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A total of 77 public beds have been closed in community nursing homes (CNHs) and hospitals throughout Mayo in recent times, at the same time as health cutbacks and home help hours have been reduced.
Industrial action is scheduled to take place at Mayo General Hospital on Monday next (subject to ongoing negotiations) while a protest march is being organised for Sunday February 5 next in Ballina, in response to drastic new health service cuts set to affect hospitals in Mayo, as announced as part of the new HSE National Service Plan this week.
The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) is calling for the HSE to immediately honour its obligations, arising from employment contracts, and pay all outstanding moneys due to public health nurses, community nurses and other HSE staff.
There has been a 40 per cent increase in the number of people treated on trolleys at Mayo General Hospital in the last two years.
Talks between the Health Service Executive and health sector unions over proposed job cuts and savings in the west adjourned on Tuesday after seven-and-a-half hours.
The general secretary of the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation says the campaign by public sector workers to reverse the pay cuts in the Budget must also make sure that the dismantling of the public health service is stopped.
NUI Galway’s nursing course is set to have one of the biggest loss next year following the revelation that the number of places in nursing degree programmes will be cut by 16 per cent nationwide.
In a move to highlight the growing dispute between senior nurse managers and the HSE, staff at Portiuncula Hospital, Ballinasloe staged another lunchtime protest yesterday (Thursday).
The HSE warned staff at Portiuncula Hospital this week that services will be curtailed and jobs put at risk if industrial action threatened by the Irish Nurses Organisation goes ahead.