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#Nurses

# nurses - 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 9,951 Views 8 Comments

The protest is due to take place at the main entrance of the hospital at 1pm today.

# nurses - Sunday 10 October, 2021

3 in 4 staff in country's two largest EDs showed signs of burnout during pandemic, study finds
# Emergency Departments
# Emergency Departments

3 in 4 staff in country's two largest EDs showed signs of burnout during pandemic, study finds

Oct 10th 2021, 3:11 PM 15,336 Views 8 Comments

The study was conducted by researchers at University College Cork.

# nurses - 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 9,686 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 7,022 Views 12 Comments

That’s according to new research by the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation.

Staff shortages force ICU nurses at St Vincent's Hospital to watch patients with baby monitor
# On The Frontline
# On The Frontline

Staff shortages force ICU nurses at St Vincent's Hospital to watch patients with baby monitor

Oct 7th 2021, 12:10 AM 68,553 Views 0 Comments
  • The ICU is at "breaking point" with a few "near misses" in recent months, Órla Ryan reports
  • Nurses say they have been forced to use a baby monitor to watch certain patients due to staff shortages
  • "The pandemic broke us ... It was horrendous, some of the shifts we put in were indescribable."

# nurses - 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 11,626 Views 6 Comments

The INMO says Mullingar is facing 50 unfilled nursing shifts over the coming fortnight.

# nurses - Wednesday 7 July, 2021

Bonus for healthcare staff for their work during the pandemic being 'actively considered'
# Hospitals
# Hospitals

Bonus for healthcare staff for their work during the pandemic being 'actively considered'

Jul 7th 2021, 2:24 PM 22,422 Views 32 Comments

The Taoiseach did not say if it will be a monetary bonus or additional leave, but said the public expendture minister is looking at all options.

# 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 11,918 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 101,551 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 108,657 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 22,084 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 82,128 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 20,930 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 10,267 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 68,893 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 18,762 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 30,125 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 28,460 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 19,387 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 71,110 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 145,205 Views 175 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 19,595 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 16,471 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 9,100 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 15,076 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 14,308 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 57,215 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 34,472 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 15,251 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 55,204 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 16,479 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 55,069 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 35,366 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 19,940 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 46,595 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 11,679 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 23,861 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 31,321 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 11,036 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 10,766 Views 38 Comments

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

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