The new deal was brokered at the Labour Court following three days of strikes by members of the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO). Photograph:  Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Nurses and midwives have backed proposals to end their long-running campaign over pay and recruitment/retention issues by 62 per cent in a ballot . (...)

The INMO counts the number of patients who have been admitted to acute hospitals but who are waiting for a bed.

More than 10,000 patients were forced to wait without hospital beds last month, according to a new monthly analysis by the Irish Nurses & Midwives(...)

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(...)

Revised Labour Court proposal: “Among the key recommendations are significant pay improvements, which offer the prospect of better nurse retention as well as a carrot to attract home nursing graduates who have opted to work abroad.” File photograph: Getty

Could the tide be slowly turning for our beleaguered public health system? Recent developments offer some hope, albeit no certainty, for the future. (...)

The INMO said the number of patients who required admission to a hospital bed but who had to spend time waiting on trolleys in March was 9,714.  It said this included 117 children.

Nearly 10,000 people spent time on a trolley in an emergency department on or a ward waiting for admission to a hospital bed last month, nurses have s(...)

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 say  there was ‘a very large gap between the INMO and the employers on the new contract’. Photograph: Frank Miller

Plans for the introduction of a new contract for nurses have been referred to the Labour Court after unions described proposals tabled by the Governme(...)

INMO general secretary Phil Ní Sheaghdha: “These proposals make important strides for safe staffing, pay parity, and achieving respect for our professions.”  Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Public service trade unions seem likely to hold off for a number of weeks on deciding whether to seek additional pay increases for their members on fo(...)

INMO general secretary Phil Ní Sheaghdha at the Labour Court. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The leadership of the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) will meet on Wednesday to establish a time frame for a ballot of members on a Labo(...)

Nurses and members of the INMO on the picket line at James Connolly Memorial Hospital in Blanchardstown, Dublin. Photograph: Colin Keegan/ Collins

A strike by 40,000 nurses over three consecutive days this week has been suspended. The move by the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) fol(...)

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