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Nine in 10 nurses and midwives feel mentally exhausted as result of Covid-19 pandemic
'Extremely dangerous': Overcrowding at Cork University Hospital reaches pandemic peak
Protestors call on Minister to reopen Bantry Hospital for new admissions
Hospital chief hits back at union’s claim patient overcrowding situation is 'out of control'
'Something has to give': INMO asks Health Minister to intervene at overcrowded Limerick hospital
Mullingar hospital nurses protest over understaffing and workload
INMO seeks emergency meeting with HSE to tackle 'hazardous' hospital overcrowding
Ireland's hospitals are more overcrowded than at any point since pandemic began, INMO warns
Majority of nurses considered leaving profession due to mental health impact of Covid-19
'I'm only 27, I shouldn't be like this': Nurses with long Covid call for better supports
'Significant' demand for beds at Limerick Hospital from people who had Covid, but still need to recover
Frontline healthcare workers should get pandemic compensation, INMO tells Oireachtas committee
Number of people with Covid-19 in hospital continues to decrease
Poll: Should frontline healthcare workers receive some compensation for their work during the pandemic?
Healthcare workers still in need of first vaccine dose to remain waiting until February
'She doesn't get paid for that': Dáil told of student nurse whose patient's toe 'came off in his sock'
Student nurses 'frustrated' at 'last-minute decision' to redeploy teaching nurses to help with Covid-19 surge
'The system is overloaded': Nurses call for upgraded PPE and fully nationalised private hospital capacity
INMO calls for 'critical emergency' protocols to be implemented across health service
Further restrictions not ruled out, says Varadkar as hospitals under 'extreme pressure'
Over 53,000 patients went without beds in Irish hospitals in 2020, INMO says
Cabinet to meet as number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in Irish hospitals hits seven-month high
Student nurses agree to 'guarded engagement' with review on pay and conditions proposed by government
Nurses made up 3% of all new Covid-19 cases in Ireland, INMO says
Government voting against motion to pay student nurses described as 'betrayal'
INMO calls for isolation period for Covid-positive healthcare workers to be increased
50 nurses in each of the last two weeks have contracted Covid-19 - INMO
Under-staffing issues in health service 'exacerbated by Covid-19 absences'
INMO demands 'major staffing boost' to combat Covid-19
INMO backs decision to publish ethnicity data for healthcare workers who contract Covid-19
Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
'We're sleepwalking back to mass overcrowding': 221 patients on trolleys in Irish hospitals
'To the four nurses in Ireland...RIP': The Covid-19 Twitter claim that made it to the national airwaves
Nurse who was hospitalised with Covid-19 criticises low staffing and says she was 'extremely burned out'
FactCheck: Does Ireland have the highest Covid-19 infection rate for healthcare workers in the world?
'An absolute scandal': Ireland has the highest Covid infection rate for healthcare workers in the world, committee told
Childcare providers warn of reduced capacity and need for longterm financial support
88% of healthcare workers with Covid-19 got the virus at work
Taking over private hospitals during the Covid-19 crisis will cost roughly €300 million
'Something is going wrong on the frontlines': Union demands urgent inquiry into healthcare worker infection rates