The public service pay agreement is ‘compromised’ but still standing after the Government’s acceptance of proposals to resolve the recent nurses’ dispute, the trade union Siptu has said. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

The public service pay agreement is “compromised” but still standing after the Government’s acceptance of proposals to resolve the recent nurses’ disp(...)

The INMO’s executive has recommended that members should support the proposed new agreement in a forthcoming ballot.

Psychiatric nurses have suspended strike action planned for next week as discussions continued over a proposed deal to tackle pay and staffing issues.(...)

HSE’s chief clinical officer Dr Colm Henry “appointments are being ‘pushed out’ further”. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The Health Service Executive is expected to formally write to the Department of Health setting out its concerns over the delivery of services for pati(...)

Nurses picket outside St Vincent’s Hospital, Dublin as part of a dispute over pay. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The strikes by nurses this week and last have lifted the lid on the massive risk that exists in the health service on a daily basis due to staff short(...)

St Ita’s hospital in Portrane, Co Dublin. The PNA said difficulties were experienced there due to the extended overtime ban. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

The HSE has said it experienced “significant challenges” in ensuring a safe service in several mental health facilities in Dublin, Cork and Galway on (...)

Hundreds of GPs are due to gather outside the gates of the Dáil on Molesworth Street.

GPs are set protest outside Leinster House on Wednesday over the Government’s lack of investment in general practice. The National Association of Ge(...)

Nurses take part in their second day of industrial action over pay and conditions at Naas General Hospital, in Co Kildare, on Tuesday. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

In an address to be given to the Oireachtas Health Committee on Wednesday the new interim head of the HSE, Anne O’Connor, will warn that with each day(...)

 Phil Ní Sheaghdha (centre), INMO general secretary,  with Catherine Sheridan and Eilish Fitzgerald at the union’s  executive meeting on February 2nd. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Emergency department doctors have warned that patients could deteriorate and even die during the nurses’ strike unless arrangements are made to prompt(...)

Nurses on the picket line at St Vincent’s Hospital in Dublin this week. Photograph: Collins

The leadership of the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) is to meet on Saturday to consider further strike action in addition to the five 2(...)

Minister for Health Simon Harris said the Government wanted to find a resolution and suggested that ultimately unions and management may find themselves once again back at the Labour Court Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

After the first of potentially six 24-hour strikes by nurses and midwives, there is no indication of any further imminent intervention aimed at resolv(...)

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