INMO Survey Shows 71% Of Students Considering Leaving Ireland On Graduation

The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) carried out a survey of 2018 4th Year Students on their plans for when they graduate. The results of the survey are as follows:   71% are considering leaving Ireland; 60% are considering leaving the public health service to work in the private sector; 57% have already been approached […]

March Trolley/Ward Watch Figures Break Several Records

–       10,511  highest ever for month of March –       3,112 highest in one week –       714 highest on one day The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) analysed its Trolley/Ward watch figures for the month of March (see attached) which were extremely high and broke all records for that month with 10,511 patients waiting for an in-patient bed.  We also […]

INMO Says ESRI Report Presents Major Challenge For Government And Citizens

The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) welcomes today’s report, from The Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI), which details the huge challenges facing the health service arising from the significant demographic changes that will occur, in this country, over the next 12 years to 2030.   The report identifies the need for a major expansion, […]

INMO Insist Employers Pay Employees Time Lost Due To Ophelia

The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) today, in response to enquiries from members, have indicated that they will not tolerate employers deducting pay or insisting that employees take annual leave, as a result of having to stay away from work yesterday due to Hurricane Ophelia.  Pointing to the fact that a red weather warning […]

Unpaid Hours For Nurses And Midwives Must Go – INMO

The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) rejected as exaggerated, a report from the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform, entitled “Estimated Value of Additional Hours Worked”. The organisation, who represent the vast majority of nurses and midwives, confirmed that the imposition of additional hours, under the Haddington Road Agreement, was particularly penal as they […]

Inmo Pre-Budget Submission Seeks Funding For Implementation Of Slaintecare Report

The Pre-Budget Submission (click here) from the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO), submitted to the Minister for Finance and Public Expenditure & Reform, has called for the government, in the forthcoming budget, to commence funding the change programme recommended in the recently published Slaintecare Report.   This report, which calls for a ten-year transformational change programme, […]

Health Staff Choir Launching Christmas Single In Aid Of Pieta House

The Minister for Health, Mr Simon Harris, will launch the Health Voices Choir Christmas single “Carol of the Bells” and “He Ain’t Heavy, He’s My Brother” as part of the first National Patient Safety Office Conference in Dublin Castle..   The joint initiative between the HSE, INMO and Beaumont Hospital brought together 200 health service […]

INMO To Commence National Ballot For Industrial Action

Special recruitment/retention initiatives required immediately Accelerated restoration of cuts to pay and conditions required under Lansdowne Road Agreement   The Executive Council, of the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation’s (INMO), has unanimously decided to commence a nationwide ballot of members in protest at their current working environment and the failure of management to recruit/retain nursing/ […]

USI Support INMO Protest As 93% Of Student Nurses Think About Emigrating

The Union of Students in Ireland (USI) is supporting The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) in their protest outside the Dáil calling for the restoration of incremental credit for nurses and midwives who graduated between 2011 and 2015 on Tuesday the 27th September at 11:30am. According to survey results released by the Union of […]

Clonmel Hospital Initiative Must Put Patients First – INMO

The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO), in the context of media reports about a “Patient Hotel”, in South Tipperary General Hospital Clonmel,  is warning that any initiative, seeking to increase bed capacity in the hospital, must put patient care as its absolute priority.   The current situation in Clonmel is totally unacceptable and unsafe […]

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