Global Nurses United News round up

Posted on August 01, 2015, 6:11 pm
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Australia

 http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-07-31/union-decries-federal-funding-cut-to-alpine-health-hospitals/6662076

Headline: Union fears federal funding cut threatening Alpine Health nurses jobs

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Australia

 

http://www.perthnow.com.au/news/national/womens-and-children-hospital-workers-remain-at-risk-unless-solution-found-to-parking-issues-on-adelaide-oval-game-days/story-fnii5yv8-1227463230246

Headline: Women’s and Children Hospital workers ‘remain ‘at risk’ unless solution found to parking issues on Adelaide Oval game days

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Australia

 

https://independentaustralia.net/life/life-display/bullying-in-australia-eating-the-young–and-the-not-so-young,7996

Headline: Bullies in Australia: Eating their young — and their not so young

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Australia

http://www.australianageingagenda.com.au/2015/07/31/federal-aged-care-legislation-not-prescriptive-enough-on-staffing-nsw-inquiry-told/

Headline: Federal aged care legislation not prescriptive enough on staffing, NSW inquiry told

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Brazil

http://g1.globo.com/pi/piaui/noticia/2015/07/apos-uma-semana-enfermeiros-e-tecnicos-suspendem-greve-no-piaui.html

Manchete: Após uma semana, enfermeiros e técnicos suspendem greve no Piauí

Headline: After a week, nurses and technicians suspend strike in Piauí

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Brazil

http://g1.globo.com/pernambuco/noticia/2015/07/enfermeiros-e-tecnicos-ligados-ao-estado-realizam-protesto-no-recife.html

Manchete: Enfermeiros e técnicos ligados ao Estado realizam protesto no Recife

Headline: Nurses and technicians linked to the State hold protest in Recife

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Brazil

http://g1.globo.com/am/amazonas/noticia/2015/07/enfermeiros-e-tecnicos-fazem-protesto-em-frente-hospital-em-manaus.html

Manchete: Enfermeiros e técnicos fazem protesto em frente a hospital em Manaus

Headline: Nurses and technicians hold protest outside the hospital in Manaus

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Brazil

http://www.correiodoestado.com.br/cidades/enfermeiros-da-santa-casa-aceitam-proposta-de-reajuste-e-terminam/253887/

Manchete: Enfermeiros da Santa Casa aceitam proposta de reajuste e decidem pelo fim da greve

Headline: Nurses from the Santa Casa accept adjustment proposal and decide to end strike

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Brazil

http://www.jornaldeluzilandia.com.br/txt.php?id=37963

Manchete: Enfermeiros iniciam greve e 11 hospitais têm atendimento reduzido no PI

Headline: Nurses begin strike and 11 hospitals have reduced services in the IP

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Brazil

http://g1.globo.com/mato-grosso-do-sul/noticia/2015/07/enfermeiros-e-tecnicos-da-santa-casa-em-ms-aceitam-acordo-antes-de-greve.html

Manchete: Enfermeiros e técnicos da Santa Casa em MS aceitam acordo antes de greve

Headline: Nurses and technicians of Santa Casa in MS accept agreement before strike

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Canada

http://www.recorder.ca/2015/07/28/brockville-hospital-cuts-hurt-patients-unions

Headline: Brockville hospital cuts hurt patients: Unions

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Canada

http://www.thestarphoenix.com/health/Nurses+scrub+Ontario+hospital+rooms+where+cleaners+once+worked/11242211/story.html

Headline: Nurses scrub Ontario hospital rooms where cleaners once worked

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Canada

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/new-brunswick/nurses-union-province-reach-tentative-agreement-1.3174302

Headline: Nurses union, province reach tentative agreement

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Canada

http://ici.radio-canada.ca/regions/ottawa/2015/07/31/009-syndicat-infirmiere-2500-griefs-cissso-action-symbolique.shtml

Titre: Geste symbolique des infirmières du CISSSO pour dénoncer les méthodes de leur employeur

Headline: Symbolic gesture of CISSSO nurses to denounce the methods of their employer

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Canada

http://metronews.ca/news/canada/1443532/new-brunswick-government-nurses-reach-deal/

Headline: New Brunswick government, nurses reach deal

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Canada

http://www.labour-reporter.com/articleview/25008-new-brunswick-nurses-reach-tentative-agreement-province

Headline: New Brunswick nurses reach tentative agreement: Province
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Dominican Republic

http://www.cdn.com.do/noticias/2015/07/29/afirman-sector-salud-esta-a-punto-de-colapsar/

Titular: Afirman sector salud está a punto de colapsar

Headline: They say health sector is close to collapse

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Dominican Republic

http://www.listindiario.com/la-republica/2015/07/31/382462/objetan-ley-del-sector-salud

Titular: Objetan ley del sector salud

Headline: They object to the health sector law

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Ecuador

http://www.lahora.com.ec/index.php/noticias/show/1101846142/-1/Tres_nuevos_sectores_se_suman_al_paro.html#.VbvgJ_lViko

Titular: Tres nuevos sectores se suman al paro

Headline: Three new sectors are added to strike

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Ghana

http://www.ghanaweb.com/GhanaHomePage/NewsArchive/Unpaid-nurses-threaten-strike-371669

Headline: Unpaid nurses threaten strike

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Ghana

http://citifmonline.com/2015/07/31/nurses-and-midwives-to-also-lay-down-tools-if/

Headline: Nurses and midwives to also lay down tools if…

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Ghana

http://www.starrfmonline.com/1.5657102

Headline: Accra Psychiatric Hospital nurses to strike August 3

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Ghana

http://www.starrfmonline.com/1.5693606

Headline: 3,000 nurses and midwives in Ghana to strike

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Honduras

http://www.latribuna.hn/2015/07/29/con-paro-nacional-amenazan-enfermeras/

Titular: Con paro nacional amenazan enfermeras

Headline: Nurses threaten with nationwide strike

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Honduras

http://www.laprensa.hn/honduras/864455-410/enfermeras-del-leonardo-mart%C3%ADnez-piden-m%C3%A1s-plazas

Titular: Enfermeras del Leonardo Martínez piden más plazas

Headline: Leonardo Martinez nurses ask for more jobs

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Honduras

http://www.20minutos.com.mx/noticia/b307156/enfermeras-de-honduras-anuncian-paro-general-por-despidos/

Titular: Enfermeras de Honduras anuncian paro general por despidos

Headline: Honduran nurses announce general strike over layoffs

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Honduras

http://www.elheraldo.hn/pais/863403-331/honduras-enfermeras-anuncian-paro-a-nivel-nacional

Titular: Honduras: Enfermeras anuncian paro a nivel nacional

Headline: Honduras: Nurses announce national level strike

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Honduras

http://criterio.hn/enfermeras-y-enfermeros-de-honduras-anuncian-paro-nacional/

Titular: Enfermeras y enfermeros de Honduras anuncian paro nacional

Headline: Honduran nurses announce national strike

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Ireland

 

http://www.irishtimes.com/business/more-than-80-per-cent-of-nurses-attended-work-while-ill-study-finds-1.2297924

Headline: More than 80 per cent of nurses attended work while ill, study finds

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Ireland

 

https://www.dcu.ie/news/2015/jul/s0715h.shtml

Headline: DCU Study shows more than 80 percent of nurses attended work while ill

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Ireland

 

http://talkofthetown.ie/2015/07/30/adams-fears-health-crisis-in-co-louth/

Headline: Adams fears health crisis in Co Louth

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Malta

 

http://www.timesofmalta.com/articles/view/20150722/local/nurses-union-expresses-support-with-top-officials-paul-pace.577622

Headline: Nurses’ union expresses support with top officials, Paul Pace

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Mexico

http://www.unionguanajuato.mx/articulo/2015/07/29/salud/leon/medicos-y-enfermeras-piden-destitucion-de-maldonado

Titular: Médicos y enfermeras piden destitución de Maldonado

Headline: Doctors and nurses want dismissal of Maldonado

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Mexico

http://am.com.mx/leon/local/se-agrava-crisis-en-el-hospital-220034.html

Titular: Se agrava crisis en el Hospital

Headline: Crisis worsens in the Hospital

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Portugal

http://sicnoticias.sapo.pt/pais/2015-07-31-Sindicato-diz-que-Governo-da-Madeira-admite-contratar-mais-70-enfermeiros

Manchete: Sindicato diz que Governo da Madeira admite contratar mais 70 enfermeiros

Headline: Union says that Madeira Government admits to hire 70 more nurses

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South Africa

 

http://www.sowetanlive.co.za/news/2015/07/31/denosa-wants-tough-action-against-nurses-alleged-attacker

Headline: Denosa wants tough action against nurses’ alleged attacker

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South Africa

http://www.sowetanlive.co.za/news/2015/08/01/nurses-beaten-up-in-ward

Headline: Nurses beaten up in ward

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Spain

http://www.farodevigo.es/gran-vigo/2015/07/28/sindicato-enfermeria-alerta-deficiencias-pediatria/1285931.html

Titular: El Sindicato de Enfermería alerta de “deficiencias” en Pediatría del nuevo hospital

Headline: The Nursing Union alerts of the “deficiencies” in Pediatrics in the new hospital

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Spain

http://www.miciudadreal.es/2015/07/31/satse-denuncia-la-descoordinacion-de-las-gerencias-en-las-contrataciones-de-personal-al-agotarse-la-bolsa-de-trabajo/

Titular: SATSE denuncia la descoordinación de las Gerencias en las contrataciones de personal al agotarse la Bolsa de Trabajo

Headline: SATSE denounces the lack of coordination of the managers in the recruitment of personnel to exhaust the Job Board

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Spain

http://www.eldiadecordoba.es/article/cordoba/2081682/satse/denuncia/nuevos/cierres/camas/hospital/provincial.html

Titular: Satse denuncia nuevos cierres de camas en el Hospital Provincial

Headline: Satse denounces new bed closures in the Provincial Hospital
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UK

http://www.standard.co.uk/news/health/nhs-needs-thousands-of-nurses-as-london-wards-are-shut-in-perfect-storm-10426714.html

Headline: NHS needs thousands of nurses as London wards are shut in ‘perfect storm’

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USA

 

http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/post-politics/wp/2015/07/30/sanders-advocates-for-single-payer-health-care-system-on-medicare-anniversary/

Headline: Sanders advocates for single-payer health-care system on Medicare anniversary

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USA

 

http://www.cleveland.com/lakewood/index.ssf/2015/07/lakewood_park_rally_celebrates.html

Headline: Lakewood Park rally celebrates Medicare’s 50th anniversary, calls for saving Lakewood Hospital (photos)

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USA

 

http://www.techtimes.com/articles/73372/20150731/presidential-hopeful-bernie-sanders-wants-to-support-single-payer-health-care.htm

Headline: Presidential Hopeful Bernie Sanders Wants To Support Single-Payer Health Care

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USA

 

http://www.philly.com/philly/news/nation_world/20150731_Sanders_backs_single-payer_health-care_system.html

Headline: Sanders backs single-payer health-care system

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USA

 

http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/post-politics/wp/2015/07/30/clinton-meets-with-labor-leaders-makes-endorsement-pitch/

Headline: Clinton meets with labor leaders, makes endorsement pitch

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USA

 

http://blogs.wsj.com/washwire/2015/07/30/hillary-clinton-delivers-cautious-message-on-trade-to-afl-cio/

Headline: Hillary Clinton Delivers ‘Cautious’ Message on Trade to AFL-CIO

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USA

 

http://www.insidebayarea.com/opinion/ci_28554903/my-word-celebrating-medicares-50th-by-ensuring-medicare

Headline: My Word: Celebrating Medicare’s 50th by ensuring Medicare for all

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USA

 

http://www.ibtimes.com/election-2016-seeking-afl-cio-endorsement-sanders-clinton-offer-different-visions-top-2032838

Headline: Election 2016: Seeking AFL-CIO Endorsement, Sanders, Clinton Offer Different Visions To Top Labor Leaders

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USA

 

http://www.msnbc.com/msnbc/bernie-sanders-hillary-clinton-vie-labor-unions-favor

Headline: Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton vie for labor unions’ favor

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USA

 

http://www.ibtimes.com/election-2016-seeking-afl-cio-endorsement-sanders-clinton-offer-different-visions-top-2032838

Headline: Election 2016: Seeking AFL-CIO Endorsement, Sanders, Clinton Offer Different Visions To Top Labor Leaders

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USA

 

http://blogs.wsj.com/washwire/2015/07/30/hillary-clinton-delivers-cautious-message-on-trade-to-afl-cio/

Headline: Hillary Clinton Delivers ‘Cautious’ Message on Trade to AFL-CIO

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USA

http://link.washingtonpost.com/view/5483d19d3b35d048478beb282vyqi.2ati/a4876932

Headline: Labor debates Hillary versus Bernie

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USA

 

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/clinton-sanders-organized-labor-endorsement_55b94764e4b095423d0dc41b

Headline: Clinton And Sanders Are Wooing Organized Labor, But Don’t Expect An Endorsement Yet

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USA

 

http://www.latimes.com/nation/politics/trailguide/la-na-trailguide-07302015-htmlstory.html

Sanders: I’m ‘not quite a rock star, just a senator from Vermont.’ The screaming crowd begs to differ

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USA

http://vtdigger.org/2015/07/30/sanders-to-introduce-medicare-for-all-bill/

Headline: Sanders says he will introduce Medicare-for-all bill

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USA

http://peoplesworld.org/single-payer-healthcare-gets-backing-from-medicare-s-creator/

Headline: Single-payer healthcare gets backing from Medicare’s “creator”

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USA

 

http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/powerpost/wp/2015/07/30/the-daily-202-labor-debates-hillary-versus-bernie/

Headline: The Daily 202: Labor debates Hillary versus Bernie

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USA

http://www.masslive.com/news/index.ssf/2015/07/area_rallies_to_celebrate_five_decades_of_medicare_medicaid.html

Headline: Area rallies to celebrate five decades of Medicare, Medicaid

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USA

http://www.startribune.com/task-force-to-review-minnesotacare-mnsure-takes-shape/320324151/

Headline: Task force to review MinnesotaCare, MNsure takes shape

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USA

http://peoplesworld.org/afl-cio-leaders-push-presidential-candidates-on-labor-s-raising-wages-agenda/

Headline: AFL-CIO leaders push presidential candidates on labor’s Raising Wages Agenda

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USA

http://ww2.kqed.org/stateofhealth/2015/07/30/hospitals-seeking-an-edge-turn-to-unlikely-adviser-a-carmaker/

Headline: Hospitals Seeking An Edge Turn To Unlikely Adviser: A Carmaker

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USA

http://peoplesworld.org/hillary-clinton-pledges-to-push-employee-free-choice/

Headline: Hillary Clinton pledges to push Employee Free Choice

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USA

http://www.dailybreeze.com/health/20150727/providence-nurses-in-torrance-san-pedro-approve-contract-settlement

Headline: Providence nurses in Torrance, San Pedro approve contract settlement

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USA

http://news.mpbn.net/post/maine-health-care-professionals-celebrate-medicares-50th-birthday

Headline: Maine Health Care Professionals Celebrate Medicare’s 50th Birthday

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USA

http://www.tjcnewspaper.com/medicare-medicaid-turn-50-years-old-8075/

Headline: Medicare, Medicaid Turn 50 Years Old

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USA

http://www.berkshireeagle.com/local/ci_28562639/marking-50-years-medicare-pittsfield-demonstrators-call-expansion

Headline: Marking 50 years of Medicare, Pittsfield demonstrators call for expansion

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USA

http://www.dclabor.org/home/nurses-call-for-expansion-of-medicare-to-all

Headline: Single-payer health care gets backing from Medicare co-author

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USA

http://www.holaciudad.com/protestan-enfermeros-piden-mejor-sueldo-n616162#fotogaleria-id-673275

Titular: Protestan enfermeros, piden mejor sueldo

Headline: Nurses protest, ask for better pay

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USA

http://diario.mx/El_Paso/2015-07-30_1caf26c3/enfermeras-piden-mejorar-aspectos-para-optimizar-servicios-a-pacientes-/

Titular: Enfermeras piden mejorar aspectos para optimizar servicios a pacientes

Headline: Nurses call to improve aspects to optimize services to patients

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USA

http://www.elpasoproud.com/news/local/el-paso-news/nnoc-pickets-outside-las-palmas-medical-center

Headline: NNOC pickets outside Las Palmas Medical Center

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USA

http://ww2.kqed.org/stateofhealth/2015/07/30/hospitals-seeking-an-edge-turn-to-unlikely-adviser-a-carmaker/

Headline: Hospitals Seeking An Edge Turn To Unlikely Adviser: A Carmaker

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USA

http://www.cleveland.com/business/index.ssf/2015/07/5_things_you_need_to_know_abou_1.html

Headline: 5 things you need to know about Medicare turning 50 on Thursday

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USA

http://peoplesworld.org/birthday-pie-for-medicare-celebrations-urge-expanding-it-for-all/

Headline: Birthday PIE for Medicare: celebrations urge expanding it for all

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USA

http://celebcafe.org/vermont-senator-bernie-sanders-rallies-supporters-through-the-internet-3459/

Headline: Vermont senator Bernie Sanders rallies supporters through the Internet

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USA

http://kcur.org/post/menorah-medical-center-nurses-seek-higher-wages-better-staffing

Headline: Menorah Medical Center Nurses Seek Higher Wages, Better Staffing