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Listen: A Motion To Ensure Student Nurses And Midwives Receive Fair Pay Will Be Debated In The Dail On Wednesday.

: 16/01/2021 - 12:15

 

A motion to ensure student nurses and midwives receive fair pay will be debated in the Dail on Wednesday.

It's after a proposal from the Health Minister earlier this month that student nurses and midwives be paid 100 euro per week.

Listen: Over 1,800 GPs And Practice Nurses Are Being Vaccinated At Mass Clinics In Three Locations Today

: 16/01/2021 - 12:12

 

Over 1,800 GPs and practice nurses are being vaccinated at mass clinics in three locations today.

800 of those will be given the Moderna dose in Dublin's Phoenix Park, while teams in Galway and Portlaoise plan to administer 500 vaccines each.

Listen: The Chair Of The Citizens' Assembly Says The Covid-19 Crisis Has Highlighted The Gender Imbalance Of Care

: 16/01/2021 - 12:07

 

The chair of the Citizens' Assembly says the Covid-19 crisis has highlighted the gender imbalance of care.

Care is being discussed at the Assembly's online meeting today, with a focus on early years childcare.

Listen: It Will Not Be Confirmed Until Tuesday Whether Special Needs Children Can Return To School Next Week

: 16/01/2021 - 12:04

 

It will not be confirmed until Tuesday whether special needs children can return to school next week.

The Department of Education wrote to principals last night to tell them to prepare for these schools to reopen on Thursday.

Listen: HSE Says Its Priority Is To Roll Out The Moderna Vaccine As Soon As Possible But It Depends On Supply

: 16/01/2021 - 11:43

 

The HSE says its priority is to roll out the Moderna vaccine as soon as possible but it depends on supply.

GP teams will receive the first doses of it today at three mass vaccination centres in Dublin, Galway and Portlaoise.

Listen: The Irish Patients' Assocation Says Covid-19 Is Putting A Huge Strain On The Health System As Elective Surgeries Are Being Cancelled

: 16/01/2021 - 11:34

 

The Irish Patients' Assocation says Covid-19 is putting a huge strain on the health system as elective surgeries are being cancelled.

It's describing new hospital waiting list figures as 'fairly horrendous'.

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