Caring for the community: Louise Donohoe, Aoife Byrne and Aishling Byrne

2020 IS THE INTERNATIONAL YEAR OF THE NURSE AND MIDWIFE, AND THE PRESSURES ON THE PROFESSION HAVE NEVER BEEN GREATER When the World Health Organ(...)

A report into the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland, to be published today,  maintains that existing arrangements for dealing with fitness-to-practise complaints against nurses are “unfit for purpose”. File photograph: Getty Images

The regulatory body for nurses and midwives in Ireland is “dysfunctional” and is failing to carry out many of its official responsibilities, a report (...)