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#Nursing

# nursing - Saturday 15 December, 2018

Nurses are the victims in 70% of assaults in Irish hospitals

Figures from the HSE show how frequently nursing staff are assaulted.

# nursing - Saturday 8 September, 2018

University lecturer who claimed she was denied full time role over marital status awarded €9.5k

While it was ruled she was “victimised”, the woman wasn’t discriminated against, the WRC said.

# nursing - Tuesday 20 February, 2018

Psychiatric nurses have commenced industrial action at Waterford University Hospital

Industrial action has also escalated in Kilkenny.

# nursing - Monday 21 August, 2017

The CAO points are out - but remember, don't panic

It’s the first set of offers since a new points system was introduced.

# nursing - Sunday 16 July, 2017

Nurses trained in the US denied access to work in Irish hospitals - despite years of experience

Nursing staffing levels have fallen by more than 3,000 in the last 10 years and the HSE says it’s trying to increase the workforce by over 1,200 this year.

# nursing - Thursday 6 July, 2017

Received a CAO offer today? Here's what you need to know

Over 6,600 people, mainly mature and deferred applicants, will get offers.

# nursing - Thursday 9 March, 2017

There has been a plunge in the number of students who want to do nursing CAO

There has been a plunge in the number of students who want to do nursing

A total of 76,086 applications were received by CAO 1 February.

# nursing - Tuesday 10 January, 2017

An Irish nurse: 'I began to hate my job. I questioned my career. There were days when I came home crying'

A former public sector nurse highlights the challenging working conditions she and her colleagues endured as they cared for patients.

# nursing - 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.”

# nursing - Wednesday 10 August, 2016

There were more patients on trolleys last month than in any July in the past decade HSE

There were more patients on trolleys last month than in any July in the past decade

However, in a statement to TheJournal.ie, the HSE disputed the INMO narrative, saying that the trolley count for yesterday showed an an overall reduction compared to the same date last year.

# nursing - Tuesday 28 June, 2016

From The Daily Edge This mam went viral after she stopped her own wedding to breastfeed her daughter Own It

This mam went viral after she stopped her own wedding to breastfeed her daughter

“That moment when you’re getting married and your baby gets hungry”

# nursing - Saturday 12 March, 2016

This mother found a clever way to hit back at critics of her breastfeeding photos

“I bet this won’t be reported because you can see this picture in every mall you step into.”

From The Daily Edge This mam found a clever way to hit back at critics of her breastfeeding photos What A Boob

This mam found a clever way to hit back at critics of her breastfeeding photos

“I bet this won’t be reported, because you can see this picture in every mall you step into.”

# nursing - Thursday 25 February, 2016

'Last Tuesday was the hardest and most dangerous shift I've ever worked'

Every morning and every evening nurses are in tears, tears of frustration, despair, hopelessness and exhaustion, writes Carol Cronin.

# nursing - Monday 14 December, 2015

Nurses strike called off as last-minute talks lead to new staffing proposals

INMO members will be balloted on a new set of proposals.

# nursing - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

Penneys 'urgently investigating' claims security guard took baby from breastfeeding mother

The security guard, according to the woman, forcibly removed the baby from her breast.

# nursing - Monday 9 March, 2015

Nursing is the big loser in this year's CAO applications

The college application service has released details from the initial round of course choices

# nursing - Tuesday 3 February, 2015

Lots of new jobs on the way after crunch overcrowding talks

Nursing union the INMO has called for the jobs to be filled immediately “to alleviate the continued suffering of patients in inhumane conditions”.

# nursing - 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.

# nursing - Saturday 11 October, 2014

'We had to face facts that maybe our little girl was not going to make it'

LauraLynn palliative carers are looking after 40 families, who say the HSE respite could be organised a lot quicker.

# nursing - Monday 6 October, 2014

Spanish nurse tests positive for Ebola in first infection to take place outside Africa

The infection has now been confirmed by Spain’s Health Minister.

# nursing - Thursday 11 September, 2014

Group of Mount Carmel nurses owed €60k in redundancy payments

The nurses might not receive the payments, as they are now considered to be unsecured creditors under the liquidation.

# nursing - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

Comic depicting Irish nurses in Australia sparks anger online

It follows a hospital recruitment drive targeting specifically Irish nurses.

# nursing - Sunday 20 July, 2014

Opinion: We have made no preparations for our ageing population

Ireland’s population is growing older and living longer – and the reality is we are not prepared for the fallout.

# nursing - Wednesday 26 February, 2014

Patients more likely to die when cared for by nurses with heavy workloads

In Ireland, the average patient-to-nurse ratio is 6·9, which is mid-range in comparison to other European countries.

# nursing - Wednesday 15 January, 2014

Conferences and classes planned as nursing union buys former hospital for €2.9m [pics] Richmond Hospital This post contains images

Conferences and classes planned as nursing union buys former hospital for €2.9m [pics]

The distinctive red brick and terracotta building was built between 1899 and 1901. The INMO plans to use it as an education and conference centre.

# nursing - Monday 16 December, 2013

Home for Christmas? Stay and check out job prospects says recruiter

Recruitment agency Servisource says that there are particular skill shortages in the areas of nursing and construction.

# nursing - Monday 30 September, 2013

Nursing home says it will create 120 new jobs in the next three months

The positions in nursing, administration, catering, managerial and support systems areas are being developed by the McMahon Health Group at the Cairnhill Bray facility.

# nursing - Thursday 29 August, 2013

Architecture and engineering points drop in second round CAO offers

More than 3,029 students receive offers in the CAO second round today.

# nursing - Friday 16 August, 2013

From The Daily Edge This mama panda cuddling her baby is almost lethally adorable Baby Love This post contains videos

This mama panda cuddling her baby is almost lethally adorable

They had been apart since the cub’s birth a month ago.

# nursing - Wednesday 31 July, 2013

Breastfeeding and eating fish could make your children smarter

A study revealed that nursing is associated with three-year-olds having better language skills and seven-year-olds being more intelligent.

# nursing - Wednesday 20 March, 2013

65 jobs announced at Dublin care centre

Beechfield Nursing Home Group today announced the creation of 65 new jobs at its new care facility, Mount Hybla Private Designated Care Centre .

# nursing - Monday 21 January, 2013

50 new jobs in nursing and social care

Nua Healthcare is creating the permanent positions in Dublin, Kildare, Laois and Offaly.

# nursing - Saturday 12 January, 2013

HSE says strong interest in new nursing jobs, despite boycott calls Pay

HSE says strong interest in new nursing jobs, despite boycott calls

The HSE began advertising yesterday for graduate nurses and midwives – but nursing unions have call for a boycott of the jobs.

# nursing - Friday 4 January, 2013

Nurses to rally against graduate scheme

Two unions are calling for a boycott of the recently-announced HSE nursing graduate scheme.

# nursing - Thursday 20 December, 2012

Nurses' union demands boycott of graduate scheme over pay dispute

The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation says graduate nurses should not have to work for 80 per cent of the usual wage.

# nursing - Tuesday 11 December, 2012

HSE to recruit up to 1,000 graduate nurses and midwives next year HSE

HSE to recruit up to 1,000 graduate nurses and midwives next year

The recruitment drive could save as much as €10 million by reducing the reliance on agency workers and overtime, the HSE said this evening.

# nursing - Monday 20 August, 2012

CAO offers: the main points CAO

CAO offers: the main points

STEM is the new acronym of the day, standing for the popular-again subjects of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.

# nursing - Friday 11 May, 2012

'Hygiene deficits' at nursing home where seven died from flu

A HIQA report also found that there were insufficient staff on duty to cope with the outbreak.

# nursing - Friday 9 March, 2012

Employment scheme aims to 'keep people close to labour market', says minister

Joan Burton says unemployed professionals will be expected to take up reasonable job offers.

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