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#Junior Doctors

# junior-doctors - Tuesday 10 May, 2022

IMO commence ballot for industrial action for junior doctors over contracting issues
# Junior Doctors
# Junior Doctors

IMO commence ballot for industrial action for junior doctors over contracting issues

May 10th 2022, 5:06 PM 6,673 Views 9 Comments

Junior doctors are “demoralised, frustrated, angry and want change,” the IMO claims.

# junior-doctors - Thursday 21 April, 2022

'Bonkers' overtime worked by junior doctors causing burnout and risks for patients
# Overworked
# Overworked

'Bonkers' overtime worked by junior doctors causing burnout and risks for patients

Apr 21st 2022, 12:05 AM 26,019 Views 60 Comments
  • Excessive overtime worked by junior doctors is causing burnout and unsafe working conditions, Lauren Boland reports.
  • Junior doctors are regularly working hours far beyond what should be acceptable in Irish hospitals, doctors say.
  • The HSE recorded 2.8 million hours of overtime for junior doctors last year.

# junior-doctors - Sunday 7 January, 2018

'This is the real world': Doctors and HSE to meet amid fears junior doctors won't get paid overtime at Connolly Hospital
# Connolly Hospital
# Connolly Hospital

'This is the real world': Doctors and HSE to meet amid fears junior doctors won't get paid overtime at Connolly Hospital

Jan 7th 2018, 2:35 PM 17,102 Views 35 Comments

A memo sent to doctors said “no payment will be made for working before 8am or after 5pm” for junior doctors.

# junior-doctors - Tuesday 26 September, 2017

'A chronic haemorrhage': Just one in five trainee doctors plan to definitely stay in Ireland to work
# RSCI
# RSCI

'A chronic haemorrhage': Just one in five trainee doctors plan to definitely stay in Ireland to work

Sep 26th 2017, 6:15 AM 22,510 Views 87 Comments

The RSCI has published a survey about the medical workforce in Ireland.

# junior-doctors - Saturday 5 November, 2016

Trouble and strike: Junior doctors are the latest group to threaten strike action
# Winter Of Discontent
# Winter Of Discontent

Trouble and strike: Junior doctors are the latest group to threaten strike action

Nov 5th 2016, 6:36 PM 9,331 Views 30 Comments

It’s part of a dispute over a ‘living out allowance’.

# junior-doctors - Thursday 9 July, 2015

Ireland won't be fined over 24-hour shifts for junior doctors
# In The Clear
# In The Clear

Ireland won't be fined over 24-hour shifts for junior doctors

Jul 9th 2015, 8:00 PM 15,494 Views 27 Comments

The European Court of Justice said there was not enough evidence put forward to show the Working Time Directive was not being implemented.

# junior-doctors - Monday 11 August, 2014

Junior doctors won't bother staying in Ireland unless tax breaks are introduced
# NCHDs
# NCHDs

Junior doctors won't bother staying in Ireland unless tax breaks are introduced

Aug 11th 2014, 10:14 AM 12,385 Views 75 Comments

Students on the Graduate Entry Programme are required to pay full fees of up to €16,000 per year.

# junior-doctors - Friday 25 April, 2014

Doctors' organisation says politics getting in way of patient treatment
# Doctors
# Doctors

Doctors' organisation says politics getting in way of patient treatment

Apr 25th 2014, 1:47 PM 7,195 Views 66 Comments

IMO President Dr Matthew Sadlier was also critical of the free GP care plan and Universal Health Insurance proposals.

# junior-doctors - Friday 7 February, 2014

Remember the '24 No More' campaign? Hospitals still aren't complying say IMO
# Union Strife
# Union Strife

Remember the '24 No More' campaign? Hospitals still aren't complying say IMO

Feb 7th 2014, 5:02 PM 9,516 Views 6 Comments

Up to 33 per cent of hospitals have not made sufficient progress and are to be penalised according to the union.

# junior-doctors - Monday 20 January, 2014

HSE set to sanction hospitals in breach of junior doctor working hours directive
# Junior Doctors
# Junior Doctors

HSE set to sanction hospitals in breach of junior doctor working hours directive

Jan 20th 2014, 6:45 AM 5,452 Views 15 Comments

The IMO and HSE will meet at the end of this month to decide which hospitals should be sanctioned for failure to comply with the directive which put an end to 24 hour shifts.

# junior-doctors - Wednesday 20 November, 2013

IMO welcomes decision to refer Ireland to EU Court of Justice
# 24 No More
# 24 No More

IMO welcomes decision to refer Ireland to EU Court of Justice

Nov 20th 2013, 1:38 PM 9,104 Views 32 Comments

The directive has failed to be implemented properly in the health service, the European Commission says.

# junior-doctors - Friday 15 November, 2013

"We are putting our trust in the HSE" - junior doctors
# Working Hours
# Working Hours

"We are putting our trust in the HSE" - junior doctors

Nov 15th 2013, 10:21 AM 5,690 Views 11 Comments

Junior doctors have voted to accept a proposal to end shifts lasting more than 24 hours.

# junior-doctors - Thursday 14 November, 2013

Junior doctors vote in favour of proposals to end 24-hour shifts
# Junior Doctors
# Junior Doctors

Junior doctors vote in favour of proposals to end 24-hour shifts

Nov 14th 2013, 10:50 PM 9,914 Views 28 Comments

The IMO have warned however that NCHDs would “escalate the campaign” if the HSE failed to honour commitments.

# junior-doctors - Thursday 17 October, 2013

HSE will sanction hospitals that don't comply with doctors' hours
# 24 No More
# 24 No More

HSE will sanction hospitals that don't comply with doctors' hours

Oct 17th 2013, 8:01 PM 5,479 Views 15 Comments

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.

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

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

Oct 17th 2013, 10:20 AM 4,734 Views 24 Comments

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

# junior-doctors - Wednesday 16 October, 2013

IMO recommends junior doctors say 'yes' to LRC proposals
# Dispute
# Dispute

IMO recommends junior doctors say 'yes' to LRC proposals

Oct 16th 2013, 9:51 PM 5,497 Views 15 Comments

After negotiations at the Labour Relations Commission, the IMO said this evening that there had been proposals put forward by the HSE.

# junior-doctors - Saturday 12 October, 2013

Consultants' association: HSE being driven by Troika demands, not patient welfare
# Hospitals
# Hospitals

Consultants' association: HSE being driven by Troika demands, not patient welfare

Oct 12th 2013, 5:43 PM 5,691 Views 45 Comments

The president of the IHCA also said that the HSE’s “unsympathetic” traits have led to action like the junior doctors’ strike which has created tensions among the ranks.

# junior-doctors - Thursday 10 October, 2013

"Progress made" on doctors talks, but no deal yet
# Junior Doctors
# Junior Doctors

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

Oct 10th 2013, 10:00 PM 3,739 Views 5 Comments

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

# junior-doctors - Wednesday 9 October, 2013

IMO will attend talks at the LRC today
# Junior Doctors
# Junior Doctors

IMO will attend talks at the LRC today

Oct 9th 2013, 10:52 AM 4,695 Views 15 Comments

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
# Junior Doctors
# Junior Doctors

IMO to consider invitation to talks at the LRC

Oct 9th 2013, 8:32 AM 2,368 Views 8 Comments

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.

# junior-doctors - Tuesday 8 October, 2013

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

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

Oct 8th 2013, 3:58 PM 6,789 Views 51 Comments

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
# Vox Pop
# Vox Pop

Video: Junior doctors explain the reasons behind today's strike

Oct 8th 2013, 2:45 PM 9,504 Views 38 Comments

TheJournal.ie visited the Mater Hospital in Dublin to speak to some of those taking part in the IMO’s 24 No More protest.

# junior-doctors - Sunday 6 October, 2013

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

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

Oct 6th 2013, 10:13 PM 8,573 Views 44 Comments

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.

# junior-doctors - 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
# Junior Doctors

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

Oct 4th 2013, 9:18 AM 6,742 Views 28 Comments

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
# Health
# Health

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

Oct 4th 2013, 8:08 AM 6,122 Views 62 Comments

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

# junior-doctors - Thursday 3 October, 2013

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

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

Oct 3rd 2013, 5:59 PM 5,304 Views 15 Comments

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

# junior-doctors - Friday 27 September, 2013

Strike action now “inevitable” say junior doctors
# Doctors Strike
# Doctors Strike

Strike action now “inevitable” say junior doctors

Sep 27th 2013, 11:15 PM 9,618 Views 31 Comments

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”.

# junior-doctors - Thursday 26 September, 2013

Strike still a possibility for hospital doctors
# 24 No More
# 24 No More

Strike still a possibility for hospital doctors

Sep 26th 2013, 8:06 PM 4,343 Views 14 Comments

The IMO has said there is still a number of issues to be resolved following talks with the HSE.

# junior-doctors - Tuesday 24 September, 2013

Doctors' strike now suspended indefinitely as IMO seeks clarification
# Junior Doctors
# Junior Doctors

Doctors' strike now suspended indefinitely as IMO seeks clarification

Sep 24th 2013, 11:23 AM 4,646 Views 38 Comments

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

# junior-doctors - Sunday 22 September, 2013

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

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

Sep 22nd 2013, 2:22 PM 6,927 Views 10 Comments

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

# junior-doctors - Friday 20 September, 2013

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

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

Sep 20th 2013, 11:02 PM 6,987 Views 26 Comments

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

Sep 20th 2013, 6:30 AM 2,281 Views 5 Comments

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

# junior-doctors - Thursday 19 September, 2013

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

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

Sep 19th 2013, 6:00 AM 3,291 Views 5 Comments

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.

# junior-doctors - Tuesday 17 September, 2013

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

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

Sep 17th 2013, 9:53 PM 5,101 Views 18 Comments

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
# Doctors Strike
# Doctors Strike

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

Sep 17th 2013, 6:40 PM 7,068 Views 54 Comments

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.

# junior-doctors - Wednesday 11 September, 2013

No breakthrough in talks between HSE and junior doctors
# 24 No More
# 24 No More

No breakthrough in talks between HSE and junior doctors

Sep 11th 2013, 10:46 PM 8,764 Views 34 Comments

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

# junior-doctors - Saturday 7 September, 2013

Top readers' comments of the week
# You Told Us
# You Told Us

Top readers' comments of the week

Sep 7th 2013, 11:00 AM 7,948 Views 11 Comments

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