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#INMO

# 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 24,139 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 15,462 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 33,202 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 24,508 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 20,921 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 12,460 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 13,782 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 11,356 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 23,599 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 17,136 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 25,705 Views 30 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 11,660 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 10,016 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 9,855 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 7,149 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 18,094 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 14,876 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 13,790 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 15,787 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 11,645 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 22,694 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 30,180 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 26,140 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 31,336 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.

# inmo - Friday 23 April, 2021

'Significant' demand for beds at Limerick Hospital from people who had Covid, but still need to recover
# Emergency Department
# Emergency Department

'Significant' demand for beds at Limerick Hospital from people who had Covid, but still need to recover

Apr 23rd 2021, 10:48 PM 29,909 Views 22 Comments

The hospital group responded to calls from the INMO for a Hiqa investigation into overcrowding at University Hospital Limerick

# inmo - Tuesday 9 February, 2021

Number of people with Covid-19 in hospital continues to decrease
# ICU
# ICU

Number of people with Covid-19 in hospital continues to decrease

Feb 9th 2021, 9:14 AM 32,009 Views 57 Comments

1,100 patients with Covid-19 are in Irish hospitals, including 173 in critical care.

Poll: Should frontline healthcare workers receive some compensation for their work during the pandemic?
# On The Frontline
# On The Frontline

Poll: Should frontline healthcare workers receive some compensation for their work during the pandemic?

Feb 9th 2021, 8:42 AM 99,359 Views 93 Comments

The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation will call for the measure before an Oireachtas committee this morning.

Frontline healthcare workers should get pandemic compensation, INMO to tell Oireachtas committee
# Frontline
# Frontline

Frontline healthcare workers should get pandemic compensation, INMO to tell Oireachtas committee

Feb 9th 2021, 6:45 AM 27,618 Views 53 Comments

An Oireachtas committee will meet with healthcare representative organisations later this morning.

# inmo - Saturday 23 January, 2021

Healthcare workers still in need of first vaccine dose to remain waiting until February
# Frontline
# Frontline

Healthcare workers still in need of first vaccine dose to remain waiting until February

Jan 23rd 2021, 4:45 PM 29,403 Views 53 Comments

Current supply is being used to provide second doses to those who have already received their first dose.

# inmo - Wednesday 20 January, 2021

'She doesn't get paid for that': Dáil told of student nurse whose patient's toe 'came off in his sock'
# Student Nurses
# Student Nurses

'She doesn't get paid for that': Dáil told of student nurse whose patient's toe 'came off in his sock'

Jan 20th 2021, 11:56 AM 108,737 Views 63 Comments

Health Minister Stephen Donnelly has been accused of gaslighting student nurses.

# inmo - Sunday 17 January, 2021

Student nurses 'frustrated' at 'last-minute decision' to redeploy teaching nurses to help with Covid-19 surge
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Student nurses 'frustrated' at 'last-minute decision' to redeploy teaching nurses to help with Covid-19 surge

Updated Jan 17th 2021, 1:17 PM 46,318 Views 56 Comments

Clinical placements for most student nurses and midwives – due to start tomorrow – have been suspended.

# inmo - Wednesday 13 January, 2021

'The system is overloaded': Nurses call for upgraded PPE and fully nationalised private hospital capacity
# Covid19
# Covid19

'The system is overloaded': Nurses call for upgraded PPE and fully nationalised private hospital capacity

Jan 13th 2021, 5:12 PM 22,086 Views 25 Comments

The INMO has also suggested a partial reopening of schools to take the pressure of healthcare workers with school-aged children.

# inmo - Friday 8 January, 2021

INMO calls for 'critical emergency' protocols to be implemented across health service
# Third Wave
# Third Wave

INMO calls for 'critical emergency' protocols to be implemented across health service

Jan 8th 2021, 6:25 PM 17,577 Views 10 Comments

The INMO is also calling on the HSE to improve daily communications with staff.

# inmo - Sunday 3 January, 2021

Further restrictions not ruled out, says Varadkar as hospitals under 'extreme pressure'
# INMO
# INMO

Further restrictions not ruled out, says Varadkar as hospitals under 'extreme pressure'

Updated Jan 3rd 2021, 1:16 PM 136,434 Views 205 Comments
  • Tánaiste says there is a strong case for leaving current restrictions in place until those most at risk are vaccinated
  • There are now 673 patients with Covid-19 being treated in hospital
  • Dr Colm Henry estimates hospitalisation levels of 1,300 or more by the end of January
  • Over 100 nurses are out of work for covid-related reasons at Cork University Hospital

# inmo - Thursday 31 December, 2020

Over 53,000 patients went without beds in Irish hospitals in 2020, INMO says
# Trolleys
# Trolleys

Over 53,000 patients went without beds in Irish hospitals in 2020, INMO says

Dec 31st 2020, 2:28 PM 10,743 Views 36 Comments

The organisation said hospital overcrowding is “unacceptable at the best of times, but it is doubly so when dealing with a contagious virus”.

# inmo - Tuesday 29 December, 2020

Cabinet to meet as number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in Irish hospitals hits seven-month high
# Hospital Admissions
# Hospital Admissions

Cabinet to meet as number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in Irish hospitals hits seven-month high

Dec 29th 2020, 1:48 PM 76,734 Views 89 Comments

Stephen Donnelly said ministers will consider current Level 5 restrictions in light of the data.

# inmo - Wednesday 16 December, 2020

Student nurses agree to 'guarded engagement' with review on pay and conditions proposed by government
# INMO
# INMO

Student nurses agree to 'guarded engagement' with review on pay and conditions proposed by government

Dec 16th 2020, 9:18 PM 8,637 Views 4 Comments

The INMO said student nurses and midwives had “rightly given a cautious response” to the proposed reviews.

# inmo - Tuesday 15 December, 2020

Nurses made up 3% of all new Covid-19 cases in Ireland, INMO says
# Healthcare Workers
# Healthcare Workers

Nurses made up 3% of all new Covid-19 cases in Ireland, INMO says

Dec 15th 2020, 10:34 AM 10,268 Views 6 Comments

61 nurses contracted the virus in the most recent week for which figures are available.

# inmo - Thursday 3 December, 2020

Government voting against motion to pay student nurses described as 'betrayal'
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Government voting against motion to pay student nurses described as 'betrayal'

Dec 3rd 2020, 8:56 AM 68,968 Views 167 Comments

The Solidarity-People Before Profit (PBP) motion was defeated by 77 votes to 72.

# inmo - Monday 30 November, 2020

INMO calls for isolation period for Covid-positive healthcare workers to be increased
# Nurses
# Nurses

INMO calls for isolation period for Covid-positive healthcare workers to be increased

Nov 30th 2020, 3:22 PM 18,776 Views 5 Comments

Nurses account for almost a third of all healthcare worker cases of Covid-19.

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