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#Nurses

# nurses - Friday 19 February, 2021

'Step up to the plate and do the right thing': Bill on student nurses' pay due before Seanad
# Annie Hoey
# Annie Hoey

'Step up to the plate and do the right thing': Bill on student nurses' pay due before Seanad

Feb 19th 2021, 6:30 AM 11,898 Views 29 Comments

The government is expected to pass the bill in order to send it “into the ether”.

# nurses - Monday 1 February, 2021

'I had to tell them their baby was dead': Student nurses to Stephen Donnelly in their own words
# Student Nurses
# Student Nurses

'I had to tell them their baby was dead': Student nurses to Stephen Donnelly in their own words

Feb 1st 2021, 12:05 AM 101,473 Views 52 Comments

A number of nurses contacted the Health Minister following a Dáil debate over pay in December.

# nurses - 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 108,555 Views 63 Comments

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

# nurses - 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 22,074 Views 25 Comments

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

# nurses - Friday 8 January, 2021

'Exhausted' ICU nurses at St Vincent's say safety concerns they raised months ago have not been addressed
# Svuh
# Svuh

'Exhausted' ICU nurses at St Vincent's say safety concerns they raised months ago have not been addressed

Jan 8th 2021, 1:46 PM 81,231 Views 49 Comments

Nurses have expressed frustration over shower and sink facilities, as well as not being prioritised for the Covid-19 vaccine.

# nurses - Tuesday 15 December, 2020

Student nurses rostered for work should be paid by employers, Taoiseach says
# Nurses
# Nurses

Student nurses rostered for work should be paid by employers, Taoiseach says

Dec 15th 2020, 9:40 PM 20,916 Views 50 Comments

But Micheal Martin warned such a situation would cause problems for the nursing degree programme.

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 10,262 Views 6 Comments

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

# nurses - 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 68,696 Views 167 Comments

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

# nurses - 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 18,746 Views 5 Comments

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

# nurses - Wednesday 21 October, 2020

50 nurses in each of the last two weeks have contracted Covid-19 - INMO
# Frontline
# Frontline

50 nurses in each of the last two weeks have contracted Covid-19 - INMO

Oct 21st 2020, 2:08 PM 30,112 Views 30 Comments

Phil Ni Sheaghdha says PPE has improved but greater supports are needed.

# nurses - Thursday 15 October, 2020

Nurses at Portlaoise hospital raise concerns after Covid outbreak leads to closure of ward
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Nurses at Portlaoise hospital raise concerns after Covid outbreak leads to closure of ward

Oct 15th 2020, 5:22 PM 28,402 Views 7 Comments

The medical ward at Midland Regional Hospital Portlaoise is no longer accepting new patients.

# nurses - Sunday 27 September, 2020

INMO backs decision to publish ethnicity data for healthcare workers who contract Covid-19
# HSE
# HSE

INMO backs decision to publish ethnicity data for healthcare workers who contract Covid-19

Sep 27th 2020, 7:15 AM 19,358 Views 8 Comments

Data from the UK suggests that BAME healthcare workers were more likely to die from Covid-19.

# nurses - Tuesday 21 July, 2020

Nurse who was hospitalised with Covid-19 criticises low staffing and says she was 'extremely burned out'
# Dáil Covid Committee
# Dáil Covid Committee

Nurse who was hospitalised with Covid-19 criticises low staffing and says she was 'extremely burned out'

Updated Jul 21st 2020, 11:30 AM 71,076 Views 60 Comments

The INMO said that it would be “inhumane” to not increase healthcare staff ahead of a second Covid-19 wave.

# nurses - Tuesday 23 June, 2020

'An absolute scandal': Ireland has the highest Covid infection rate for healthcare workers in the world, committee told
# FRONTLINE WORKERS
# FRONTLINE WORKERS

'An absolute scandal': Ireland has the highest Covid infection rate for healthcare workers in the world, committee told

Updated Jun 23rd 2020, 10:10 PM 145,121 Views 174 Comments

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar this evening suggested that the figures provided by the INMO were wrong.

Childcare providers warn of reduced capacity and need for longterm financial support
# Childcare
# Childcare

Childcare providers warn of reduced capacity and need for longterm financial support

Updated Jun 23rd 2020, 4:45 PM 19,585 Views 25 Comments

Operators said additional staff will be needed to manage the extra Covid-19 health and safety requirements.

# nurses - Friday 12 June, 2020

88% of healthcare workers with Covid-19 got the virus at work
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

88% of healthcare workers with Covid-19 got the virus at work

Jun 12th 2020, 11:14 AM 16,458 Views 23 Comments

The INMO wants Covid-19 to be classed as a personal injury under health and safety legislation.

# nurses - Friday 29 May, 2020

All nursing graduates to be guaranteed jobs amid Covid-19 crisis
# HSE
# HSE

All nursing graduates to be guaranteed jobs amid Covid-19 crisis

May 29th 2020, 6:10 AM 9,061 Views 10 Comments

In a letter, the HSE informed nursing interns that they would all be guaranteed a job.

# nurses - Thursday 23 April, 2020

'Surprisingly old-fashioned': Union says government childcare offer 'does nothing' for vast majority of nurses
# Covid19
# Covid19

'Surprisingly old-fashioned': Union says government childcare offer 'does nothing' for vast majority of nurses

Apr 23rd 2020, 6:20 AM 15,069 Views 30 Comments

The INMO pointed out that many of its members are lone parents or have partners who are also working on the frontline.

# nurses - Monday 20 April, 2020

Government's delayed childcare plan for health workers needs approval by health experts
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Government's delayed childcare plan for health workers needs approval by health experts

Apr 20th 2020, 4:29 PM 14,306 Views 9 Comments

The National Public Health Emergency team will discuss the plan tomorrow, says the Taoiseach.

# nurses - Sunday 12 April, 2020

Tracked: How HSE advice to healthcare workers has shifted during the Covid-19 crisis
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Tracked: How HSE advice to healthcare workers has shifted during the Covid-19 crisis

Apr 12th 2020, 12:05 AM 57,168 Views 37 Comments

From pregnancy to isolation, advice to staff has changed significantly since January.

# nurses - Thursday 9 April, 2020

Doctors to be sent to 'cover gaps' at Cavan General Hospital after Covid-19 outbreak among staff
# Cavan
# Cavan

Doctors to be sent to 'cover gaps' at Cavan General Hospital after Covid-19 outbreak among staff

Apr 9th 2020, 3:22 PM 34,422 Views 43 Comments

It was reported today that two wards in the hospital were closed following an outbreak of infection.

# nurses - Wednesday 1 April, 2020

INMO set to meet health officials to discuss proposed shared accommodation for healthcare staff
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

INMO set to meet health officials to discuss proposed shared accommodation for healthcare staff

Apr 1st 2020, 11:15 AM 15,249 Views 15 Comments

The union said that it hadn’t yet been consulted on the proposal.

# nurses - Saturday 28 March, 2020

'My flatmates moved out': Young nurses describe stresses at home over fears about Covid-19
# HOME LIFE
# HOME LIFE

'My flatmates moved out': Young nurses describe stresses at home over fears about Covid-19

Mar 28th 2020, 7:00 AM 55,162 Views 85 Comments

For some nurses, it can be hard to escape talk of the coronavirus – even at home.

# nurses - Tuesday 24 March, 2020

INMO calls on HSE to pay student nurses and midwives during Covid-19 outbreak
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

INMO calls on HSE to pay student nurses and midwives during Covid-19 outbreak

Mar 24th 2020, 11:17 AM 16,472 Views 42 Comments

Hundreds of student nurses are set to begin their unpaid work placements this month.

# nurses - Monday 23 March, 2020

'Times are strange and we're being thrown right in': Student nurses joining the frontlines in Covid-19 crisis
# Unpaid Placement
# Unpaid Placement

'Times are strange and we're being thrown right in': Student nurses joining the frontlines in Covid-19 crisis

Mar 23rd 2020, 12:05 AM 55,061 Views 85 Comments

Student nurses often do their work placements without pay.

# nurses - Wednesday 18 March, 2020

Council to implement identification system for healthcare worker vehicles to prevent clamping
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Council to implement identification system for healthcare worker vehicles to prevent clamping

Updated Mar 18th 2020, 5:39 PM 35,333 Views 49 Comments

There have been a number of reports in recent days of healthcare workers at hospitals having their cars clamped while they were working overtime.

# nurses - Friday 13 March, 2020

Finance minister says 'work is underway' to address childcare challenge faced by healthcare workers
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Finance minister says 'work is underway' to address childcare challenge faced by healthcare workers

Mar 13th 2020, 3:35 PM 19,938 Views 31 Comments

Paschal Donohue said work is underway in relation to the issue following representations from workers unions in the last 24 hours.

# nurses - Saturday 7 March, 2020

HSE 'lifts recruitment freeze on nurses' amid concerns of Covid-19 threat to health service
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

HSE 'lifts recruitment freeze on nurses' amid concerns of Covid-19 threat to health service

Mar 7th 2020, 2:02 PM 46,548 Views 100 Comments

A representative of nurses in Ireland said that not cancelling St Patrick’s Day “puts too much strain on our public health service”.

# nurses - Monday 3 February, 2020

Staff in Irish hospitals assaulted over 1,000 times last year - but union warns it's 'tip of iceberg'
# Health Service
# Health Service

Staff in Irish hospitals assaulted over 1,000 times last year - but union warns it's 'tip of iceberg'

Feb 3rd 2020, 12:05 AM 11,643 Views 17 Comments

The majority of healthcare staff attacked were nurses.

# nurses - Tuesday 24 December, 2019

More than 200 patients waiting on trolleys in Irish hospitals on Christmas Eve
# Waiting
# Waiting

More than 200 patients waiting on trolleys in Irish hospitals on Christmas Eve

Dec 24th 2019, 1:56 PM 23,852 Views 42 Comments

The number is down from the more than 400 who were waiting for a bed yesterday morning.

# nurses - Monday 23 December, 2019

HSE to pay €30,000 to nurses over 'stress caused' by delay in publishing report into bullying claims
# Compensation
# Compensation

HSE to pay €30,000 to nurses over 'stress caused' by delay in publishing report into bullying claims

Dec 23rd 2019, 5:51 PM 31,225 Views 0 Comments

The order was made by the Workplace Relations Commission.

# nurses - Thursday 11 July, 2019

Psychiatric nurses begin overtime ban as Dáil hears they've been propping up services by working extra hours
# Mental Health Services
# Mental Health Services

Psychiatric nurses begin overtime ban as Dáil hears they've been propping up services by working extra hours

Jul 11th 2019, 4:15 PM 11,014 Views 16 Comments

As of 7am this morning, psychiatric nurses have not been carrying out work beyond their contracted hours.

# nurses - Friday 28 June, 2019

Nearly 300 health workers have been assaulted in Irish hospitals so far this year
# Hospital Attacks
# Hospital Attacks

Nearly 300 health workers have been assaulted in Irish hospitals so far this year

Jun 28th 2019, 12:05 AM 10,739 Views 38 Comments

Of the 279 assaults, 249 were on nurses and midwives.

# nurses - Thursday 2 May, 2019

Nurses and midwives vote to accept deal to end industrial dispute
# Nurses Strike
# Nurses Strike

Nurses and midwives vote to accept deal to end industrial dispute

May 2nd 2019, 4:19 PM 15,794 Views 33 Comments

Members of the INMO voted 62% in favour of accepting the proposals.

# nurses - Wednesday 3 April, 2019

'No longer anything to fear': INMO calls on members to accept proposals to resolve pay strike
# Labour Court
# Labour Court

'No longer anything to fear': INMO calls on members to accept proposals to resolve pay strike

Apr 3rd 2019, 9:44 PM 12,630 Views 15 Comments

It follows a Labour Court recommendation in the INMO’s favour.

# nurses - Tuesday 26 March, 2019

These Mater Hospital nurses are raising money to help make patient stays feel more 'like home'
# Mater Hospital
# Mater Hospital

These Mater Hospital nurses are raising money to help make patient stays feel more 'like home'

Mar 26th 2019, 6:00 AM 17,162 Views 14 Comments

The nurses are raising money for items such as exercise bikes and other forms of holistic care.

# nurses - Monday 11 March, 2019

Talks between INMO and government to return to Labour Court as union rejects new nurses' deal
# Nurses Strike
# Nurses Strike

Talks between INMO and government to return to Labour Court as union rejects new nurses' deal

Updated Mar 11th 2019, 6:08 PM 20,820 Views 30 Comments

The negotiations come after nurses went on general strike for a number of days last month.

# nurses - Tuesday 12 February, 2019

'Think of us as you tuck into your turkey': Letters reveal nurses' fury at Varadkar over annual leave comments
# Suspended Strikes
# Suspended Strikes

'Think of us as you tuck into your turkey': Letters reveal nurses' fury at Varadkar over annual leave comments

Feb 12th 2019, 12:05 AM 47,821 Views 60 Comments

Strikes planned for this week were suspended after Labour Court intervention yesterday evening.

# nurses - Monday 11 February, 2019

Strike days by nurses have been suspended after Labour Court intervention
# INMO
# INMO

Strike days by nurses have been suspended after Labour Court intervention

Updated Feb 11th 2019, 7:39 PM 89,498 Views 98 Comments

This evening’s Labour Court recommendation includes a number of proposals.

The Labour Court is intervening in the nurses' strike
# Strike
# Strike

The Labour Court is intervening in the nurses' strike

Updated Feb 11th 2019, 5:00 PM 43,436 Views 113 Comments

A formal hearing will take place at 3.30pm.

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