Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) general secretary Phil Ní Sheaghdha said ‘we need real engagement by the Government’. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Large hospitals in Dublin such as St James’ and Tallaght will be providing emergency services only next Wednesday if the planned nurses’ strike over p(...)

Ambulance  staff  at the ambulance  facility on Davitt Road, Dublin, during their  work stoppage on Tuesday  in their dispute over trade union representation rights. Photograph Nick Bradshaw

Hospitals have begun advising thousands of patients that elective admissions and planned out-patient appointments for January 30th are to be cancelled(...)

Some of the ambulance staff from the Psychiatric Nurses Association  picketing outside an ambulance station on Dublin’s Davitt Road in a dispute over union recognition. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Health service management has warned ambulance staff that they would be breaching the current public service agreement and face potential “consequence(...)

 Strikers at the ambulance service facility on the Davitt Road, Dublin. Photograph Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

Up to 500 ambulance service staff are striking in a dispute over trade union representation rights and the deduction of union subscriptions at source.(...)

Phil Ní Sheaghdha, general secretary of the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation. Photograph: Alan Betson

Nurses have said that all elective admissions to hospitals as well as all out-patient appointments scheduled for January 30th will be cancelled by the(...)

Psychiatric Nurses Association has announced that its members will strike on three days next month and not be available for overtime on five days in the coming weeks. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Nurses have again urged the Government to bring forward meaningful proposals to avert a series of planned strikes scheduled to start at the end of the(...)

14/09/2013 - FEATURES MAGAZINE - 01.46am An Ambulance arrives bringing a patient to Medical staff working in the A&E Accident and Emergency Department of St. James’s Hospital Photograph: Alan Betson / THE IRISH TIMES  AMBULANCE ... STOCK..... FILE...

Staff in the National Ambulance Service are to go on strike next Tuesday in a long-running dispute over union representation rights and the deduction (...)

INMO general secretary Phil Ni Sheaghda said preparation for industrial action would continue. Photograph: Collins

The Department of Public Expenditure has insisted it will not be bringing forward proposals for additional pay for nurses next week as part of moves t(...)

Minister for Health Simon Harris said he would  take advice only from  the National Immunisation Advisory Committee. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

The Minister for Health Simon Harris has declined to announce a catch-up vaccination programme for the meningitis B strain, despite pressure from pare(...)

Members of the INMO and the Psychiatric Nurses Association are scheduled to stage a series of strikes in the weeks ahead. Photograph: Frank Miller

Nurses have said pay is not the cause of the planned strikes to take place in the weeks ahead, but it is the solution. The Irish Nurses and Midwives (...)

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