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#Midwives

# midwives - Monday 13 October, 2014

Pics: NHS workers stage first strike in 32 years
# Pay Dispute
# Pay Dispute

Pics: NHS workers stage first strike in 32 years

Oct 13th 2014, 8:36 PM 6,393 Views 4 Comments

The strike follows a rejection by the government of an across-the-board pay rise for workers.

# midwives - Monday 29 September, 2014

Doctors to train like airline pilots in simulation centres
# Practice Makes Perfect
# Practice Makes Perfect

Doctors to train like airline pilots in simulation centres

Sep 29th 2014, 3:30 PM 7,865 Views 20 Comments

The centre will recreate real life clinical scenarios using simulation models.

'Overcrowded and clinically dangerous': Nurses criticise conditions at Mullingar hospital
# Midlands Regional
# Midlands Regional

'Overcrowded and clinically dangerous': Nurses criticise conditions at Mullingar hospital

Sep 29th 2014, 10:42 AM 7,188 Views 5 Comments

The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation has called on the HSE to immediately recruit more staff at MRHM.

# midwives - Thursday 26 June, 2014

Pimps 'taking advantage' of delay in new prostitution law
# Turn Off The Red Light
# Turn Off The Red Light

Pimps 'taking advantage' of delay in new prostitution law

Jun 26th 2014, 9:54 AM 17,501 Views 58 Comments

Twelve months have now passed since a Dáil committee recommended new laws that would see buyers of sex punished.

# midwives - Sunday 18 May, 2014

INMO and HSE at odds over whether additional savings of €80m are being sought
# Haddington Road
# Haddington Road

INMO and HSE at odds over whether additional savings of €80m are being sought

May 18th 2014, 6:51 PM 6,518 Views 34 Comments

The INMO says the savings are being sought – the HSE says this is incorrect.

# midwives - Thursday 6 March, 2014

Shortage of midwives in every public maternity unit in Ireland
# Shortfall
# Shortfall

Shortage of midwives in every public maternity unit in Ireland

Mar 6th 2014, 12:00 PM 8,547 Views 26 Comments

Portlaoise, Mullingar and the Rotunda have the biggest shortage of midwives.

# midwives - Friday 31 January, 2014

Portlaoise midwives wrote to Cowen and Harney over 'fears that a mother or baby would die'
# Further Investigation
# Further Investigation

Portlaoise midwives wrote to Cowen and Harney over 'fears that a mother or baby would die'

Jan 31st 2014, 9:11 AM 13,146 Views 39 Comments

Last night’s Prime Time showed how four babies died in 6 years at Midlands Regional Hospital in Portlaoise.

# midwives - Wednesday 18 September, 2013

INMO: Patients who need care will receive care during doctors' strike
# Doctors
# Doctors

INMO: Patients who need care will receive care during doctors' strike

Sep 18th 2013, 9:12 AM 2,602 Views 11 Comments

Liam Doran of the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation said that the strike will impact on routine admissions and outpatient appointments.

# midwives - Wednesday 4 September, 2013

Ireland gets its own 'One Born Every Minute'
# Midwives
# Midwives

Ireland gets its own 'One Born Every Minute'

Sep 4th 2013, 7:15 AM 14,329 Views 24 Comments

TV3 has brought its camera crew to Holles Street.

# midwives - Wednesday 21 August, 2013

Study: Better for women to be cared for by midwives than doctors when giving birth
# Giving Birth
# Giving Birth

Study: Better for women to be cared for by midwives than doctors when giving birth

Aug 21st 2013, 7:05 AM 16,571 Views 98 Comments

Women who had midwife-led care had fewer epidurals, fewer episiotomies and were less likely to give birth early.

# midwives - Saturday 3 August, 2013

RTE, renters and returning to school: The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

RTE, renters and returning to school: The week in numbers

Aug 3rd 2013, 7:30 PM 8,077 Views 7 Comments

Plus: How many people have been late paying their rent in the past year?

# midwives - Tuesday 16 July, 2013

Nurses and midwives: The HSE is breaking minimum wage law
# Minimum Wage
# Minimum Wage

Nurses and midwives: The HSE is breaking minimum wage law

Jul 16th 2013, 10:04 PM 18,825 Views 64 Comments

The INMO said that interns are being asked to increase their hours while only being paid 50 per cent of the staff rate of pay.

# midwives - Saturday 11 May, 2013

INMO chief dismisses 'man who cried wolf' suggestions on strike action
# INMO
# INMO

INMO chief dismisses 'man who cried wolf' suggestions on strike action

May 11th 2013, 1:57 PM 6,522 Views 48 Comments

Liam Doran says he doesn’t pay attention to newspaper commentary suggesting he regularly threatens industrial action.

# midwives - Friday 10 May, 2013

INMO president: Reilly "has shown little or no regard" for nurses, midwives
# INMO
# INMO

INMO president: Reilly "has shown little or no regard" for nurses, midwives

May 10th 2013, 7:35 AM 6,523 Views 53 Comments

The INMO is to present the health minister with the findings of its trolley and ward watch initiatives, which show an increase in the amount of people on trolleys.

# midwives - Thursday 9 May, 2013

INMO to debate emergency motion on industrial action
# Nurses
# Nurses

INMO to debate emergency motion on industrial action

May 9th 2013, 8:54 AM 5,294 Views 59 Comments

The INMO annual conference is taking place in Letterkenny today and the motion discusses the option of industrial action if the government imposes pay cuts.

# midwives - Wednesday 8 May, 2013

INMO prepared to mobilise against pay cuts
# Conference
# Conference

INMO prepared to mobilise against pay cuts

May 8th 2013, 8:26 AM 3,948 Views 22 Comments

The conference begins this morning, and Minister for Health James Reilly will speak to those gathered tomorrow.

# midwives - Tuesday 7 May, 2013

Issue of pay to dominate INMO annual conference
# Hospitals
# Hospitals

Issue of pay to dominate INMO annual conference

May 7th 2013, 10:14 AM 3,099 Views 17 Comments

The INMO is to hold its annual conference tomorrow, and its general secretary said he expects “lively debate” at the event.

# midwives - Monday 18 March, 2013

Column: New HSE plans will further limit women’s choices in childbirth
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: New HSE plans will further limit women’s choices in childbirth

Mar 18th 2013, 7:00 AM 132 Views 155 Comments

Last summer, the Minister for Health endorsed home birth and said more women should be offered the choice of giving birth at home – but new HSE guidelines will have the opposite effect, Eva-Louise Goussot writes.

# midwives - Wednesday 6 February, 2013

INMO reaffirms "total opposition" to Croke Park pay cuts
# Pay Cuts
# Pay Cuts

INMO reaffirms "total opposition" to Croke Park pay cuts

Feb 6th 2013, 8:05 AM 4,235 Views 28 Comments

The association said that the government’s approach is “provocative” and “unrealistic”.

# midwives - Tuesday 8 January, 2013

James Reilly asked to stop HSE plan to pay graduate nurses lower salaries
# Pay
# Pay

James Reilly asked to stop HSE plan to pay graduate nurses lower salaries

Jan 8th 2013, 11:38 AM 4,376 Views 57 Comments

SIPTU has written to the Minister for Health asking him to stop the HSE plan to recruit new nurses on lower salaries

# midwives - Monday 7 January, 2013

Graduate nurses should not accept 'insulting salary' - INMO
# HSE
# HSE

Graduate nurses should not accept 'insulting salary' - INMO

Jan 7th 2013, 3:39 PM 8,603 Views 146 Comments

The general secretary of the INMO hopes that a graduate boycott of the jobs on offer at the reduced rate will ‘force the HSE back to the table’.

# midwives - Thursday 20 December, 2012

Nurses' union demands boycott of graduate scheme over pay dispute
# Nursing
# Nursing

Nurses' union demands boycott of graduate scheme over pay dispute

Dec 20th 2012, 3:29 PM 4,832 Views 88 Comments

The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation says graduate nurses should not have to work for 80 per cent of the usual wage.

# midwives - Tuesday 11 December, 2012

HSE to recruit up to 1,000 graduate nurses and midwives next year
# HSE
# HSE

HSE to recruit up to 1,000 graduate nurses and midwives next year

Dec 11th 2012, 7:20 PM 11,318 Views 99 Comments

The recruitment drive could save as much as €10 million by reducing the reliance on agency workers and overtime, the HSE said this evening.

# midwives - Monday 29 October, 2012

Column: 11 things nobody tells you about giving birth
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: 11 things nobody tells you about giving birth

Oct 29th 2012, 7:00 PM 15,632 Views 86 Comments

Some things you can learn from books, writes mother of three Deborah McCarthy – but not these.

# midwives - Wednesday 22 August, 2012

'Grave concerns' over controversial HSE plan to fire hospital staff
# Cuts
# Cuts

'Grave concerns' over controversial HSE plan to fire hospital staff

Aug 22nd 2012, 12:42 PM 7,252 Views 40 Comments

The HSE has produced a report which proposes getting rid of all agency staff in three hospitals – but the plan has drawn harsh criticism.

# midwives - Thursday 28 June, 2012

Column: I had a home birth – and all mums should have the same option
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: I had a home birth – and all mums should have the same option

Jun 28th 2012, 7:00 AM 2,638 Views 67 Comments

Why shouldn’t women have the choice of giving birth at home? The belief that all mothers need to be in hospital is an urban myth, writes Eva-Louise Goussot.

# midwives - Tuesday 12 June, 2012

Irish nurses and midwives join vigil for Bahrain medics
# Bahrain
# Bahrain

Irish nurses and midwives join vigil for Bahrain medics

Jun 12th 2012, 4:49 PM 2,764 Views 1 Comment

The members of the INMO have joined a vigil to highlight the trial of health professionals in Bahrain, and are calling for the release of their fellow professionals.

# midwives - Saturday 12 May, 2012

Video: Reilly tells nurses that closed hospital beds will not be reopened
# Health
# Health

Video: Reilly tells nurses that closed hospital beds will not be reopened

May 12th 2012, 2:10 PM 2,641 Views 32 Comments

James Reilly also told delegates at the INMO conference that nurses can do more of the work that doctors have done historically.

# midwives - Friday 11 May, 2012

Health Minister to address INMO conference today
# Health
# Health

Health Minister to address INMO conference today

May 11th 2012, 8:34 AM 681 Views 0 Comments

James Reilly will address the conference as nurses and midwives conclude their annual conference in Killarney today.

# midwives - Tuesday 8 May, 2012

HSE recruitment moratorium 'destructive and irrational', say health staff
# Health
# Health

HSE recruitment moratorium 'destructive and irrational', say health staff

May 8th 2012, 9:17 AM 2,881 Views 12 Comments

That’s according to members of the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation, who will hold their 93rd annual conference this week. The theme for the event this year is ‘Safe care – safe practice – no compromise’.

# midwives - Thursday 26 January, 2012

Taoiseach slams doctor who has warned mothers and babies could die
# Midwives
# Midwives

Taoiseach slams doctor who has warned mothers and babies could die

Jan 26th 2012, 9:57 AM 3,806 Views 46 Comments

Warnings that an exodus of midwives from the HSE will lead to deaths have been branded ‘outrageous’ by Enda Kenny.

# midwives - Saturday 23 July, 2011

Public rally in Wexford over plans to cut Domino maternity scheme
# Maternity
# Maternity

Public rally in Wexford over plans to cut Domino maternity scheme

Jul 23rd 2011, 2:41 PM 1,261 Views 10 Comments

It’s claimed that the scheme is being ‘quietly’ withdrawn from Wexford General Hospital. Domino allows for home births and a midwife-led antenatal clinic.

# midwives - Wednesday 16 February, 2011

Student nurses protest over plans to cut pay for placements
# Student Nurses
# Student Nurses

Student nurses protest over plans to cut pay for placements

Feb 16th 2011, 7:10 PM 1,019 Views 0 Comments

Government plans would see payments to final year nursing students in respect of time on placement phased out.

# midwives - Wednesday 2 February, 2011

Psychiatric nurses join campaign to reverse wage cuts
# Health
# Health

Psychiatric nurses join campaign to reverse wage cuts

Feb 2nd 2011, 6:21 PM 816 Views 0 Comments

Psychiatric nurses have joined the campaign aimed at reversing pay cuts to student nurses who are required to work full time as part of their training.