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#INMO

# inmo - Saturday 17 September, 2022

Budget 2023 must address 'chronic' overcrowding in Irish hospitals, says INMO
# Healthcare
# Healthcare

Budget 2023 must address 'chronic' overcrowding in Irish hospitals, says INMO

Sep 17th 2022, 1:07 PM 9,349 Views 19 Comments

It called for a ‘laser focus’ on recruitment of nurses and midwives.

# inmo - Monday 22 August, 2022

Nurses and midwives' union to ballot members on industrial action
# INMO
# INMO

Nurses and midwives' union to ballot members on industrial action

Aug 22nd 2022, 4:26 PM 9,352 Views 11 Comments

INMO has pointed to persistent inflation and the rising cost of living as sources of strain for members.

# inmo - Sunday 31 July, 2022

Nurses warn of winter 'twindemic' if overcrowding in hospitals is not addressed
# Overcrowding
# Overcrowding

Nurses warn of winter 'twindemic' if overcrowding in hospitals is not addressed

Jul 31st 2022, 6:00 AM 18,108 Views 6 Comments

The INMO said that the number of patients without a bed last month was up 52% on the previous year.

# inmo - Friday 15 July, 2022

University Hospital Galway warn of 'severe' overcrowding a week after CMO alerted Donnelly
# Under Pressure
# Under Pressure

University Hospital Galway warn of 'severe' overcrowding a week after CMO alerted Donnelly

Jul 15th 2022, 1:28 PM 14,148 Views 9 Comments

“This level of overcrowding in Galway and across the country in the middle of July is not normal,” the INMO said.

# inmo - Sunday 3 July, 2022

Nurses organisation says it wants long-Covid treated as a workplace injury
# Long Covid
# Long Covid

Nurses organisation says it wants long-Covid treated as a workplace injury

Jul 3rd 2022, 8:34 AM 14,739 Views 8 Comments

Talks between unions on new sick pay schemes are ongoing.

# inmo - Monday 13 June, 2022

Nurses suffering from burnout due to overcrowding in A&E, says INMO
# Hospitals
# Hospitals

Nurses suffering from burnout due to overcrowding in A&E, says INMO

Jun 13th 2022, 9:00 PM 9,276 Views 5 Comments

The INMO has said the dignity of patients is often diminished because of overcrowded conditions.

# inmo - Tuesday 24 May, 2022

Easy as ABC? Solving Ireland's lethal Acute Bed Capacity crisis
# State Of Emergency
# State Of Emergency

Easy as ABC? Solving Ireland's lethal Acute Bed Capacity crisis

May 24th 2022, 12:04 AM 12,557 Views 14 Comments
  • Inpatient bed numbers among lowest in EU and nowhere near demand predicted by capacity reviews
  • Maria Delaney of investigative platform Noteworthy examines why despite overcrowding constantly being reported, hundreds of people continue to die
  • Full capacity protocol activated weekly at University Hospital Limerick, often resulting in cancelled ops

# inmo - Saturday 30 April, 2022

INMO warns of 'real problem along western seaboard' with record-breaking overcrowding
# Overcrowding
# Overcrowding

INMO warns of 'real problem along western seaboard' with record-breaking overcrowding

Apr 30th 2022, 6:11 PM 18,229 Views 19 Comments

There was record-breaking overcrowding in University Hospital Limerick in April.

# inmo - Saturday 9 April, 2022

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday
# The Fix
# The Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Apr 9th 2022, 8:06 PM 10,445 Views 0 Comments

Here’s a roundup of stories from today.

'Disappointing' to have no nursing or midwifery member on new Covid advisory group, INMO says
# Nurses
# Nurses

'Disappointing' to have no nursing or midwifery member on new Covid advisory group, INMO says

Apr 9th 2022, 2:39 PM 17,843 Views 21 Comments

The Department of Health yesterday confirmed the details of the new Covid-19 Advisory Group that will include members such as Professor Luke O’Neill.

# inmo - Thursday 31 March, 2022

CMO doesn't advise for mandatory mask-wearing, as Tánaiste says public health emergency is over
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

CMO doesn't advise for mandatory mask-wearing, as Tánaiste says public health emergency is over

Updated Mar 31st 2022, 10:30 PM 63,270 Views 56 Comments

Hospitals have been under serious pressure in the latest surge – with the worst March overcrowding for at least 16 years.

# inmo - Saturday 26 March, 2022

Mayo hospital staff face 'extraordinary and overwhelming' conditions as Covid cases mount
# Mayo
# Mayo

Mayo hospital staff face 'extraordinary and overwhelming' conditions as Covid cases mount

Mar 26th 2022, 2:45 PM 24,634 Views 18 Comments

The INMO said face mask mandates need to be reintroduced.

# inmo - Monday 21 March, 2022

Emergency measures needed to tackle hospital overcrowding, INMO says
# INMO
# INMO

Emergency measures needed to tackle hospital overcrowding, INMO says

Mar 21st 2022, 9:58 PM 13,947 Views 16 Comments

HSE boss Paul Reid said today that people being reinfected with Covid-19 is not an unusual occurrence.

# inmo - Monday 14 March, 2022

Overcrowding and over 1,000 Covid-19 cases in hospitals is 'recipe for disaster', INMO says
# Hospitals
# Hospitals

Overcrowding and over 1,000 Covid-19 cases in hospitals is 'recipe for disaster', INMO says

Mar 14th 2022, 1:47 PM 19,808 Views 12 Comments

A total of 1,042 patients are in hospital with Covid-19 currently.

# inmo - Wednesday 9 March, 2022

Nurses and midwives reporting exhaustion due to huge patient numbers, INMO to tell committee
# Health Committee
# Health Committee

Nurses and midwives reporting exhaustion due to huge patient numbers, INMO to tell committee

Mar 9th 2022, 6:00 AM 8,978 Views 9 Comments

The Oireachtas Joint Committee on Health is set to sit later today.

# inmo - Tuesday 15 February, 2022

Nurses warn of 'dangerous situation' at Cork hospital as trolley figures hit 16-year high
# Cork University Hospital
# Cork University Hospital

Nurses warn of 'dangerous situation' at Cork hospital as trolley figures hit 16-year high

Feb 15th 2022, 2:09 PM 10,839 Views 6 Comments

84 people were waiting for admission to Cork University Hospital this morning.

# inmo - Tuesday 4 January, 2022

'Absenteeism': Union officials hit out at use of term to describe workers out for Covid reasons
# Covid Absences
# Covid Absences

'Absenteeism': Union officials hit out at use of term to describe workers out for Covid reasons

Jan 4th 2022, 3:51 PM 24,243 Views 19 Comments

“Covid-related shortages are not the result of ‘absenteeism’, which is defined as an avoidable absence from work.”

# inmo - Thursday 30 December, 2021

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday
# The Fix
# The Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Dec 30th 2021, 8:16 PM 15,517 Views 0 Comments

Your round-up of what made the headlines today.

# inmo - Monday 13 December, 2021

Number of patients on hospital trolleys hits highest level since pandemic began
# Overcrowding
# Overcrowding

Number of patients on hospital trolleys hits highest level since pandemic began

Dec 13th 2021, 4:44 PM 33,423 Views 61 Comments

Today’s trolley figures have returned to similar pre-pandemic figures hit in 2019.

# inmo - Thursday 18 November, 2021

Unions call for healthcare workers to not be exempt from five-day household Covid rule
# HSE
# HSE

Unions call for healthcare workers to not be exempt from five-day household Covid rule

Nov 18th 2021, 10:00 PM 24,550 Views 21 Comments

Dr Colm Henry said the HSE is finalising its policy around this at the moment.

# inmo - Wednesday 17 November, 2021

Nurses 'at their wits’ end': Call for investigation of overcrowding at Limerick hospital
# University Hospital Limerick
# University Hospital Limerick

Nurses 'at their wits’ end': Call for investigation of overcrowding at Limerick hospital

Nov 17th 2021, 1:04 PM 20,968 Views 15 Comments

There is a total of 428 people on trolleys across the country today, with 70 of them in University Hospital Limerick.

# inmo - Tuesday 16 November, 2021

Limerick Hospital records highest daily trolley figure ever with 95 patients waiting for beds
# Overcrowding
# Overcrowding

Limerick Hospital records highest daily trolley figure ever with 95 patients waiting for beds

Nov 16th 2021, 12:19 PM 12,639 Views 18 Comments

409 admitted patients were waiting for beds in hospitals across the country this morning.

# inmo - Monday 15 November, 2021

Government's winter health plan labelled 'inadequate' by doctors' group
# HSE's Winter Plan
# HSE's Winter Plan

Government's winter health plan labelled 'inadequate' by doctors' group

Nov 15th 2021, 8:24 PM 13,794 Views 4 Comments

The €77-million plan aims to increase bed capacity, but questions have been raised about whether there will be additional staff.

# inmo - Tuesday 9 November, 2021

Unions call for 3% pay increase for voluntary and community sector workers
# Voluntary Sector
# Voluntary Sector

Unions call for 3% pay increase for voluntary and community sector workers

Updated Nov 9th 2021, 1:00 PM 11,533 Views 10 Comments

Unions say the sector was severely hit by the recession and workers have not received a pay rise in 12 years.

# inmo - Tuesday 2 November, 2021

Student nurses Dáil protest: 'I know I'm not staying in Ireland - after I'm qualified, I'm gone'
# INMO
# INMO

Student nurses Dáil protest: 'I know I'm not staying in Ireland - after I'm qualified, I'm gone'

Nov 2nd 2021, 4:19 PM 23,728 Views 33 Comments

Trade union representatives and opposition TDs said that paying student nurses was about securing the health service.

# inmo - Sunday 31 October, 2021

October trolley watch stats show 'almost' double numbers this year than same period in 2020
# Trolley Crisis
# Trolley Crisis

October trolley watch stats show 'almost' double numbers this year than same period in 2020

Oct 31st 2021, 4:34 PM 17,185 Views 26 Comments

INMO figures show that there are five times as many children on trolleys compared to October 2020.

# inmo - Sunday 24 October, 2021

Infection rate among healthcare staff moving in 'wrong direction' as INMO calls for booster doses
# FRONTLINE WORKERS
# FRONTLINE WORKERS

Infection rate among healthcare staff moving in 'wrong direction' as INMO calls for booster doses

Oct 24th 2021, 3:00 PM 25,739 Views 29 Comments

More than 1,800 healthcare workers are currently on Covid-related leave.

# inmo - Tuesday 12 October, 2021

Highest number of patients on trolleys since start of the pandemic
# Trolleys
# Trolleys

Highest number of patients on trolleys since start of the pandemic

Oct 12th 2021, 12:28 PM 11,683 Views 12 Comments

506 admitted patients were waiting for beds this morning.

# inmo - Monday 11 October, 2021

INMO members to protest outside Connolly Hospital today over continued unsafe working conditions
# On The Frontline
# On The Frontline

INMO members to protest outside Connolly Hospital today over continued unsafe working conditions

Oct 11th 2021, 6:30 AM 10,068 Views 9 Comments

The protest is due to take place at the main entrance of the hospital at 1pm today.

# inmo - Thursday 7 October, 2021

INMO calls for services at St Vincent's ICU to be 'curtailed until unit is adequately staffed'
# Intensive Care
# Intensive Care

INMO calls for services at St Vincent's ICU to be 'curtailed until unit is adequately staffed'

Oct 7th 2021, 4:55 PM 9,912 Views 0 Comments

Nurses have to use a baby monitor to watch certain patients due to staff shortages, The Journal reported earlier today.

Nine in 10 nurses and midwives feel mentally exhausted as result of Covid-19 pandemic
# Nurses
# Nurses

Nine in 10 nurses and midwives feel mentally exhausted as result of Covid-19 pandemic

Oct 7th 2021, 4:43 PM 7,195 Views 12 Comments

That’s according to new research by the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation.

# inmo - Tuesday 31 August, 2021

'Extremely dangerous': Overcrowding at Cork University Hospital reaches pandemic peak
# Overcrowding
# Overcrowding

'Extremely dangerous': Overcrowding at Cork University Hospital reaches pandemic peak

Aug 31st 2021, 1:50 PM 18,154 Views 25 Comments

The INMO stated that 63 patients were waiting on trolleys in CUH today.

# inmo - Friday 6 August, 2021

Protestors call on Minister to reopen Bantry Hospital for new admissions
# Bantry Hospital
# Bantry Hospital

Protestors call on Minister to reopen Bantry Hospital for new admissions

Aug 6th 2021, 8:14 PM 14,924 Views 11 Comments

The facility in west Cork was closed due to a lack of consultants.

# inmo - Friday 30 July, 2021

Hospital chief hits back at union’s claim patient overcrowding situation is 'out of control'
# Limerick
# Limerick

Hospital chief hits back at union’s claim patient overcrowding situation is 'out of control'

Jul 30th 2021, 2:58 PM 13,847 Views 9 Comments

The UH Limerick CEO said the INMO claims were “disappointing” and “incorrect”.

# inmo - Wednesday 28 July, 2021

'Something has to give': INMO asks Health Minister to intervene at overcrowded Limerick hospital
# University Hospital Limerick
# University Hospital Limerick

'Something has to give': INMO asks Health Minister to intervene at overcrowded Limerick hospital

Jul 28th 2021, 5:27 PM 15,827 Views 18 Comments

Members say that UHL had 52 patients on trolleys this morning, despite gaining more than 110 new beds since January.

# inmo - Monday 19 July, 2021

Mullingar hospital nurses protest over understaffing and workload
# Protest
# Protest

Mullingar hospital nurses protest over understaffing and workload

Jul 19th 2021, 1:39 PM 11,682 Views 6 Comments

The INMO says Mullingar is facing 50 unfilled nursing shifts over the coming fortnight.

# inmo - Friday 18 June, 2021

INMO seeks emergency meeting with HSE to tackle 'hazardous' hospital overcrowding
# Health Service
# Health Service

INMO seeks emergency meeting with HSE to tackle 'hazardous' hospital overcrowding

Jun 18th 2021, 11:01 PM 22,731 Views 25 Comments

The union said that some hospitals are approaching pre-pandemic levels of overcrowding.

# inmo - Tuesday 11 May, 2021

Ireland's hospitals are more overcrowded than at any point since pandemic began, INMO warns
# Overcrowding
# Overcrowding

Ireland's hospitals are more overcrowded than at any point since pandemic began, INMO warns

May 11th 2021, 6:51 PM 30,236 Views 33 Comments

376 admitted patients went without beds across Ireland this morning.

# inmo - Sunday 9 May, 2021

Majority of nurses considered leaving profession due to mental health impact of Covid-19
# Survey
# Survey

Majority of nurses considered leaving profession due to mental health impact of Covid-19

May 9th 2021, 2:52 PM 26,216 Views 59 Comments

91% of nurses said they experienced mental exhaustion because of the pandemic.

# inmo - Friday 7 May, 2021

'I'm only 27, I shouldn't be like this': Nurses with long Covid call for better supports
# Long Covid
# Long Covid

'I'm only 27, I shouldn't be like this': Nurses with long Covid call for better supports

May 7th 2021, 1:10 PM 31,437 Views 16 Comments

The INMO’s annual conference today heard from a number of nurses who are suffering longer term effects of a Covid-19 diagnosis.

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