‘The HSE need a laser-like focus on hospitals to get overcrowding figures down.’ Photograph: Frank Miller

Overcrowding in the country’s hospitals has reached its highest point since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, according to the Irish Nurses and Midw(...)

Anxiety, ‘brain fog’, dizziness and recurring fever reported in survey of staff by INMO

The vast majority of nurses who have contracted Covid-19 continue to suffer from a range of conditions including mental health difficulties, headaches(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said the alternatives to forming a government if the programme for government is rejected were not appealing. Photograph: Julien Behal/PA Wire

Taoiseach Leo Vardkar said the country “needs a majority government” as it faces into what could be a very difficult recession due to the coronavirus (...)

General secretary of the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) Phil Ní Sheaghdha addressed the Oireachtas Covid-19 committee. File photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Ireland has the highest rate of infection from coronavirus of all health workers globally, the Oireachtas Covid-19 committee has been told. General s(...)

 The Government must now go back to the drawing board on childcare, the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) has said. Photograph: Edmond Terakopian/ PA Wire

The Government must now go back to the drawing board on childcare, the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) has said. A scheme to offer chil(...)

Ireland will face ‘even more severe’ staffing pressures, the INMO has warned

Ireland will face “even more severe” staffing pressures in the health service if the number of nursing and midwifery undergraduate places are not incr(...)

About 7,000 health service staff have indicated they need some form of childcare support. Photograph: Frank Miller

About 7,000 health service staff have indicated they need some form of childcare support to continue working during the current coronavirus crisis, th(...)

INMO: Up to November 29th, 108,364 people had queued for a hospital bed at some stage

A record number of people have spent time on trolleys in hospital emergency departments or on wards this year waiting for admission to a bed, nurses h(...)

Student nurses Fiona Hanon, UCC/CUH; Sarah Collins, UCC/CUH; and Róisín O’Connell, WIT/UHW, at the Irish launch of the Nursing Now campaign. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Nurses are “consistently undervalued”, the president of the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) has said. Martina Harkin-Kelly said nurses(...)

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(...)

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