INMO general secretary Phil Ni Sheaghdha: “what determines productivity is better outcomes for patients.”  Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

The risk of further industrial action by nurses has not been eliminated, the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO ) has said. The union on M(...)

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(...)

Stoppage over pay and nurse recruitment and retention issues  looks set to take place after talks between nursing unions and public service management ended without agreement on Friday evening. Photograph: David Cheskin/PA Wire

The HSE has said its ability to deliver safe sustainable services will be “compromised” if a national strike by almost 40,000 nurses goes ahead as sch(...)

Phil Ní Sheaghdha, general secretary of the INMO with Martina Harkin-Kelly, president of the INMO at talks in the Workplace Relations Commission. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

About 15,000 people will have hospital out-patient appointments scheduled for next Wednesday cancelled as a result of the planned nurses’ strike, the (...)

INMO general secretary Phil Ni Sheaghda said preparation for industrial action would continue. Photograph: Collins

The Department of Public Expenditure has insisted it will not be bringing forward proposals for additional pay for nurses next week as part of moves t(...)

Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) said if members backed the proposals, industrial action would involve a 24-hour stoppage in all hospitals. However any industrial action is unlikely to take place until mid December at the earliest.

Nurses are to ballot for a nationwide all-out strike as part of a campaign to secure pay increases to tackle recruitment and retention difficulties. (...)

There were 414 people on trolleys in emergency departments or on wards awaiting admission to a hospital bed on Tuesday, a figure nurses decsribed as “(...)

Speaking at the launch of paediatric trolley watch, INMO general secretary Phil Ní Sheaghdha said historic issues of recruitment and retention of nursing staff continue. File photograph: Cyril Byrne

The incidence of children stranded on trolleys in Irish emergency departments has changed from a “very odd occasion” to a “constant” fixture of the he(...)

Nursing staff in Our Lady’s Hospital for Sick Children in Crumlin. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) are calling on the Government to commence funding the change programme recommended in the Sláintecar(...)