Joe Hoolan

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Calls have been made for an immediate suspension of non-essential services at Naas General Hospital in Co Kildare following an outbreak of Covid-19 among frontline nursing staff.

Calls have been made for an immediate suspension of non-essential services at Naas General Hospital in Co Kildare following an outbreak of Covid-19 am(...)

Tallaght University Hospital where anaesthetists say management of babies and children requires a fully staffed paediatric ICU to deliver safe care. Photograph: The Irish Times

Doctors at Tallaght University Hospital have questioned the safety of its newly reopened paediatric unit to treat seriously ill children. Anaesthetis(...)

Tallaght Hospital. Consultant Dr James Gray said there was “a nursing crisis” in the emergency department

A consultant at Dublin’s Tallaght Hospital has written to management stating that “it remains dangerous and unsafe” in the hospital’s emergency depart(...)

The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation  has begun a lobbying campaign for better staffing ratios in nursing.

Minister for Health James Reilly has responded to concerns among nurses about staffing levels by setting up a taskforce to examine the issue. T(...)

Austerity has put health service managers under more pressure to deliver services with fewer resources, with the result that staff are being harassed, the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation conference has heard.

Delegates at the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation conference have passed a motion urging the union to take a more proactive approach on bullying(...)