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Monday 20 March 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# 24 no more

All time
# 63 hour week
Some care staff are working seven 'sleepover' shifts a fortnight say unions
SIPTU and IMPACT have lodged a complaint with the European Commission.
# union strife
Remember the '24 No More' campaign? Hospitals still aren't complying say IMO
Up to 33 per cent of hospitals have not made sufficient progress and are to be penalised according to the union.
# 24 no more
IMO welcomes decision to refer Ireland to EU Court of Justice
The directive has failed to be implemented properly in the health service, the European Commission says.
# 24 no more
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.
# vox pop
Video: Junior doctors explain the reasons behind today's strike visited the Mater Hospital in Dublin to speak to some of those taking part in the IMO’s 24 No More protest.
# Your Say
Poll: Do you support the striking doctors?
Pickets are being placed at hospitals around the country as the long-mooted strike by junior doctors begins. Do you agree with their course of action?
# 24 no more
Strike still a possibility for hospital doctors
The IMO has said there is still a number of issues to be resolved following talks with the HSE.
# 24 no more
No breakthrough in talks between HSE and junior doctors
The NCHDs still plan to go on strike in two weeks time.
# 24 no more
"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.
# Your Say
Poll: Will you support Ireland's junior doctors as they strike?
The NCHDs are demanding legal working hours and more sleep.
# docs on strike
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.
# 24 no more
Doctors union to meet to discuss industrial action
The union voted overwhelmingly in favour of action yesterday, with 97 per cent of junior doctors saying yes.
# docs on strike
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.
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.
# Doctors
Doctors to be balloted on industrial action over "dangerous" working hours
The Irish Medical Organisation says that non-consultant hospital doctors are “routinely forced” to work “dangerously long” hours in Ireland.