EVEN if the figures released by the Irish Nurses’ and Midwives’ Organisation (INMO) recorded that the number of people on trolleys in hospitals last month was down 6% on the 2016 figure, the top-line figure, a record 57,674, is another expression of the dysfunction in our public life.
Fri, 11 Aug, 2017
The INMO nursing and midwives’ union has deferred its decision on whether or not to recommend the latest pay deal agreed with the Government, the successor to the Lansdowne Road Agreement.
Wed, 14 Jun, 2017
IT was hard to tell which infuriated INMO leader Liam Doran the most — the suggestion by Dr Kevin Kelleher, assistant national director of the HSE’s Health Protection unit, that nurses be given chocolates to entice them to take up the flu vaccine or RTÉ’s Sean O’Rourke’s opening question when interviewing him: “Well, Liam, Roses or Milk Tray?”
Fri, 12 May, 2017
Private hospitals in Cork, Kilkenny, and Mullingar have been asked to support public hospitals as part of the latest Health Department and HSE efforts to tackle overcrowding at Ireland’s emergency departments.
Fri, 06 Jan, 2017
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Tue, 25 Oct, 2016