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

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

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

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.’

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie University lecturer who claimed she was denied full time role over marital status awarded €9.5k Nursing

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Psychiatric nurses have commenced industrial action at Waterford University Hospital Psychiatric Care

Psychiatric nurses have commenced industrial action at Waterford University Hospital

Industrial action has also escalated in Kilkenny.

From TheJournal.ie The CAO points are out - but remember, don't panic Cao-2017

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Nurses trained in the US denied access to work in Irish hospitals - despite years of experience Closed Door

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Received a CAO offer today? Here's what you need to know Mature Students

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

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

From TheJournal.ie There has been a plunge in the number of students who want to do nursing CAO

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

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

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

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

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'

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

From TheJournal.ie There were more patients on trolleys last month than in any July in the past decade HSE

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie This mother found a clever way to hit back at critics of her breastfeeding photos Victoria's Secret

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

“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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'Last Tuesday was the hardest and most dangerous shift I've ever worked' Healthcare

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Nurses strike called off as last-minute talks lead to new staffing proposals INMO

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Penneys 'urgently investigating' claims security guard took baby from breastfeeding mother Vacate The Premises

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Nursing is the big loser in this year's CAO applications Decisions Decisions

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Lots of new jobs on the way after crunch overcrowding talks The Surge

Lots of new jobs on the way after crunch overcrowding talks

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

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

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie 'We had to face facts that maybe our little girl was not going to make it' Palliative Care

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Spanish nurse tests positive for Ebola in first infection to take place outside Africa EBOLA

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Group of Mount Carmel nurses owed €60k in redundancy payments Liquidation

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Comic depicting Irish nurses in Australia sparks anger online Diaspora

Comic depicting Irish nurses in Australia sparks anger online

It follows a hospital recruitment drive targeting specifically Irish nurses.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: We have made no preparations for our ageing population Golden Years

Opinion: We have made no preparations for our ageing population

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

From TheJournal.ie Patients more likely to die when cared for by nurses with heavy workloads Patient Safety

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Conferences and classes planned as nursing union buys former hospital for €2.9m [pics] Richmond Hospital This post contains images

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Home for Christmas? Stay and check out job prospects says recruiter Skill Shortages

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Nursing home says it will create 120 new jobs in the next three months Care Home

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Architecture and engineering points drop in second round CAO offers College Places

Architecture and engineering points drop in second round CAO offers

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

This mama panda cuddling her baby is almost lethally adorable Baby Love This post contains videos

This mama panda cuddling her baby is almost lethally adorable

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

From TheJournal.ie Breastfeeding and eating fish could make your children smarter Nursing

Breastfeeding and eating fish could make your children smarter

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

From TheJournal.ie 65 jobs announced at Dublin care centre Jobswatch

65 jobs announced at Dublin care centre

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

From TheJournal.ie 50 new jobs in nursing and social care Jobswatch

50 new jobs in nursing and social care

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

From TheJournal.ie HSE says strong interest in new nursing jobs, despite boycott calls Pay

HSE says strong interest in new nursing jobs, despite boycott calls

The HSE began advertising yesterday for graduate nurses and midwives – but nursing unions have call for a boycott of the jobs.

From TheJournal.ie Nurses to rally against graduate scheme Health

Nurses to rally against graduate scheme

Two unions are calling for a boycott of the recently-announced HSE nursing graduate scheme.

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