Ictu’s Patricia King Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The_Irish_Times

The head of Ireland’s largest trade union movement has called on companies to use increasing profit margins to rectify “wage stagnation and wage cuts”(...)

The finding that March was the worst month on record for overcrowding in Irish hospitals is worrying. Of even greater concern is that trends in the nu(...)

File photog: INMO general secretary Liam Doran protests with nurses at St Vincent’s Hospital on October 12th, 2015. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Members of the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) are calling for a renegotiation of the Lansdowne Road Agreement. Speaking on RTÉ’s Mor(...)

Under the agreement nurses in emergency departments are to receive an extra two days of leave in 2016 and 2017. Photograph: Alan Betson

Thousands of doctors, healthcare assistants, radiographers, ambulance personnel and clerical staff are to seek similar benefits to those secured by n(...)

The health service emerged as one of the top concerns of voters in the general election. And just as the body politic must find an innovative solution(...)

The new arrangement will set student nurse rates at 70 per cent of the first point of the staff nurses incremental pay scale. Up to 1,400 student nurses are expected to benefit from the new arrangements.

The next government will have to provide additional funding to the health service to meet the cost of pay rises agreed earlier this week for student (...)

Siptu divisional organiser Paul Bell said his union’s members were now being “victimised and marginalised”.

Benefits secured by nurses represented by the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) as part of a recent deal aimed at averting planned strikes(...)

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(...)

A planned strike by nurses in seven hospital emergency departments scheduled for Thursday has been deferred. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times.

A planned strike by nurses in seven hospital emergency departments scheduled for Thursday has been deferred. The executive council of the Irish Nurse(...)

Representatives of the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) are meeting with health service management today in a bid to avert a planned strike in hospital emergency departments next Thursday.

Talks resumed between the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) and health service management on Sunday morning as both sides try to avert a p(...)