Global Nurses United News round up

Posted on November 13, 2017, 9:07 pm
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Australia

 

http://www.riverineherald.com.au/2017/11/09/10861/standing-up-for-bupa-workers

 

Headline: Standing up for Bupa workers

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Australia

 

http://www.theadvocate.com.au/story/5042334/nine-ward-vacancies-anmf-candidate/

 

Headline: Nurses speak of double shifts and job vacancies

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Australia

 

http://www.theadvocate.com.au/story/5049134/anmf-state-secretary-hits-campaign-trail-ahead-of-branch-elections/

 

Headline: ANMF state secretary Emily Shepherd hits campaign trail

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Australia

 

https://www.theweeklysource.com.au/nursing-union-increases-aged-care-pressure-across-country-first-ever-workers-strike/

 

Headline: Nursing union increases aged care pressure across the country – first ever workers strike

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Australia

 

https://www.greenleft.org.au/content/shellharbour-hospital-saved-privatisation

 

Headline: Shellharbour Hospital saved from privatisation

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Australia

 

https://www.agedcareguide.com.au/talking-aged-care/staff-ratios-in-aged-care-an-ongoing-debate

 

Headline: Staff ratios in aged care: an ongoing debate

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Canada

 

https://www.thestar.com/opinion/letters_to_the_editors/2017/11/10/your-letters-ona-works-hard-to-protect-front-line-caregivers.html

 

Headline: Your letters: ONA works hard to protect front-line caregivers

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Canada

 

https://www.orangeville.com/news-story/7806801-wdgph-dealing-with-flu-shot-backlog-threat-of-nursing-strike/

 

Headline: WDGPH dealing with flu shot backlog, threat of nursing strike

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Canada

 

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/montreal/muhc-doctor-faces-360k-sexual-harassment-lawsuit-from-hospital-employee-1.4393357

 

Headline: MUHC doctor faces $360K sexual harassment lawsuit from hospital employee

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Costa Rica

 

https://www.elmundo.cr/enfermeria-denuncia-intrusion-direccion-medica-nombramientos-del-hospital-manuel-antonio-chapui/

 

Titular: Enfermería denuncia intrusión de Dirección Médica en nombramientos del hospital Manuel Antonio Chapuí

 

Headline: Nurses Union denounces intrusion of Medical Management in appointments to Manuel Antonio Chapuí Hospital

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Guatemala

 

https://www.publinews.gt/gt/noticias/2017/11/07/trabajadores-del-ministerio-salud-recibiran-beneficio-denominado-incentivo-economico-decente-ministro-carlos-soto-firmo-acuerdo-ministerial-lo-autoriza.html

 

Titular: Trabajadores de Salud recibirán incentivo económico por “un trabajo decente”

 

Headline: Health workers will receive economic incentive for “decent work”

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Guatemala

 

https://elperiodico.com.gt/nacion/2017/11/07/salud-erogara-q75-millones-en-bono-laboral/

 

Titular: Salud erogará Q75 millones en bono laboral

 

Headline: Health Ministry will pay Q75 million in labor bonus

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Honduras

 

http://www.latribuna.hn/2017/11/06/mas-cinco-mil-enfermeras-paro-falta-pago/

 

Titular: Más de cinco mil enfermeras en paro por falta de pago

 

Headline: More than five thousand nurses on strike for lack of payment

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Honduras

 

http://www.latribuna.hn/2017/11/03/salud-publica-enfermeras-abandonan-salas-paralizan-labores/

 

Titular: Salud Pública: Enfermeras abandonan salas y paralizan labores

 

Headline: Public Health: Nurses leave facilities and stop work

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Honduras

 

http://www.laprensa.hn/honduras/1122700-410/enfermeras-exigen-pago-salarios-honduras-

 

Titular: Enfermeras exigen pago de nivelación de salarios

 

Headline: Nurses demand payment of salary leveling

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Honduras

 

http://www.proceso.hn/mas-noticias/32-m%C3%A1s-noticias/enfermeras-auxiliares-convocan-a-paro-de-labores-a-partir-de-hoy.html

 

Titular: Enfermeras auxiliares convocan a paro de labores a partir de hoy

 

Headline: Auxiliary nurses call for work stoppage from today

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Honduras

 

http://www.laprensa.hn/honduras/1123447-410/m%C3%A9dicos-inician-asambleas-por-reajuste-salarial

 

Titular: Médicos también se van a paro de labores a partir de mañana

 

Headline: Doctors are also going to stop work from tomorrow

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Ireland

 

http://www.leinsterexpress.ie/news/news/280493/trolley-count-spirals-at-portlaoise-and-other-dublin-midlands-hospitals.html

 

Headline: Trolley count spirals at Portlaoise and other Dublin Midlands hospitals

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Ireland

 

http://www.laois-nationalist.ie/2017/11/08/here-are-the-hospitals-with-the-most-patients-on-trolleys-last-month/

 

Headline: HERE ARE THE HOSPITALS WITH THE MOST PATIENTS ON TROLLEYS LAST MONTH

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Ireland

 

http://www.irishhealth.com/article.html?id=25994

 

Headline: 8,900+ patients on trolleys in October

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Ireland

 

http://www.leinsterexpress.ie/news/news/280737/people-have-had-enough-false-promises-on-the-future-of-laois-hospital-and-its-a-e.html

 

Headline: People have had ‘enough false promises’ on the future of Laois hospital and its A&E

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Kenya

 

http://www.kbc.co.ke/local-news/nurses-resume-duty-five-months-strike/

 

Headline: Nurses resume duty after five months strike

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Kenya

 

http://allafrica.com/stories/201711030143.html

 

Headline: Kenya: Nurses End Their 5-Month Strike After Deal With State

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Kenya

 

http://www.africanews.com/2017/11/05/kenyan-nurses-end-five-month-clinic-and-hospital-strike/

 

Headline: Kenyan nurses end five-month clinic and hospital strike

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Kenya

 

https://www.the-star.co.ke/news/2017/11/07/nurses-to-get-withheld-cash-after-two-months_c1665049

 

Headline: Nurses to get withheld cash after two months

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Kenya

 

https://www.the-star.co.ke/news/2017/11/06/muranga-nurses-return-to-work-to-find-doors-closed_c1664414

 

Headline: Murang’a nurses return to work to find doors closed

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New Zealand

 

http://www.voxy.co.nz/national/5/297477

 

Headline: Over $1million investment in new nursing positions announced

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Peru

 

http://larepublica.pe/sociedad/1142856-enfermeras-del-minsa-demandan-cumplir-acuerdos

 

Titular: Enfermeras del Minsa demandan cumplir acuerdos

 

Headline: Nurses of the Minsa demand collective agreement ratification

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Spain

 

http://www.diariocordoba.com/noticias/cordobalocal/satse-critica-solo-logre-nueva-matrona_1183913.html

 

Titular: Satse critica que solo se logre una nueva matrona

 

Headline: Satse criticizes that only one new midwife has been added

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Spain

 

http://eldia.es/canarias/2017-11-08/14-Satse-CCOO-CESM-UGT-consideran-irregular-contratacion-HUC.htm

 

Titular: Satse, CCOO, el CESM y UGT consideran irregular la contratación del HUC

 

Headline: Satse, CCOO, CESM and UGT consider the hiring of the HUC irregular

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Spain

 

http://www.lacronicabadajoz.com/noticias/extremadura/satse-pide-restituir-carrera-profesional_276253.html

 

Titular: Satse pide restituir la carrera profesional

 

Headline: Satse asks to restore the professional salary level

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Spain

 

https://www.redaccionmedica.com/secciones/enfermeria/satse-sanidad-y-ccaa-eluden-su-responsabilidad-en-plantillas-enfermeras–9309

 

Titular: Satse: “Sanidad y CCAA eluden su responsabilidad en plantillas enfermeras”

 

Headline: Satse: “Health and CCAA evade their responsibility in nurses positions”

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Spain

 

http://www.lavanguardia.com/local/sevilla/20171109/432748019456/satse-exige-al-sas-la-convocatoria-de-una-mesa-de-negociacion-para-regular-el-solape-de-enfermeria-en-andalucia.html

 

Titular: Satse exige al SAS la convocatoria de una mesa de negociación para regular el solape de enfermería en Andalucía

 

Headline: Satse demands SAS begin negotiations over regulating nursing in Andalusia

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Spain

 

http://cabrainformacion.com/ver.php?categoria=111&id_noticia=11980

 

Titular: SATSE denuncia discriminación en la dotación de enfermeras en Distrito Sanitario Sur

 

Headline: SATSE denounces discrimination in the hiring of nurses in the Southern Health District

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United States

 

https://nurse.org/articles/nurses-volunteer-puerto-rico/

 

Headline: Nurse Volunteers Say Puerto Ricans Are Dying- Here’s How Nurses Can Help.

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United States

 

http://therealnews.com/t2/story:20430:Trump-Admin-Pushes-Work-Requirements-on-Medicaid-Recipients

 

Headline: Trump Admin Pushes Work Requirements on Medicaid Recipients

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United States

 

http://blog.sfgate.com/inoakland/2017/11/06/nurses-picket-outside-kaiser-permanente-oakland-medical-center/

 

Headline: Nurses picket outside Kaiser Permanente Oakland Medical Center

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United States

 

http://www.berkeleyside.com/2017/11/06/stroller-brigade-protesters-officials-rally-save-alta-bates-services/

 

Headline: At ‘stroller brigade,’ protesters, officials rally to save Alta Bates services

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United States

 

https://patch.com/california/berkeley/rally-save-alta-bates-summit-medical-center

 

Headline: Rally To Save Alta Bates Summit Medical Center

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United States

 

http://www.dailycal.org/2017/11/05/berkeley-community-protests-alta-bates-closure-strollers/

 

Headline: Berkeley community protests Alta Bates closure with strollers

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United States

 

https://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local/Rally-Protests-Proposed-Closure-of-Alta-Bates-Medical-Center-455403783.html

 

Headline: Rally Protests Proposed Closure of Alta Bates Medical Center

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United States

 

http://www.ktvu.com/news/stroller-brigade-to-protest-proposed-closure-of-alta-bates-medical-center

 

Headline: ‘Stroller brigade’ protests proposed closure of Alta Bates Medical Center

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United States

 

http://www.sacbee.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article182885876.html

 

Headline: Letters: California Nurses Association denounces Raul Bocanegra

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United States

 

https://www.workdayminnesota.org/articles/labor-commission-racial-and-economic-justice-develops-model-its-work

 

Headline: Labor Commission on Racial and Economic Justice develops model for its work

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United States

 

http://www.peoplesworld.org/article/minneapolis-unions-commission-on-racial-economic-justice-develops-work-model/

 

Headline: Minneapolis unions’ commission on racial, economic justice develops work model

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United States

 

http://www.twincities.com/2017/11/08/nurses-union-hits-duluth-health-care-system-over-requiring-flu-shots/

 

Headline: Nurses union hits Duluth health care system over requiring flu shots

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United States

 

http://www.thereporter.com/general-news/20171102/kaiser-nurses-picket-21-campuses-including-vacaville

 

Headline: Kaiser nurses picket 21 campuses, including Vacavill

 

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