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Harris hopeful talks with nurses' union will avert industrial action - Irish Times;

Harris hopeful talks with nurses' union will avert industrial action - Irish Times

Irish TimesHarris hopeful talks with nurses' union will avert industrial actionIrish TimesMinister for Health Simon Harris has said he hopes that talks between the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) and the Department of Health and HSE can avert industrial action over recruitment problems and staff retention in the health service.and more »

Simon Harris orders review of EVERY senior manager in health service - Irish Examiner;

Simon Harris orders review of EVERY senior manager in health service - Irish Examiner

Irish ExaminerSimon Harris orders review of EVERY senior manager in health serviceIrish ExaminerThe Health Minister has ordered a performance review of all top managers in the HSE. Simon Harris said he had asked the Director General of the HSE to rate all senior managers under a number of criteria. His comments come as the number of patients ...and more »

Primary care shift is 'not decisive' enough - Irish Medical Times;

Primary care shift is 'not decisive' enough - Irish Medical Times

Irish Medical TimesPrimary care shift is 'not decisive' enoughIrish Medical TimesMinister for Health Simon Harris has described the €13,948.5 million National Service Plan (NSP) for 2017 — an increase of €458.6m or 3.4 per cent — as marking the end of an era of asking health service staff to do more with less, and the formal ...and more »

INMO meets with Department and HSE over planned industrial action - RTE.ie;

INMO meets with Department and HSE over planned industrial action - RTE.ie

RTE.ieINMO meets with Department and HSE over planned industrial actionRTE.ieThe Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation has met with the HSE and the Department of Health in a bid to avert the threat of nationwide industrial action by nurses over under-staffing, recruitment and retention difficulties. Last month, 90% of INMO ...and more »