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# imo - Thursday 17 October, 2013

Fines of €650k for hospitals in breach of doctors' working hours

Managers will also face sanctions if they do not comply with the new rules.

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Good morning. Here are the nine things you need to know as you start your Thursday…

# imo - Tuesday 15 October, 2013

Talks between the IMO and HSE resume today

Last week, the IMO said progress had been made in the talks.

# imo - Thursday 10 October, 2013

"Progress made" on doctors talks, but no deal yet

The IMO says that talks will continue in an attempt to avert strike action next week.

# imo - Wednesday 9 October, 2013

IMO and HSE talks suspended for the night

They will resume the talks on doctors’ hours tomorrow. There is no official news as yet of a breakthrough in talks.

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

IMO will attend talks at the LRC today

Following this morning’s meeting the IMO has agreed to attend the Labour Relations Commission today at midday.

IMO to consider invitation to talks at the LRC

The union’s committee will meet this morning and will also discuss the next stage of industrial action following the yesterday’s 24-hour strike.

# imo - Tuesday 8 October, 2013

Minister: Doctors dispute will not be resolved at the picket line

The strike has impacted about 7,400 patients across 51 hospitals.

Taoiseach tells junior docs and HSE: Go back into the LRC and sort this out

Kenny was asked about the junior doctors’ strike by Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams and the independent TD Stephen Donnelly at Leaders’ Questions today.

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.

Strike action by junior doctors begins today

More than 12,000 out-patient appointments and 3,000 elective surgeries have been cancelled today.

Poll: Do you support the striking doctors? Your Say This post contains a poll

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?

# imo - Sunday 6 October, 2013

Strike by junior doctors likely to go ahead as IMO want sanctions for hospitals

The IMO insists that Tuesday’s action is needed to force the HSE to agree to sanctions for hospitals who break rules on working hours.

# imo - Friday 4 October, 2013

'I'm sorry I can't wave a magic wand': IMO urged to return to talks ahead of strike

Junior doctors are planning industrial action for next week in a dispute over long working hours.

'Cum spiro, spero': Reilly hopes there won't be an overrun in the health budget

The Health Minister probably meant ‘dum spiro, spero’…

# imo - Thursday 3 October, 2013

HSE proposals are "too little, too late" - IMO

The IMO says that it “does not trust” the HSE’s handling of the industrial dispute.

# imo - Wednesday 2 October, 2013

HSE 'disappointed over completely avoidable doctors' strike'

The IMO has refused an invitation to the Labour Relations Commission.

# imo - Friday 27 September, 2013

Strike action now “inevitable” say junior doctors

The 24 hour action was postponed for a week, and then suspending indefinitely. But the IMO is now accusing the HSE of lacking “real engagement”.

# imo - Thursday 26 September, 2013

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.

# imo - Tuesday 24 September, 2013

Here’s what happened today: Tuesday

Everyone’s been talking about Michaella McCollum, the Anglo Tapes and crime stats.

Doctors' strike now suspended indefinitely as IMO seeks clarification

The strike was postponed for a week last Friday, but no date for the action is now being given by the doctors’ union.

# imo - Sunday 22 September, 2013

IMO: 'The HSE is finally accepting that they have to move on this issue'

The IMO say they welcome the “belated engagement” of the HSE on the issue of junior doctors’ working hours.

# imo - Friday 20 September, 2013

Doctors’ strike called off for a week as IMO considers deal

The 24 hour action planned for next Wednesday has been postponed — but not taken off the table entirely — following developments today.

Strike threat still on the table as doctors and HSE resume talks

Strike threat still on the table as doctors and HSE resume talks

Teams from both sides have been assessing rosters to see how shifts can be brought down below 24 hours.

# imo - Thursday 19 September, 2013

IMO warns “significant progress needed” to avert strike as officials examine doctor rosters

Teams from the junior doctors’ union and the HSE will visit hospitals today to examine rosters. The threat of strike action remains in place for next Wednesday.

# imo - Tuesday 17 September, 2013

Talks to avert doctors' strike to resume on Friday after local 'roster check'

But plans for the 24 hour work stoppage by junior doctors next Wednesday remain in place following talks at the LRC today.

INMO: Nurses won't carry out doctors' work during 24-hour strike

The nursing union is backing next week’s strike, and say it is “unacceptable” that the HSE has forced junior doctors to take industrial action.

# imo - Wednesday 11 September, 2013

No breakthrough in talks between HSE and junior doctors

The NCHDs still plan to go on strike in two weeks time.

# imo - Wednesday 4 September, 2013

Poll: Will you support Ireland's junior doctors as they strike? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you support Ireland's junior doctors as they strike?

The NCHDs are demanding legal working hours and more sleep.

IMO to meet with HSE on how to protect patients during strike

Junior doctors voted yesterday in favour of industrial action in protest against their long hours.

# imo - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

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.

# imo - Monday 2 September, 2013

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.

Will Ireland's junior doctors go on strike?

The result of a ballot on industrial action is due later today.

# imo - Thursday 29 August, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday

Everyone’s talking about Ireland’s emigration figures and whether the UK is going to take military action in Syria.

Strike by hospital doctors is now "inevitable"

The Irish Medical Organisation has warned that it is preparing to take industrial action before the end of September over chaotic working hours for doctors.

# imo - Monday 26 August, 2013

"Be prepared" - Doctors get ready to go on strike

Doctors and the HSE met today to talk about contingency plans if doctors do strike from next month – but the doctors aren’t happy.

# imo - Saturday 17 August, 2013

Study finds 42 children in Ireland diagnosed with HIV HIV

Study finds 42 children in Ireland diagnosed with HIV

The research in the Irish Medical Journal found many of the children’s illnesses were diagnosed at an advanced stage.

# imo - Thursday 15 August, 2013

EC Commission to investigate junior doctors' long working hours IMO

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.

# imo - Thursday 8 August, 2013

IMO to discuss crisis with health officials

IMO is still balloting junior doctors on industrial action today.