The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) has demanded that the country’s health minister ensure sufficient remuneration and safety for student nurses and midwives, who are in the front line of the fight against COVID-19
In the first part of our interview with the national executive member of the Communist Party of Ireland, Jimmy Doran, we speak about a varied set of issues, ranging from reproductive rights, austerity policies of the government, to the question of Northern Ireland.
In this episode, we report on informal workers’ protest in India and the strike by nurses in Ireland.
The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation is are demanding equal wages, at par with health service grades like physiotherapists, whom they trail by around €7,000 (USD 8,046) a year. There has been massive public support for the nurses at the pickets
Nurses’ organizations said that the refusal of authorities to recruit more staff was compromising the safety of patients. The number of staff nurses fell by 6% between 2008 and 2018