Global Nurses United News round up

Posted on December 02, 2015, 2:34 am
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http://medicalxpress.com/news/2015-11-2nd-anniversary-nears-ebola-breakout.html

Headline: As second anniversary nears of Ebola breakout in West Africa, nurse provides firsthand account of combating Ebola

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Australia

 

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-11-24/nurses-claim-shoalhaven-hospital-understaffed-during-weekend-be/6968138

Headline: Nurses claim Shoalhaven Hospital understaffed during weekend bed block

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Australia

 

http://www.canberratimes.com.au/act-news/nurses-say-supervised-injecting-room-only-way-forward-for-prison-program-20151110-gkvl2x.html

Headline: Nurses say supervised injecting room only way forward for prison program

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Australia

 

http://www.canberratimes.com.au/act-news/hospital-occupancy-rates-fall-to-record-low-levels-under-new-counting-method-20151112-gkxxyg.html

Headline: Hospital occupancy rates fall to record lows – but a new counting method was used

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Canada

 

http://www.simcoe.com/news-story/6131110-barrie-s-rvh-phasing-out-visiting-hours/

Headline: Barrie’s RVH phasing out visiting hours

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Canada

 

https://www.baytoday.ca/local-news/labour-unrest-rally-cries-heard-throughout-north-bay-76193

Headline: Labour unrest rally cries heard throughout North Bay

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Canada

 

http://www.lesaffaires.com/secteurs-d-activite/gouvernement/des-organismes-accusent-quebec-de-privatiser-en-douce-les-soins-de-longue-duree/583592

Titre: Des organismes accusent Québec de privatiser en douce les soins de longue durée

Headline: Organizations accuse Quebec of privatizing long-term care on the sly

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Canada

 

http://www.insidebelleville.com/news-story/6135147-quinte-health-care-board-passes-operating-plan-prepares-for-restructuring/

Headline: Quinte Health Care board passes operating plan, prepares for restructuring

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Canada

 

http://www.insidebelleville.com/news-story/6131136-nurses-association-denounces-proposed-qhc-cuts/

Headline: Nurses’ Association denounces proposed QHC cuts

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Canada

http://www.ledevoir.com/societe/sante/455581/infirmieres-en-negociations-non-on-ne-lachera-pas

Titre: Infirmières en négociations: «Non, on ne lâchera pas!»

Headline: Nurses in negotiations: “No, we will not let go!”

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Colombia

http://diariodelsur.com.co/noticias/local/renunciaron-enfermeras-y-medicos-de-hospital-pio-xii-171385

Titular: Renunciaron enfermeras y médicos de Hospital Pío XII

Headline:  Nurses and doctors of Hospital Pío XII resign

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Congo

http://www.mediacongo.net/show.asp?doc=90726#.VlYK2narR1s

Titre: Grève dans les hôpitaux publics : poursuite des négociations entre le gouvernement et les syndicats des infirmiers

Headline: Strike in public hospitals: ongoing negotiations between the government and the nurses’ unions

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Congo

http://www.radiookapi.net/2015/11/25/emissions/dialogue-entre-congolais/accord-trouve-entre-le-gouvernement-et-les-infirmiers

Titre: Accord trouvé entre le gouvernement et les infirmiers

Headline:  Accord reached between the government and the nurses

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Dominican Republic

http://www.elnuevodiario.com.do/app/article.aspx?id=454043

Titular: Enfermeras del hospital Cabral y Báez simulan sepelio de ese centro de salud

Headline: Nurses of Cabral y Báez Hospital simulate burial of health center

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Dominican Republic

http://diariodigital.com.do/2015/11/25/personal-de-enfermeria-extiende-paro-en-santiago/

Titular: Personal de enfermería extiende paro en Santiago

Headline: Nursing staff extend strike in Santiago

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Dominican Republic

 

http://www.listindiario.com/la-republica/2015/11/25/397553/enfermeras-simulan-el-sepelio-del-hospital-cabral-y-baez-por-precariedades

Titular: Enfermeras simulan el sepelio del hospital Cabral y Báez por precariedades

Headline: Nurses simulate the burial Cabral y Báez Hospital by precariousness

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Dominican Republic

http://www.7dias.com.do/el-pais/2015/11/24/i200953_enfermeras-santiago-protestan-por-precariedad-hospital-mas-importante-del-norte.html#.VlYNuHarR1s

Titular: Enfermeras Santiago protestan por precariedad hospital más importante del norte

Headline: Santiago nurses protest for precarious hospital most important in the north

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Honduras

http://www.latribuna.hn/2015/11/19/en-proceso-sanciones-a-presidenta-de-enfermeras/

Titular: En proceso sanciones a presidenta de enfermeras

Headine: In process sanctions against president of nurses

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Honduras

http://www.elheraldo.hn/pais/903983-466/honduras-se-vuelven-a-disparar-los-casos-de-dengue

Titular: Honduras: Se vuelven a disparar los casos de dengue

Headline: Honduras: Retrigger cases of dengue

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Ireland

 

http://www.irishtimes.com/news/health/emergency-department-nurses-vote-in-favour-of-strike-action-1.2441870

Headline: Emergency department nurses vote in favour of strike action

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Ireland

 

http://www.her.ie/health/92-of-irish-nurses-and-midwives-organisation-members-vote-in-favour-of-strike-action/266267

Headline: 92% OF IRISH NURSES AND MIDWIVES ORGANISATION MEMBERS VOTE IN FAVOUR OF STRIKE ACTION

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Ireland

 

http://www.irishexaminer.com/ireland/ae-departments-face-chaos-after-nurses-vote-for-strike-366876.html

Headline: A&E departments face chaos after nurses vote for strike

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Ireland

 

http://www.breakingnews.ie/ireland/taoiseach-calls-for-talks-to-avert-planned-emergency-department-nurses-strike-707206.html

Headline: Taoiseach calls for talks to avert planned emergency department nurses strike

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Ireland

 

http://www.independent.ie/irish-news/health/striking-nurses-will-walk-out-of-aes-in-gridlockhit-hospitals-34232204.html

Headline: Striking nurses will walk out of A&Es in gridlock-hit hospitals

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Ireland

 

http://www.galwayindependent.com/news/topics/articles/2015/11/25/4110172-nurses-to-strike-nurses-to-strike/

Headline: Nurses to strike

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Ireland

 

http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/republic-of-ireland/ae-nurses-to-strike-in-overcrowding-dispute-34229352.html

Headline: A&E nurses to strike in ‘overcrowding’ dispute

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Kenya

 

http://allafrica.com/stories/201511240235.html

Headline: Uasin Gishu Won’t Rehire 100 Nurses

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Kenya

 

http://allafrica.com/stories/201511250361.html

Headline: Do Not Sack Medics, Cotu Tells Busia

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Kenya

 

http://allafrica.com/stories/201511230216.html

Headline: Get Back to Work or Be Sacked, Busia Health Workers Told

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Kenya

 

http://allafrica.com/stories/201511231053.html

Headline: Busia Governor Sacks Striking Health Workers

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Mexico

https://www.elsiglodetorreon.com.mx/noticia/1172405.sigue-protesta-de-enfermeras-en-el-hg-de-gomez-palacio.html

Titular: Sigue protesta de enfermeras en el HG de Gómez Palacio

Headline: Protest of nurses at Gómez Palacio Hospital goes ahead

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Panama

http://www.diaadia.com.pa/el-pa%C3%ADs/gremio-de-enfermeras-advierten-de-posible-paro-283391

Titular: Gremio de enfermeras advierten de posible paro

Headline: Nurses’ union warns of possible strike

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Panama

http://www.entornointeligente.com/articulo/7423553/PANAMA-Enfermeras-piden-nuevamente-revision-de-la-escala-salarial

Titular: Enfermeras piden nuevamente revisión de la escala salarial

Headline: Nurses ask for revision of the pay scale again

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Panama

http://www.telemetro.com/nacionales/Enfermeras-amenazan-escalonado-aumento-salarial_0_865413617.html

Titular: Enfermeras amenazan con paro escalonado desde el lunes, exigen aumento salarial

Headline: Nurses threaten staggered strike as of Monday, demand wage increase

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Panama

http://www.tvn-2.com/nacionales/Gremio-enfermeras-medidas-protestas_0_4354064652.html

Titular: Gremio de enfermeras no descarta medidas de protestas

Headline: Nurses’ union does not reject protest measures

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Panama

http://elsiglo.com/panama/enfermeras-irian-paro-lunes/23906014

Titular: Enfermeras se irían a paro el lunes

Headline: Nurses to go on strike Monday

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Portugal

http://pt.blastingnews.com/pais/2015/11/ate-dezembro-o-salario-dos-enfermeiros-contratados-devera-ser-atualizado-00668911.html

Manchete: ATÉ DEZEMBRO O SALÁRIO DOS ENFERMEIROS CONTRATADOS DEVERÁ SER ATUALIZADO

Headline: By December the wages of contracted nurses must be updated

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Portugal

http://observador.pt/2015/11/24/hospitais-tem-ate-dezembro-para-atualizar-salarios-dos-enfermeiros-com-contrato-individual/

Manchete: Hospitais têm até dezembro para atualizar salários dos enfermeiros com contrato individual

Headline: Hospitals have until December to update salaries of nurses with individual contract

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South Korea

 

http://english.khan.co.kr/khan_art_view.html?artid=201511231816547&code=710100

Headline: More than 2,500 Police Officers Raid the Korea Confederation of Trade Unions for the First Time over the Weekend: Why?

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South Korea

https://www.koreaobserver.com/lead-labor-groups-offices-raided-over-last-weeks-massive-rallies-58745/

Headline: Labor groups’ offices raided over last week’s massive rallies

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South Korea

http://www.koreaherald.com/view.php?ud=20151122000416

Headline: Police press labor union over protests

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Spain

http://www.diariodejerez.es/article/jerez/2158676/denuncian/una/situacion/limite/partos/por/la/falta/matronas.html

Titular: Denuncian una situación límite en Partos por la falta de matronas

Headline: They denounced an extreme situation in Deliveries for lack of midwives

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Spain

http://www.diariodecadiz.es/article/provincia/2157693/protesta/sindical/los/sanitarios/para/recuperar/derechos/perdidos.html

Titular: Protesta sindical de los sanitarios para recuperar derechos perdidos

Headline:  Health union protest to recover lost rights

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Spain

http://www.melillahoy.es/noticia/62632/sindicatos/satse-exige-medidas-tras-la-nueva-agresion-a-personal-del-servicio-de-urgencias.html

Titular: SATSE exige medidas tras la nueva agresión a personal del servicio de Urgencias

Headline: SATSE demands new measures following the attack on the Emergency service personnel

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UK

 

http://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/health/new-law-introduce-safe-nurse-10502273

Headline: New law to introduce ‘safe’ nurse staffing levels to Wales passes major hurdle

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USA

 

http://www.bdtonline.com/news/labor-board-prepared-to-take-complaint-against-chs-to-court/article_d759306a-8f1d-11e5-9fff-df86b174dde1.html

Headline: Labor board prepared to take complaint against CHS to court

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USA

 

http://www.southcoasttoday.com/article/20151118/NEWS/151119434

Headline: Nurses oppose extended ER commitments for addicts

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USA

 

http://www.beckershospitalreview.com/news-and-analysis/minnesota-hospitals-worry-about-security-after-hospital-shooting.html

Headline: Minnesota hospitals worry about security after hospital shooting

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USA

http://www.mnnurses.org/minnesota-nurses-association-demand-respect-blm-protesters-and-resolution-investigation

Headline: Minnesota Nurses Association demand respect for BLM protesters

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USA

http://cccadvocate.com/3222/news/march-to-erase-debt-joins-nationwide-protest/

Headline: March to end debt joins nationwide protest