Dr Tony Holohan at a Covid-19 media briefing  at the Department of Health. File photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

Ireland is beginning to flatten the curve again “through the solidarity shown by families and communities across the country”, Chief Medical Officer D(...)

Taoiseach Micheál Martin during a session of Dáil Éireann at the Convention Centre in Dublin’s City Centre. File photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

A further 77 deaths of Covid-19 patients were reported by the National Public Health Emergency Team (Nphet) on Saturday evening. This brings to 2,947(...)

 Phil Ní Sheaghdha, INMO general secretary said student nurses and midwives should be offered contracts as healthcare assistants to boost staffing. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Offering student nurses contracts as paid healthcare assistants in hospitals would have more disadvantages than advantages, a report given by the Mini(...)

More than 2,000 student nurses and midwives will see their clinical training placements in public hospitals suspended for two weeks from Monday by the Department of Health due to the impact of the pandemic on staffing levels. File photograph: Getty

Suspending hospital training for student nurses to free up nursing tutors for frontline work “is the right thing to do”, given the pressures facing th(...)

INMO general secretary, Phil Ní Sheaghdha, said student nurses and midwives had done ‘incredible work on the frontlin’  and had engaged in good faith in the process. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Student nurses should receive a payment of €100 per week after tax when they are on hospital placements during the Covid-19 pandemic, a new report rec(...)

Phil Ní Sheaghdha, the INMO general secretary, said student nurses and midwives ‘are doing incredible work on the frontlines during this pandemic’ and have overwhelming public support.

Student nurses and midwives are to engage with two independently-verified reviews of their remuneration and conditions that have been established by t(...)

The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) has maintained that there has been a spike in the number of patients, deemed to require admission, who have been waiting for beds in hospitals over recent days. Photograph: iStock

Nearly 300 patients are queuing on trolleys in emergency departments or on wards waiting for admission to hospital beds, nurses have said. The Irish (...)

Measures introduced  under the Haddington Road agreement in 2013  will be examined. Stock photograph: Getty

The proposed new pay agreement for State employees will cost more than €900 million over three years, the Department of Public Expenditure has said. (...)

President Michael D Higgins addressing a virtual meeting of tourism industry experts organised by the Irish Hospitality Institute. Photograph: Maxwells.

The best memorial to honour the efforts and sacrifice of front line workers, who have led the fight against the Covid 19 pandemic, would be to ensure (...)

The number of healthcare workers absent due to Covid-19 stood at 1,697 on October 21st, the same day Level 5 restrictions were introduced. Photograph: Getty Images

The number of health staff off work for Covid-related issues surged to almost five times its summer level in recent weeks, internal Health Service Exe(...)

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