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Number Of Patients Waiting On Trolleys In UHK Down In January On Same Month Last Year

Number Of Patients Waiting On Trolleys In UHK Down In January On Same Month Last Year

February 1, 2019 at 12:11 pm Comments are Disabled

THE number of patients waiting on trolleys in the Emergency Department and wards at University Hospital Kerry decreased in January on the same month in 2018, according to the latest figures from the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO). There were 297 patients waiting on trolleys last month, compared to […]

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Nurses on the picket line outside UHK on Wednesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Nurses On Picket Line At UHK Receive Great Support From Public

January 30, 2019 at 3:51 pm 1 comment

CARS honking their horns and shouts of support from vehicles soundtracked the day for INMO members on the picket line outside University Hospital Kerry. The nurses were taking part in the nationwide strike today for better pay and conditions and began their picket at around 8am this morning. It was […]

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Nurses To Go On 24 Hour Strike At The End Of The Month

Nurses To Go On 24 Hour Strike At The End Of The Month

January 8, 2019 at 4:19 pm 3 comments

NURSES and midwives will go on strike for 24 hours on January 30th, it was announced today . The union is legally required to give one week’s notice, but has given three to allow for safety planning. Should the dispute go unresolved, there will be further 24-hour strikes on 5th […]

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Nurses Vote For National 24 Hour Strike Action In The New Year

December 18, 2018 at 12:12 pm 1 comment

95% of INMO nurses and midwives have voted to go on strike in a dispute over staff shortages and pay. The INMO’s Executive Council, made up of elected nurses and midwives from across Ireland, will meet on January 7th and 8th to discuss the result and decide the next steps. […]

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Number Of Patients Waiting On Trolleys At UHK In September More Than Double Previous Highest

Number Of Patients Waiting On Trolleys At UHK In September More Than Double Previous Highest

October 1, 2018 at 12:35 pm Comments are Disabled

THE number of patients waiting on trolleys at University Hospital Kerry in September was more than double the previous highest number for the month, according to the latest figures from the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisations (INMO). There were 282 patients on trolleys last month, up from 114 in 2017 and […]

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Worst August Ever For Patients Waiting On Trolleys At UHK

Worst August Ever For Patients Waiting On Trolleys At UHK

August 31, 2018 at 1:39 pm Comments are Disabled

THIS month has been the worst August on record for overcrowding at University Hospital Kerry, the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisations (INMO) has revealed today. The INMO’s monthly Trolley Watch analysis shows that 300 admitted patients were forced to wait on chairs or trolleys in August 2018 at UHK – an […]

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Nurses To Hold Lunchtime Protest To Highlight Overcrowding In UHK Emergency Department

Nurses To Hold Lunchtime Protest To Highlight Overcrowding In UHK Emergency Department

July 2, 2018 at 10:54 am Comments are Disabled

MEMBERS of the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) working in the Emergency Department (ED) at University Hospital Kerry are to hold lunchtime protest on this Tuesday from 12.30pm to 2pm. The protest is to highlight their grave concern with regard to the continuing overcrowding of the ED with admitted patients awaiting […]

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Massive Increase In Patients Waiting On Trolleys At UHK Since Decade Began

Massive Increase In Patients Waiting On Trolleys At UHK Since Decade Began

January 2, 2018 at 12:54 pm Comments are Disabled

THE numbers of patients waiting on trolleys at University Hospital Kerry has risen from 623 in 2010 to 2,215  in 2017 according the the latest trolley watch figures. The figures from the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) also show that there was an increase of one third on the […]

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Nurses Organisation Appoints West Kerry Woman To Succeed Liam Doran

Nurses Organisation Appoints West Kerry Woman To Succeed Liam Doran

June 13, 2017 at 10:06 am Comments are Disabled

THE Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO), has appointed a west Kerry Gaeltacht native to the position of General Secretary Designate from  July  1, 2017. Ms Phil Ní Sheaghdha, will replace the current General Secretary, Liam Doran, when he retires on  January 1, 2018. Ms. Ní Sheaghdha, currently INMO Director of […]

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Worst Year Since Records Began For Numbers Of Patients Waiting On Trolleys In UHK

Worst Year Since Records Began For Numbers Of Patients Waiting On Trolleys In UHK

December 2, 2016 at 1:12 pm Comments are Disabled

THIS year has been the worst year for patients waiting on trolleys at University Hospital Kerry since the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation began keeping records back in 2006. And this November was also by far the worst on record with 208 patients waiting, compared to 92 in the same month last […]

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Many Patients Waiting On Trolleys In UHK Over Past Few Days

Many Patients Waiting On Trolleys In UHK Over Past Few Days

November 30, 2016 at 3:19 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE were 16 patients waiting on trolleys in University Hospital Kerry today. According to figures from the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation, Monday saw 11 people waiting on trolleys, while on Tuesday the figure had increased to 13. Today sees another rise in the figures from the INMO, which are […]

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Numbers Waiting On Trolleys At University Hospital Kerry Reaches All-Time High

Numbers Waiting On Trolleys At University Hospital Kerry Reaches All-Time High

October 4, 2016 at 11:59 am Comments are Disabled

FIGURES from the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation today reveal there are 21 people waiting on trolleys at University Hospital Kerry today. These trolley watch numbers, which are not disputed by the HSE, are the highest ever recorded at UHK since the INMO started recording information ten years ago. Numbers had reached an all-time […]

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Record Number Of Patients Waiting On Trolleys In UHK In July

Record Number Of Patients Waiting On Trolleys In UHK In July

August 9, 2016 at 3:17 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE were 144 patients waiting on trolleys at University Hospital Kerry during the month of July, the highest for that month since records began. The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation’s (INMO) trolley/ward watch analysis has confirmed that this July saw record numbers of admitted patients on trolleys nationally, as compared to previous […]

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2015 Was A Record Year For Patients Waiting On Trolleys At KGH

2015 Was A Record Year For Patients Waiting On Trolleys At KGH

January 13, 2016 at 10:18 am Comments are Disabled

FIGURES from the INMO have revealed that 2015 was a record year from patients waiting on trolleys at Kerry General Hospital. The Trolley Watch figures supplied by the organisation revealed the numbers were up 38% on 2014 and the highest since records began in 2006. This is way above the national average of 21%. […]

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INMO Staff In KGH Emergency Department To Take Strike Action Next Month

INMO Staff In KGH Emergency Department To Take Strike Action Next Month

November 24, 2015 at 1:10 pm Comments are Disabled

MEMBERS of the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO), working in the Emergency Department in Kerry General Hospital and in all of the country’s hospitals, have voted for a campaign of industrial action, including strike action, in protest at continuing overcrowding and inadequate staffing levels. In the recent ballot, over 92% of members voted in […]

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Worst October Ever For KGH Trolley Figures As INMO To Ballot Members On Industrial Action

Worst October Ever For KGH Trolley Figures As INMO To Ballot Members On Industrial Action

November 3, 2015 at 4:36 pm Comments are Disabled

  THERE were 137 patients waiting on trolleys last month at Kerry General Hospital, making it the worst October on record at the hospital. The figures are also reflected nationally, prompting the Executive Council of the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) to decide to commence a nationwide ballot, of all of its […]

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Sixteen Patients Waiting On Trolleys At KGH Today

Sixteen Patients Waiting On Trolleys At KGH Today

October 1, 2015 at 11:37 am Comments are Disabled

  THERE are 16 patients waiting on trolleys at Kerry General Hospital today, according to figures from the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation. It comes during a very busy spell at the hospital. On Tuesday, there were 10 patients waiting on trolleys with eight waiting yesterday, according to the Trolley and […]

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Patients Waiting On Trolleys At KGH In July Is Highest Since Records Began

Patients Waiting On Trolleys At KGH In July Is Highest Since Records Began

August 6, 2015 at 3:17 pm Comments are Disabled

  THE number of patients waiting on trolleys at Kerry General Hospital last month, was up 38% on the 2014 figure according to the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO). The 98 patients is the highest number for July since records began 2006 – the year when the INMO began recording the information – and 300% […]

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Number Of Patients Waiting On Trolleys In KGH In March Up Two-Thirds On 2014 Figure

Number Of Patients Waiting On Trolleys In KGH In March Up Two-Thirds On 2014 Figure

April 23, 2015 at 4:12 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE was an almost two-thirds increase in the number of patients waiting on trolleys in Kerry General Hospital in March compared to the same month in 2014, according to an analysis compiled by the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO). There were 126 patients waiting on trolleys in KGH last month, […]

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Worst February Ever For Numbers Of Patients Waiting On Trolleys At KGH

Worst February Ever For Numbers Of Patients Waiting On Trolleys At KGH

March 12, 2015 at 12:15 pm Comments are Disabled

  THE INMO recorded the highest number of patients waiting on trolleys for the month of February since records began. There were 121 patients waiting on trolleys in the hospital during the month which beats the previous highest figure of 118 in February 2010. Nationally there were 9,657 patients waiting […]

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Fifteen Patients Waiting On Trolleys At KGH Today With 506 Waiting Nationally

Fifteen Patients Waiting On Trolleys At KGH Today With 506 Waiting Nationally

February 13, 2015 at 11:14 am Comments are Disabled

THERE were 15 patients waiting on trolleys at Kerry General Hospital today according to INMO ‘Trolley Watch’ figures released this morning. Nationally, today there are 506 patients waiting on trolleys. The figures come as it was reported yesterday that non-urgent patients faced a wait of up to 13 hours at […]

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Drop In Number Of People Waiting On Trolleys At KGH

Drop In Number Of People Waiting On Trolleys At KGH

February 3, 2015 at 10:57 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was a decrease in the amount of patients waiting on trolleys in Kerry General Hospital in January compared to the same month in 2014. Figures from the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) showed 75 patients were waiting on trolleys in wards and the Emergency Department last month, down from […]

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INMO Calls For Action As 128 Patients Waited On KGH Trolleys In November

INMO Calls For Action As 128 Patients Waited On KGH Trolleys In November

December 4, 2014 at 9:51 am Comments are Disabled

THERE were 128 patients waiting on trolleys at Kerry General Hospital in November, up from 72 in the previous month, according to figures from the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO). This represents an almost 80% increase and a whopping 250% increase on the November 2013 figure of 36. The […]

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HSE Says Emergency Department At KGH Is ‘Extremely Busy’ This Week

HSE Says Emergency Department At KGH Is ‘Extremely Busy’ This Week

November 28, 2014 at 12:39 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE were six people waiting on trolleys at Kerry General Hospital on Friday, down from 17 the previous day and from 11 on Wednesday. The figures come as the HSE issued a statement yesterday about the pressure the emergency department has been under this week. “The Emergency Department at Kerry […]

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Record Number Of Patients Waiting On Trolleys At KGH Today

Record Number Of Patients Waiting On Trolleys At KGH Today

November 27, 2014 at 2:37 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE were 17 people waiting on trolleys in Kerry General Hospital today according to figures from the Irish Nurses’ and Midwives’ Organisation (INMO). This exceeds the number of 16 patients waiting on September 15 of this year which was a record since the INMO started compiling the figures, based on daily checks in emergency departments across […]

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There Were 72 Patients Waiting On Trolleys In KGH In October

There Were 72 Patients Waiting On Trolleys In KGH In October

November 6, 2014 at 11:02 am Comments are Disabled

THERE were 72 patients waiting on trolleys in the wards and emergency department of Kerry General Hospital in October according to figures from the Irish Nurses and Midwives Association (INMO). This is down from the September figure of 91, but is up 20 on the October 2013 number. Nationally, there […]

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There Were 91 Patients Waiting On Trolleys At KGH In September

There Were 91 Patients Waiting On Trolleys At KGH In September

October 7, 2014 at 3:22 pm Comments are Disabled

THE number of patients waiting in trolleys in the Emergency Department and Wards at Kerry General Hospital in September was 91. This is an 80 per cent increase on the September 2013 number of 51. It continues the trend reported in August where the figure was up 90 per cent on […]

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Fourteen Patients Waiting On Trolleys on Wednesday In KGH

Fourteen Patients Waiting On Trolleys on Wednesday In KGH

October 1, 2014 at 4:09 pm Comments are Disabled

ACCORDING to the Trolleywatch figures supplied by the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation, there were 14 patients waiting on trolleys at Kerry General Hospital on Wednesday. This is the highest figure since September 15, when there was the record number of 16, the most since the INMO started keeping records nine […]

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Fifteen Patients Waiting On Trolleys This Week At KGH

Fifteen Patients Waiting On Trolleys This Week At KGH

September 26, 2014 at 3:20 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE were 15 patients waiting on trolleys in Kerry General Hospital between Monday and Friday according to figures from the Irish Nurses’ and Midwives’ Organisation (INMO). On Monday there were three patients waiting on trolleys. On Tuesday there was one; Wednesday, two; Thursday, five and Friday, four. The INMO compile the figures […]

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Over 90% Rise In Patients On KGH Trolleys In August Compared To Same Month Last Year

Over 90% Rise In Patients On KGH Trolleys In August Compared To Same Month Last Year

September 12, 2014 at 3:19 pm Comments are Disabled

THE number of people waiting in Kerry General Hospital on trolleys in August increased by over 90% on last year’s figures for the same month. This is according to the Trolley/Ward Watch figures supplied by the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation whose General Secretary, Liam Doran, who talked of the […]

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