If you stay around long enough in the one position in politics, you will accumulate a lot of enemies. Harney has not lacked for courage or shirked conflict. Like all warriors, eventually the scars of battle take their toll. Too many health commentators, professionals and leaders want rid of her
Thu, 13 Aug, 2009
INDUSTRIAL action is thought to be on the cards following what was described as a very angry meeting of nursing staff in the Mercy University Hospital in Cork where management are cutting premium payments to staff in a bid to save money.
Wed, 06 May, 2009
THE Psychiatric Nurses’ Association will spend the next number of weeks consulting with members to determine what action to take in response to the failure of benchmarking to grant any pay increase to the majority of nurses.
Tue, 15 Jan, 2008
MORE than eight months after an elderly woman suffocated while strapped to a chair in a north Cork nursing home, two suspended nurses have still not been interviewed by the Health Service Executive (HSE) over the incident and the HSE has not completed its investigation.
Sat, 24 Feb, 2007