Global Nurses United News round up

Posted on July 16, 2017, 4:31 am
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Αrgentina

 

http://www.larazondechivilcoy.com.ar/locales/2017/7/7/llevara-cabo-xxvii-jornada-enfermeria-hospital-municipal-89937.html

 

Titular: Hoy se llevará a cabo la XXVII Jornada de Enfermería en el Hospital Municipal

 

Headline: Today the XXVII Day of Nursing will be carried out at the Municipal Hospital

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Australia

 

https://www.chinchillanews.com.au/news/minister-must-act-to-stop-slashing-of-care-hours-u/3200146/

 

Headline: Minister ‘must act’ to stop slashing of care hours: Union

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Australia

 

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-07-12/union-calls-for-sa-nurses-to-have-discharge-powers/8699322

 

Headline: Union calls for South Australian nurses to have patient discharge powers

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Australia

 

http://indaily.com.au/news/2017/07/10/sa-health-moves-bullies-unit-unit-workers-claim/

 

Headline: SA Health ‘moves bullies from unit to unit’, workers allege

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Australia

 

https://au.news.yahoo.com/nsw/a/36300685/nsw-hospitals-private-sector-plans-axed/#page1

 

Headline: NSW private-sector hospital upgrades axed

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Australia

 

http://www.theherald.com.au/story/4785954/privatisation-fears-remain/

 

Headline: New Maitland Hospital not-for-profit plan ‘not good enough’: Health Services Union

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Australia

 

http://www.dailyliberal.com.au/story/4783580/backing-my-nurses-mp/

 

Headline: Dubbo MP Troy Grant to present nurses’s petition to State Parliament

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Australia

 

http://www.illawarramercury.com.au/story/4776962/bowral-backdown-prompts-calls-for-similar-decision-at-shellharbour/

 

Headline: Bowral backdown prompts calls for similar decision at Shellharbour

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Australia

 

https://www.northernstar.com.au/news/future-of-hospital-parking-in-councils-hands/3198534/

 

Headline: Future of hospital parking in council’s hands

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Australia

 

http://www.lakesmail.com.au/story/4783586/state-government-to-fund-200m-wyong-hospital-upgrade-alone/

 

Headline: State government drops plans for public-private partnership in $200-million redevelopment of Wyong Hospital

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Australia

 

https://www.southburnetttimes.com.au/news/aged-care-staff-cuts-in-the-south-burnett/3198750/

 

Headline: Aged care staff cuts in the South Burnett

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Brazil

 

http://www.infonet.com.br/noticias/saude/ler.asp?id=202365

 

Manchete: Enfermeiros do município cobram melhorias salariais

 

Headline: City nurses demand wage improvements

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Canada

 

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/windsor/chatham-hospital-cuts-will-hamper-emergency-care-say-nurses-1.4195422

 

Headline: Chatham hospital cuts will hamper emergency care, say nurses

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Canada

 

http://www.chathamdailynews.ca/2017/07/10/nurses-union-says-job-cuts-means-worse-care

 

Headline: Nurses’ union says job cuts mean worse care

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Canada

 

http://www.chathamdailynews.ca/2017/07/11/local-health-coalition-grateful-for-funding-concerned-about-loss-of-full-time-nurses

 

Headline: Local health coalition grateful for funding, concerned about loss of full-time nurses

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Canada

 

https://briarpatchmagazine.com/articles/view/150-years-of-resistance

 

Headline: 150 Years of Resistance

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Canada

 

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/manitoba-quick-care-clinics-access-centres-1.4200624

 

Headline: What you need to know about the closure of Winnipeg QuickCare clinics

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Canada

 

http://www.tvanouvelles.ca/2017/07/11/le-nombre-de-conges-de-maladie-pour-sante-mentale-explose

 

Titre: Le nombre de congés de maladie pour santé mentale explose

 

Headline: The number of sick leaves for mental health explodes

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Canada

 

http://ici.radio-canada.ca/nouvelle/1044729/hausse-conges-maladie-problemes-psychologiques-ciusss

 

Titre: Hausse des congés de maladie pour des problèmes psychologiques au CIUSSS

 

Headline: Sick leave for mental health increases at CIUSSS

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Dominican Republic

 

http://www.elcaribe.com.do/2017/07/12/cmd-amenaza-con-paralizar-los-hospitales

 

Titular: CMD amenaza con paralizar los hospitales

 

Headline: CMD threatens to paralyze hospitals

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Dominican Republic

 

https://www.diariolibre.com/noticias/enfermeras-realizan-manifestacion-por-el-5-del-presupuesto-para-la-salud-FB7614575

 

Titular: Enfermeras realizan manifestación por el 5% del presupuesto para la salud

 

Headline: Nurses carry out demonstration for approval of 5% health budget increase

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France

 

http://www.jim.fr/en_direct/pro_societe/e-docs/ouverture_des_negociations_conventionnelles_entre_les_infirmieres_et_lassurance_maladie__166493/document_actu_pro.phtml

 

Titre: Ouverture des négociations conventionnelles entre les infirmières et l’Assurance maladie

 

Headline: Start of conventional negotiations between nurses and health insurance

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Honduras

 

http://www.latribuna.hn/2017/07/07/35-pacientes-dia-atiende-enfermera-hospital-del-sur/

 

Titular: 35 pacientes por día atiende cada enfermera en Hospital del Sur

 

Headline: 35 patients per day attended by each nurse in Hospital del Sur

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India

 

http://www.firstpost.com/india/kerala-nurses-demand-higher-wages-over-80000-to-go-on-indefinite-strike-from-17-july-3810981.html

 

Headline: Kerala nurses demand higher wages, over 80,000 to go on indefinite strike from 17 July

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India

 

http://kaumudiglobal.com/innerpage1.php?newsid=93865

 

Headline: Nurses’ strike: Private hospitals to remain closed from Monday

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India

 

http://english.manoramaonline.com/news/kerala/2017/07/13/now-a-section-of-hospitals-threaten-closure-to-counter-nurse-stir.html

 

Headline: Hospital crisis looms large in Kerala as 80,000 nurses to go on strike from Monday…

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India

 

http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/kerala/2017/jul/13/hospital-threatens-chases-nurses-away-1627937.html

 

Headline: Hospital threatens, chases nurses away

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India

 

http://www.thenewsminute.com/article/thousands-private-hospital-nurses-are-indefinite-strike-kerala-here-s-why-64953

 

Headline: Thousands of private hospital nurses are on an indefinite strike in Kerala: here’s why

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India

 

http://www.ndtv.com/kerala-news/5-000-nurses-in-private-hospitals-strike-in-kerala-demand-wage-revision-1721765

 

Headline: 5,000 Nurses In Private Hospitals Strike In Kerala, Demand Wage Revision

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India

 

http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/kerala/nurses-in-more-hospitals-join-stir/article19260047.ece

 

Headline: Nurses in more hospitals join stir

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Ireland

 

http://www.limerickpost.ie/2017/07/07/university-hospital-limerick-highest/

 

Headline: €24 million cash injection hasn’t cured University hospital Limerick ills

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Ireland

 

http://www.offalyexpress.ie/news/home/259181/increase-in-numbers-waiting-on-beds-at-tullamore-a-e.html

 

Headline: Increase in numbers waiting on beds at Tullamore A&E

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Ireland

 

http://www.leinsterexpress.ie/news/home/258584/record-levels-of-hospital-overcrowding-this-year.html

 

Headline: Record levels of hospital overcrowding this year

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Ireland

 

http://www.leinsterexpress.ie/news/news/259439/patients-on-trolleys-in-portlaoise-hospital-shoot-back-up-after-two-zero-days.html

 

Headline: Patients on trolleys in Portlaoise Hospital shoot back up after two zero days

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Ireland

 

http://www.clare.fm/news/uhl-ed-overcrowded-country/

 

Headline: UHL ED Most Overcrowded In Country Again

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Kenya

 

https://lasentinel.net/equal-pay-for-equal-work-kenyan-nurses-push-the-envelope.html

 

Headline: Equal Pay for Equal Work? Kenyan Nurses Push the Envelope

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Kenya

 

http://www.nation.co.ke/health/Nurses-the-ignored-cog-in-Kenya-health-wheel/3476990-4008522-ob3icc/index.html

 

Headline: Nurses, the ignored cog in Kenya’s health wheel

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Kenya

 

http://www.the-star.co.ke/news/2017/07/08/help-us-end-month-long-strike-nurses-urge-uhuru_c1592748

 

Headline: Help us end month-long strike, nurses urge Uhuru

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Mexico

 

http://www.eluniversal.com.mx/articulo/estados/2017/07/8/paran-labores-en-hospital-de-la-ninez

 

Titular: Paran labores en Hospital de la Niñez

 

Headline: Workers at Niñez Hospital go on strike

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Mexico

 

https://lasillarota.com/estados/realizan-paro-en-hospital-de-la-ninez-de-oaxaca/162366

 

Titular: Realizan paro en Hospital de la Niñez de Oaxaca

 

Headline: Strike is carried out at Hospital de la Niñez

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Mexico

 

http://diario.mx/Local/2017-07-10_36469a61/protestan-enfermeras-por-malos-tratos-en-hospital-general/

 

Titular: Protestan enfermeras por malos tratos en Hospital General

 

Headline: Nurses protest poor treatment at General Hospital

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Mexico

 

http://yucatan.com.mx/mexico/delincuencia/piden-proteccion-enfermeras-hospital-general-iztapalapa

 

Titular: Piden protección para enfermeras de Hospital General de Iztapalapa

 

Headline: Call for protection for nurses at General Hospital of Iztapalapa

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Mexico

 

http://www.elpuntocritico.com/noticias-delegacionales/148848-pide-morena-seguridad-y-derechos-para-enfermeras-de-hospital-de-iztapalapa.html

 

Titular: Pide Morena seguridad y derechos para enfermeras de hospital de Iztapalapa

 

Headline: Demands for security and rights for hospital nurses of Iztapalapa

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Mexico

 

http://www.noticiasnvi.com/Articles/chiapas/2017/07/09/manifiestan-a-onu-situacion-dederechos-humanos-en-chiapas

 

Titular: Manifiestan a ONU situación de derechos humanos en Chiapas

 

Headline: UN human rights situation in Chiapas

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Morocco

 

https://www.h24info.ma/maroc/sante-greve-nationale-infirmiers-12-13-fevrier/

 

Titre: Santé: grève nationale des infirmiers du 12 au 13 juillet

 

Headline: Health: national nurses strike July 12-13

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New Zealand

 

https://www.odt.co.nz/news/dunedin/health/%E2%80%98significant-jump%E2%80%99-wakari-hospital-assaults

 

Headline: ‘Significant jump’ in Wakari Hospital assaults

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New Zealand

 

https://www.stuff.co.nz/life-style/well-good/teach-me/93577927/art-drives-change-in-attitude-to-office-tattoos

 

Headline: Art drives change in attitude to office tattoos

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New Zealand

 

https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/health/94513185/union-claims-southern-dhb-faces-7-million-shortfall-this-year

 

Headline: Union claims Southern DHB faces $7 million shortfall this year

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New Zealand

 

https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/health/94645829/christchurchs-hillmorton-hospital-faces-acute-shortage-of-mental-health-nurses

 

Headline: Christchurch’s Hillmorton Hospital faces ‘acute’ shortage of mental health nurses

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Portugal

 

https://www.rtp.pt/noticias/pais/enfermeiros-em-greve-entre-31-de-julho-e-4-de-agosto_v1014639

 

Manchete: Enfermeiros em greve entre 31 de julho e 4 de agosto

 

Headline: Nurses strike between July 31 and August 4

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Portugal

 

http://rr.sapo.pt/detalhe.aspx?objid=88364

 

Manchete: Enfermeiros obstétricos temem que Governo desvalorize protesto

 

Headline: Obstetric nurses fear government may devalue protest

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Portugal

 

http://observador.pt/2017/07/11/enfermeiros-aguardam-ate-setembro-por-proposta-do-governo/

 

Manchete: Enfermeiros aguardam até setembro por proposta do Governo

 

Headline: Nurses wait until September for government proposal

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Portugal

 

https://www.publico.pt/2017/07/11/sociedade/noticia/enfermeiros-aguardam-ate-setembro-por-proposta-do-governo-sobre-especialistas-1778691

 

Manchete: Enfermeiros aguardam por proposta do Governo sobre especialistas

 

Headline: Nurses wait for government proposal on specialists

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South Africa

 

http://city-press.news24.com/News/health-department-ordered-to-place-graduate-nurse-as-backlog-piles-up-20170711

 

Headline: Health department ordered to place graduate nurse as backlog piles up

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South Africa

 

http://www.iol.co.za/dailynews/kzn-nurses-dress-in-civvies-after-uniform-allowance-bungle-10268502

 

Headline: KZN nurses dress in civvies after ‘uniform allowance’ bungle

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Spain

 

http://www.eldiadecordoba.es/cordoba/Satse-asegura-hospitales-realizar-operaciones_0_1153084913.html

 

Titular: Satse asegura que los hospitales dejarán de realizar 4.000 operaciones en vera

 

Headline: Satse says hospitals will stop performing 4,000 surgical operations this summer

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Spain

 

http://www.malagahoy.es/malaga_interior/Satse-critica-deficiencias-consultorio-Cartama_0_1153085068.html

 

Titular: Satse critica varias deficiencias del consultorio de Cártama

 

Headline: Satse criticizes several deficiencies of Cártama’s practice

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Spain

 

http://www.leonoticias.com/bierzo/satse-denuncia-reduccion-20170711144753-nt.html

 

Titular: Satse denuncia la reducción de la plantilla del personal de enfermería durante el periodo estival en el Hospital del Bierzo

 

Headline: Satse denounces the reduction of the staff of the nursing staff during the summer period in the Hospital del Bierzo

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Spain

 

http://sorianoticias.com/noticia/2017-07-11-ven-insuficiente-refuerzo-enfermeria-este-verano-cyl-41162

 

Titular: Ven insuficiente el refuerzo en enfermería este verano en CyL

 

Headline: Insufficient staffing this summer in CyL is criticized

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Spain

 

http://www.hoy.es/extremadura/extremadura-aprueba-primer-20170710221747-nt.html

 

Titular: Extremadura aprueba el primer pacto que regula las oposiciones del SES

 

Headline: Extremadura approves the first pact that regulates the oppositions of the SES

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Spain

 

http://www.lne.es/aviles/2017/06/20/sindicato-satse-pide-personal-enfermeria/2123528.html

 

Titular: El sindicato SATSE pide más personal de enfermería en el turno de noche del San Agustín

 

Headline: The SATSE union asks for more nursing staff during the San Agustín night shift

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Spain

 

https://www.redaccionmedica.com/secciones/enfermeria/el-mad-cool-indigna-a-los-enfermeros-con-una-oferta-de-trabajo-alucinante–6519

 

Titular: El Mad Cool indigna a los enfermeros con una oferta de trabajo “alucinante”

 

Headline: El Mad Cool outrages nurses with a “mind-boggling” job offer

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Spain

 

http://www.diarioinformacion.com/alicante/2017/07/04/hospital-general-reabre-plantas-cerradas/1913331.html

 

Titular: El Hospital General reabre una de las plantas cerradas por la presión asistencial

 

Headline: The General Hospital reopens one of the closed wards due to need for care

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Spain

 

http://www.laopiniondemurcia.es/comunidad/2017/07/10/satse-reivindica-papel-enfermeras-especialistas/844051.html

 

Titular: El Satse reivindica el papel de las enfermeras especialistas

 

Headline: Satse defends the role of specialist nurses

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Spain

 

http://www.diariocordoba.com/noticias/cordobalocal/satse-habla-caos-bolsa-unica-empleo-sas_1158796.html

 

Titular: El Satse habla de «caos» en la bolsa única de empleo del SAS

 

Headline: The Satse speaks of “chaos” in the SAS single job market

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United Kingdom

 

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/health/nhs-nurses-13-hour-shift-on-its-knees-broken-emergency-crisis-rachel-clarke-a7836851.html

 

Headline: ‘The NHS is on its knees, and we are too’: Nurse describes 13-hour A&E shift that left her ‘broken’

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United Kingdom

 

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/jul/13/students-nursing-political-self-harm-training-nhs

 

Headline: Driving students away from nursing is a spectacular act of political self-harm

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United Kingdom

 

https://rcni.com/primary-health-care/newsroom/news/scrap-cap-summer-of-protest-has-only-just-started-91081

 

Headline: Scrap the cap: ‘summer of protest has only just started’

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United Kingdom

 

http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/heartbreaking-figures-reveal-number-nurses-10759824

 

Headline: “Heartbreaking” figures reveal number of nurses on hardship grants is up by 200% after decade of shrinking pay

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United Kingdom

 

http://www.blackpoolgazette.co.uk/news/health/nursing-and-midwive-vacancies-in-blackpool-top-150-1-8637773

 

Headline: Nursing and midwive vacancies in Blackpool top 150

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United Kingdom

 

http://www.gazettelive.co.uk/news/teesside-news/nurses-put-up-much-long-13298984

 

Headline: ‘Nurses have put up with too much for too long’, union warns after staff numbers on Teesside fall

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United Kingdom

 

http://www.itv.com/news/westcountry/2017-07-13/nurses-just-want-to-be-recognised-for-our-hard-work/

 

Headline: Nurses ‘just want to be recognised for our hard work’

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United States

 

http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/police-arrest-80-people-in-organized-senate-healthcare-bill-protest-on-capitol-hill/article/2628227

 

Headline: Police arrest 80 people in organized Senate healthcare bill protest on Capitol Hill

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United States

 

http://www.dailynews.com/health/20170710/nurses-arent-giving-up-on-californias-single-payer-push

 

Headline: Nurses aren’t giving up on California’s single-payer push

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United States

 

http://www.ibtimes.com/political-capital/california-health-care-fight-may-show-democratic-party-future-trump-era-2562684

 

Headline: California Health Care Fight May Show Democratic Party Future In Trump Era

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United States

 

http://khn.org/news/the-union-that-roars-nurses-arent-giving-up-on-californias-single-payer-push/

 

Headline: The Union That Roars: Nurses Aren’t Giving Up On California’s Single-Payer Push

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United States

 

https://www.rt.com/shows/rt-america/396148-rt-america-july-11-2017/

 

Headline: ‘Disgusting & despicable’: California Dems block universal healthcare

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United States

 

http://capitolweekly.net/roseann-demoro-zeroes-in-nurses/

 

Headline: Nurses’ RoseAnn DeMoro zeroes in

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United States

 

http://therealnews.com/t2/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=31&Itemid=74&jumival=19547

 

Headline: ‘No Compromise on Health Care’: Michael Lighty of National Nurses United
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United States

 

https://www.thenation.com/article/meet-chicagos-movement-politician/

 

Headline: This Chicago Politician Is Showing How to Govern From the Left

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United States

 

http://www.healthcarefinancenews.com/news/california-nurses-still-pressing-lawmakers-vote-single-payer

 

Headline: California nurses still pressing lawmakers to vote for single-payer

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United States

 

https://theintercept.com/2017/07/10/pollin-why-single-payer-now-is-for-real/

 

Headline: Pollin: Why Single Payer, Now, Is for Real

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United States

 

https://kpfa.org/episode/upfront-july-11-2017/

 

Headline: Will Republicans repeal Obamacare? Will California pass Single Payer?

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United States

 

http://www.politico.com/story/2017/07/10/california-democrats-elections-240341

 

Headline: California Democrats plunge into ‘civil war’

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United States

 

http://news8ct.com/2017/07/11/kaiser-nurses-reach-tentative-labor-agreement-with-los-angeles-medical-center/

 

Headline: Kaiser nurses reach tentative labor agreement with Los Angeles Medical Center

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United States

 

http://www.postbulletin.com/news/local/albert-lea-nurses-approve-new-mayo-contract/article_fb85f0a4-cb68-565f-b962-12d3305770e1.html

 

Headline: Albert Lea nurses approve new Mayo contract

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United States

 

http://www.southwestjournal.com/news/2017/07/local-legislators-pessimistic-on-health-care/

 

Headline: Local legislators pessimistic on health care

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