Escaping a broken health system

Trinity medics outline their reasons for emigrating and react to talk of plans to make them stay.

indepthBANNERA recent NUI Galway study of medical students in Ireland found that 88% of respondents were considering pursuing their professional career overseas following graduation. Of course, soon after the study was published, the headline “9 in 10 medical students may …


Student nurses protest against “training” wage of €6.49 an hour

Graduate nurses salariy cut by €4,000 as the HSE increases working hours and the INMO claim that management is in breach of national minimum wage legislation.

James Prendergast

Deputy News Editor

The Union of Students in Ireland (USI) has launched its “Everybody Loves Nurses” campaign against the reduction in starting salary of graduate nurses by ¤4,000 to ¤22,000 and the payment of below minimum wage salaries …