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Unions call on Taoiseach to solve row over recognising hardships faced by healthcare workers
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Unions call on Taoiseach to solve row over recognising hardships faced by healthcare workers

Aug 16th 2021, 3:32 PM 11,335 Views 11 Comments

The unions said said the delay was “deeply damaging” to the morale of all health care workers.

Unions refer pandemic bonus request for health workers to Labour Court
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Unions refer pandemic bonus request for health workers to Labour Court

Aug 5th 2021, 10:22 PM 19,963 Views 15 Comments

The HSE said that it is expected that the recognition issue will be addressed in the autumn.

HSE staff who worked during pandemic should get bonus, Donnelly says
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HSE staff who worked during pandemic should get bonus, Donnelly says

Jul 30th 2021, 9:45 AM 31,846 Views 92 Comments

The Health Minister was speaking after touring the HSE’s Limerick Covid-19 vaccination centre.

Chief Medical Officer accepts Freedom of the City on behalf of all healthcare workers
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Chief Medical Officer accepts Freedom of the City on behalf of all healthcare workers

Jun 16th 2021, 6:46 PM 27,559 Views 94 Comments

Lord Mayor of Dublin Hazel Chu conferred the Freedom of the City to Dr Tony Holohan at a private ceremony.

Poll: Should frontline healthcare workers receive some compensation for their work during the pandemic?
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Poll: Should frontline healthcare workers receive some compensation for their work during the pandemic?

Feb 9th 2021, 8:42 AM 99,299 Views 93 Comments

The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation will call for the measure before an Oireachtas committee this morning.

Frontline healthcare workers should get pandemic compensation, INMO to tell Oireachtas committee
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Frontline healthcare workers should get pandemic compensation, INMO to tell Oireachtas committee

Feb 9th 2021, 6:45 AM 27,577 Views 53 Comments

An Oireachtas committee will meet with healthcare representative organisations later this morning.

Healthcare workers still in need of first vaccine dose to remain waiting until February
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Healthcare workers still in need of first vaccine dose to remain waiting until February

Jan 23rd 2021, 4:45 PM 29,368 Views 53 Comments

Current supply is being used to provide second doses to those who have already received their first dose.

NFL inviting 7,500 'heroes' to Super Bowl
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NFL inviting 7,500 'heroes' to Super Bowl

Jan 22nd 2021, 6:48 PM 5,437 Views 0 Comments

Commissioner Roger Goodell said the workers — mostly from hospitals and health care centres in Tampa and Florida — were being recognised for their service during the pandemic.

GPs and practice nurses vaccinated at mass centres
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GPs and practice nurses vaccinated at mass centres

Jan 16th 2021, 5:08 PM 45,018 Views 92 Comments

A requirement for travellers into Ireland to produce evidence of a negative test result has also come into effect.

Varadkar says designating the Beacon Hospital as vaccination centre 'at odds' with its refusal to sign surge capacity deal
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Varadkar says designating the Beacon Hospital as vaccination centre 'at odds' with its refusal to sign surge capacity deal

Jan 15th 2021, 5:46 PM 51,899 Views 66 Comments

Beacon Hospital has not signed up to allow its ICU capacity be used by the public system.

'Frontline staff are at breaking point': Healthcare workers on the challenges of working during the third wave
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'Frontline staff are at breaking point': Healthcare workers on the challenges of working during the third wave

Jan 8th 2021, 12:05 AM 30,521 Views 34 Comments
Nurses made up 3% of all new Covid-19 cases in Ireland, INMO says
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Nurses made up 3% of all new Covid-19 cases in Ireland, INMO says

Dec 15th 2020, 10:34 AM 10,267 Views 6 Comments

61 nurses contracted the virus in the most recent week for which figures are available.

INMO calls for isolation period for Covid-positive healthcare workers to be increased
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INMO calls for isolation period for Covid-positive healthcare workers to be increased

Nov 30th 2020, 3:22 PM 18,762 Views 5 Comments

Nurses account for almost a third of all healthcare worker cases of Covid-19.

Covid-19 infections among health workers are 'decreasing steadily', WHO says
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Covid-19 infections among health workers are 'decreasing steadily', WHO says

Oct 13th 2020, 8:38 PM 17,096 Views 12 Comments

Healthcare workers have since the beginning of the pandemic been disproportionately affected by the crisis.

HSE launches widespread antibody testing for Irish healthcare workers
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HSE launches widespread antibody testing for Irish healthcare workers

Oct 6th 2020, 6:12 PM 34,986 Views 11 Comments

Antibody testing determines whether you had Covid-19 in the past and now have antibodies against the virus.

INMO backs decision to publish ethnicity data for healthcare workers who contract Covid-19
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INMO backs decision to publish ethnicity data for healthcare workers who contract Covid-19

Sep 27th 2020, 7:15 AM 19,379 Views 8 Comments

Data from the UK suggests that BAME healthcare workers were more likely to die from Covid-19.

HSE set to face difficult task in reaching flu vaccination targets for healthcare staff
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HSE set to face difficult task in reaching flu vaccination targets for healthcare staff

Sep 12th 2020, 8:30 AM 26,441 Views 29 Comments

Rates of healthcare worker vaccine uptake, particularly in nursing homes, remain low.

Dublin City Council introduces low-rate parking for healthcare staff as free street parking ended
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Dublin City Council introduces low-rate parking for healthcare staff as free street parking ended

Aug 18th 2020, 6:37 PM 21,586 Views 37 Comments

500 parking spaces have been allocated for healthcare workers in city centre car parks.

Dublin City Council ending free parking for healthcare workers near hospitals
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Dublin City Council ending free parking for healthcare workers near hospitals

Aug 11th 2020, 12:40 PM 28,739 Views 79 Comments

Healthcare workers were not being charged to park in the vicinity of hospitals during the pandemic.

Be On Call For Ireland: Only 209 workers given role in health service while 1,600 remain in a 'pool'
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Be On Call For Ireland: Only 209 workers given role in health service while 1,600 remain in a 'pool'

Aug 8th 2020, 7:00 AM 64,514 Views 31 Comments

Sinn Féin’s David Cullinane said that those who applied did so “in good faith” and that these staff will be needed ahead of the winter season.

88% of healthcare workers with Covid-19 got the virus at work
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88% of healthcare workers with Covid-19 got the virus at work

Jun 12th 2020, 11:14 AM 16,468 Views 23 Comments

The INMO wants Covid-19 to be classed as a personal injury under health and safety legislation.

Healthcare staff 'considered immune' for three months after recovering from Covid-19
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Healthcare staff 'considered immune' for three months after recovering from Covid-19

Jun 1st 2020, 12:10 AM 49,349 Views 40 Comments

Guidance regarding immunity and healthcare workers was compiled by the HSE.

Childcare for healthcare workers - how a promised scheme failed to materialse
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Childcare for healthcare workers - how a promised scheme failed to materialse

May 14th 2020, 1:31 PM 10,059 Views 14 Comments

The government announced that a childcare scheme for healthcare workers had to be scrapped.

Childcare scheme for healthcare workers scrapped after only six providers apply
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Childcare scheme for healthcare workers scrapped after only six providers apply

May 13th 2020, 9:35 PM 39,295 Views 58 Comments

The scheme was launched last week and was due to begin on Monday.

Simon Harris thanks 160 healthcare workers who live in Direct Provision
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Simon Harris thanks 160 healthcare workers who live in Direct Provision

May 7th 2020, 6:56 PM 23,082 Views 62 Comments

There have been 164 confirmed cases of Covid-19 among residents in Direct Provision centres to date.

Healthcare workers to pay €90 for childcare each week under latest government plan
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Healthcare workers to pay €90 for childcare each week under latest government plan

Updated May 6th 2020, 10:10 PM 40,187 Views 61 Comments

Trade union Fórsa has requested more information on what the plan entails.

Frontline healthcare workers could have childcare provided in their homes
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Frontline healthcare workers could have childcare provided in their homes

Apr 30th 2020, 9:16 PM 19,354 Views 16 Comments

Dr Tony Holohan wrote to Simon Harris about the potential for “registered childcare workers [to] provide support” in a healthcare worker’s home.

HSE reverses position on pregnant staff following trade union pressure
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HSE reverses position on pregnant staff following trade union pressure

Apr 30th 2020, 12:05 AM 43,398 Views 21 Comments

The HSE had initially said that pregnant staff were safe to work with Covid-19 patients.

HSE tells unions that where healthcare workers can't secure childcare, they can remain at home with pay
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HSE tells unions that where healthcare workers can't secure childcare, they can remain at home with pay

Apr 28th 2020, 10:04 PM 25,442 Views 49 Comments

Previous proposals to support healthcare workers with childcare provision had been described as inadequate by unions.

Five healthcare workers have died of coronavirus, says Department of Health
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Five healthcare workers have died of coronavirus, says Department of Health

Apr 24th 2020, 6:58 PM 101,273 Views 74 Comments

It is the first time that the number of fatalities of frontline workers have been confirmed.

Paid leave to be given to public-sector partners of healthcare workers to help with childcare needs
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Paid leave to be given to public-sector partners of healthcare workers to help with childcare needs

Apr 22nd 2020, 5:48 PM 38,034 Views 75 Comments

Varadkar said that other childcare proposals are being considered for after 5 May.

HSE says some of the PPE flown in from China is 'not appropriate for use'
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HSE says some of the PPE flown in from China is 'not appropriate for use'

Apr 3rd 2020, 7:01 PM 52,238 Views 166 Comments

The Irish government has spent over €200 million on PPE from countries such as China.

Daft.ie is helping provide free accommodation for doctors and nurses battling the Covid-19 pandemic
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Daft.ie is helping provide free accommodation for doctors and nurses battling the Covid-19 pandemic

Apr 1st 2020, 10:47 PM 33,479 Views 15 Comments

It’s expected that a feature allowing doctors and nurses to self-isolate outside of hospitals will be live by next week.

Healthcare workers still paying for hospital parking despite HSE order to waive all fees
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Healthcare workers still paying for hospital parking despite HSE order to waive all fees

Mar 25th 2020, 6:00 AM 31,459 Views 55 Comments

Last Thursday, the HSE confirmed that parking charges for staff in hospitals and healthcare facilities are to be immediately suspended.

HSE instructs hospital and healthcare facilities to immediately suspend parking charges for staff
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HSE instructs hospital and healthcare facilities to immediately suspend parking charges for staff

Mar 19th 2020, 2:21 PM 28,907 Views 40 Comments

There have been a number of reports in recent days of healthcare workers at hospitals having their cars clamped while they were working overtime.

'We're the people behind the scenes never taken into account': Healthcare workers on why they're prepared to strike
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'We're the people behind the scenes never taken into account': Healthcare workers on why they're prepared to strike

Jun 20th 2019, 12:05 AM 16,239 Views 35 Comments

A strike to be held today was called off yesterday evening.

1 in 4 HSE general support workers are smokers
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1 in 4 HSE general support workers are smokers

Apr 16th 2014, 11:15 AM 5,970 Views 29 Comments

A new report found a huge decrease in the numbers of nurses smoking.

Nurses and midwives: The HSE is breaking minimum wage law
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Nurses and midwives: The HSE is breaking minimum wage law

Jul 16th 2013, 10:04 PM 18,803 Views 64 Comments

The INMO said that interns are being asked to increase their hours while only being paid 50 per cent of the staff rate of pay.

In pictures: today's ICTU protest marches across the country
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In pictures: today's ICTU protest marches across the country

Feb 9th 2013, 4:50 PM 15,662 Views 96 Comments

Large numbers turned out in cities and towns across the country, with a crowd of 25,000 people confirmed in Dublin alone.

One third of doctors don't wash their hands between patients - report
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One third of doctors don't wash their hands between patients - report

Nov 14th 2012, 1:17 PM 5,338 Views 20 Comments

An audit by the HSE shows the Mater private hospital in Dublin had the highest rate of compliance with hand hygiene.