The trolley crisis is ‘rearing its head again’, says the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation. File photograph: iStock

The country’s hospitals are facing the worst overcrowding problems since the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic, nurses have claimed. The Irish Nurses an(...)

Phil Ní Sheaghdha, INMO General Secretary. File photograph: Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

The Health Service Executive has said it has emphasised to trade unions that there is an intention to “recognise” the role of healthcare staff during (...)

Some students have been paying for additional accommodation while on clinical placement, Siptu says. Photograph: iStock

Student radiographers are to press the Government to introduce payments for their clinical placements in hospitals during the current pandemic. The t(...)

Antigen testing is faster than the laboratory-based PCR test but is considered to be less reliable. File photograph: iStock

The Health Service Executive (HSE) is to make new antigen tests for Covid-19 available in hospitals later this week. It would be up to each hospital (...)

Dr Fiona Moynihan injects Dr Louise Jackman, GP with Grand Canal Hanover Medical Practice, with the Moderna vaccine against Covid-19 at a vaccination centre in Dublin on January 16th. Photograph: Sam Boal/Photocall Ireland/PA Wire

Cabinet has approved a €91 million plan to bring family doctors and pharmacists into the State’s vaccination programme. The plan was presented t(...)

Solson Savior, originally from India, died at Wexford General Hospital on Sunday. Photograph: Gowran Abbey Nursing Home Facebook page

A nurse who died while being treated for Covid-19 has been described by a nursing home where he once worked as someone who was “full of life and had a(...)

The ending of  current placement arrangements for student nurses is a bid to free up senior and experienced nurses, who currently oversee  training, and to allow them to return to front-line duties. File photograph: iStock

The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) has said further clarity is needed on the decision to suspend placements for student nurses. More (...)

Nurses have said new expanded restrictions need to be introduced on the number of people passing through hospitals each day. File photograph: The Irish Times

Nurses have said new, expanded restrictions need to be introduced on the number of people passing through hospitals each day as part of updated emerge(...)

INMO general secretary, Phil Ní Sheaghdha, said student nurses and midwives had done ‘incredible work on the frontlin’  and had engaged in good faith in the process. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Student nurses should receive a payment of €100 per week after tax when they are on hospital placements during the Covid-19 pandemic, a new report rec(...)

An expert review body has recommended a pay increase of 3.28 per cent for nurses in management grades. Photograph: Getty Images

An expert review body has recommended a pay increase of 3.28 per cent for nurses in management grades, it has been confirmed. The Irish Nurses and Mi(...)

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