A senior nurse who took home an electronic leisure device delivered to a residential unit for a vulnerable man, and who concealed she did that for some weeks before eventually returning it, has been censured with conditions attached to her registration.
Mon, 02 Mar, 2020
The Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) has recommended that the HSE pay a public health nurse €10,000 for the way it handled a formal complaint against the nurse by the father of a disabled girl.
Tue, 11 Jun, 2019
Everybody is in favour of the nurses. Before, during, and after the nurses’ strike last Wednesday, it was obvious that there was huge public support for their cause. Whether that support is based entirely on emotion or grounded in reason is a moot point.
Sat, 02 Feb, 2019
It’s a time of year for nice surprises and Margaret O’Driscoll of the Neonatal Unit at Cork University Maternity Hospital was on the receiving end when she was rewarded for her work, not least for her efforts with a premature baby boy.
Sat, 23 Dec, 2017
A Utah police officer has been put on paid leave after he handcuffed a nurse and dragged her screaming from a hospital when she refused to allow blood to be taken from an unconscious patient.
Sat, 02 Sep, 2017
Sat, 09 Jan, 2016
IT IS hard to imagine how work stoppages by nurses in hospital emergency departments are meant to improve the care of patients. Yet that is the course of action members of the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) have decided to take.
Wed, 25 Nov, 2015