Ten nurses  refused to take up duty in University College Hospital Galway’s acute psychiatric unit early on Wednesday morning in protest over inadequate staffing. File photograph: David Cheskin/PA Wire

Psychiatric nurses at University College Hospital Galway (UCHG) have agreed to return to duty following an intervention by the Labour Relations Commis(...)

Psychiatric nurses at University College Hospital Galway refused to go to work in the acute psychiatric unit at the hospital on Wednesday morning because of concerns over staff safety and patient care.

Psychiatric nurses at University College Hospital Galway refused to go to work in the acute psychiatric unit at the hospital on Wednesday morning b(...)

The Psychiatric Nurses’ Association has become the latest union to reject calls by Government ministers for increased productivity in return for pay increases.

The Psychiatric Nurses’ Association has become the latest union to reject calls by Government ministers for increased productivity in return for pay i(...)

Seriously mentally ill patients should be re-admitted into care if they do not attend for treatment or take their medication, the annual conference of psychiatric nurses has been told

Seriously mentally ill patients should be re-admitted into care if they do not attend for treatment or take their medication, the annual conference of(...)

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 (...)

Hiqa chief executive Phelim Quinn: said the HSE put in new management arrangements and convinced Hiqa the systems in place ensured better protection for residents. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Gardaí have sent a file to the Director of Public Prosecutions about the death of a resident of the Áras Attracta disability centre in Swinford, Co Ma(...)

The Minister for Health says he is “ashamed” to be associated with a facility such as the Áras Attracta disability centre in Swinford, Co Mayo.

The Minister for Health says he is “ashamed” to be associated with a facility such as the Áras Attracta disability centre in Swinford, Co Mayo. Leo V(...)

The Nurses and Midwives organisation protest in Blackrock, Co Dublin, on Tuesday. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The Department of Health told the regulatory body for nurses last week that it was imperative that it reached a negotiated solution with unions in a r(...)

Nurses and midwives protesting over plans by their regulatory body to increase their annual registration fee today in Blackrock, Co Dublin. Photograph: Cyril Byrne, The Irish Times

Up to 2,000 nurses and midwives have staged a protest over plans by their regulatory body to increase their annual registration fee. In a joint campai(...)

Nurses and midwives are to protest in response to an increase in retention fees sought by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland. Photograph: David Cheskin/PA Wire

Nurses and midwives are set to protest today against a 50 per cent increase in retention fees being sought by their regulatory body, The Nursing and (...)