.

# nurse - Thursday 7 February, 2019

Nurses on strike: 'You can't go home after your shift and feel you've done a good job'

We spoke to nurses on the picket line at the Coombe maternity hospital.

# nurse - Tuesday 5 February, 2019

'A major national emergency': Government called to resolve nurses' strike as 50,000 patients affected this week

Nurses across the country will be out on the picket lines outside hospitals and clinics today for the second day of strike action.

# nurse - Tuesday 30 October, 2018

German nurse admits to killing 100 patients as trial opens

This is the biggest serial killing case in Germany’s post-war history.

# nurse - Wednesday 5 September, 2018

Concerns raised at Dublin hospital over suicidal man's attempt to take own life Exclusive

Hospital workers acted to save the man’s life after discovering him in a staff pantry engaging in self-harm.

# nurse - Monday 28 May, 2018

Irish nurse helps deliver baby boy on board rescue ship Miracle This post contains videos

Irish nurse helps deliver baby boy on board rescue ship

The mother had been kidnapped in Libya and was subjected to regular beatings before she escaped.

# nurse - Saturday 7 April, 2018

Living with Parkinson's in Ireland: 'If I was dependent on the HSE I wouldn't be able to move now'

There are 12,000 people in Ireland living with Parkinson’s disease and numbers are continuing to rise.

# nurse - Thursday 9 November, 2017

Male nurse in Germany jailed for killing two patients 'murdered more than 100'

Police have consistently revised up their estimates of the number of victims.

# nurse - Wednesday 11 October, 2017

Utah police officer fired after being caught on camera handcuffing and dragging nurse

A video went viral in August of Detective Jeff Payne handcuffing a nurse who refused to draw a patient’s blood.

# nurse - Friday 1 September, 2017

'Please sir, you're hurting me': Video shows nurse being arrested for refusing to take blood sample Utah This post contains videos

'Please sir, you're hurting me': Video shows nurse being arrested for refusing to take blood sample

Police ordered Alex Wubbels to take a blood sample from an unconscious patient, but she said that was against hospital policy.

# nurse - Monday 28 August, 2017

Nurse jailed for killing two hospital patients 'murdered at least 90 people'

Police say that it is post-war Germany’s worst killing spree.

# nurse - Friday 7 July, 2017

Male nurse who contacted patient on Whatsapp and Facebook found guilty of professional misconduct

The nurse was also found guilty of non-compliance with the nurses’ professional code of conduct.

# nurse - Tuesday 31 January, 2017

Nurse who took €100 from MS patient found guilty of professional misconduct

“I’m willing to change. I’m so dedicated to my job and I’m really patient-focused.”

# nurse - Friday 23 December, 2016

'I just want people to remember her': A mother's first Christmas without her little girl

Tara Curran said the family’s spirits were lifted when they received a special gift from hospice staff on Christmas Eve.

# nurse - Thursday 22 December, 2016

'I'd have more money and less stress working in Aldi': Our new generation of frontline staff have had enough

We spoke to a garda, a nurse and a teacher who are just a couple of years into their careers – and already disenfranchised.

# nurse - Monday 17 October, 2016

The 'pressure cooker' healthcare system and other reasons why nurses are travelling abroad

“There are better opportunities, there’s a greater respect for the nurse’s role, the work and pay conditions are better, and the lifestyle is freer.”

# nurse - Thursday 13 October, 2016

From The Daily Edge This woman had an excellent response to being called 'just a nurse' Proud

This woman had an excellent response to being called 'just a nurse'

“I have helped babies into the world, many of whom needed assistance to take their first breath, and yet I am just a nurse.”

# nurse - Friday 7 October, 2016

'We aren't nurses anymore: we are slaves' - Irish nurses explain why they've had enough

A post from a student nurse has gone viral for how it portrays the many difficulties of working in the Irish health sector.

# nurse - Saturday 25 June, 2016

Nurse gets life sentence for murdering three patients in Denmark

Christina Hansen was found guilty of administering overdoses of medication to three elderly patients.

# nurse - Tuesday 19 April, 2016

Foreign hospitals are looking to hire Irish nurses this weekend

And the INMO says many are going to go.

# nurse - Friday 8 January, 2016

Bulldozers demolish part of hospital with patients still inside

No one was injured in the incident but bodies in the morgue were buried under rubble.

# nurse - Sunday 15 November, 2015

'It's my job to help the family plan and care for their dying children at home'

Anne Tan’s career changed after meeting two terminally ill children.

# nurse - Saturday 17 October, 2015

Something bizarre is happening to Ebola survivors that doctors are struggling to explain

Saying that a patient is “cured” of the virus doesn’t necessarily mean that it’s been completely eradicated from the body.

# nurse - Thursday 1 October, 2015

Nurse jailed for raping 27 elderly patients

His victims were aged between 74 and 100 and some suffered from dementia or a physical disability.

# nurse - Tuesday 4 August, 2015

Nurse who didn't want to get older ends her life through euthanasia

75-year-old Gill Pharaoh spent her life as a palliative care nurse.

# nurse - Thursday 23 July, 2015

The HSE is trying to entice Irish nurses back home with promises of money and contracts

It is seeking to attract up to 500 people and it is hoped it will encourage Irish nurses working abroad to come home.

# nurse - Thursday 11 June, 2015

Care assistant accused of sexually assaulting hospital patient goes on trial

The woman, who cannot be identified, alleges that she was awoken by a rubbing sensation on her breast.

# nurse - Friday 5 June, 2015

European court rules French doctors can turn off Vincent Lambert's life support

The man’s parents had been fighting to keep him on life support though his wife had said he would not want to be kept alive.

# nurse - Thursday 4 June, 2015

Court to rule if quadriplegic man in vegetative state should be allowed to die

He is on life support after a car accident.

# nurse - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

Nurse punched in face by prisoner Jeffrey Dumbrell

This latest assault comes after a spate of violent attacks in prisons in recent weeks.

# nurse - Friday 10 April, 2015

'There is an attempt to muzzle us': Nurse suspended after criticising psychiatric unit

Leo Varadkar said he will look into the issue.

# nurse - Friday 3 April, 2015

Nurse left shaken after carjacking outside children's hospital

A man forced her out of her car after she parked it outside the hospital yesterday morning.

# nurse - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

Male nurse struck off register for sexual contact with psychiatric patient

Graham Browne was also found to have had an inappropriate relationship with a young girl in a service for victims of trauma.

# nurse - Thursday 8 January, 2015

Nurse killed more than 30 patients "out of boredom"

A psychiatric expert told the trial that the 38-year-old defendant had confessed to the killings.

# nurse - Monday 5 January, 2015

UK nurse with Ebola has "stabilised" but is still critical

She is in hospital in London.

# nurse - Sunday 4 January, 2015

Ebola-infected UK nurse still in a critical condition

Her condition deteriorated, and the hospital has not said she is getting any better.

# nurse - Thursday 25 December, 2014

The Night Nurse: Caring for cancer sufferers on Christmas Day is a privilege that helps me appreciate life

The Irish Cancer Society Night Nursing Service provides palliative care to cancer patients at the end of their cancer journey during the night, so they can stay in the comfort of their home, surrounded by the ones they love.

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