A new Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation survey has found that almost 6 per cent of nurses and midwives are bullied on a near daily basis. File photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

A large-scale survey carried out among nurses and midwives suggests that about 6 per cent are being bullied on a daily basis.The study findings indica(...)

Leo Varadkar is  expected to bring the  new plans to the Cabinet subcommittee on health when it is agreed. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Additional funding will be needed to implement some of the proposals in the new plan for tackling emergency department overcrowding, Minister for Hea(...)

The Nursing and Midwifery Board said it had taken the decision to restore the €100 fee in the interest of   services and  the public to avoid a scenario where a large number of nurses and midwives who did not pay would not have been permitted to continue to work

The regulatory body for nurses has shelved a controversial plan to increase the annual retention fee to €150 this year, following a lengthy campaign (...)

Talks are expected to commence after Easter on rolling back the financial emergency legislation which underpinned the various reductions in terms and conditions. Photograph: The Irish Times

Nurses have said that restoration of higher pay rates and the re-introduction of a shorter working week, which they are to seek in forthcoming talks w(...)

January was the worst month for emergency department overcrowding since the Government came to power, and the second-worst month ever, according to an(...)

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar: he set up an emergency department taskforce, co-chaired by representatives of the HSE and the INMO, which met on Monday. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

A total of 518 patients are on hospital trolleys today, the seventh highest figure since the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation began counting num(...)

Nurses on a picket line at Beaumont Hospital in Dublin  earlier this month. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Nurses in University Hospital Limerick and other Midwest region hospitals have voted in favour of industrial action in response to the issue of severe(...)

General secretary of the INMO Liam Doran and organisation president Claire Mahon said they had a mandate from members to withdraw labour. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Union leaders have threatened an escalation in industrial action over the coming days and weeks if overcrowding in hospital emergency departments is n(...)

Ambulances outside Beaumont Hospital in Dublin on January 6th, 2015, as the overcrowding crisis in Irish hospitals reaches new record proportions with more than 600 patients on trolleys. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The Health Service Executive believes the worst of the hospital emergency department overcrowding crisis may not be over and that the situation could (...)

Midland Regional Hospital Mullingar. Photograph: Google Street View

The HSE has asked people not to attend the emergency department at the Midland Regional Hospital in Mullingar unless “absolutely necessary” to allow i(...)