Global Nurses United News round up

Posted on December 07, 2015, 4:23 pm
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Αustralia

http://www.dailymercury.com.au/news/more-nursing-jobs-qld-patient-ratios-introduced/2859295/

Headline: More nursing jobs in Qld as patient ratios introduced

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Australia

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-12-01/new-nurse-to-patient-ratio-to-see-250-nurses-hired-qld/6992226

Headline: New nurse-to-patient ratio to see 250 nurses hired in Queensland

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Australia

http://www.sunshinecoastdaily.com.au/news/more-nursing-jobs-qld-patient-ratios-introduced/2859295/

Headline: More nursing jobs in Qld as patient ratios introduced

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Australia

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-12-03/staff-to-protest-stockton-centre-closure/6996520

Headline: Staff to protest Stockton Centre closure

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Australia

http://www.canberratimes.com.au/act-news/night-shift-nurses-call-for-equal-rates-after-pay-oversight-20151126-gl96it.html

Headline: Night shift nurses call for equal rates after pay ‘oversight’

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Australia

http://www.heraldsun.com.au/leader/north-west/australian-nursing-and-midwifery-federation-expects-up-to-110-redundancies-at-essendon-private-hospital/news-story/6852ba827c7df1a9b0fd41be97a98d35

Headline: Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation expects up to 110 redundancies at Essendon Private Hospital

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Australia

http://www.couriermail.com.au/news/queensland/qnu-secretary-beth-mohle-has-described-the-redevelopment-of-the-old-royal-childrens-hospital-site-as-a-great-opportunity/news-story/b0166b99989ff8a8b2aefb247cfa09d0?=

Headline: QNU secretary Beth Mohle has described the redevelopment of the old Royal Children’s Hospital site as a great opportunity

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Australia

http://www.australianageingagenda.com.au/2015/12/02/frustrations-rise-over-workforce/

Headline: Frustrations rise over workforce

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Brazil

http://odia.ig.com.br/noticia/economia/2015-12-02/sindicatos-entram-com-acao-contra-atraso-de-salarios.html

Manchete: Sindicatos entram com ação contra atraso de salários

Headline: Unions enter suit over delayed salaries

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Canada

http://ici.radio-canada.ca/regions/quebec/2015/11/30/004-fiq-occupation-bureaux-sam-hamad-quebec.shtml

Titre: Des infirmières occupent le bureau de Sam Hamad

Headline: Nurses occupy the office of Sam Hamad

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Canada

http://www.nugget.ca/2015/11/30/rally-protests-health-care-cuts

Headline: Rally protests health-care cuts

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Canada

http://journalmetro.com/local/verdun/actualites/882869/la-fiq-manifeste-devant-le-bureau-de-jacques-daoust/

Titre: La FIQ manifeste devant le bureau de Jacques Daoust

Headline: FIQ demonstrates in front of the office of Jacques Daoust

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Canada

http://www.stratfordbeaconherald.com/2015/11/27/registered-nurses-will-pick-up-more-shifts-at-marshall-gowland-manor-following-arbitrators-ruling

Headline: Registered nurses will pick up more shifts at Marshall Gowland Manor following arbitrator’s ruling

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Canada

http://www.lapresse.ca/le-droit/vivre-ici/sante/201511/30/01-4926265-la-fiq-se-bute-a-une-porte-fermee.php

Titre: La FIQ se bute à une porte fermée

Headline: FIQ comes up against a closed door

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Canada

http://www.lemirabel.ca/actualites/2015/11/30/action-surprise-de-professionnels-au-bureau-de-la-ministre-charb.html

Titre: Action surprise de professionnels au bureau de la ministre Charbonneau

Headline: Surprise action of professionals at the office of Minister Charbonneau

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Canada

http://www.ledevoir.com/societe/sante/456217/negociations-dans-le-secteur-public-pas-encore-de-denouement-en-vue

Titre: Négociations dans le secteur public

Headline: Negotiations in the public sector

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Canada

http://www.ledevoir.com/societe/sante/456218/la-privatisation-du-secteur-de-la-sante-est-en-marche

Titre: La privatisation du secteur de la santé est en marche

Headline: The privatization of the health sector is in motion

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Canada

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/hamilton/news/santa-breakfast-cancelled-26-million-in-cuts-coming-at-st-joe-s-1.3347472

Headline: Santa breakfast cancelled, $26 million in cuts coming at St. Joe’s

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Congo

http://www.radiookapi.net/2015/11/26/actualite/societe/mbuji-mayi-les-infirmiers-levent-leur-greve

Titre: Mbuji-Mayi: les infirmiers lèvent leur grève

Headline: Mbuji-Mayi: Nurses lift their strike

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Dominican Republic

http://www.elnuevodiario.com.do/app/article.aspx?id=455036

Titular: Enfermeras del Cabral y Báez radicalizarán lucha con suspensión de servicios en emergencias

Headline: Nurses of Cabral y Báez radicalize struggle with suspension of emergency services

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Dominican Republic

http://www.entornointeligente.com/articulo/7478972/Enfermeras-de-Mao-realizan-paro-por-24-horas

Titular: Enfermeras de Mao realizan paro por 24 horas

Headline: Mao nurses hold strike for 24 hours

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Greece

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/12/04/world/europe/greece-general-strike.html?_r=0

Headline: Greeks Strike to Protest Latest Austerity Measures

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Greece

http://www.dn.pt/mundo/interior/governo-enfrenta-segunda-greve-geral-em-menos-de-um-mes-4913851.html

Manchete: Governo enfrenta segunda greve geral em menos de um mês

Headline: Government faces second general strike in less than a month

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Guinea Bissau

http://www.abola.pt/africa/ver.aspx?id=585974

Manchete: Sindicatos do setor da Saúde iniciam greve de oito dias

Headline: Health sector unions begin eight-day strike

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Honduras

http://www.laprensa.hn/honduras/905669-410/salud-despide-a-dirigente-de-enfermeras-auxiliares

Titular: Salud despide a dirigente de enfermeras auxiliares

Headline: Health [Ministry] dismisses leader of auxiliary nurses

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Honduras

http://www.latribuna.hn/2015/11/27/yanet-almendarez-se-le-viene-un-tsunami-a-la-ministra/

Titular: Yanet Almendarez: “se le viene un tsunami a la ministra”

Headline: Yanet Almendarez: a tsunami is coming to the minister

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India

http://www.thehealthsite.com/news/post-the-suspension-of-kolkatta-doctors-over-baby-deaths-nurses-and-doctors-protect-action/

Headline: Post the suspension of Kolkatta doctors over baby deaths, nurses and doctors protect action

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India

http://zeenews.india.com/news/health/health-news/kolkata-baby-deaths-nurses-doctors-protest-disciplinary-action_1827824.html

Headline: Kolkata baby deaths: Nurses, doctors protest disciplinary action

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Ireland

http://www.limerickleader.ie/news/local-news/public-meeting-to-take-place-in-limerick-on-a-e-cutbacks-1-7098138

Headline: Public meeting to take place in Limerick on A&E cutbacks

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Ireland

http://www.breakingnews.ie/ireland/talks-between-nurses-and-hse-begin-at-workplace-relations-commission-709601.html

Headline: Talks between nurses and HSE begin at Workplace Relations Commission

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Ireland

http://www.newstalk.com/HSE-INMO-strike-nurses-talks-WRC-emergency-departments-overcrowding

Headline: Nurses and HSE enter talks to avert industrial action over overcrowding

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Ireland

http://www.98fm.com/Nurses-To-Come-Up-With-Their-Own-Solutions-To-Health-Crisis-

Headline: Nurses To Come Up With Their Own Solutions To Health Crisis

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Ireland

http://www.advertiser.ie/galway/article/81428/taoiseach-tells-dail-galway-ae-is-not-fit-for-purpose

Headline: Taoiseach tells Dail Galway A&E is ‘not fit for purpose’

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Ireland

 

http://www.irishtimes.com/news/health/patient-at-drogheda-hospital-was-charged-75-a-night-for-trolley-1.2450844

Headline: Patient at Drogheda hospital was charged €75 a night for trolley

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Ireland

 

http://www.herald.ie/news/hospitals-could-cope-with-terror-attack-but-it-wont-be-pretty-leo-34244439.html

Headline: Hospitals could cope with terror attack, but it won’t be pretty – Leo

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Ireland

http://www.irishtimes.com/news/politics/varadkar-s-response-to-trolley-crisis-pathetic-says-sinn-f%C3%A9in-1.2446081

Headline: Varadkar’s response to trolley crisis ‘pathetic’, says Sinn Féin

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Ireland

http://www.galwayindependent.com/news/topics/articles/2015/12/02/4110557-uhg-nurses-to-strike-this-month/

Headline: UHG nurses to strike this month

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Kenya

 

http://www.the-star.co.ke/news/busia-health-workers-end-two-week-strike

Headline: Busia health workers end two-week strike

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Kenya

http://www.standardmedia.co.ke/article/2000184028/health-workers-issue-fresh-strike-notice

Headline: Health workers issue fresh strike notice

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Kenya

http://allafrica.com/stories/201511270496.html

Headline: Private Hospitals Cash in On Health Staff Strike

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New Zealand

http://www.3news.co.nz/nznews/thousands-to-march-for-safer-climate-2015112712#axzz3tIoHh76S

Headline: Thousands to march for safer climate

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New Zealand

http://www.stuff.co.nz/the-press/news/74383607/christchurch-hospital-afternoon-staff-call-for-safe-car-parking

Headline: Christchurch hospital afternoon staff call for safe car parking

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Panama

http://www.tvn-2.com/nacionales/salud/Enfermeras-continuan-guerra-ajustes-salario_0_4358564194.html

Titular: Enfermeras continúan en pie de guerra por ajuste de salario

Headline: Nurses continue on warpath for salary adjustment

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Panama

http://elsiglo.com/panama/saldran-pedir-ajuste-salarial-minsa/23906851

Titular: Saldrán a pedir ajuste salarial al MINSA y CSS

Headline: They will demand a salary adjustment of MINSA and CSS

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Panama

http://www.radiopanama.com.pa/noticias/actualidad/enfermeras-no-descartan-paro-de-labores/20151201/nota/3010740.aspx

Titular: Enfermeras no descartan paro de labores

Headline: Nurses do not rule out work stoppages

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Papua New Guinea

http://www.emtv.com.pg/article.aspx?slug=Nurses-Union-Disappointed&subcategory=Top-Stories

Headline: Nurses Union Disappointed, on the brink of nationwide strike

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Paraguay

http://www.abc.com.py/edicion-impresa/locales/medicos-y-enfermeras-iran-a-huelga-1432479.html

Titular: Médicos y enfermeras irán a huelga

Headline: Doctors and nurses will go on strike

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Portugal

http://www.noticiasaominuto.com/pais/497532/sindicatos-nao-deixarao-costa-gozar-estado-de-graca

Manchete: Sindicatos não deixarão Costa gozar ‘estado de graça’

Headline: Unions will not allow Costa to enjoy a “state of grace”

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Spain

http://www.20minutos.es/noticia/2620781/0/casi-millar-enfermeros-protestan-ante-parlamento-por-recuperacion-derechos-salarios-segun-satse/

Titular: Casi un millar de enfermeros protestan ante el Parlamento por la recuperación de los derechos y salarios, según Satse

Headline: Almost a thousand nurses protest before Parliament for the recovery of the rights and wages, according to Satse

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Spain

http://www.redaccionmedica.com/secciones/enfermeria/tres-de-cada-cuatro-enfermeras-ira-a-la-huelga-91056

Titular: Tres de cada cuatro enfermeras irán a la huelga

Headline: Three out of four nurses will go on strike

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Spain

http://www.immedicohospitalario.es/noticia/7194/la-mayoria-de-enfermeras-espanolas-se-muestran-dispuestas-para-la-huelga-competencial

Titular: La mayoría de enfermeras españolas se muestran dispuestas para la “huelga competencial”

Headline: The majority of Spanish nurses are ready for the “jurisdictional strike”

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Spain

http://www.diariodesevilla.es/article/andalucia/2166791/frente/sindical/para/exigir/diaz/devuelva/derechos/empleados/publicos.html

Titular: Frente sindical para exigir a Díaz que devuelva derechos a empleados públicos

Headline: Union front to demand that Díaz return rights to public employees

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UK

http://news.stv.tv/scotland/1334437-scottish-nursing-shortage-is-not-sustainable-health-union-warns/

Headline: Scottish nursing shortage ‘not sustainable’, health union warns

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UK

http://www.expressandstar.com/business/uk-money/2015/12/02/student-nurses-and-midwives-to-protest-over-scrapping-of-bursaries/

Headline: Jeremy Hunt defends scrapping of nurse bursaries as ‘system is not working’

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UK

http://www.publicfinance.co.uk/news/2015/11/nurses-would-not-train-without-bursaries-unison-finds

Headline: Nurses would not train without bursaries, Unison finds

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USA

 

http://www.atvn.org/news/2015/12/nurses-unions-endorse-gavin-newsom-next-california-governor-0

Headline: Nurses’ Unions Endorse Gavin Newsom for Next California Governor

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USA

http://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-12-03/climate-change-air-quality/big-climate-change-rally-today-in-los-angeles/a49232-1

Headline: Big Climate Change Rally Today in Los Angeles

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USA

http://sacramento.cbslocal.com/2015/12/02/california-nurses-association-endorses-gavin-newsoms-bid-for-governor/

Headline: California Nurses Association Endorses Gavin Newsom’s Bid For Governor

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USA

 

http://www.workdayminnesota.org/articles/unions-press-action-climate-change

Headline: Unions press for action on climate change

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USA

http://www.times-standard.com/general-news/20151128/hospital-systems-plan-merger-as-nurses-labor-groups-call-for-ag-review

Headline: Hospital systems plan merger as nurses labor groups call for AG review

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USA

http://www.sacbee.com/news/politics-government/capitol-alert/article47542680.html

Headline: Gavin Newsom picks up California nurses endorsement

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USA

http://www.dailyjournal.net/view/story/6af1c18c695b49d09997bb9e59db77ac/CA–California-Governor-Newsom

Headline: Influential California Nurses Association endorses Democrat Newsom for governor in 2018

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USA

http://www.newsworks.org/index.php/local/the-pulse/88706-for-people-in-healthcare-violence-is-an-occupational-hazard

Headline: For people in healthcare, violence is an occupational hazard

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USA

http://www.dailynews.com/business/20151129/southern-california-hospitals-with-catholic-roots-closer-to-merging

Headline: Southern California hospitals with Catholic roots closer to merging

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USA

https://www.bostonglobe.com/business/2015/11/30/unions-slam-state-pension-board-for-refusing-divest-from-fossil-fuels/t17sCaVGMzszOd8FYkDF7I/story.html

Headline: Unions slam state pension board for refusing to divest from fossil fuels

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USA

http://www.wbjournal.com/article/20151202/NEWS01/151209978/nashoba-nurses-ratify-first-union-contract

Headline: Nashoba nurses ratify first union contract

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USA

http://woburn.wickedlocal.com/article/20151203/NEWS/151208886

Headline: Baker proposal would allow addicts to be committed for up 72 hours without court order

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USA

 

http://www.workdayminnesota.org/articles/minnesota-nurses-association-elects-new-officers

Headline: Minnesota Nurses Association elects new officers

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USA

http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/11/27/us-usa-election-labor-idUSKBN0TG11Y20151127?can_id=f935f440edec5079f2420d3f4856faaf&source=email-todays-headlines-jobs-with-justice-113015&email_referrer=todays-headlines-jobs-with-justice-113015#acArY3PtBK8bu1y5.97

Headline: Clinton wins union endorsements but still struggles to win over hearts
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USA

 

http://www.medpagetoday.com/HospitalBasedMedicine/InfectionControl/54905

Headline: Are Masks a Good Alternative to Flu Shots for Healthcare Workers?

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USA

http://www.nationaljournal.com/s/125096/nurses-super-pac-puts-up-iowa-billboards-sanders

Headline: Nurses Super PAC Puts Up Iowa Billboards for Sanders

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USA

http://woburn.wickedlocal.com/article/20151203/NEWS/151208886

Headline: Baker proposal would allow addicts to be committed for up 72 hours without court order

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USA

http://westford.wickedlocal.com/article/20151203/NEWS/151208413

Headline: Bill draws critics, support

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USA

http://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/news/elections/presidential/caucus/2015/12/01/bernie-sanders-super-pac-iowa-nurses-union-billboards/76633714/

Headline: Despite Sanders’ protests, super PAC comes to his aid in Iowa

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USA

 

http://www.latimes.com/politics/la-pol-ca-gavin-newsom-california-nurses-association-20151202-story.html

Headline: California nurses union endorses Gavin Newsom in governor’s race

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USA

http://www.thedenverchannel.com/news/front-range/denver/armed-person-arrested-on-8th-floor-of-denver-veterans-affairs-hospital

Headline: Armed patient took nurse hostage on 8th floor of Denver Veterans Affairs hospital

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USA

http://www.golocalworcester.com/news/Drugs-and-Health-Professionals-in-Worcester-Is-This-a-Growing-Problem

Headline: Drugs and health professionals in Worcester: Is this a growing problem?

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USA

http://concord.wickedlocal.com/article/20151202/NEWS/151208919

Headline: Governor’s opioid proposal faces opposition