INMO members vote  during a meeting at Croke Park, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The prospect of strikes or wide-ranging industrial action across the health service has increased significantly after nursing unions urged their membe(...)

The Psychiatric Nurses Association (PNA) said it has identified up to 700 nursing vacancies in mental health services across the country. The PNA sai(...)

The National Ambulance Service dispute centres on representation rights and the deduction of union subscriptions from members’ pay. File photograph: Alan Betson

Staff in the National Ambulance Service who are members of the Psychiatric Nurses Association (PNA) are to undertake industrial action from October 10(...)

Staff in the National Ambulance Service who are members of the Psychiatric Nurses Association (PNA) have voted overwhelmingly in favour of industrial (...)

The HSE does not recognise either NASRA or the PNA for negotiation purposes for ambulance staff grades. File photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Ambulance staff who are members of the National Ambulance Service Representative Association (NASRA) are to ballot for industrial action up to and inc(...)

Union says the action will  start with non-co-operation with non-core duties but would escalate if there was no resolution.  Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Ambulance service staff are to take industrial action from later this month in a row with the HSE over its refusal to facilitate the deduction of unio(...)

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(...)

Members of the Psychiatric Nurses Association are likely to back a motion calling for a ballot for industrial action

Psychiatric nurses appear poised to back potential strike action in a row over pay. At their annual conference in Cavan on Thursday, members of the (...)

‘Regrettably, at times, an age-appropriate service is not available’

The continued practice of placing children and minors in adult psychiatric wards, due to shortages of appropriate child and adolescent beds, is unacce(...)

Psychiatric nurses at University Hospital Waterford are refusing to carry out non-nursing duties as part of  industrial action.

Psychiatric nurses in Waterford and Kilkenny are refusing to carry out non-nursing duties as part of a campaign of industrial action against overcrowd(...)

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