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(...)

A still from a video broadcast by RTÉ’s Prime Time Investigates of alleged abuse of patients at Áras Attracta

A High Court judge may rule on Friday on an application by five psychiatric nursing staff at the HSE’s Áras Attracta facility in Co Mayo for injunctio(...)

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 with Tony O’Brien, director general of the HSE, at St James’s Hospital, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar and Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Brendan Howlin have again clashed at Cabinet over funding for the heal(...)

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(...)

Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Brendan Howlin has says he will resist new  claims from other unions after a deal was reached to avert a nurses strike.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Health care staff such as porters, radiographers and ambulance personnel may seek the additional leave that is being offered to emergency department n(...)

A  strike by nurses in hospital emergency departments planned for Tuesday has been averted.

A planned strike by nurses in hospital emergency departments on Tuesday has been averted. Health sources last night said a deal in relation to the ov(...)

Tánaiste Joan Burton: said the State’s industrial relations machinery was at the disposal of the parties in the nurses’ dispute. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Tánaiste Joan Burton refused to be drawn in any detail on the performance of Cabinet colleague and fellow Dublin West TD Minister for Health (...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny said while the outcome of the vote by the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation was expected, industrial action by emergency department nurses would not sort out the challenges being faced. File photograph: Woohae Cho/Bloomberg

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said he is disappointed at the decision by emergency department nurses to strike from next month. “Strike will not assist a s(...)

Overcrowding at St Vincent’s hospital in Dublin has led to patient safety and care being compromised on a ‘daily basis’, according to the INMO. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

Nurses engaged in a work-to-rule at St Vincent’s University Hospital (SVUH) in Dublin have suspended industrial action to engage in fresh talks. In (...)