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 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 […]

INMO Welcomes Launch Of National Maternity Strategy 2016 – 2026

The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) warmly welcomes the launch today, by Minister for Health, Mr Leo Varadkar TD, of the country’s first National Maternity Strategy “Creating a Better Future Together” for the period 2016-2026. The Midwives Section, of the INMO, particularly welcomes the recognition, within the strategy, of the need to give pregnant […]

INMO Welcomes Launch Of National Maternity Strategy

The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) warmly welcomes the launch by Minister for Health, Mr Leo Varadkar TD, of the country’s first National Maternity Strategy “Creating a Better Future Together” for the period 2016-2026.   The Midwives Section, of the INMO, particularly welcomes the recognition, within the strategy, of the need to give pregnant […]

Phil Prendergast MEP Supports Student Nurses and Midwives Campaign to Protect Pay

Phil Prendergast MEP is appalled by Minister Reilly’s push to further decrease graduate nurses and midwives pay. This action aimed at vulnerable unemployed young peoples in the caring profession is indicative of Reilly’s behaviour since he took office. If the proposed cut is implemented, annual graduate pay for nurses will have decreased by 34% since […]