On Tuesday more than 600 patients who require admission to  hospital were waiting on trolleys in emergency departments or on wards for a bed, nurses have said.

More than 600 patients across the State were waiting on trolleys in emergency departments or on wards for a bed on Tuesday, nurses have said. The Iri(...)

The INMO is expected to argue seeking nurses to relocate up to 40km is not feasible and would discourage recruitment. Photograph: Patrick T Fallon/Bloomberg

To get across Dublin city from, for example, St Vincent’s University Hospital on the southside to Beaumont on the northside or to Connolly in the west(...)

INMO say  there was ‘a very large gap between the INMO and the employers on the new contract’. Photograph: Frank Miller

Plans for the introduction of a new contract for nurses have been referred to the Labour Court after unions described proposals tabled by the Governme(...)

INMO general secretary Phil Ní Sheaghdha: “These proposals make important strides for safe staffing, pay parity, and achieving respect for our professions.”  Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Public service trade unions seem likely to hold off for a number of weeks on deciding whether to seek additional pay increases for their members on fo(...)

Minister for Health Simon Harris.

A protest outside Minister for Health Simon Harris’s home on Sunday afternoon has been condemned by politicians, the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organis(...)

 Nurses and members of the INMO  on the picket line at James Connolly Memorial Hospital, Blanchardstown. Photograph: Colin Keegan, Collins Dublin.

Serious cardiac, cancer and neuro surgeries are among the thousands of operations cancelled as a result of the three days of industrial action by nurs(...)

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 (...)

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 (...)

INMO general secretary Phil Ní Sheaghdha with Catherine Sheridan, (left), Eilish Fitzgerald and Dr Edward Mathews, INMO industrial relations director prior to the INMO meeting on Saturday Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation has announced a major escalation in its dispute with the Government over pay. The INMO will hold two extra(...)

The planned strike by INMO members on Wednesday, January 30th, will be the first in a series of six scheduled work stoppages in the coming weeks as part of an on-going dispute over pay and staffing issues Photograph: Frank Miller

The Government has not tabled any new initiatives to try to avert a 24-hour strike by nurses this Wednesday, with further work stoppages planned, unio(...)

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