Nursing Staff shortage bring Beaumont ED to crisis point

Nurses at Dublin’s Beaumont Hospital are to begin industrial action next month in response to ‘unsafe conditions in the Emergency Department (ED)’. The action by members of the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) is set to commence on June 10 in the form of a work to rule. This … Continue reading

Our Student Nurses – easy targets for the Government?

Student nurses are threatening to take industrial action in protest at Government moves to cut their pay. The student nurses’ pay is to be cut and eventually phased out. Students currently get 80% of the minimum rate staff nurse salary during a nine-month placement in hospitals. Under the pay cut … Continue reading