Trade union Fórsa,which represents the staff concerned, said the move is part of a campaign to secure  comprehensive job evaluation. File photograph: Getty Images

Graduation ceremonies for thousands of students could face disruption as a result of industrial action being taken by staff in institutes of technolog(...)

A file image of  INMO members protesting outside  St Vincent’s Hospital in Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The prospect of industrial action in hospitals and in mental health services in the weeks ahead has increased significantly after nurses overwhelmingl(...)

A deal with GPs on new services and working arrangements is key to the Government’s overall healthcare reforms

Talks between the Government and doctors’ representatives on a new contract for general practitioners are to re-commence on Wednesday. A deal with G(...)

Records released under the Freedom of Information Act show chronic understaffing in some of the regulator’s most key functions.

The State communications regulator was operating with less than a quarter of the staff it needed to do some of its most important work over recent yea(...)

Minister for Communications Denis Naughten, who has been warned by ComReg about the impact staff shortages is having on its work. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Communications regulator ComReg was operating with less than a quarter of the staff it needed to do some of its most important work, internal records (...)

The IMO has said GPs should not be treated any differently to other public servants in terms of a process for restoration of austerity cuts. Photograph: Thinkstock

Talks between the Government and the Irish Medical Organisation (IMO) are to re-convene next week. However, the doctors’ trade union wants the new pro(...)

Minister for Health Simon Harris. File photograph:  Gareth Chaney/Collins

New regional bodies will in future administer both hospital and community services in an integrated manner with a single budget under a single board, (...)

The Government will hope proposals for improving pay for recent public service entrants will quell a long-running controversy and persuade groups such(...)

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The prospect of industrial action by consultants in hospitals is more likely after the Government failed to table proposals for tackling the two-tier (...)

IMO president Dr Peadar Gilligan warned overcrowding will remain an issue if recommendations are not followed. Photograph: Shane O’Neill/ SON Photographic

The number of patients on hospital trolleys could exceed 1,000 at times this winter, a doctors’ conference has heard. Speaking at an event in Dublin (...)

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