PSYCHIATRIC NURSES ASSOCIATION of Ireland

PSYCHIATRIC NURSES ASSOCIATION of Ireland
Tel: 045 852300 Email: info@pna.ie

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Dear Colleagues,

Following continuous engagement with the Department of Health, Health Service Executive, and key stakeholders in the Third Level Colleges and the Nurse Midwifery Board of Ireland NMBI

We can confirm the following information applicable to 4th years:

In addition to the information circulated on 8th April, please note the following :

  • Questions over increments shall be handled as per

  • Premium pay (O/T, unsocial etc.) please refer to the FAQ.

  • There is no retrospection.

  • Those Student Nurses / Midwives in existing HCA roles in the public health system, in agreement with their college, can avail of the clinical hours attainment as part of the agreement. It has been agreed that nursing / midwifery students already working in hospitals or other areas in the health service are part of the required workforce will be supported, they do not need to reapply. Anyone taking up an agency role from today cannot be considered for clinical hours attainment as their allocation cannot be facilitated with the approved arrangements.

Aisling Culhane
Research & Development Advisor