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# pna - Wednesday 24 July, 2019

Psychiatric nurses suspend indefinite overtime ban due to begin this evening
# Overtime Ban
# Overtime Ban

Psychiatric nurses suspend indefinite overtime ban due to begin this evening

Jul 24th 2019, 7:15 PM 6,173 Views 6 Comments

The dispute between the PNA and the HSE has now been referred to the Labour Court.

# pna - Tuesday 23 July, 2019

'Patients will suffer': Psychiatric nurses' overtime ban reinstated after pay talks break down
# Mental Health Services
# Mental Health Services

'Patients will suffer': Psychiatric nurses' overtime ban reinstated after pay talks break down

Jul 23rd 2019, 6:03 PM 5,852 Views 16 Comments

Fianna Fáil TD James Browne said the overtime ban will lead to service disruption and cancellations for patients.

# pna - Friday 19 July, 2019

More than 500 ambulance personnel to begin strike action this afternoon
# Industrial Action
# Industrial Action

More than 500 ambulance personnel to begin strike action this afternoon

Jul 19th 2019, 11:07 AM 7,209 Views 18 Comments

The strike commences at 2pm today and will remain in place until 2pm on Saturday.

# pna - Thursday 18 July, 2019

Over 500 ambulance staff to begin 24-hour strike tomorrow in a row over union recognition
# Industrial Action
# Industrial Action

Over 500 ambulance staff to begin 24-hour strike tomorrow in a row over union recognition

Jul 18th 2019, 4:18 PM 7,363 Views 12 Comments

Workers have already staged seven days of work stoppages in January, February and March and May.

# pna - Friday 12 July, 2019

Psychiatric nurses defer industrial action after overtime ban
# Extra Hours
# Extra Hours

Psychiatric nurses defer industrial action after overtime ban

Jul 12th 2019, 10:47 PM 10,695 Views 9 Comments

The HSE confirmed this evening that the PNA has now deferred its strike.

# pna - Wednesday 3 July, 2019

500 ambulance staff to hold another 24-hour strike in a row over union recognition
# Strike
# Strike

500 ambulance staff to hold another 24-hour strike in a row over union recognition

Jul 3rd 2019, 1:52 PM 5,332 Views 7 Comments

Workers have already staged seven days of work stoppages in January, February and March and May.

# pna - Friday 31 May, 2019

500 ambulance staff beginning 24-hour strike today in a row over union recognition
# 24 Hours
# 24 Hours

500 ambulance staff beginning 24-hour strike today in a row over union recognition

May 31st 2019, 6:30 AM 8,161 Views 22 Comments

Workers have already staged work stoppages in January, February and March.

# pna - Saturday 9 February, 2019

'This campaign has to succeed, it is our time': Tens of thousands march in support of nurses and midwives
# Strike
# Strike

'This campaign has to succeed, it is our time': Tens of thousands march in support of nurses and midwives

Updated Feb 9th 2019, 5:24 PM 71,285 Views 218 Comments

About 37,000 INMO members are engaging in strike action over pay and staffing levels.

# pna - Friday 8 February, 2019

Psychiatric Nurses Association escalates action and announces three more strike days
# Nurses Strike
# Nurses Strike

Psychiatric Nurses Association escalates action and announces three more strike days

Feb 8th 2019, 7:33 PM 10,564 Views 50 Comments

Until now, the PNA had only participated in an overtime ban.

# pna - Wednesday 6 February, 2019

'We're absolutely wrecked, we're afraid we'll make a mistake': Psychiatric nurses will have to work through night again
# Strike
# Strike

'We're absolutely wrecked, we're afraid we'll make a mistake': Psychiatric nurses will have to work through night again

Updated Feb 6th 2019, 11:05 PM 41,301 Views 46 Comments

Nurses have been working for 27 hours straight and counting.

Ambulance staff announce three more days of strike action
# Trade Union
# Trade Union

Ambulance staff announce three more days of strike action

Feb 6th 2019, 8:48 PM 9,521 Views 22 Comments

The dispute centres on a row over trade union membership.

# pna - Monday 4 February, 2019

INMO calls ministers' invite to talk about issues other than pay 'massively disrespectful' and 'cynical'
# Strikes
# Strikes

INMO calls ministers' invite to talk about issues other than pay 'massively disrespectful' and 'cynical'

Updated Feb 4th 2019, 9:42 PM 25,715 Views 118 Comments

INMO and PNA members will take part in further industrial action this week.

# pna - Tuesday 22 January, 2019

500 ambulance staff have gone on strike today in a row over union recognition
# NASRA
# NASRA

500 ambulance staff have gone on strike today in a row over union recognition

Jan 22nd 2019, 8:24 AM 12,182 Views 46 Comments

Contingency plans during the strike include the deployment of defence forces ambulances.

# pna - Wednesday 25 July, 2018

Thousands of healthcare workers to strike in September
# Section 39
# Section 39

Thousands of healthcare workers to strike in September

Jul 25th 2018, 5:18 PM 18,311 Views 35 Comments

Section 39 organisations are voluntary organisations.

# pna - Tuesday 20 February, 2018

Psychiatric nurses have commenced industrial action at Waterford University Hospital
# Psychiatric Care
# Psychiatric Care

Psychiatric nurses have commenced industrial action at Waterford University Hospital

Feb 20th 2018, 11:58 AM 12,352 Views 14 Comments

Industrial action has also escalated in Kilkenny.

# pna - Wednesday 27 December, 2017

Cancer-causing radon at 2.5 times acceptable limit found at Kerry mental health home
# Deer Lodge
# Deer Lodge

Cancer-causing radon at 2.5 times acceptable limit found at Kerry mental health home

Dec 27th 2017, 12:00 PM 10,923 Views 12 Comments

The Deer Lodge facility in Killarney was opened at a cost of €13 million.

# pna - Tuesday 26 May, 2015

After 36 assaults, staff at Galway psychiatric unit start industrial action
# Not Backing Down
# Not Backing Down

After 36 assaults, staff at Galway psychiatric unit start industrial action

May 26th 2015, 6:00 PM 16,112 Views 54 Comments

It follows an unscheduled action by staff – who walked off the job last month.

# pna - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

Psychiatric nurses at UCHG vote for industrial action
# Staffing Levels
# Staffing Levels

Psychiatric nurses at UCHG vote for industrial action

Jul 22nd 2014, 8:25 PM 7,308 Views 6 Comments

The nurses voted 83% in favour and 17% against.

# pna - Friday 27 June, 2014

'Traumatised': Seventh nurse attacked by patient in Kerry psychiatric unit
# Staff Shortage
# Staff Shortage

'Traumatised': Seventh nurse attacked by patient in Kerry psychiatric unit

Jun 27th 2014, 6:55 AM 13,499 Views 23 Comments

Six other attacks on nurses took place in a ten-day period earlier this month.

# pna - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

Clinicians brand mental health report as 'damning indictment' of minister's work
# PNA
# PNA

Clinicians brand mental health report as 'damning indictment' of minister's work

Jun 25th 2014, 9:51 PM 6,926 Views 4 Comments

The Psychiatric Nurses Association say that the government’s roadmap for improvements in the sector needs to be overhauled.

# pna - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

Psychiatric patients pay the price as consultant leave goes uncovered
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

Psychiatric patients pay the price as consultant leave goes uncovered

May 28th 2014, 6:30 AM 8,340 Views 15 Comments

The PNA said yesterday that there has been an “unacceptable deterioration in the mental health service” in the region.

# pna - Friday 23 May, 2014

Psychiatric nurses reject Lynch comments, claim Galway unit 'anything but safe'
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

Psychiatric nurses reject Lynch comments, claim Galway unit 'anything but safe'

May 23rd 2014, 6:48 PM 10,011 Views 39 Comments

The HSA has been called in to examine the unit at UCHG after the death of a patient last week.

# pna - Tuesday 22 October, 2013

Email with personal details of girl found at GPO accidentally sent to member of public
# Child Protection
# Child Protection

Email with personal details of girl found at GPO accidentally sent to member of public

Oct 22nd 2013, 10:30 PM 76,923 Views 109 Comments

The message contained specific details about the young teenager’s physical and mental wellbeing and a photograph of her in hospital.

# pna - Sunday 23 June, 2013

'Staffing still a problem' at Roscommon psychiatric unit
# Roscommon Hospital
# Roscommon Hospital

'Staffing still a problem' at Roscommon psychiatric unit

Jun 23rd 2013, 2:48 PM 4,731 Views 27 Comments

Minister of State Kathleen Lynch said there have been some “blockages” to implementing the government’s Vision for Change at the hospital.

# pna - Friday 21 June, 2013

TD slams 'chaotic' plan to move MORE patients into struggling psychiatric unit
# Psychiatric Care
# Psychiatric Care

TD slams 'chaotic' plan to move MORE patients into struggling psychiatric unit

Jun 21st 2013, 7:05 PM 3,612 Views 6 Comments

Denis Naughten has demanded an immediate audit of staffing levels, saying it’s clear the current levels are inadequate.

HSE to meet with interest groups over 'mayhem' at Roscommon Hospital unit
# Psychiatric Care
# Psychiatric Care

HSE to meet with interest groups over 'mayhem' at Roscommon Hospital unit

Jun 21st 2013, 8:14 AM 4,333 Views 17 Comments

Concerns have been raised about safety at the psychiatric care unit at the hospital following the recent death of a mother-of-two and a number of assaults on staff and patients.

# pna - Wednesday 19 June, 2013

The one Roscommon nurse out on sick leave was assaulted by patient, says PNA
# Roscommon Hospital
# Roscommon Hospital

The one Roscommon nurse out on sick leave was assaulted by patient, says PNA

Jun 19th 2013, 4:40 PM 15,620 Views 45 Comments

The Psychiatric Nurses Association denies the Taoiseach’s claims that a staffing crisis at Roscommon County Hospital’s psychiatric unit has been caused by sick leave.

# pna - Tuesday 18 June, 2013

‘Suicidal man’ turned away from Roscommon psychiatric unit
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

‘Suicidal man’ turned away from Roscommon psychiatric unit

Jun 18th 2013, 9:40 PM 22,065 Views 57 Comments

The unit of Roscommon County Hospital was shut at the weekend because of staff shortages.

# pna - Thursday 18 April, 2013

Nurses warn of industrial action if government legislates for pay cuts
# Industrial Action
# Industrial Action

Nurses warn of industrial action if government legislates for pay cuts

Apr 18th 2013, 4:44 PM 7,830 Views 73 Comments

The Psychiatric Nurses Association has called on other public sector unions to threaten a ballot on industrial action if the government legislates to cut pay.

# pna - Sunday 17 February, 2013

Emergency workers set for national rally on pay cuts
# Pay Cuts
# Pay Cuts

Emergency workers set for national rally on pay cuts

Feb 17th 2013, 3:27 PM 29,871 Views 115 Comments

The 24/7 Frontline Alliance represents gardaí, healthcare workers, prison officers, firefighters and paramedics.

# pna - Friday 1 February, 2013

HSE cancels deadline, opens nurse graduate scheme on a 'rolling basis'
# Nurses
# Nurses

HSE cancels deadline, opens nurse graduate scheme on a 'rolling basis'

Feb 1st 2013, 1:25 PM 7,771 Views 51 Comments

The deadline was originally today, by the HSE said that due to low number of applications it has extended it on a rolling basis.

Nurses to protest outside HSE headquarters
# Nurses
# Nurses

Nurses to protest outside HSE headquarters

Feb 1st 2013, 11:15 AM 3,874 Views 39 Comments

The unions also said their boycott of the nurse graduate scheme is “working”. They are asking the HSE to enter into discussions with them about finding savings.

# pna - Monday 7 January, 2013

Graduate nurses should not accept 'insulting salary' - INMO
# HSE
# HSE

Graduate nurses should not accept 'insulting salary' - INMO

Jan 7th 2013, 3:39 PM 8,584 Views 146 Comments

The general secretary of the INMO hopes that a graduate boycott of the jobs on offer at the reduced rate will ‘force the HSE back to the table’.

# pna - Tuesday 30 October, 2012

HSE cuts to nursing staff 'will set services back 15 years'
# Health
# Health

HSE cuts to nursing staff 'will set services back 15 years'

Oct 30th 2012, 12:46 PM 5,973 Views 11 Comments

The Psychiatric Nurses Association of Ireland called the move ‘primary care in reverse’.

# pna - Monday 24 September, 2012

HSE called on not to cut funds to day care centre
# INMO
# INMO

HSE called on not to cut funds to day care centre

Sep 24th 2012, 3:30 PM 2,596 Views 4 Comments

Four unions have jointly called on the HSE not to cut funds to St Aidan’s in Gorey, Co Wexford, which provides services for children with special needs and older people.

# pna - Wednesday 11 August, 2010

Mental health services in freefall
# HSE Fail
# HSE Fail

Mental health services in freefall

Aug 11th 2010, 1:43 PM 416 Views 0 Comments

20% of psychiatric nurses have retired.