As you are aware there have been negotiations in relation to the re-establishment of the Time and 1/6 th payment in the mental health services under the auspices of an Independent Chairman.

The following is the outcome of these negotiations;

  1. The restoration of the time and 1/6 th is restored from July 1 st 2018.
  2. 4 tasks have been agreed to apply in mental health approved centres, residential services and rehabilitation services as follows:
      • Sharing of formulating, reviewing and implementing integrated care plans.
      • Sharing of initiation of risk assessments and ongoing review
      • Sharing of clozapine/denzapine monitoring
      • Sharing of TMVA/CPI Training for medical staff.
  3. Where training has been provided and resources permit tasks will be shared and/or transfer from July 1 st , 2018.
  4. Local Joint Union/Management Implementation groups will be established and will be based, generally, aligned with CHO areas.
  5. A verification and implementation report will be issued before the end of 2018.
  6. Following this retrospection, prior to July 1 st 2018 will be addressed.

We will keep you informed of any updates to the above as we receive them

Click to view / download HSE PNA and SIPTU Proposal (pdf)

Upcoming events



The Horatio Congress of Psychiatric Nursing: ‘Reuniting Mental Health Nurses’ Sharing Experiences, Cultivating Knowledge’ will be taking place in Malta, at the Marriott Hotel, Balluta Bay between Monday 13th and Tuesday 14th of March 2023.

Event Date 13-03-2023 1:00 am
Event End Date 14-03-2023 11:30 pm
Cut off date 13-03-2023 11:30 am
Individual Price Free