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INMO members to protest outside Connolly Hospital today over continued unsafe working conditions
The protest is due to take place at the main entrance of the hospital at 1pm today.
# on the frontline
Staff shortages force ICU nurses at St Vincent's Hospital to watch patients with baby monitor
The ICU is at “breaking point”, nurses say.
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."
'Exhausted' ICU nurses at St Vincent's say safety concerns they raised months ago have not been addressed
# on the frontline
Poll: Should frontline healthcare workers receive some compensation for their work during the pandemic?
The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation will call for the measure before an Oireachtas committee this morning.
# on the frontline
'People are finding it hard. We see a lot of these issues in work and it does broaden your mind'
Tipperary’s Pádraic Maher on life as a Garda through the Covid-19 crisis and his excitement for the inter-county championship.
# Role Models
Tyrone midwife on cover of British Vogue: 'I imagine my mum will be in Tesco buying all the copies she can'
Rachel Millar had no idea she’d be on the cover when a photographer came to the hospital she works in a few weeks ago.
# on the frontline
HSE tells unions that where healthcare workers can't secure childcare, they can remain at home with pay
Previous proposals to support healthcare workers with childcare provision had been described as inadequate by unions.
# on the frontline
'Everyone is very much involved in this' - The Dublin All-Star doctor on duty in Temple Street Hospital
Noelle Healy shares her experience through the Covid-19 crisis.
# new career
The former Munster centre now helping to fight Covid-19 as a doctor in Cork
Tom Gleeson had to retire from rugby in 2012 due to injury.
# fight against covid-19
'It is kind of surreal, sometimes you think you are dreaming. Then you realise it’s real life'
Galway star and medical professional Tracey Leonard is on the frontline in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic.
# on the frontline
Most rank-and-file gardaí have no tactical training to deal with armed criminals or terrorists
The Garda Representative Association has pointed out that unarmed gardaí are likely to be first on the scene, but have not been prepared for these dangerous scenarios.
Voices
Working the frontline: Here's how I live on €23,171 (before tax) a year
‘My most foolhardy move?’ Leaving the private sector and joining An Garda Síochána, admits this frontline worker.
# on the frontline
'We come together in the most distressing situations': Hundreds to take part in emergency services parade
The annual parade and gala will focus on safety and will also pay tribute to members of the services who lost their lives in the line of duty.
# on the frontline
Superintendents say they need at least 800 new recruits a year to provide proper service
Superintendent Noel Cunningham said he is concerned about younger members leaving the force because of low wages.
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Paramedic punched in face after being called to house in Meath
The man’s injuries were minor, but he was left shaken by the incident.
# on the frontline
Machine guns, tasers and pay rises on agenda for rank and file gardaí
The Garda Representative Association annual delegate conference begins tomorrow.
# homeless ireland
The new homeless: 'Her life just turned bad, by one simple thing'
Threshold also helps people who are homeless to find a home – and stay there.
# on the frontline
Irish researcher wins major acclaim for 'lifesaving' medical app
It’s designed to help doctors on the ground in remote parts of Africa.
# on the frontline
'Widespread lack of training' among gardaí in dealing with suicidal people
The Garda Representative Association’s John Parker said he’d like to see new training modules for student gardaí on mental health issues rolled out to everyone on the force.
# on the frontline
Here’s how Twitter reacted to Pat Kenny leaving RTÉ
Shock, shock and a bit more SHOCK.