Irish Nurses and Midwives general secretary Liam Doran:  said the Government should also use talks with his union that are currently under way in the Labour Relations Commission to set out its proposals to reverse cuts imposed in the pay structure for nurses over recent years.   Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Hospital consultants working exclusively in the public service would see their salaries increase from €116,000 to €175,000 in stages over a period o(...)

INMO general secretary Liam Doran says: “These proposals are totally driven by the demand for the health service to deliver further cash savings.” Photograph: Pat Moore.

Plans by the Health Service Executive to save money by filling key roles with interns and newly graduated nurses will seriously compromise patient saf(...)

INMO General Secretary  Liam Doran with President Claire Mahon at the press conference before the INMO Conference in the Newpark Hotel Kilkenny today. Photograph: Pat Moore

Politicians from all parties have become “fixated” on health costs when Ireland spends far less than other countries on its health service, according (...)

Suddenly, women no longer had the right to decide how, when and where to give birth. Photograph: Getty Images

Since the publication of the report into perinatal deaths at the Midland Regional Hospital, Portlaoise, various commentators, including Liam Do(...)

 Minister for Health James Reilly: unions are annoyed at his comments that hundreds of additional nurses had been appointed in last year

The claims by the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) that the ratio of births to midwives in Irish maternity centres are way out of (...)

Mount Carmel Hospital, Churchtown, Dublin where a joint provisional liquidator has been appointed. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Unions representing staff at Mount Carmel Hospital in Dublin are due to meet with the liquidator tomorrow for an update on the winding down of the hos(...)

Nurses claim the HSE can save over €21 million by transferring certain duties from doctors to them. Photograph: David Cheskin/PA Wire

The Government has made no decision on whether supplementary funding will be provided to the health service this year, the Department of Public Expend(...)

Members of the Psychiatric Nurses Association (PNA) and the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) protesting against projected pay cuts earlier this year. PNA members have supported the Haddington Road proposals by 70 per cent to 30 per cent, and INMO members by 71 per cent to 29 per cent. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Nurses and rank-and-file gardaí have voted to accept the proposed Haddington Road agreement on public service pay.Members of the Irish Nurses and Midw(...)

Liam Doran, general secretary of the INMO, speaking a press conference yesterday with Claire Mahon, president of the organisation.

Nurses and midwives are today expected to vote in favour of balloting for strike action if the Government moves (...)