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 […]

Record Levels of Emergency Department Overcrowding in July

–          6,751 admitted patients on trolleys last month   The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation’s (INMO) trolley/ward watch analysis has confirmed that this July saw record numbers of admitted patients on trolleys, as compared to previous years, since trolley watch began 12 years ago.   This marked deterioration came after two months (May and June) […]

INMO Express Concern At Leaked Details Of Emergency Department Downgrading

The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation, today expressed serious concern at reports that up to nine hospitals are to have their Emergency Departments scaled back.  Media reports, based on leaked information allegedly from the Trauma Steering Group established by Leo Varadkar when he was Minister for Health, have suggested that serious trauma cases involving car […]

INMO Midwives To Consider Industrial Action

Members of the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) who work at the University Maternity Hospital Limerick are to meet to consider a ballot for industrial action.   Midwives are deeply frustrated by the failure of the HSE to address notified clinical governance concerns flagged in January 2015 and to implement an agreement brokered at […]

Trolley Figures For Clonmel Point To Failure Of All Existing ‘Solutions’ – McGrath

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has expressed his frustration and disappointment at the latest round of A&E trolley statistics which describe South Tipperary General Hospital as among those facilities that have “suffered the greatest deterioration” in trolley management. The figures from the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) also show that March 2016 saw a 100% […]

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