Global Nurses United News round up

Posted on January 24, 2015, 3:33 pm
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Australia

 

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-01-21/royal-district-nursing-service-cuts-jobs-reduces-centres/6029638

 

Headline: Royal District Nursing Service cuts jobs, reduces centres across Melbourne

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Australia

 

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/wires/aap/article-2919024/Qld-job-cuts-cost-patient-lives-nurses.html

 

Headline: Job cuts cost patient lives: Qld nurses

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Australia

 

http://www.ncah.com.au/art/public-health/kk1/nurses-applaud-move-to-abandon-medicare-rebate-cut/391/

 

Headline: Nurses applaud move to abandon Medicare rebate cut

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Australia

 

http://www.ncah.com.au/art/home-care/kk1/nursing-jobs-face-the-axe-in-sweeping-changes-at-rdns/398/

 

Headline: Nursing jobs face the axe in sweeping changes at RDNS

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Brazil

 

http://www.infonet.com.br/saude/ler.asp?id=168151

 

Manchete: Sindicatos buscam solução para impedir demissões na FHS

 

Headline: Unions seek solution to prevent layoffs at FHS

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Canada

 

http://www.simcoe.com/news-story/5265037-ccac-nurses-in-talks-to-avoid-strike-in-ontario/

 

Headline: CCAC nurses in talks to avoid strike in Ontario

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Canada

http://www.northernlife.ca/news/localNews/2015/01/21-nurses-hsn-Sudbury.aspx

Headline: Nurses association expects cuts at HSN

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Canada

 

http://www.thesudburystar.com/2015/01/22/cuts-coming-sudbury-nurses-warn

 

Headline: Cuts coming, Sudbury nurses warn

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Canada

 

http://www.sootoday.com/content/news/details.asp?c=85519

Headline: Nurses’ union says SAH cuts detrimental

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Canada

http://www.saultstar.com/2015/01/20/contend-top-management-ought-to-bear-more-of-the-brunt

Headline: Contend top management ought to bear more of the brunt

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Canada

http://blackburnnews.com/midwestern-ontario/midwestern-ontario-news/2015/01/20/southwest-and-waterloo-wellington-area-ccac-nurses-hold-strike-votes/

 

Headline: Southwest and Waterloo Wellington area CCAC Nurses Hold Strike Votes

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Canada

 

http://www.labour-reporter.com/articleview/23305-ontario-nurses-association-to-hold-strike-vote

 

Headline: Ontario Nurses’ Association to hold strike vote

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Canada

 

http://www.simcoe.com/news-story/5268172-ontario-cacc-nurses-eye-strike-as-talks-break-down/

 

Headline: Ontario CACC nurses eye strike as talks break down

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Canada

 

http://www.jim.fr/medecin/actualites/pro_societe/e-docs/ouverture_au_quebec_dun_centre_de_sante_compose_dinfirmieres_praticiennes__149953/document_actu_pro.phtml

Titre: Ouverture au Québec d’un centre de santé composé d’infirmières praticiennes

 

Headline: Opening in Québec of a health center consisting of nurse practitioners

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Canada

http://www.northumberlandview.ca/index.php?module=news&type=user&func=display&sid=32581

Headline: Provincial News: Ontario’s CCACs are committed to reaching negotiated collective agreements

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Canada

 

http://www.thesudburystar.com/2015/01/23/sudbury-nursing-cuts-could-be-as-high-as-34-ona

 

Headline: Sudbury nursing cuts could be as high as 34: ONA

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Canada

 

http://www.northernlife.ca/news/localNews/2015/01/22-nursing-strike-vote-sudbury.aspx

Headline: Nurses’ Association to hold strike votes against CCACs

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Cyprus

 

http://cyprus-mail.com/2015/01/22/ae-nurses-call-two-hour-strike-over-lack-of-beds-and-personnel/

 

Headline: A&E nurses call two-hour strike over lack of beds and personnel

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Honduras

 

http://nnumagazine.uberflip.com/i/447248

 

Headline: Common purpose, common struggle

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Ireland

 

http://www.breakingnews.ie/ireland/nurses-at-beaumont-hospital-to-defer-industrial-action-659280.html

 

Headline: Nurses at Beaumont Hospital to defer industrial action

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Ireland

http://www.independent.ie/irish-news/health/1000-nurses-will-leave-our-health-system-by-the-summer-junior-minister-30922209.html

 

Headline: 1,000 nurses will leave our health system by the summer – junior minister

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Ireland

http://www.irishexaminer.com/ireland/nursing-homes-facing-crisis-due-to-staff-shortage-308300.html

 

Headline: Nursing homes facing ‘crisis’ due to staff shortage

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Ireland

http://www.limerickpost.ie/2015/01/22/council-seeks-meeting-with-hospital-management/

Headline: Council seeks meeting with hospital management

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Ireland

 

http://www.independent.ie/irish-news/health/backlog-of-operations-may-last-until-summer-varadkar-30927857.html

 

Headline: Backlog of operations may last until summer

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Ireland

 

http://www.imt.ie/newsletter/2015/01/emergency-department-task-force-meets-today.html

 

Headline: Emergency Department Task Force Meets Today

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Ireland

 

http://www.thejournal.ie/nurse-shortage-1893596-Jan2015/

 

Headline: HSE has a ‘major job ahead’ if it wants to entice nurses to come home – INMO

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Ireland

 

http://www.rte.ie/news/2015/0121/674466-nursing/

 

Headline: Almost 4,000 nurses resigned between 2010 and 2013

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Kenya

 

http://allafrica.com/stories/201501191166.html

 

Headline: Uasin Gishu Nurses Solve Row Over Jobs

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Peru

 

http://www.elpopular.pe/actualidad-y-policiales/2015-01-21-oftalmologos-y-enfermeras-acatan-huelga-de-24-horas

 

Titular: Oftalmólogos y enfermeras acatan huelga de 24 horas

Headline: Opthamologists and nurses abide 24-hour strike

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Portugal

 

http://www.setubalnarede.pt/content/index.php?action=articlesDetailFo&rec=22326

 

Manchete: Sindicato de Enfermeiros culpa Governo pela situação nas urgências

 

Headline: Nurses union blames government for situation in the ER
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Spain

 

http://www.eldiario.es/murcia/sociedad/Sindicato-Enfermeria-Sanidad-contrataciones-extraordinarias_0_348215923.html

 

Titular: El Sindicato de Enfermería desmiente a Sanidad sobre las contrataciones extraordinarias

 

Headline: The nursing union refutes Health over extraordinary recruitment

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Spain

 

http://periodicodeibiza.es/pitiusas/local/2015/01/20/142498/sindicato-enfermeria-pie-guerra.html

 

Titular: El sindicato de enfermería, en pie de guerra

Headline: Nursing union at war

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Spain

 

http://www.noticiasdenavarra.com/2015/01/22/sociedad/navarra/satse-es-urgente-adecuar-la-oferta-de-plazas-de-formacion-para-enfermeria-y-la-demanda-actual-del-mercado

 

Titular: SATSE: “Es urgente adecuar la oferta de plazas de formación para Enfermería y la demanda actual del mercado”

Headline: SATSE: “It’s urgent to proportion the supply of training places for nursing and current market demand”

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UK

 

http://www.bbc.com/news/health-30829555

Headline: A&Es given safe nurse staffing rules

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UK

http://www.wigantoday.net/news/local/health-chiefs-closing-the-staff-to-patient-ratio-gap-1-7060639

 

Headline: Health chiefs closing the staff-to-patient ratio gap

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UK

http://www.expressandstar.com/news/2015/01/17/nhs-workers-to-strike-for-12-hours-in-pay-dispute/

 

Headline: NHS workers to strike for 12 hours in pay dispute

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UK

 

http://full-timewhistle.com/health-5/nurses-leaders-in-the-north-east-welcome-a-and-e-staffing-levels-recommended-3436.html

 

Headline: Nurses’ leaders in the North East welcome A and E staffing levels recommended

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UK

http://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/wales-news/we-need-1000-extra-nurses-8463573

Headline: ‘We need 1,000 extra nurses in acute care in Wales’: Nurses’ chief Tina Donnelly speaks out in wake of dire A&E figures

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UK

http://www.worcesternews.co.uk/news/11742439.Staffing_levels_now_on_display_in_Worcestershire_community_hospitals/

Headline: Staffing levels now on display in Worcestershire community hospitals

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UK

http://www.newsnorthwales.co.uk/news/143331/-smaller-hospitals-under-pressure-from-cash-cuts-.aspx

Headline: ‘Smaller hospitals under pressure from cash cuts’

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UK

http://rcnpublishing.com/doi/full/10.7748/ns.29.20.0.2920991Headline: Headline: Minimum A&E staffing levels must be based on patient need, says RCN

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UK

http://www.adjacentgovernment.co.uk/nhs-health-social-care-news/strict-guidelines-ae-staffing-levels/

Headline: Strict guidelines for A&E staffing levels

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UK

http://www.chroniclelive.co.uk/news/north-east-news/nurses-leaders-north-east-welcome-8463458

Headline: Nurses’ leaders in the North East welcome A&E staffing levels recommended

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USA

http://www.chicagotribune.com/business/ct-uofc-nurses-strike-vote-0117-biz-20150116-story.html

 

Headline: U. of C. nurses set Jan. 29 for strike vote

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USA

 

http://chicagomaroon.com/2015/01/23/nurses-union-to-vote-on-strike-against-ucmc/

 

Headline: Nurses’ union to vote on strike against UCMC

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USA

http://www.gilroydispatch.com/news/city_local_government/hospital-battle-rages-in-gilroy/article_f3e16784-9ced-11e4-9a6a-03218ab24c92.html

Headline: Hospital battle rages in Gilroy

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USA

http://www.startribune.com/lifestyle/health/289076701.html

Headline: State study fails to answer nurse staffing problems

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USA

http://www.modernhealthcare.com/article/20150121/NEWS/301219956/minnesota-nurses-chide-hospitals-for-lack-of-cooperation-in-new-study

 

Headline: Minnesota nurses chide hospitals for lack of cooperation in new study

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USA

http://bringmethenews.com/2015/01/19/nurse-staffing-study-doesnt-answer-patient-safety-questions/

Headline: Nurse staffing study doesn’t answer patient safety questions

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USA

http://www.kpbs.org/news/2015/jan/19/nurses-kaiser-reach-tentative-contract-deal/

Headline: Nurses, Kaiser Reach Tentative Contract Deal

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USA

http://abc7news.com/health/kaiser-nurses-strike-averted/479249/

Headline: KAISER NURSES STRIKE AVERTED

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USA

http://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/nurses-kaiser-reach-contract-deal-avert-day-strike-28297316

Headline: Nurses and Kaiser Reach Contract Deal, Avert 2-Day Strike

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USA

http://www.kcra.com/news/nurses-and-kaiser-reach-contract-deal-avert-strike/30776680

Headline: Nurses and Kaiser reach contract deal, avert strike

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USA

http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-california-nurses-kaiser-20150117-story.html

Headline: California nurses call off strike against Kaiser

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USA

http://www.modbee.com/news/local/article7287716.html

Headline: Kaiser, nurses settle, ending threat of strike

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USA

http://www.thereporter.com/general-news/20150117/kaiser-nurses-union-reach-tentative-agreement-two-day-strike-called-off

Headline: Kaiser, nurses union reach tentative agreement; two-day strike called off

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USA

http://mynewsla.com/business/2015/01/17/nurses-kaiser-reach-tentative-contract-settlement/

Headline: Nurses and Kaiser reach tentative contract settlement

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USA

 

http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-california-nurses-kaiser-20150117-story.html

 

Headline: California nurses call off strike against Kaiser

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USA

http://www.fresnobee.com/2015/01/17/4335329_nurses-and-kaiser-reach-contract.html?rh=1

 

Headline: Nurses and Kaiser reach contract deal, avert 2-day strike

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USA

 

http://www.ocregister.com/articles/kaiser-648427-nurses-tentative.html

 

Headline: Strike averted: Kaiser and nurses reach tentative pact

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USA

 

http://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/article/Kaiser-nurses-cancel-strike-plans-after-agreement-6022719.php

Headline: Kaiser, nurses reach agreement, averting strike

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USA

 

http://www.mercurynews.com/health/ci_27341824/no-strike-kaiser-nurses-reach-tentative-pact-14

 

Headline: No strike: Kaiser, nurses reach tentative pact with 14 percent raise

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USA

 

http://www.fresnobee.com/2015/01/17/4335329_nurses-and-kaiser-reach-contract.html?rh=1

 

Headline: Nurses and Kaiser reach contract deal, avert 2-day strike

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USA

http://www.sacbee.com/news/business/article7223159.html

Headline: California nurses call off Kaiser strike

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USA

http://www.mercedsunstar.com/living/health-fitness/article7222181.html

Headline: Nurses and Kaiser reach contract deal, avert 2-day strike

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USA

http://m.pasadenastarnews.com/psn/db_322175/contentdetail.htm?contentguid=afqOvuxQ

Headline: Huntington Memorial nurses claim harassment in bid to unionize

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USA

http://www.newsobserver.com/2015/01/19/4488952/for-minnesota-nurses-staffing.html

 

Headline: For Minnesota nurses, staffing study provides few answers

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USA

http://photos.pasadenastarnews.com/2015/01/20/photos-nurses-push-for-union-at-huntington-memorial-hospital/#1

Headline: Photos: Nurses push for union at Huntington Memorial Hospital

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USA

http://newton.wickedlocal.com/article/20150120/NEWS/150129515

Headline: Nurses union opposes emergency room staff reductions at Newton-Wellesley

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USA

 

http://www.telegram.com/article/20150122/NEWS/301229546/1116

Headline: Flu fills up Worcester hospital beds; nurses say staffing not safe

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USA

http://www.bizjournals.com/boston/blog/health-care/2015/01/union-nurses-protest-staff-reductions-at-newton.html

Headline: Nurses protest staff reductions at Newton-Wellesley’s emergency unit

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USA

http://www.smdailyjournal.com/articles/lnews/2015-01-17/kaiser-nurses-planning-strike/1776425136834.html

Headline:  Kaiser nurses planning strike

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USA

http://www.progressillinois.com/posts/content/2015/01/21/chicagoans-decry-big-money-elections-fifth-anniversary-citizens-united

Headline: Chicagoans Decry Big Money In Elections On Citizens United’s 5th Anniversary (VIDEO)

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USA

http://www.aflcio.org/Blog/Organizing-Bargaining/18-000-California-Nurses-Win-Stronger-Patient-Care-Workplace-Protections-in-New-Kaiser-Pact

Headline: 18,000 California Nurses Win Stronger Patient Care, Workplace Protections in New Kaiser Pact

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USA

http://www.paradisepost.com/general-news/20150121/kaiser-nurses-br-vote-on-contract

Headline: Kaiser nurses vote on contract

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USA

http://www.startribune.com/lifestyle/health/288931571.htmlHeadline:

 

Headline: Nurses’ union cancels strike after reaching Kaiser contract deal that boosts pay 14 percent

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USA

http://peoplesworld.org/call-for-stronger-labor-law-first-for-obama-on-national-television/

Headline: Call for stronger labor law first for Obama on national television

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USA

http://www.sacbee.com/news/business/article7223159.html

Headline: California nurses call off Kaiser strike

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USA

http://www.kesq.com/news/18000-rns-win-stronger-patient-care-voice/30793032

Headline: California nurses win battle over rights in the workplace

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USA

http://www.thebusinessjournal.com/news/healthcare/15706-kaiser-strikes-agreement-with-california-nurses-association

Headline: Kaiser strikes agreement with California Nurses Association

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USA

https://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/massachusetts/2015/01/22/shooting-brigham-surgeon-prompts-big-hospitals-and-suburban-clinics-review-safety/Jf1UeNmm7tvLI6kBDB9dRO/story.html

Headline: After Brigham shooting, area facilities revisit security

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USA

http://news.yahoo.com/california-nurses-reach-contract-agreement-cancel-strike-175357483.html

Headline: California nurses reach contract agreement, cancel strike

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USA

 

http://www.bizjournals.com/sacramento/news/2015/01/20/nurses-reach-agreement-with-kaiser-call-off-strike.html

 

Headline: Nurses reach agreement with Kaiser, call off strike

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USA

http://newton.wickedlocal.com/article/20150120/NEWS/150129515Headline: Headline: Nurses union opposes emergency room staff reductions at Newton-Wellesley

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USA

http://www.myfoxboston.com/clip/11056214/do-medical-centers-need-to-increase-safety-precautions

 

Headline: Do medical centers need to increase safety precautions?

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USA  

http://m.bizjournals.com/boston/blog/health-care/2015/01/brigham-shooting-sheds-new-light-on-hospital.html?r=full

 

Headline: Brigham shooting sheds new light on hospital violence legislation

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USA

http://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/massachusetts/2015/01/22/shooting-brigham-surgeon-prompts-big-hospitals-and-suburban-clinics-review-safety/Jf1UeNmm7tvLI6kBDB9dRO/story.html

 

Headline: After Brigham shooting, area facilities revisit security

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Venezuela

 

http://www.entornointeligente.com/articulo/4799693/Mas-de-600-enfermeras-de-Carabobo-esperan-el-pago-de-su-jubilacion-21012015

 

Titular: Más de 600 enfermeras de Carabobo esperan el pago de su jubilación

Headline: More than 600 Carabobo nurses expect retirement pay

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Zimbabwe

http://nehandaradio.com/2015/01/06/nurses-threaten-go-strike/

Headline: Nurses threaten to go on strike

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Zimbabwe

http://allafrica.com/stories/201501090877.html

Headline: Nurses Threaten to Strike Over Bonuses