A file image of INMO members working at  St Vincent’s Hospital holding a  protest outside the hospital in Dublin last year.  Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Nurses in hospital emergency departments have voted to accept new proposals aimed at tackling overcrowding. Members of the Irish Nurses and Midwives(...)

 Liam Doran, general secretary of the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Liam Doran General secretary of the INMO What were the biggest wins in healthcare in 2015? A significant development on paper was the recommenc(...)

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar: “There will be peaks and troughs for the next few weeks.” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The number of patients on trolleys in hospitals yesterday was 26 per cent higher than on the same day in 2015, the Health Service Executive (HSE) has(...)

Irish Nurses Organisation (INO) general secretary Liam Doran. The proposed deal requires both sides to come back within a month to see if the new measures are working.

The executive of the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation will meet later on Monday to consider new proposals aimed at averting a planned strike in (...)

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar remains under  political pressure over the hospital overcrowding crisis.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Talks aimed at averting next week’s planned strike by emergency department nurses in seven hospitals are expected to get under way immediately. The I(...)

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar and HSE director general Tony O’Brien speak to Maureen McEvoy, from Drimnagh, about trolley numbers outside St James’s Hospital, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

Planned strike action by nurses in hospital emergency departments next week will compromise patient safety and not resolve overcrowding, Minister for (...)

 Liam Doran, general secretary of the INMO with nurses striking last year. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Nurses are to stage rolling two-hour work stoppages in seven hospital emergency departments on Thursday of next week. The Irish Nurses and Midwives O(...)

The INMO’s accounts show the cost of pay and pensions amounted to €5.3 million, of which €4.2 million was accounted for by salaries.

The National Association of GPs (NAGP) has become the latest health organisation to decline to state publicly what it pays its chief executive. The a(...)

The eleventh-hour postponement of strike action by emergency department (ED) nurses in seven of the State’s acute public hospitals is welcome. But the(...)

INMO general secretary Liam Doran said waiting lists are likely to get longer if a new deal with emergency department nurses is agreed. Photograph: The Irish Times

Waiting lists will get longer if members of the INMO accept a deal which averted industrial action planned for Tuesday by emergency department nurses,(...)