Global Nurses United News round up

Posted on February 08, 2015, 7:04 pm
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Australia

 

http://www.theherald.com.au/story/2862633/nurses-call-for-for-fairer-workload/

 

Headline: Upper Hunter health workers to rally for better nurse-to-patient ratios

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Australia

 

http://www.9news.com.au/national/2015/02/03/20/22/sweeping-sa-healthcare-reforms-aim-to-reduce-hospital-deaths

 

Headline: Nursing federation ‘not convinced’ sweeping changes to South Australian healthcare will lead to improved services
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Brazil

 

http://www.mundosindical.com.br/sindicalismo/noticias/noticia.asp?id=19157

 

Manchete: Sindicalistas do SE voltam a defender servidores da FHS

 

Headline: SE unions return to defend the FHS servants

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Brazil

 

http://www.faxaju.com.br/conteudo.asp?id=197003

 

Manchete: SERVIDORES DA SAÚDE PODERÃO FAZER PARALISAÇÃO NO DIA 10

 

Headline: Health servants may strike on day 10

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Canada

 

http://www.lapresse.ca/actualites/sante/201502/06/01-4841887-le-milieu-de-la-sante-denonce-le-baillon.php

 

Titre: Le milieu de la santé dénonce le bâillon

 

Headline: The health community condemns the gag
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Canada

 

http://ici.radio-canada.ca/regions/ontario/2015/02/02/007-greve-sante-services.shtml

 

Titre: Grève en santé: services réduits pour les élèves et les aînés ontariens

 

Headline: Health strike: services reduced for students and elderly Ontarians

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Canada

 

http://www.journaldequebec.com/2015/02/05/des-debuts-prometteurs

 

Titre: Infirmière spécialisée: des débuts prometteurs

 

Headline: Specialist nurse: a promising start

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Canada

 

http://www.thestar.com/news/gta/2015/01/30/3000-home-and-community-care-workers-on-strike-across-ontario.html

 

Headline: 3,000 home and community care workers on strike across Ontario

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Canada

 

http://www.thesudburystar.com/2015/01/30/ccac-nurses-on-strike

Headline: CCAC nurses in Sudbury on strike (updated)

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Canada

 

http://www.lapresse.ca/actualites/sante/201502/06/01-4841887-les-infirmieres-deplorent-le-baillon.php

Titre: Les infirmières déplorent le bâillon

 

Headline: Nurses complain about gag order

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Canada

 

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/edmonton/ahs-tightens-belt-with-hiring-salary-freeze-1.2946545

 

Headline: AHS tightens belt with hiring, salary freeze

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Canada

 

http://www.swbooster.com/News/2015-01-30/article-4026073/Unions-celebrate-striking-down-of-Saskatchewan-Essential-Services-Act/1

 

Headline: Unions celebrate striking down of Saskatchewan Essential Services Act

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Canada

 

http://blackburnnews.com/windsor/windsor-news/2015/02/03/ona-getting-support-on-picket/

Headline: ONA Getting Support On Picket

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Canada

 

http://www.thestar.com/opinion/commentary/2015/02/04/eric-hoskins-best-chance-to-fix-ailing-health-system-hepburn.html

 

Headline: Eric Hoskins’ best chance to fix ailing health system: Hepburn

 

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Canada

 

http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2015/01/30/ontario-health-care-worker-strike_n_6578576.html?utm_hp_ref=mostpopular

Headline: 3,000 Ontario Nurses, Home Care Workers On Strike

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Canada

 

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/health-and-fitness/health/almost-3000-ontario-nurses-health-workers-go-on-strike/article22716685/

 

Headline: Almost 3,000 Ontario nurses and health workers go on strike

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Canada

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?x-yt-cl=85114404&v=vk63fep_6pM&x-yt-ts=1422579428

 

Headline: Forced Out for Fairness: ONA CCAC Health Care Professionals on Strike (video)

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Canada

 

http://www.northernlife.ca/news/localNews/2015/01/30-ccac-nurse-strike-sudbury.aspx

Headline: Striking nurses feel ‘undervalued’

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Canada

http://www.northernlife.ca/news/localNews/2015/02/03-ona-strike.aspx

Headline: Striking nurses say they want wage parity

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Canada

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/kitchener-waterloo/mpp-kathryn-mcgarry-brings-coffee-tea-to-striking-nurses-1.2945410

Headline: MPP Kathryn McGarry brings coffee, tea to striking nurses

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Canada

http://www.thewhig.com/2015/02/04/striking-nurses-doubt-its-business-as-usual

Headline: Striking nurses doubt it’s ‘business as usual’

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Dominican Republic

 

http://www.elcaribe.com.do/2015/02/04/dice-enfermeras-son-forzadas-pension

 

Titular: Afirma obligan a enfermeras a aceptar pensión pírrica

 

Headline: Says requires nurses to accept Pyrrhic pension

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France

 

http://www.sudouest.fr/2015/02/06/manifestation-pour-la-psychiatrie-de-saintes-la-direction-ne-recoit-pas-les-syndicats-1822894-4696.php

 

Titre: Manifestation pour la psychiatrie de Saintes : la direction ne reçoit pas les syndicats

 

Headline: Demonstratyion for Saintes psychiatry: management does not receive the unions

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France

 

http://www.lesnouvellesdesable.fr/2015/02/05/greve-a-lhopital-du-bailleul-on-se-sent-meprises/

 

Titre: Grève à l’hôpital du Bailleul : “On se sent méprisés”

 

Headline: Strike at Bailleul hospital: “We feel despised”

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Ireland

 

http://www.independent.ie/irish-news/news/100yearold-woman-left-waiting-on-hospital-trolley-for-24-hours-30969385.html

 

Headline: 100-year-old woman left waiting on hospital trolley for 24 hours

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Ireland

 

http://www.irishtimes.com/news/health/a-e-overcrowding-at-near-record-high-data-shows-1.2091199

 

Headline: A&E overcrowding at near-record high, data shows

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Ireland

 

http://www.independent.ie/irish-news/health/ae-overcrowding-problem-continues-unabated-as-523-patients-on-trolleys-today-30963113.html

 

Headline: A&E overcrowding problem ‘continues unabated’ as 523 patients on trolleys today

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Ireland

 

http://www.irishtimes.com/news/health/nurses-organisation-inmo-says-518-are-on-hospital-trolleys-1.2089654

 

Headline: Nurses organisation INMO says 518 are on hospital trolleys

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Ireland

 

http://www.limerickleader.ie/news/local-news/university-hospital-limerick-tops-trolley-list-again-1-6563985

 

Headline: University Hospital Limerick tops trolley list again

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Ireland

 

http://www.newstalk.com/Nurses-call-off-industrial-action-posts-to-be-filled-recruitment

Headline: 397 people waiting on trolleys in hospitals across Ireland

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Ireland

 

http://www.rte.ie/news/2015/0203/677428-nurses/

 

Headline: Nurses ballot for industrial action over hospital overcrowding

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Ireland

 

http://www.irishexaminer.com/ireland/business-as-usual-as-limerick-patients-bear-chaos-with-tea-and-makeshift-seats-310565.html

 

Headline: Business as usual as Limerick patients bear chaos with tea and makeshift seats

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Ireland

 

http://www.irishhealth.com/article.html?id=24376

 

Headline: 100+ extra nursing posts secured

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Kenya

 

http://allafrica.com/stories/201502050465.html

Headline: Kenya: Moi Referral Nurses Win 30 Percent Pay Increase in New Agreement

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Kenya

http://allafrica.com/stories/201502030543.html

Headline: Moi Referral to Sign Pay Deal With Nurses

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Kenya

 

http://www.standardmedia.co.ke/thecounties/article/2000150754/nurses-union-signs-new-cba-deal-with-hospital

 

Headline: Nurses union signs new CBA deal with hospital

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Spain

 

http://www.huelvainformacion.es/article/huelva/1954713/satse/denuncia/la/fusion/hospitalaria/se/hace/espaldas/los/empleados.html

Titular: Satse denuncia que la fusión hospitalaria se hace a espaldas de los empleados

 

Headline: SATSE complains that the hospital merger is made on the backs of the employees

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Spain

 

http://www.laopiniondemalaga.es/malaga/2015/02/06/satse-pide-delegado-salud-rectifique/741536.html

 

Titular: Satse pide al delegado de Salud que rectifique

 

Headline: SATSE asks the delegate of Health to rectify

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UK

http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-northern-ireland-31153133

Headline: RCN: District nurses’ morale at all-time low in Northern Ireland

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UK

 

https://www.pressandjournal.co.uk/fp/news/highlands/475741/claims-that-new-staffing-rules-for-nurses-are-putting-north-patients-at-risk/

Headline: Claims that new staffing rules for nurses are putting north patients at risk

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USA

 

http://www.chicagotribune.com/business/breaking/ct-uofc-strike-vote-0131-biz-20150130-story.html

 

Headline: U. of C. nurses give approval to strike

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USA

 

http://www.progressillinois.com/news/content/2015/01/30/u-c-nurses-vote-authorize-1-day-strike

 

Headline: U Of C Nurses Vote To Authorize 1-Day Strike

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USA

 

http://www.wlwt.com/news/nurses-to-picket-outside-cincinnati-va-hospital-on-friday/31004842

Headline: Nurses picket outside Cincinnati VA hospital over care concerns

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USA

 

http://www.bizjournals.com/cincinnati/news/2015/01/29/union-understaffing-at-va-hospital-puts-care-for.html?s=print

 

Headline: Unions: Understaffing at VA hospital puts care for Cincinnati veterans at risk

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USA

 

http://www.cincinnati.com/story/news/2015/01/30/va-nurses-picket-increased-hospital-staffing/22602961/

 

Headline: VA nurses picket for increased hospital staffing

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USA

 

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/john-conyers/americas-new-single-payer_b_6616396.html

Headline: America’s New Single-Payer Majority

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USA

 

http://www.chicagobusiness.com/article/20150130/NEWS03/150139980/university-of-chicago-nurses-authorize-one-day-strike

 

Headline: University of Chicago nurses authorize one-day strike

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USA

 

http://wgbhnews.org/post/why-mass-nurses-suffer-more-workplace-injuries-construction-workers

Headline: Why Mass. Nurses Suffer More Workplace Injuries Than Construction Workers

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USA

 

http://www.sacbee.com/opinion/op-ed/soapbox/article8589908.html

 

Headline: EPA should strengthen the standards for clean air

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USA

 

http://www.wcpo.com/news/local-news/hamilton-county/cincinnati/corryville/cincinnati-va-nurses-say-theyre-understaffed-overworked-cant-give-vets-proper-care

 

Headline: Cincinnati VA nurses say they’re understaffed, overworked, can’t give vets proper care

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USA

 

http://www.msn.com/en-us/weather/topstories/va-nurses-veterans-demand-change-within-hospital-staffing/vp-5f7ffadb-8d6a-4911-95c9-79d90f3c52ff

 

Headline: VA nurses, veterans demand change within hospital staffing

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USA

 

http://chicago.suntimes.com/news-chicago/7/71/331175/u-c-medical-center-nurses-vote-strike-bargaining-fails

 

Headline: U. of C. Medical Center nurses vote to strike if bargaining fails

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USA

http://www.dclabor.org/home/speaking-up-for-paid-sick-days-in-montco

Headline: Speaking Up for Paid Sick Days in MontCo

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USA

 

http://www.chicagotribune.com/business/breaking/ct-uofc-strike-vote-0131-biz-20150130-story.html

 

Headline: U. of C. nurses give approval to strike

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USA

 

http://www.wlwt.com/news/nurses-to-picket-outside-cincinnati-va-hospital-on-friday/31004842

Headline: Nurses picket outside Cincinnati VA hospital over care concerns

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USA

 

http://www.beckershospitalreview.com/workforce-labor-management/university-of-chicago-medicine-nurses-approve-strike.html

 

Headline: University of Chicago Medicine nurses approve strike

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USA

http://ourfuture.org/20150203/populist-movements-ground-zero-the-effort-to-reclaim-chicago

Headline: Populist Movement’s “Ground Zero”: The Effort To Reclaim Chicago

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USA

 

http://www.thecalifornian.com/story/news/2015/02/03/alejo-calls-mediation-svmh-contract-talks/22836093/

Headline: Alejo calls for mediation in SVMH contract talks

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USA

http://healthcaretraveler.modernmedicine.com/healthcare-traveler/news/chicago-nurses-may-strike-over-staffing-concerns

Headline: Chicago nurses may strike over staffing concerns

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USA

http://hpherald.com/2015/02/04/nurses-at-university-of-chicago-medical-center-authorize-strike/

Headline: Nurses at University of Chicago Medical Center authorize strike

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USA

 

http://healthimpactnews.com/2014/boston-nurses-speak-out-against-mandatory-flu-shots/

 

Headline: Boston Nurses Speak Out Against Mandatory Flu Shots

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USA

 

http://www.mprnews.org/story/2015/02/04/npr-nursing-injuries?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+MPR_NewsFeatures+%28News+%26+Features+from+Minnesota+Public+Radio%29

 

Headline: Hospitals fail to protect nursing staff from becoming patients

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USA

 

http://www.wpfwfm.org/radio/programming/archived-shows

 

Headline: WHC Nurse Speaks on Strike

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USA

 

http://www.gilroydispatch.com/news/city_local_government/gilroy-council-backs-hospital-daughters-of-charity-sale/article_f3fdf916-ad6f-11e4-bdbb-af34671e353a.html

Headline: Gilroy council backs hospital Daughters of Charity sale

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USA

 

http://www.lacanadaonline.com/news/tn-vsl-me-verdugo-hills-hospital-nurses-present-their-case-to-council-20150204,0,3061971.story

 

Headline: USC-Verdugo Hills Hospital nurses present their case to City Council