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(...)

The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation   insists the Government has to address nurses’ salaries to resolve the dispute. Photograph: Getty Images

There is no guarantee that giving a pay rise of 8 per cent, or even up to 12 per cent, to nurses would solve the problem of recruitment and retention (...)

Nurses on the picket line at St Vincent’s hospital, Merrion Road, Dublin, last Wednesday. Photograph:  Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin

As nearly 40,000 nurses and midwives stage a second day on strike on Tuesday, the HSE has warned that emergency departments will come under “extreme p(...)

 INMO members from the Mater Hospital at last week’s nurses’ strike in Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

The HSE has warned that hospital emergency departments will come under “extreme pressure” during the two days of nurses’ strikes this week. It has ur(...)

Nurses on the picket line at St Vincent’s hospital in Dublin. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

The three children’s hospitals in Dublin are to postpone planned inpatient and day-case procedures as well as outpatient appointments scheduled for ne(...)

Peter Hughes, general secretary of the PNA, said overtime is voluntary and therefore cannot be construed as industrial action. The issue can be resolved, and there should be no penalty on staff who take part in the ban, he said. Photograph: Getty Images

The three children’s hospitals in Dublin are to postpone planned in-patient and day case procedures as well as out-patient appointments scheduled for (...)

The Psychiatric Nurses’ Association says  given the shortage of staff there would be insufficient nursing personnel to operate all services when the overtime ban was introduced.

A day after nearly 40,000 nurses staged a one-day strike, some 6,000 psychiatric nurses are on Thursday putting in place an overtime ban that could im(...)

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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