ALONE warns that cocooning will have a long term impact on the physical health and wellbeing of older people

   ALONE, the organisation which supports older people, has cautioned that current COVID-19 cocooning measures will have long term effects on the physical health and wellbeing of older people across the country. The organisation is concerned that current cocooning measures are causing a ‘health gap’ among older people which will have a negative impact on […]

Emergency Department Overcrowding Continues At Record Levels For Month Of July

6,715 admitted patients, on trolleys, up 21% on July 2014   The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) has found, following a review of the July Trolley/Ward Watch figures, that 6715 admitted patients, were on trolleys during the past month. This represents a 21% increase, on July 2014, and is the highest ever level of […]

Latest HSE Figures Confirm Development Of Management “Super” Structures

INMO calls on Department of Health to review senior management structures   In the view of the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO), the latest figures on staffing, released today by the Irish Times, confirm the fundamentally flawed policy which has underpinned workforce planning, in the health service, for the last five years.   Confirmation […]