Global Nurses United News round up

Posted on May 20, 2015, 12:11 am
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Australia

 

http://www.theage.com.au/victoria/casey-hospital-emergency-department-evacuated-because-of-violent-patient-20150514-gh1w6h.html

Headline: Casey Hospital emergency department evacuated because of violent patient

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Australia

http://www.theaustralian.com.au/national-affairs/budget-2015-women-furious-at-rorts-slur-on-maternity-leave/story-fntfbo7f-1227354013858

Headline: Budget 2015: Women furious at ‘rorts’ slur on maternity leave

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Australia

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-05-13/ice-health-workers/6465996

Headline: Ice violence sparks union call for better security at north coast hospitals

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Brazil

http://blogs.ne10.uol.com.br/jamildo/2015/05/14/modinha-da-ocupacao-chega-a-prefeitura-de-olinda-onde-profissionais-de-saude-fazem-protesto/

Manchete: Modinha da ocupação chega a Prefeitura de Olinda, onde profissionais de saúde fazem protesto

Headline: Modinha occupation reaches Olinda Prefecture, where health workers hold protest

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Brazil

http://www.msnoticias.com.br/editorias/noticias-campo-grande-ms/para-evitar-greve-de-enfermeiros-prefeitura-garante-repasse-a-santa/59148/

Manchete: Para evitar greve de enfermeiros, Prefeitura garante repasse à Santa Casa até às 16h de hoje

Headline: To avoid strike of nurses, City Hall ensures transfer to Santa Casa to the 16h today

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Brazil

http://www.midiamax.com/cotidiano/258426-sem-salarios-enfermeiros-santa-casa-sinalizam-greve.html

Manchete: Sem salários, enfermeiros da Santa Casa também cogitam parar

Headline: Without wages, Santa Casa nurses also consider strike

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Brazil

http://www.diariodigital.com.br/geral/sem-salarios-enfermeiros-param-em-72h/129971/

Manchete: Sem salários, enfermeiros devem parar em 72h

Headline: Without wages, nurses must strike for 72 hours

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Canada

 

http://ottawacitizen.com/news/local-news/cheo-cutting-more-than-50-nursing-positions-union-says

Headline: CHEO planning cuts to nursing staff

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Canada

http://ici.radio-canada.ca/regions/est-quebec/2015/05/13/014-fermeture-centre-de-jour-de-riviere-du-loup.shtml

Titre: Possibles réductions de services dans les centres de jour du Bas-Saint-Laurent

Headline: Possible reductions in services in day centers of Bas-Saint-Laurent

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Canada

 

http://www.capebretonpost.com/Living/2015-05-12/article-4144652/Nurse-visibility-a-priority-for-nurse-unions-across-the-country/1

Headline: Nurse visibility a priority for nurse unions across the country

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Canada

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/nelson-house-care-home-nurses-go-on-strike-today-1.3070556

Headline: Nelson House care home nurses go on strike today

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Canada

http://ici.radio-canada.ca/regions/atlantique/2015/05/11/010-infirmieres-praticiennes-emplois-exode-nb.shtml

Titre: Les infirmières praticiennes peinent toujours à percer au N.-B.

Headline: Nurse practioners are still struggling to break through in N.B.

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Canada

http://www.journaldemontreal.com/2015/05/13/sondage-les-professionnels-de-la-sante-doivent-en-faire-plus

Titre: Sondage: les professionnels de la santé doivent en faire plus

Headline: Poll: Health professionals must do more

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Canada

http://ici.radio-canada.ca/regions/colombie-britannique/2015/05/14/006-infirmieres-manifestations-victoria.shtml

Titre: Les infirmières déplorent la pénurie de personnel

Headline: Nurses lament the shortage of staff

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Cyprus

 

http://cyprus-mail.com/2015/05/07/public-hospitals-grind-to-a-halt-over-pay-and-staffing-demands/

Headline: Public hospitals grind to a halt over pay and staffing demands

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Dominican Republic

http://www.elnuevodiario.com.do/app/article.aspx?id=425544

Titular: Enfermeras RD celebran su día anunciando huelga, si Gobierno no atiende demandas

Headline: DR nurses celebrate their day announcing strike, if government doesn’t meet demands

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Dominican Republic

http://www.7dias.com.do/el-pais/2015/05/12/i188297_personal-enfermeria-reclama-aumento-salarial-seguro-medico-pensiones.html#.VVXenZPQ8dU

Titular: Personal de enfermería reclama 60% de aumento salarial, seguro médico y pensiones

Headline: Nursing staff claim 60% wage increase, health insurance and pensions

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Dominican Republic

http://www.elnuevodiario.com.do/app/article.aspx?id=425485

Titular: Enfermeras advierten de crisis en sector salud; exigen mejores condiciones laborales

Headline: Nurses warn of crisis in health sector, demand better working conditions

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France

http://www.saint-brieuc.maville.com/actu/actudet_-saint-brieuc-rennes-l-operation-escargot-des-infirmieres-sur-la-rn-12_5-2766296_actu.Htm

Titre: Saint-Brieuc-Rennes : L’opération escargot des infirmières sur la RN 12

Headline: Saint-Brieuc-Rennes: Nurses’ snail operation on the RN 12

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France

http://www.francebleu.fr/infos/manifestation/manifestation-des-infirmieres-au-peage-de-lancon-de-provence-2349477

Titre: Manifestation des infirmières au péage de Lançon-de-Provence

Headline: Nurses’ demonstration at the Lançon-de-Provence toll

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India

 

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/delhi/Delhi-nurses-seek-end-to-contract-work/articleshow/47219106.cms

Headline: Delhi nurses seek end to contract work

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India

http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/bangalore/international-nurses-day-the-overworked-but-underpaid-nightingales-deserve-better/article7196598.ece

Headline: The overworked, but underpaid, nightingales deserve better

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Ireland

http://www.irishtimes.com/news/health/beaumont-s-emergency-department-like-a-warzone-1.2212464

Headline: Beaumont’s emergency department ‘like a warzone’

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Ireland

http://www.irishtimes.com/news/health/inmo-members-hail-shelving-of-graduate-nursing-scheme-1.2203635

Headline: INMO members hail shelving of graduate nursing scheme

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Ireland

http://www.herald.ie/news/treatment-of-patients-at-beaumont-ae-likened-to-institutional-abuse-31217714.html

Headline: Treatment of patients at Beaumont A&E likened to institutional abuse

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Kenya

http://allafrica.com/stories/201505140607.html

Headline: Uasin Gishu to Meet Nurses Over Strike

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Kenya

 

http://allafrica.com/stories/201505111407.html

Headline: PS Urges Nurses to Drop Strike

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Kenya

 

http://allafrica.com/stories/201505080484.html

Headline: Uasin Gishu Nurses Issue Strike Notice Over Poor Working State

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Kenya

 

http://allafrica.com/stories/201505120274.html

Headline: Nurses to Be Hired – Court

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Lebanon

 

http://www.dailystar.com.lb/News/Lebanon-News/2015/May-13/297750-patient-violence-drives-nurses-away.ashx

Headline: Patient violence drives nurses away

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Mexico

http://www.milenio.com/region/Ingles_a_enfermeras_Coahuila-Sinticato_del_IMSS_Coahuila-Marco_Antonio_Fuentes_0_515948649.html

Titular: Sindicato se opone a que se exija inglés a enfermeras

Headline: Union opposes that English is required of nurses

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Mexico

http://www.milenio.com/estados/medicos_Oaxaca-paro_de_medicos_Oaxaca-marchan_medicos_Oaxaca_0_517148499.html

Titular: Marchan médicos y enfermeras en Oaxaca

Headline:  Doctors and nurses march in Oaxaca

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Panama

http://laestrella.com.pa/panama/nacional/varela-promete-aumento-salario-enfermeras/23865297

Titular:  Varela promete aumento de salario a enfermeras

Headline: Varela promises wage increase for nurses

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Philippines

http://baguiomidlandcourier.com.ph/business.asp?mode=%20archives/2015/may/5-10-2015/bus10.txt

Headline: Nurses demand decent jobs

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Philippines

http://bulatlat.com/main/2015/05/09/health-workers-call-for-wage-hike-decry-contractualization-privatization-of-health-services/

Headline: Health workers call for wage hike, decry contractualization, privatization of health services

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Portugal

http://www.rtp.pt/noticias/index.php?article=828526&tm=2&layout=123&visual=61

Manchete: Sindicato dos Enfermeiros Portugueses contra municipalização da saúde

Headline: Portuguese Nurses union against health municipalization

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South Africa

http://allafrica.com/stories/201505150701.html

Headline: Teenage Pregnancy, Abortions a Concern For SA

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South Africa

http://www.thenewage.co.za/158877-1008-53-Nurses_urged_to_keep_the_candle_burning

Headline: Nurses urged to “keep the candle burning”

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Spain

http://www.salamanca24horas.com/local/12-05-2015-el-sindicato-de-enfermeria-se-concentra-ante-la-consejeria-de-sanidad-para-exigir-mejoras

Titular: El sindicato de enfermería se concentra ante la Consejería de Sanidad para exigir mejoras

Headline: The nursing union concentrates on the Ministry of Health to demand improvements

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Spain

http://www.laregion.es/articulo/ourense/satse-gana-elecciones-sindicales-chuo/20150508081330542483.html

Titular: Satse gana las elecciones sindicales en el CHUO

Headline: Satse wins the union elections in the CHUO

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Spain

http://www.laverdad.es/murcia/cartagena/201505/13/rebelion-urgencias-20150513015717-v.html?ns_campaign=APPWA&ns_source=BT&ns_linkname=Bottom&ns_fee=0&ns_mchannel=TW

Titular: Rebelión en Urgencias

Headline: Rebellion in the ER

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Spain

http://www.eldiadecordoba.es/article/cordoba/2027350/satse/exige/la/adecuacion/la/plantilla/tras/la/perdida/puestos/enfermeria/desde.html

Titular: Satse exige la adecuación de la plantilla tras la pérdida de 617 puestos de enfermería desde 2011

Headline: Satse demands the adequacy of the staff after the loss of 617 nursing positions since 2011

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Spain

http://www.diariodenavarra.es/noticias/navarra/mas_navarra/2015/05/14/satse_critica_falta_interes_salud_acoplamiento_chn_230773_2061.html

Titular: SATSE critica la falta de interés de Salud en el acoplamiento en el CHN

Headline: SATSE criticizes the lack of interest of Health in the linkage at the CHN

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Spain

http://www.vocesdecuenca.com/web/voces-de-cuenca/-/el-sindicato-de-enfermeria-entrega-7-000-firmas-pidiendo-aumentar-la-plantilla-de-los-centros-del-sescam

Titular: El Sindicato de Enfermería entrega 7.000 firmas pidiendo aumentar la plantilla de los centros del Sescam

Headline: The nursing union delivered 7,000 signatures calling for increased staffing of the Sescam centers

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Taiwan

http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/taiwan/archives/2015/05/12/2003618102

Headline: Nurses, supporters decry heavy patient workloads

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UK

 

http://www.nursingtimes.net/nursing-practice/specialisms/management/nurses-day-kicks-off-recruitment-drive-for-nursing-staff/5084949.article

Headline: Nurses’ Day kicks off recruitment drive for nursing staff

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UK

 

http://www.southwales-eveningpost.co.uk/Nurse-staffing-levels-plan/story-26480850-detail/story.html

Headline: Nurse staffing levels plan unveiled in new Welsh bill

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UK

 

http://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/health/bid-welsh-hospitals-enough-nurses-9238408

Headline: Bid for Welsh hospitals to have enough nurses on duty at all times is backed by influential health committee

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USA

 

http://blackagendareport.com/blog/17998

Headline: Thousands of RNs to Strike California Hospitals Thursday, Friday Over Safe Staffing, Patient Care Conditions, Health Care Cuts

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USA

http://www.dclabor.org/home/natl-nurses-united-pushes-safe-staffing-drive-at-events-nationwide-adds-collective-bargaining-rights-in-dc-demo

Headline: Natl. Nurses United pushes safe-staffing drive at events nationwide, adds collective bargaining rights in D.C. demo

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USA

 

http://hpherald.com/2015/05/13/university-of-chicago-nurses-approve-new-contract/

Headline: University of Chicago nurses approve new contract

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USA

 

http://sacramento.cbslocal.com/2015/05/12/california-nurses-rally-for-improvements-to-patient-safety-after-hospital-report/

Headline: California Nurses Rally For Improvements to Patient Safety After Hospital Report

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USA

 

http://mms.tveyes.com/Transcript.asp?StationID=1115&DateTime=5%2F13%2F2015+11%3A12%3A06+PM&Term=Nurses+United&PlayClip=TRUE

Headline: NNU Co-President at Progressive Agenda Press Conference

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USA

 

http://www.sacbee.com/news/politics-government/capitol-alert/article20784564.html?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

Headline: Nurses take to downtown streets in protest

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USA

http://southcoasttoday.com/article/20150508/NEWS/150509407Headline:

Headline: Massachusetts Nurses Association survey: Patient overload can results in deaths

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USA

 

http://www.wtsp.com/story/news/health/2015/05/11/tampa-va-nurses-staffing-shortage-puts-veterans-in-danger/27155225/

Headline: Tampa VA nurses say staff shortage threatens veterans

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USA

http://www.southcoasttoday.com/article/20150508/NEWS/150509407/101245/NEWS0301

Headline: Massachusetts Nurses Association survey: Patient overload can results in deaths

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USA

http://www.peoplesworld.org/nurses-celebrate-their-day-by-protesting-in-washington/

Headline: Nurses Celebrate Their Day By Protesting in Washington

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USA

http://multimedia.telesurtv.net/web/telesur/#!es/video/enfermeras-de-eeuu-denuncian-abusos-de-la-oficina-de-veteranos

Titular: Enfermeras estadounidenses denuncian abuso de la Oficina de Veteranos

Headline: US Nurses Denounce Abuse of Veterans Administration

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USA

http://www.midwestenergynews.com/2014/05/14/in-chicago-nurses-take-up-fight-against-petcoke-piles/

Headline: In Chicago, nurses take up fight against petcoke piles

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USA

http://www.fiercegovernment.com/story/va-medical-center-employees-would-get-better-collective-bargaining-rights-u/2015-05-13

Headline: VA medical center employees would get better collective bargaining rights under Takano bill

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USA

http://www.wtsp.com/story/news/health/2015/05/11/tampa-va-nurses-staffing-shortage-puts-veterans-in-danger/27155225/

Headline: Tampa VA nurses say staff shortage threatens veterans

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USA

http://www.psmag.com/health-and-behavior/urgent-care-protecting-nurses-against-workplace-violence

Headline: Urgent Care: Protecting Nurses Against Workplace Violence

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USA

http://www.healthcarefinancenews.com/news/many-hospitals-failing-when-it-comes-nurse-safety-leapfrog-report-finds

Headline: Many hospitals failing when it comes to nurse safety, Leapfrog report finds

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USA

 

http://jama.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=2290614

Headline: Bill Takes Aim at Nationwide Shortage of Nurses

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Zambia

http://allafrica.com/stories/201505131092.html

Headline: Recruit More Nurses, Zuno Urges Govt

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Zimbabwe

http://www.newzimbabwe.com/news-22429-Nurses%E2%80%99+strike+hits+HIV+patients,+activists/news.aspx

Headline: Lives endangered as nurses strike continues