Archive for INMO

Student nurses continue campaign against wage cuts

Posted in Fees and access with tags on 20 February 2011 by Steve

“Over 3,000 Student nurses and midwives from all over the country marched through Dublin on Wednesday in the second phase of their campaign to overturn wage cut that would see 4th year nursing and midwifery students working without pay from 2015 onwards …” (more)

[Aidan Rowe, Free Education for Everyone, 19 February]

Union dismissive as FF outlines student nurse pay review plan

Posted in Fees and access with tags , , on 19 February 2011 by Steve

“Fianna Fáil has said the overall nursing budget will have to be reduced even if some form of payment is to be retained for student nurses during their placement period in hospitals …” (more)

[Martin Wall, Irish Times, 19 February]

Coughlan’s major U-turn as nurse row gets political

Posted in Fees and access with tags , , , on 17 February 2011 by Steve

“Student nurses have been called on to snub politicians who don’t support reversing their pay cuts. Up to 3,000 student nurses and midwives took part in a march and rally in Dublin in protest at Government plans to phase out payments for work placements …” (more)

[Cormac Murphy, Herald, 17 February]

Nurses issue election warning

Posted in teaching with tags , , on 17 February 2011 by Steve

“Angry student nurses have warned politicians they will be punished in the general election unless plans to abolish their pay during ward placements are reversed. Up to 3,000 protesters marched through Dublin and staged a rally at the Department of Health over plans to phase out payments to fourth-year students working on wards during a nine-month internship …” (more)

[Sarah Stack, Irish Examiner, 17 February]

‘A review is not a reversal’ – student nurses continue protest

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , , on 17 February 2011 by Steve

“Approximately 4,000 student nurses and midwives took to the streets of the capital today to protest against Government plans to phase out and eventually eliminate their pay …” (more)

[Alison Spillane, Politico, 16 February]

Nurses protest

Posted in Fees and access with tags , on 16 February 2011 by Steve

“Socialist Party/United Left Alliance candidate for Cork North Central Mick Barry this morning said that he would fully support strikes by nurses and midwives against Government plans to slash pay for 4th year student nurses and midwives …” (more)

[Cork Politics, 16 February]

Nurses fight pay cuts for students

Posted in Fees and access with tags , on 15 February 2011 by Steve

“Frontline nursing staff have vowed to press ahead with a campaign of action to reverse students’ pay cuts …” (more)

[BreakingNews.ie, 15 February]

Student nurses should not be paid to work

Posted in Fees and access with tags , on 13 February 2011 by Steve

“I’m not a ‘will I, won’t I?’ type of girl. Having made a decision, I’ll usually stick to it. However, this week, I found myself very torn. Although I hate anything ‘unionised’ where protests are concerned, the marches against the phasing out of the student nurses’ salary had me seriously tempted to go and support them. But eventually I decided against it …” (more)

[Florence Horsman Hogan, Sunday Independent, 13 February]

Nursing Union to continue fight against Govt plans despite Coughlan commitment

Posted in Fees and access with tags , , on 13 February 2011 by Steve

“The Irish Nursing and Midwives Organisation (INMO) has vowed to keep up the pressure on the government despite a commitment from Tanaiste Mary Coughlan to review the decision …” (more)

[Cork Student News, 12 February]

Nurses’ union to keep up fight despite review

Posted in Fees and access with tags , , on 12 February 2011 by Steve

“Union officials last night vowed to continue their campaign against plans to axe student nurses’ pay – despite a pledge by Tanaiste Mary Coughlan to review the decision …” (more)

[Anne-Marie Walsh, Independent, 12 February]

Government climbs down over payments to student nurses

Posted in Fees and access with tags , , on 12 February 2011 by Steve

“The Government has relented on its decision to totally abolish payments to student nurses. Tánaiste and Health Minister Mary Coughlan said her department would review the reason for the decision and has promised to retain some level of payment for student nurses …” (more)

[Evelyn Ring, Irish Examiner, 12 February]

Report from Student Nurse’s Demo

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , on 11 February 2011 by Steve

“Big protest by student nurses. More than 500 student nurses staged a vibrant protest at James’s Hospital on Wednesday …” (more)

[John Molyneux, Socialist Workers Party, 11 February]

Student nurse pay cut to be reviewed

Posted in Fees and access with tags , , on 11 February 2011 by Steve

“The Government has rowed back on plans to abolish payments to student nurses and midwives during their mandatory 36-week placement in hospitals in their fourth year …” (more)

[Martin Wall, Irish Times, 11 February]

Student nurses dispute moves to Labour Court

Posted in Fees and access with tags , , on 10 February 2011 by Steve

“The dispute between student nurses and the HSE has been referred to the Labour Court. Both sides entered talks at the Labour Relations Commission yesterday in a bid to resolve the row over pay cuts …” (more)

[BreakingNews.ie, 10 February]

Student nurses and midwives vent fury over pay cut plans

Posted in Fees and access with tags , on 10 February 2011 by Steve

“Over 4,000 student nurses and midwives staged lunchtime protests at hospitals across the country yesterday over Government plans to cut their pay. The action at 13 hospitals is part of the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation’ s (INMO) campaign to reverse pay cuts to for 4th year trainees working on wards during a nine-month placement …” (more)

[Evelyn Ring and Louise Roseingrave, Irish Examiner, 10 February]

USI Launches Campaign to Prevent Slashing of Nurses Pay

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , , , , on 9 February 2011 by Steve

“The Union of Students in Ireland (USI), the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO), SIPTU and the Psychiatric Nurses Association of Ireland will stage a series of lunchtime protests tomorrow (February 9) as part of its campaign against Government plans to cut payments to pre-registration nurses and midwives …” (more)

[Irish Press Releases, 9 February]

Student nurses set for protest

Posted in Fees and access with tags , on 8 February 2011 by Steve

“Student nurses and midwives are to press ahead with lunchtime protests over Government plans to cut their pay as industrial trouble-shooters hear their case …” (more)

[Irish Times, 8 February]

Student nurses begin campaign of resistance against ‘slave labour’ cuts

Posted in Fees and access with tags , on 3 February 2011 by Steve

“The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation has launched a campaign of resistance against plans to cut the pay of 4th year nursing and midwifery students to zero by 2015 …” (more)

[Aidan Rowe, Free Education for Everyone, 3 February]

Student nurses threaten to strike over wage cuts

Posted in Fees and access with tags , on 1 February 2011 by Steve

“Student nurses and midwives are to engage in a campaign of action, including possible strike action, in protest at Government plans to reduce their pay …” (more)

[Martin Wall, Irish Times, 1 February]

Student nurses threaten strikes

Posted in teaching with tags , on 31 January 2011 by Steve

“Student nurses are planning a campaign of industrial action in protest at Government moves to cut their pay. Under plans announced in December, the Government plans to reduce and ultimately eliminate payments made to student nurses and midwives during their mandatory 36 week placement in hospitals …” (more)

[Martin Wall, Irish Times, 31 January]