The number of people awaiting outpatient medical appointments has risen for a third consecutive month and has remained above the half million mark for(...)

INMO says 57% of soon to be graduates offered work abroad, while HSE has approached 18%. Photograph: iStockphoto

More than 70 per cent of those who are training and will soon qualify as nurses are considering leaving the State, according to a survey by the Irish (...)

About 1,000 EU nurses were registered every month by the NHS before the Brexit vote but the numbers had since “collapsed”. Photograph: Frank Miller

The exodus of Irish nurses and medical staff to work in the UK could “considerably deepen” after Brexit, following a “collapse” in the number of other(...)

More than 70 per cent of those who are training and will soon qualify as nurses plan to leave the State, according to a survey by the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO).

More than 70 per cent of those who are training and will soon qualify as nurses are considering leaving the State, according to a survey by the Irish (...)

It is understood the majority of assaults recorded by NIMS were minor in nature and only a small number resulted in serious injuries.

The number of attacks by patients on staff in psychiatric facilities across Ireland has risen significantly in recent years, according to data releas(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar: “There are too many people waiting to see specialists to get procedures, but we shouldn’t judge hospitals based on waiting lists or trolley figures.” Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The number of people waiting for outpatient hospital procedures climbed to a record high of more than 504,000 last month. Waiting list data release(...)

A total of 556 patients were on trolleys in emergency departments or on wards waiting for admission to a hospital bed on Tuesday, nurses said. Image: iStock.

A total of 556 patients were on trolleys in hospital emergency departments or on wards waiting for admission to a bed on Tuesday, nurses said. The nu(...)

A bed-capacity review says  occupancy rates are running at close to 100%   across the hospital system, posing a legitimate risk to patient safety

There were 668 people on hospital trolleys and on wards awaiting admission to a hospital bed on Tuesday as a Government-commissioned report advised th(...)

There is mounting concern at the highest echelons of the Department of Health that healthcare professionals are failing to avail of the flu vaccine in sufficient numbers. File photograph: Getty Images

A mandatory order requiring health professionals to have the flu vaccine is under consideration. Minister for Health Simon Harris has said he will co(...)

Speaking at the launch of paediatric trolley watch, INMO general secretary Phil Ní Sheaghdha said historic issues of recruitment and retention of nursing staff continue. File photograph: Cyril Byrne

The incidence of children stranded on trolleys in Irish emergency departments has changed from a “very odd occasion” to a “constant” fixture of the he(...)

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