South Tipp General among top five hospitals worst affected by trolley crisis – Mattie McGrath

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has said that he fears for the well-being of staff and the lives of vulnerable patients following confirmation from the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) that South Tipperary General Hospital has experienced the fourth highest national level of patients waiting on trolleys in 2019. Deputy McGrath was speaking after an […]

INMO Trolley/Ward Watch Analyses Show Figures Still Increasing

April 2015 up 26% since April 2014 – (up 73% since April 2006) 35,135 patients on trolleys January-April 2015 – highest recorded for the 4 month period since records began   The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) has carried out analyses of its Trolley/Ward Watch figures ahead of its 3 day Annual Delegate Conference […]

INMO Says Health Services Face Fourth Year Of Cuts Following Budget Statememt

–          Still no protection for frontline services –          INMO to seek crisis meeting with Minister The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation, following today’s budget statement, is gravely disappointed at the failure of the Government, in its first budget, to ensure frontline services are protected. The announcement that a further 543 million euro is to be […]

INMO To Seek Assurances From Hse On Dedicated Beds For Emergency Admissions At Mid Western Regional Hospital, Limerick

Following a decision in August by the HSE in the Mid West region to further reduce the number of available acute beds at the Mid Western Regional Hospital in Limerick by 25, members of the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation and SIPTU working in the Emergency Department have commenced a ballot for industrial action. This decision […]

Trolley Watch Figures Confirm Significant Increase in ED Overcrowding

The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation, (INMO),  has just completed a six month comparative review of the level of ED overcrowding taking place in 2011 as compared to the same period in the years since 2006. This comparative study, which dramatically confirms the serious increase in ED overcrowding which has occurred, in 2011, confirms the […]

INMO Hospital Trolley Watch 30/07/2010

INMO Trolley Watch Date of Results: Friday, 30 July 2010 St Colmcille’s Hospital Eastern 5 St Vincent‘s University Hospital Eastern 24 Beaumont Hospital Eastern 12 Connolly Hospital, Blanchardstown Eastern 11 Naas General Hospital Eastern 7 Adelaide & Meath Hospital (Tallaght) Eastern 6 St James’ Hospital Eastern 2 Mater Misericordiae University Hospital Eastern 17 Mid Western […]