# nurses - Friday 16 November, 2018
Our healthcare system in Ireland needs our nurses more than ever but measuring their performance has not been a priority, says former INMO General Secretary Liam Doran.
# nurses - Wednesday 7 November, 2018
The Taoiseach said he didn’t understand why the comments were deemed controversial, as services must attempt to meet demand.
# nurses - Tuesday 6 November, 2018
If the ballot is passed, they will start with a 24-hour work stoppage and escalate their action the following week.
# nurses - Saturday 27 October, 2018
The INMO said “the public sector simply isn’t offering the going rate for the job”.
# nurses - Tuesday 4 September, 2018
The report said that there were issues around recruiting consultants with certain specialities in specific areas.
# nurses - Tuesday 26 June, 2018
Every day, the HSE spends over €800,000 on agency staff.
Assaults on nursing staff made up the vast majority of these, accounting for 70% with 6,964 assaults.
# nurses - Thursday 29 March, 2018
Today there were 485 patients on trolleys with 338 in emergency departments and a further 147 on wards.
# nurses - Tuesday 16 January, 2018
The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation said that the issue is a serious one for hospitals.
# nurses - Tuesday 9 January, 2018
Just one in three nurses have received the vaccination.
The HSE ran a campaign over the last few months to encourage healthcare workers to get the vaccine.
# nurses - Monday 11 December, 2017
The results of the first ever National Patient Experience Survey show that long waiting times continue to be a problem in Irish hospitals.
# nurses - Sunday 29 October, 2017
If the Health Minister plans to keep his commitment on hiring new nurses, he has until the end of the year to hire 1,196 nurses.
# nurses - Sunday 22 October, 2017
The Public Pay Commission is to examine what are the main reasons for the recruitment and retention of staff in some sectors.
# nurses - Friday 13 October, 2017
The Psychiatric Nurses Association has said the situation is intolerable for patients and upsetting for staff.
# nurses - Tuesday 10 October, 2017
Paschal Donohoe said health spending is already at record levels but is being increased because the area “needs improvement”.
# nurses - Tuesday 3 October, 2017
Uptake of the vaccine among medical workers in Ireland is “appallingly low” according to Health Minister Simon Harris.
# nurses - Sunday 3 September, 2017
US nurses who are being denied access to work here can’t find the adaptation courses they’re being told to take.
# nurses - Tuesday 8 August, 2017
As part of our weekly Startup Spotlight we profile CliniShift.
# nurses - Monday 12 June, 2017
Last July, 1,304 nurses from the EU registered in the UK but only 46 registered this April.
# nurses - Tuesday 23 May, 2017
Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin urged the government to intervene.
# nurses - Friday 12 May, 2017
“Vaccine hesitancy is increasingly becoming a major issue,” a HSE spokesperson said.
# nurses - Thursday 11 May, 2017
There was a discussion around what is causing a mistrust of vaccines, which have eradicated many diseases in Ireland.
# nurses - Wednesday 3 May, 2017
There’s been an improvement in Dublin, but things are getting worse in other counties.
# nurses - Friday 7 April, 2017
Health Minister Simon Harris has said that the measures offer nurses and midwives “enhanced opportunities to advance their careers”.
# nurses - Saturday 4 March, 2017
The INMO says it will ballot on WRC recommendations.
# nurses - Sunday 12 February, 2017
“We would struggle to deliver care” warns consultant in emergency medicine as waiting lists and overcrowding dominate health sector.
# nurses - Wednesday 8 February, 2017
The government’s proposals to deal with staffing problems were criticised as “too little too late”.
# nurses - Monday 9 January, 2017
Hospital staff are being asked whether they wish to strike over payments and career progression measures.
# nurses - Saturday 31 December, 2016
The three-day event was aimed at luring Irish nurses who were home for the Christmas period.
# nurses - Thursday 29 December, 2016
The HSE is hosting three open recruitment days for nurses and midwives in Dublin over the Christmas period.
Enda Kenny said Minister Paschal Donohoe will not deal with its strategy for public pay until the Public Pay Commission sends its report.
# nurses - Wednesday 28 December, 2016
Siptu has announced a ballot of more than 25,000 support staff.
Industrial action is looming in the new year as nurses claim they are understaffed and overworked.
# nurses - Thursday 15 December, 2016
The industrial action – including one-day stoppages – will begin in February.
# nurses - Saturday 26 November, 2016
The INMO General Secretary made a series of claims on Claire Byrne Live this week. Here’s our FactCheck roundup.
# nurses - Sunday 20 November, 2016
Current starting salaries for gardaí, nurses, and teachers are still lagging significantly behind their 2010 equivalents.
This year has already seen industrial unrest among doctors, nurses, teachers and gardaí.
# nurses - Wednesday 16 November, 2016
The government, however, has insisted it will not move on the timetable set out in the Lansdowne Road Agreement.
# nurses - Wednesday 9 November, 2016
Minister for Health Simon Harris said that the rescinded memo was “utterly offensive and unacceptable”.