The union says it has never asked for 12 per cent and disputes these figures as ‘spin’

The nurses’ strike is about pay and working conditions but it also reflects some of the key economic issues facing this country – such as the cost of (...)

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(...)

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 (...)

Members of the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation announcing their planned strikes in Dublin earlier this week. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins.

The Department of Public Expenditure is not expected to attend talks due to take place next week between nurses and health service management in an at(...)

The Department of Public Expenditure has   insisted the health service is able to recruit and retain nurses and midwives

Nurses say they will only provide life-saving and emergency care on six days over the coming weeks as part of a series of strikes linked to their purs(...)

  Members of the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation protesting over conditions of employment outside Leinster House two years ago. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The last thing the health service needs is a strike, Minister for Health Simon Harris has said as nursing union leaders meet to plan a series of work (...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe said acceding to the nurses’ pay demands would “take us back to the bad old days of unsustainable and unaffordable pay rises”. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The leadership of a nurses’ union is to meet today to discuss a series of 24-hour strikes amid growing signs of hardening attitudes in Government towa(...)

The INMO has said it is looking at potentially a number of 24-hour stoppages

As things stand at present the Government is heading towards confrontation with more than 40,000 nurses early in the New Year. The leadership of the(...)

The INMO’s executive will meet on January 7th and 8th to decide on the dates of the proposed strikes. Photograph: Frank Miller

Nurses and midwives have voted overwhelmingly to go on strike in the new year over pay and recruitment and retention difficulties. Members of the Iri(...)

Hospitals face thye prospect of a number of 24-hour stoppages across the country. Photograph: Getty

The health service is facing strike action by nurses over pay in the New Year. Psychiatric nurses voted by 95 per cent in favour of industrial actio(...)

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