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Over 20% increase in people applying to study nursing, CAO figures show
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Over 20% increase in people applying to study nursing, CAO figures show

Mar 9th 2021, 8:39 AM 11,824 Views 14 Comments

There was a large increase in applications for medicine, too, with 4,031 first preferences.

Donnelly announces commencement of expert review body on nursing and midwifery
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Donnelly announces commencement of expert review body on nursing and midwifery

Aug 22nd 2020, 1:41 PM 25,427 Views 21 Comments

The expert body will conduct a general review of nursing and midwifery.

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

May 29th 2020, 6:10 AM 9,106 Views 10 Comments

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

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

Apr 8th 2020, 11:52 AM 15,311 Views 39 Comments

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

Student nurses could be fast-tracked to qualification to tackle Covid-19
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Student nurses could be fast-tracked to qualification to tackle Covid-19

Apr 7th 2020, 6:00 AM 17,497 Views 2 Comments

A plan to ensure the early registration of nursing interns is being discussed.

'To be honest, I nearly feel safer in work' - Kilkenny star on the front line in St Vincent's Hospital
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'To be honest, I nearly feel safer in work' - Kilkenny star on the front line in St Vincent's Hospital

Mar 26th 2020, 8:00 PM 48,114 Views 2 Comments

Grace Walsh: ‘If we had the option of playing a championship and winning an All-Ireland, or our family and friends being healthy, I think we would all choose our family and friends being healthy.’

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

Aug 26th 2019, 8:07 AM 17,509 Views 31 Comments

One in six midwifery posts are being left vacant.

Nurses are the victims in 70% of assaults in Irish hospitals
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Nurses are the victims in 70% of assaults in Irish hospitals

Dec 15th 2018, 7:13 PM 10,065 Views 30 Comments

Figures from the HSE show how frequently nursing staff are assaulted.

University lecturer who claimed she was denied full time role over marital status awarded €9.5k
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University lecturer who claimed she was denied full time role over marital status awarded €9.5k

Sep 8th 2018, 7:00 AM 21,002 Views 0 Comments

While it was ruled she was “victimised”, the woman wasn’t discriminated against, the WRC said.

Psychiatric nurses have commenced industrial action at Waterford University Hospital
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Psychiatric nurses have commenced industrial action at Waterford University Hospital

Feb 20th 2018, 11:58 AM 12,357 Views 14 Comments

Industrial action has also escalated in Kilkenny.

The CAO points are out - but remember, don't panic
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The CAO points are out - but remember, don't panic

Aug 21st 2017, 6:00 AM 36,863 Views 17 Comments

It’s the first set of offers since a new points system was introduced.

Nurses trained in the US denied access to work in Irish hospitals - despite years of experience
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Nurses trained in the US denied access to work in Irish hospitals - despite years of experience

Jul 16th 2017, 12:05 AM 61,710 Views 60 Comments

Nursing staffing levels have fallen by more than 3,000 in the last 10 years and the HSE says it’s trying to increase the workforce by over 1,200 this year.

Received a CAO offer today? Here's what you need to know
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Received a CAO offer today? Here's what you need to know

Jul 6th 2017, 6:20 AM 17,866 Views 3 Comments

Over 6,600 people, mainly mature and deferred applicants, will get offers.

There has been a plunge in the number of students who want to do nursing
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There has been a plunge in the number of students who want to do nursing

Mar 9th 2017, 8:38 AM 14,737 Views 26 Comments

A total of 76,086 applications were received by CAO 1 February.

An Irish nurse: 'I began to hate my job. I questioned my career. There were days when I came home crying'
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An Irish nurse: 'I began to hate my job. I questioned my career. There were days when I came home crying'

Jan 10th 2017, 6:45 AM 17,251 Views 101 Comments

A former public sector nurse highlights the challenging working conditions she and her colleagues endured as they cared for patients.

This woman had an excellent response to being called 'just a nurse'
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# Proud

This woman had an excellent response to being called 'just a nurse'

Oct 13th 2016, 7:46 PM 6,685 Views 2 Comments

“I have helped babies into the world, many of whom needed assistance to take their first breath, and yet I am just a nurse.”

There were more patients on trolleys last month than in any July in the past decade
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There were more patients on trolleys last month than in any July in the past decade

Aug 10th 2016, 6:00 AM 6,513 Views 15 Comments

However, in a statement to TheJournal.ie, the HSE disputed the INMO narrative, saying that the trolley count for yesterday showed an an overall reduction compared to the same date last year.

This mam went viral after she stopped her own wedding to breastfeed her daughter
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# Own It

This mam went viral after she stopped her own wedding to breastfeed her daughter

Jun 28th 2016, 8:15 AM 5,543 Views 8 Comments

“That moment when you’re getting married and your baby gets hungry”

This mother found a clever way to hit back at critics of her breastfeeding photos
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This mother found a clever way to hit back at critics of her breastfeeding photos

Mar 12th 2016, 4:30 PM 84,760 Views 89 Comments

“I bet this won’t be reported because you can see this picture in every mall you step into.”

This mam found a clever way to hit back at critics of her breastfeeding photos
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# What A Boob

This mam found a clever way to hit back at critics of her breastfeeding photos

Mar 12th 2016, 10:20 AM 9,464 Views 10 Comments

“I bet this won’t be reported, because you can see this picture in every mall you step into.”

'Last Tuesday was the hardest and most dangerous shift I've ever worked'
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'Last Tuesday was the hardest and most dangerous shift I've ever worked'

Feb 25th 2016, 7:00 PM 397 Views 49 Comments

Every morning and every evening nurses are in tears, tears of frustration, despair, hopelessness and exhaustion, writes Carol Cronin.

Nurses strike called off as last-minute talks lead to new staffing proposals
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Nurses strike called off as last-minute talks lead to new staffing proposals

Dec 14th 2015, 11:27 PM 11,242 Views 90 Comments

INMO members will be balloted on a new set of proposals.

Penneys 'urgently investigating' claims security guard took baby from breastfeeding mother
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Penneys 'urgently investigating' claims security guard took baby from breastfeeding mother

Jul 14th 2015, 12:30 PM 31,024 Views 50 Comments

The security guard, according to the woman, forcibly removed the baby from her breast.

Nursing is the big loser in this year's CAO applications
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Nursing is the big loser in this year's CAO applications

Mar 9th 2015, 7:50 AM 35,045 Views 16 Comments

The college application service has released details from the initial round of course choices

Lots of new jobs on the way after crunch overcrowding talks
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Lots of new jobs on the way after crunch overcrowding talks

Feb 3rd 2015, 7:36 AM 9,571 Views 6 Comments

Nursing union the INMO has called for the jobs to be filled immediately “to alleviate the continued suffering of patients in inhumane conditions”.

The Night Nurse: Caring for cancer sufferers on Christmas Day is a privilege that helps me appreciate life
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The Night Nurse: Caring for cancer sufferers on Christmas Day is a privilege that helps me appreciate life

Dec 25th 2014, 7:30 PM 595 Views 35 Comments

The Irish Cancer Society Night Nursing Service provides palliative care to cancer patients at the end of their cancer journey during the night, so they can stay in the comfort of their home, surrounded by the ones they love.

'We had to face facts that maybe our little girl was not going to make it'
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'We had to face facts that maybe our little girl was not going to make it'

Oct 11th 2014, 7:15 AM 14,150 Views 4 Comments

LauraLynn palliative carers are looking after 40 families, who say the HSE respite could be organised a lot quicker.

Spanish nurse tests positive for Ebola in first infection to take place outside Africa
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Spanish nurse tests positive for Ebola in first infection to take place outside Africa

Oct 6th 2014, 10:57 PM 30,710 Views 84 Comments

The infection has now been confirmed by Spain’s Health Minister.

Group of Mount Carmel nurses owed €60k in redundancy payments
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Group of Mount Carmel nurses owed €60k in redundancy payments

Sep 11th 2014, 7:15 AM 7,074 Views 5 Comments

The nurses might not receive the payments, as they are now considered to be unsecured creditors under the liquidation.

Comic depicting Irish nurses in Australia sparks anger online
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Comic depicting Irish nurses in Australia sparks anger online

Aug 12th 2014, 10:08 AM 53,675 Views 179 Comments

It follows a hospital recruitment drive targeting specifically Irish nurses.

Opinion: We have made no preparations for our ageing population
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Opinion: We have made no preparations for our ageing population

Jul 20th 2014, 8:30 AM 688 Views 16 Comments

Ireland’s population is growing older and living longer – and the reality is we are not prepared for the fallout.

Patients more likely to die when cared for by nurses with heavy workloads
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Patients more likely to die when cared for by nurses with heavy workloads

Feb 26th 2014, 6:45 AM 7,260 Views 21 Comments

In Ireland, the average patient-to-nurse ratio is 6·9, which is mid-range in comparison to other European countries.

Conferences and classes planned as nursing union buys former hospital for €2.9m [pics]
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Conferences and classes planned as nursing union buys former hospital for €2.9m [pics]

Jan 15th 2014, 8:30 PM 16,087 Views 28 Comments

The distinctive red brick and terracotta building was built between 1899 and 1901. The INMO plans to use it as an education and conference centre.

Home for Christmas? Stay and check out job prospects says recruiter
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Home for Christmas? Stay and check out job prospects says recruiter

Dec 16th 2013, 10:34 AM 9,319 Views 18 Comments

Recruitment agency Servisource says that there are particular skill shortages in the areas of nursing and construction.

Nursing home says it will create 120 new jobs in the next three months
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Nursing home says it will create 120 new jobs in the next three months

Sep 30th 2013, 7:14 AM 4,836 Views 6 Comments

The positions in nursing, administration, catering, managerial and support systems areas are being developed by the McMahon Health Group at the Cairnhill Bray facility.

Architecture and engineering points drop in second round CAO offers
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Architecture and engineering points drop in second round CAO offers

Aug 29th 2013, 2:44 PM 9,896 Views 6 Comments

More than 3,029 students receive offers in the CAO second round today.

This mama panda cuddling her baby is almost lethally adorable
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# Baby Love

This mama panda cuddling her baby is almost lethally adorable

Aug 16th 2013, 8:42 AM 3,089 Views 2 Comments

They had been apart since the cub’s birth a month ago.

Breastfeeding and eating fish could make your children smarter
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Breastfeeding and eating fish could make your children smarter

Jul 31st 2013, 6:15 AM 10,015 Views 105 Comments

A study revealed that nursing is associated with three-year-olds having better language skills and seven-year-olds being more intelligent.

65 jobs announced at Dublin care centre
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65 jobs announced at Dublin care centre

Mar 20th 2013, 7:15 PM 10,177 Views 14 Comments

Beechfield Nursing Home Group today announced the creation of 65 new jobs at its new care facility, Mount Hybla Private Designated Care Centre .

50 new jobs in nursing and social care
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50 new jobs in nursing and social care

Jan 21st 2013, 8:27 AM 7,122 Views 7 Comments

Nua Healthcare is creating the permanent positions in Dublin, Kildare, Laois and Offaly.

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