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Post Registration H. Diploma in Mental Health Nursing intake 2021

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The Health Service Executive is running a one year Post Registration Higher Diploma in Mental Health Nursing Programme for qualified Nurses wishing to become Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurses.

We are now seeking applications from qualified Nurses who wish to train as a Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse.

There are 40 sponsorship places available throughout the Dublin, Kildare and Wicklow region.

This programme will be provided in partnership with University College Dublin.

There are 40 sponsorship places available in the following areas:

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School of Nursing and Midwifery PhD Scholarship programme 2021


The 2020 - 2030 Trinity College Dublin School of Nursing and Midwifery PhD Scholarship programme is now open. A decade of building capacity in Nursing and Midwifery Research

The School of Nursing and Midwifery is offering combination of funded full-time and parttime scholarships for entry into the PhD programme in September 2021.

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PHPG Circular to Members Re: Recruitment and Retention 06.11.18

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PHPG 11.18

06 th November 2018

RE: Update re Recruitment and Retention Pay Measures

Dear Colleagues,

We wrote to Minister Harris and the HSE on the 25 th October outlining the result of our ballot, which overwhelming rejected the pay measures proposed by the Employer in relation to the Recruitment & Retention crisis in nursing. Our members clearly demonstrated by 94% rejection of the pay measures proposed that these are totally inadequate to address the crisis.

As you are aware we are holding an NEC meeting next week 15 th November 2018 to review the outcome of our ballot and to consider balloting for Industrial Action up to and including strike.

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