Global Nurses United News round up

Posted on June 07, 2015, 9:56 pm
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Australia

 http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-06-04/rural-hospital-staff-in-fear-of-aggressive-ice-users-says-qnu/6520516

 Headline: Rural hospital staff afraid to open doors at night due to aggressive ice users, Queensland Nurses Union says

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Australia

 

http://www.thechronicle.com.au/news/darling-downs-nurses-are-seeing-an-increase-in-the/2661697/

Headline: Region’s nurses fear for safety in wake of ice epidemic

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Australia

 

http://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/2015/06/01/abbotts-parental-leave-scheme-lemon

Headline: Abbott’s parental leave scheme ‘a lemon’

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Australia

 

http://www.sunraysiadaily.com.au/story/3115317/nurses-in-talks-on-violence/

Headline: Nurses in talks on violence

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Brazil

http://www.ambito-juridico.com.br/site/?n_link=visualiza_noticia&id_caderno=20&id_noticia=129800

Manchete: Justiça concede adicional noturno a enfermeiros

Headline: Justice grants additional night nurses

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Canada

 

http://thechronicleherald.ca/novascotia/1291124-nurses-%E2%80%98taking-a-stand%E2%80%99-in-federal-election#.VXGKa-cbefc.facebook

Headline: Nurses ‘taking a stand’ in federal election

Canada

http://journalmetro.com/actualites/national/788325/scrutin-federal-les-infirmieres-simpliqueront/

Titre: Scrutin fédéral: les infirmières s’impliqueront

Headline: Federal elections: the nurses will be involved

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Canada

http://www.680news.com/2015/06/04/nurses-unions-plan-to-get-involved-in-federal-election-campaigning/

Headline: Nurses unions plan to get involved in federal election campaigning

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Canada

 

http://www.msn.com/en-us/money/other/safe-staffing-levels-for-nurses-could-cut-canadian-health-care-costs-according-to-cfnu/ar-BBkD6tN

Headline: Safe staffing levels for nurses could cut Canadian health care costs, according to CFNU

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Canada

http://www.virtual-strategy.com/2015/06/04/canadian-federation-nurses-unions-honours-two-inspiring-nurse-advocates#axzz3c82uMlmG

Headline: Canadian Federation Nurses Unions Honours Two Inspiring Nurse Advocates

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Canada

 

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/canadian-federation-of-nurses-unions-to-run-ads-ahead-of-federal-election-1.3096562

Headline: Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions to run ads ahead of federal election

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Canada

http://www.lapresse.ca/le-droit/actualites/sante/201506/03/01-4874970-les-syndiques-de-la-sante-du-pontiac-craignent-le-pire.php

Titre: Les syndiqués de la santé du Pontiac craignent le pire

Headline: The health unions of Pontiac fear the worst

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Canada

http://www.saultstar.com/2015/06/04/ona-to-vote-june-16-both-parties-diligent–aph

Headline:  ONA to vote June 16, both parties ‘diligent’ — APH

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Canada

http://www.thompsoncitizen.net/news/nickel-belt/striking-nelson-house-nurses-expecting-show-of-support-on-the-picket-line-this-afternoon-1.1956652

Headline: Striking Nelson House nurses expecting show of support on the picket line this afternoon

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Chile

http://www.biobiochile.cl/2015/06/02/enfermeras-y-enfermeros-que-no-se-sumaron-a-paro-de-la-fenats-exigen-mayor-apoyo-de-las-autoridades.shtml

Titular: Enfermeras y enfermeros que no se sumaron a paro de la Fenats exigen mayor apoyo de las autoridades

 

Headline: Nurses that didn’t join the Fenats strike demand more help from the authorities

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Costa Rica

 

http://www.columbia.co.cr/index.php/nacionales/15006-la-huelga-en-el-hospital-mexico-se-suspende-temporalmente

Titular: La huelga en el Hospital México se suspende temporalmente

Headline: The strike at the Mexico Hospital is temporarily suspended

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Costa Rica

 

http://www.entornointeligente.com/articulo/6093319/COSTA-RICA-ANEP-y-Sinae-luchan-por-mejoras-en-el-San-Juan-de-Dios

Titular: COSTA RICA: ANEP y Sinae luchan por mejoras en el San Juan de Dios

Headline: Costa Rica: ANEP and Sinae struggle for improvements in the San Juan de Dios

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France

 

http://94.citoyens.com/2015/les-infirmieres-obtiennent-leur-prime-et-cessent-la-greve-a-lhopital-de-marne-la-vallee,04-06-2015.html

Titre: Les infirmières obtiennent leur prime et cessent la grève à l’hôpital de Marne-la-Vallée

Headline: The nurses get their bonus and stop the strike at the Marne-la-Vallée hospital

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France

 

http://www.leparisien.fr/villiers-le-bel-95400/300-personnes-s-opposent-au-demantelement-de-l-hopital-de-villiers-le-bel-02-06-2015-4826463.php

Titre: 300 personnes s’opposent au démantèlement de l’hôpital de Villiers-le-bel

Headline: 300 people resist the dismantling of Villiers-le-bel hospital

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Greece

 

http://www.newsbeast.gr/health/arthro/828812/i-litotita-pligonei-tous-astheneis-sti-hora-mou/

«Η λιτότητα πληγώνει τους ασθενείς στη χώρα μου»

Headline: “Austerity hurting patients in my country”

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Greece

 

http://www.healthreport.gr/%CE%BD%CE%BF%CF%83%CE%B7%CE%BB%CE%B5%CF%85%CF%84%CE%AD%CF%82-%CE%B7-%CF%85%CF%80%CE%BF%CF%83%CF%84%CE%B5%CE%BB%CE%AD%CF%87%CF%89%CF%83%CE%B7-%CE%B2%CE%BB%CE%AC%CF%80%CF%84%CE%B5%CE%B9-%CF%83%CE%BF/

Νοσηλευτές: Η υποστελέχωση βλάπτει σοβαρά την υγεία ασθενών και νοσηλευτών

Headline: Nurses: Understaffing seriously harms patients and nurses

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Honduras

http://www.tiempo.hn/nacion/item/33589-honduras-van-31,-468-enfermos-de-chikunguna-en-11-meses

Titular: Honduras: Van 31, 468 enfermos de chikunguña en 11 meses

Headline: Honduras: 31,468 Chikungunya patients go in 11 months

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Ireland

 

http://www.rte.ie/news/2015/0604/705840-hospital-overcrowding/

Headline: More overcrowding in emergency departments

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Ireland

 

http://www.irishtimes.com/news/health/varadkar-insists-portlaoise-hospital-is-not-being-downgraded-1.2235724

Headline: Varadkar insists Portlaoise hospital is not being downgraded

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Ireland

 

http://www.irishtimes.com/news/ireland/irish-news/government-agreed-side-deals-with-unions-as-part-of-pay-talks-1.2236335

Headline: Government agreed side deals with unions as part of pay talks

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Ireland

 

http://www.irishexaminer.com/ireland/nurses-refuse-to-oversee-private-carers-333935.html

Headline: Nurses refuse to oversee private carers

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Ireland

 

http://www.northcountyleader.ie/2015/06/02/industrial-action-due-for-beaumont-hospital/

Headline: Industrial Action Due For Beaumont Hospital

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Ireland

 

http://www.newstalk.com/Fianna-Fil-calls-for-private-sector-pay-increases-following-public-sector-agreement

Headline: Gerry Adams says low-paid workers need to be focus of any talks on pay increases

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Ireland

 

http://utv.ie/News/2015/06/03/Maternity-services-to-remain-at-Portlaoise-38368

Headline: Maternity services to remain at Portlaoise

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Ireland

http://www.breakingnews.ie/ireland/nurses-and-midwives-will-leave-country-over-low-pay-union-warns-679478.html

Headline: Nurses and midwives will leave country over low pay, union warns

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Ireland

http://www.independent.ie/irish-news/health/brain-drain-no-end-to-great-irish-medical-exodus-31260673.html

Headline: Brain drain: No end to great Irish medical exodus

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Ireland

http://www.irishtimes.com/news/ireland/irish-news/government-agreed-side-deals-with-unions-as-part-of-pay-talks-1.2236335

Headline: Government agreed side deals with unions as part of pay talks

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Kenya

 

http://www.standardmedia.co.ke/article/2000163998/let-salaries-and-remuneration-commission-roll-out-measures-to-cut-the-huge-wage-bill

Headline: Let Salaries and Remuneration Commission roll out measures to cut the huge wage bill
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Mexico

http://www.noticiasnet.mx/portal/oaxaca/general/salud/282477-otro-dia-atencion-pacientes-hospital-civil-sigue-paro

Titular: Otro día sin atención a pacientes en el Hospital Civil, sigue paro

Headline: Another day without care for patients in Civil Hospital, following stoppage

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New Zealand

 

http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/health/69108843/nurses-seek-mediation-over-new-contracts

Headline: Nurses seek mediation over new contracts

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Portugal

 

http://news.yahoo.com/portuguese-nurses-stage-strike-over-pay-working-hours-104642955.html

Headline: Portuguese nurses stage strike over pay, working hours

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Portugal

 

http://www.ironmountaindailynews.com/page/content.detail/id/859261/Portuguese-nurses-to-stage-walkout-over-pay–conditions.html?isap=1&nav=5024

Headline: Portuguese nurses to stage walkout over pay, conditions

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Portugal

http://www.jn.pt/PaginaInicial/Economia/Interior.aspx?content_id=4608434

Manchete: Sindicato estima adesão à greve de enfermeiros em 81%

Headline: Union estimates that 81% join the nurses’ strike

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Portugal

http://www.rtp.pt/noticias/index.php?article=834229&tm=8&layout=121&visual=49

Manchete: Sindicato aponta para adesão à greve de enfermeiros entre 70% e 80%

Headline: Union points to between 70% and 80% join nurses’ strike

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Portugal

http://sicnoticias.sapo.pt/economia/2015-06-04-Adesao-a-greve-dos-enfermeiros-ronda-os-80-segundo-o-sindicato-

Manchete: Adesão à greve dos enfermeiros ronda os 80%, segundo o sindicato

Headline: Adherence to the nurses’ strike is around 80%, according to the union

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Portugal

http://www.publico.pt/sociedade/noticia/primeiro-turno-da-greve-dos-enfermeiros-com-adesao-de-80-1697863

Manchete: Primeiro turno da greve dos enfermeiros com adesão de 80%, diz sindicato

Headline: First round of strike by nurses with adherence of 80%, says union

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Portugal

http://expresso.sapo.pt/sociedade/2015-06-01-Enfermeiros-param-quinta-e-sexta.-Metade-esta-exausta-metade-diz-que-o-ambiente-e-mau

Manchete: Enfermeiros param quinta e sexta. “Metade está exausta, metade diz que o ambiente é mau”

Headline: Nurses stop [work] Thursday and Friday. “Half is exhausted, half say that the environment is bad”

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South Africa

http://www.iol.co.za/news/politics/public-servants-shocked-at-pay-hike-1.1866911#.VXDQCdJViko

Headline: Public servants shocked at pay hike

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Spain

https://elfarodigital.es/ceuta/sanidad/165857-satse-rechaza-el-proyecto-de-unidades-de-gestion-clinica.html

Titular: SATSE rechaza el proyecto de Unidades de Gestión Clínica

Headline: SATSE rejected the Clinical Management Units plan

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Spain

http://www.farodevigo.es/gran-vigo/2015/06/04/satse-denuncia-sustituciones-verano-quincenas/1253133.html

Titular: Satse denuncia sustituciones de verano por quincenas debido al traslado al nuevo hospital

Headline: Satse denounces fortnightly summer substitutions due to the move to the new hospital

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Spain

http://www.immedicohospitalario.es/noticia/5729/satse-muestra-su-negativa-al-proyecto-del-ministerio-de-sanidad-sobre-unidades-de-gestion-clinica

Titular: SATSE muestra su negativa al proyecto del Ministerio de Sanidad sobre Unidades de Gestión Clínica

Headline: SATSE indicates its refusal to the Ministry of Health plan over Clinical Management Units

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Spain

http://www.diariodicen.es/201506/satse-denuncia-los-recortes-del-servicio-gallego-de-salud/

Titular: SATSE denuncia los recortes del Servicio Gallego de Salud

Headline: SATSE denounces cuts in the Galician Health Service

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USA

http://www.utsandiego.com/news/2015/jun/03/vote-trade-pact-Congress-TPP/2/?#article-copy

Headline: No vote on trade pact needed to protect U.S. interests

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USA

http://www.kvia.com/news/several-people-protest-fast-track-transpacific-partnership-outside-us-rep-orourkes-el-paso-office/33390100

Headline: Several people protest fast track, Trans-Pacific Partnership outside US Rep. O’Rourke’s El Paso office

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USA

http://www.thecalifornian.com/story/news/2015/05/28/salinas-valley-memorial-hospital-nurses-settle-contract/28129481/

Headline: Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital, nurses settle on contract

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USA

http://bangordailynews.com/2015/06/05/health/unionized-nurses-at-emmc-vote-to-authorize-strike/

Headline: Unionized nurses at EMMC vote to authorize strike

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USA

http://www.golocalworcester.com/health/ma-nurses-and-patients-to-testify-today-on-hospital-profit-transparency

Headline: MA Nurses and Patients to Testify Today on Hospital Profit Transparency

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USA

http://www.gloucestertimes.com/news/local_news/nurses-union-press-for-hospital-money-disclosure/article_83694632-70aa-522e-aba7-a9d2243b61bc.html

Headline: Nurses, union press for hospital money disclosure

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USA

 

http://wwlp.com/2015/06/03/nurses-unions-press-for-hospital-disclosure/

Headline: Nurses, unions press for hospital $$$ disclosure

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USA

 

http://www.btlonline.org/2015/seg/150612cf-btl-ross.html

Headline: Presidential Candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders Champions Robin Hood Tax on Wall Street

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USA

http://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/nurses-union-strike-authorized-negotiations-fail-31500632?cid=fb_share

Headline: Nurses’ Union Says Strike Authorized If Negotiations Fail

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USA

http://www.bizjournals.com/washington/blog/2015/06/medstar-nurses-union-reach-tentative-agreement.html

Headline: MedStar, nurses union reach tentative agreement. Here are the terms

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USA

http://www.lodinews.com/news/article_f070091c-0b4b-11e5-a6b8-4fe1913ca4ed.html

Headline: Stockton nurses plan to picket at St. Joseph’s Medical Center

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USA

http://www.eldiariony.com/enfermeras-de-nyc-a-punto-de-ir-a-huelga

Titular: Inicia cuenta regresiva para huelga de enfermeras

Headline: Countdown begins for nurses strike

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Venezuela

http://www.correodelcaroni.com/index.php/cdad/item/32431-enfermeras-del-hospital-uyapar-protestan-tras-acusaciones-de-robo-de-medicinas

Titular: Enfermeras del Hospital Uyapar protestan tras acusaciones de robo de medicinas

Headline: Uyapar Hospital nurses protest after allegations of theft of medicines

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Venezuela

http://www.entornointeligente.com/articulo/6103929/VENEZUELA-Por-falta-de-insumos-protesto-personal-del-Hospital-de-El-Vigia

Titular: Por falta de insumos protestó personal del Hospital de El Vigía

Headline: For lack of inputs staff of El Vigía Hospital protested