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From TheJournal.ie FactCheck: Does Ireland have the highest Covid-19 infection rate for healthcare workers in the world? INMO

FactCheck: Does Ireland have the highest Covid-19 infection rate for healthcare workers in the world?

The claim was made by INMO General Secretary, Phil Ní Sheaghdha.

From TheJournal.ie 'An absolute scandal': Ireland has the highest Covid infection rate for healthcare workers in the world, committee told FRONTLINE WORKERS

'An absolute scandal': Ireland has the highest Covid infection rate for healthcare workers in the world, committee told

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar this evening suggested that the figures provided by the INMO were wrong.

From TheJournal.ie Childcare providers warn of reduced capacity and need for longterm financial support Childcare

Childcare providers warn of reduced capacity and need for longterm financial support

Operators said additional staff will be needed to manage the extra Covid-19 health and safety requirements.

From TheJournal.ie 88% of healthcare workers with Covid-19 got the virus at work Coronavirus

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Taking over private hospitals during the Covid-19 crisis will cost roughly €300 million Covid Committee

Taking over private hospitals during the Covid-19 crisis will cost roughly €300 million

‘A fire alarm went off and we sent four fire tenders, and people are saying now we should only have sent three,’ the secretary general said.

From TheJournal.ie 'Something is going wrong on the frontlines': Union demands urgent inquiry into healthcare worker infection rates Coronavirus

'Something is going wrong on the frontlines': Union demands urgent inquiry into healthcare worker infection rates

7,943 healthcare workers have tested positive for the virus so far.

From TheJournal.ie All nursing graduates to be guaranteed jobs amid Covid-19 crisis HSE

All nursing graduates to be guaranteed jobs amid Covid-19 crisis

In a letter, the HSE informed nursing interns that they would all be guaranteed a job.

From TheJournal.ie Childcare for healthcare workers - how a promised scheme failed to materialse Front Line

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'Surprisingly old-fashioned': Union says government childcare offer 'does nothing' for vast majority of nurses Covid19

'Surprisingly old-fashioned': Union says government childcare offer 'does nothing' for vast majority of nurses

The INMO pointed out that many of its members are lone parents or have partners who are also working on the frontline.

From TheJournal.ie New guidance extends use of face masks among healthcare workers HSE

New guidance extends use of face masks among healthcare workers

The move has been welcomed by the INMO.

From TheJournal.ie Almost one in ten diagnosed cases of Covid-19 in Ireland are nurses INMO

Almost one in ten diagnosed cases of Covid-19 in Ireland are nurses

According to the INMO, Ireland faces one of the highest rates of diagnosed healthcare worker infection in Europe.

From TheJournal.ie Tracked: How HSE advice to healthcare workers has shifted during the Covid-19 crisis Coronavirus

Tracked: How HSE advice to healthcare workers has shifted during the Covid-19 crisis

From pregnancy to isolation, advice to staff has changed significantly since January.

From TheJournal.ie New WHO report warns that there is a global shortage of nurses Warning

New WHO report warns that there is a global shortage of nurses

The study was compiled before Covid-19 and calls for greater investment in nursing.

From TheJournal.ie INMO set to meet health officials to discuss proposed shared accommodation for healthcare staff Coronavirus

INMO set to meet health officials to discuss proposed shared accommodation for healthcare staff

The union said that it hadn’t yet been consulted on the proposal.

From TheJournal.ie INMO calls on HSE to pay student nurses and midwives during Covid-19 outbreak Coronavirus

INMO calls on HSE to pay student nurses and midwives during Covid-19 outbreak

Hundreds of student nurses are set to begin their unpaid work placements this month.

From TheJournal.ie Council to implement identification system for healthcare worker vehicles to prevent clamping Covid-19

Council to implement identification system for healthcare worker vehicles to prevent clamping

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

From TheJournal.ie HSE 'lifts recruitment freeze on nurses' amid concerns of Covid-19 threat to health service Coronavirus

HSE 'lifts recruitment freeze on nurses' amid concerns of Covid-19 threat to health service

A representative of nurses in Ireland said that not cancelling St Patrick’s Day “puts too much strain on our public health service”.

From TheJournal.ie Dr Anthony O'Connor: History matters, but the record numbers on trolleys should trump commemoration debates Opinion

Dr Anthony O'Connor: History matters, but the record numbers on trolleys should trump commemoration debates

Why are we fighting the battles of the past rather than honouring the ideals of the Republic?

From TheJournal.ie 'I'm exhausted': Frustration in the Mater Hospital's 'rammed' Emergency Department Overcrowding

'I'm exhausted': Frustration in the Mater Hospital's 'rammed' Emergency Department

The Mater was the hospital with the highest number of patients on trolleys in Dublin yesterday morning, according to the INMO.

From TheJournal.ie It's the worst ever day for trolley overcrowding in Irish hospitals since records began, INMO says Health Service

It's the worst ever day for trolley overcrowding in Irish hospitals since records began, INMO says

There were 92 patients waiting for a bed at University Hospital Limerick, alone.

From TheJournal.ie Overcrowding in Cork hospitals leads to cancellation of some surgeries Flu Season

Overcrowding in Cork hospitals leads to cancellation of some surgeries

The overcrowding has been made worse by flu season, according to the HSE.

From TheJournal.ie HSE can't 'willy-nilly' hire whoever they want, Harris says Overcrowding

HSE can't 'willy-nilly' hire whoever they want, Harris says

The government has repeatedly said a recruitment freeze is not in operation.

From TheJournal.ie More than 200 patients waiting on trolleys in Irish hospitals on Christmas Eve Waiting

More than 200 patients waiting on trolleys in Irish hospitals on Christmas Eve

The number is down from the more than 400 who were waiting for a bed yesterday morning.

From TheJournal.ie HSE to pay €30,000 to nurses over 'stress caused' by delay in publishing report into bullying claims Compensation

HSE to pay €30,000 to nurses over 'stress caused' by delay in publishing report into bullying claims

The order was made by the Workplace Relations Commission.

From TheJournal.ie Trolley numbers for this year are the highest since records began, INMO says Trolley Crisis

Trolley numbers for this year are the highest since records began, INMO says

The INMO said today that over 108,300 people have gone without beds so far this year.

From TheJournal.ie 'Bespoke plan' needed as Limerick hospital continues to break overcrowding record Uhl

'Bespoke plan' needed as Limerick hospital continues to break overcrowding record

Some 85 patients were without beds in University Hospital Limerick this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Total number of patients without hospital beds soars to 100,000 Trolley Watch

Total number of patients without hospital beds soars to 100,000

This is only the second time that the annual figures have surpassed 100,000.

From TheJournal.ie 'Obscene': 679 patients waiting for hospital bed - the highest figure in 2019 Overcrowding

'Obscene': 679 patients waiting for hospital bed - the highest figure in 2019

The number of patients on trolleys is the second highest ever recorded.

From TheJournal.ie Over 1,300 nursing and midwifery posts in Irish hospitals are being left vacant INMO

Over 1,300 nursing and midwifery posts in Irish hospitals are being left vacant

One in six midwifery posts are being left vacant.

From TheJournal.ie INMO reveals 'worst ever' July for Emergency Department as 9,439 waited for a bed Trolley Watch

INMO reveals 'worst ever' July for Emergency Department as 9,439 waited for a bed

Among the 9,439 patients were 45 children.

From TheJournal.ie Nurses and midwives vote to accept deal to end industrial dispute Nurses Strike

Nurses and midwives vote to accept deal to end industrial dispute

Members of the INMO voted 62% in favour of accepting the proposals.

From TheJournal.ie Worst April on record as 10,000 people forced to wait on hospital trolleys and chairs last month Trolley Watch

Worst April on record as 10,000 people forced to wait on hospital trolleys and chairs last month

Some 106 children were among those waiting without a bed.

From TheJournal.ie 'Patients at risk': Nurses ask health committee to investigate overcrowding at Limerick hospital Uhl

'Patients at risk': Nurses ask health committee to investigate overcrowding at Limerick hospital

The letter states the hospital is in a ‘constant state of overcrowding’.

From TheJournal.ie 'No longer anything to fear': INMO calls on members to accept proposals to resolve pay strike Labour Court

'No longer anything to fear': INMO calls on members to accept proposals to resolve pay strike

It follows a Labour Court recommendation in the INMO’s favour.

From TheJournal.ie Harris to raise issue of 'significant discrepancy' in trolley count at meeting between INMO and HSE Crisis

Harris to raise issue of 'significant discrepancy' in trolley count at meeting between INMO and HSE

There were 81 patients waiting on trolleys at University Hospital Limerick according to the INMO.

From TheJournal.ie 'I'm dying, but I want to thank the nurses': Dozens write to Taoiseach to support nurses' strike

'I'm dying, but I want to thank the nurses': Dozens write to Taoiseach to support nurses' strike

A number of people wrote to Leo Varadkar during last month’s strike.

From TheJournal.ie Talks between INMO and government to return to Labour Court as union rejects new nurses' deal Nurses Strike

Talks between INMO and government to return to Labour Court as union rejects new nurses' deal

The negotiations come after nurses went on general strike for a number of days last month.

From TheJournal.ie 'There are always consequences': Minister responds to claim teachers may seek pay rise following recommendation on nurses TUI

'There are always consequences': Minister responds to claim teachers may seek pay rise following recommendation on nurses

The ongoing nurses’ strike was suspended on Monday following a Labour Court recommendation on pay and conditions.

From TheJournal.ie Nursing pay deal set to cost €10-€15 million this year and €30-€35 million in 2020 Back To Work

Nursing pay deal set to cost €10-€15 million this year and €30-€35 million in 2020

Finance Minister Donohoe has said that the Labour Court recommendations are “consistent with the public sector stability agreement”.

From TheJournal.ie 'Think of us as you tuck into your turkey': Letters reveal nurses' fury at Varadkar over annual leave comments Suspended Strikes

'Think of us as you tuck into your turkey': Letters reveal nurses' fury at Varadkar over annual leave comments

Strikes planned for this week were suspended after Labour Court intervention yesterday evening.

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