Global Nurses United News round up

Posted on November 21, 2017, 8:39 am
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Argentina

 

http://eleco.com.ar/politica/alta-adhesion-de-enfermeros-al-paro-pero-con-atencion-minima-esencial/

 

Titular: Alta adhesión de enfermeros al paro, pero con atención mínima esencial

 

Headline: High participation of nurses on strike, but with minimum essential care

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Argentina

 

https://www.tandildiario.com/noticias/Locales/157615:3/Enfermeros-anunciaron-un-paro-de-48-horas.html

 

Titular: Enfermeros anunciaron un paro de 48 horas

 

Headline: Nurses announced a 48-hour work stoppage

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Australia

 

http://www.goulburnpost.com.au/story/5057531/health-district-puts-staff-restructure-on-hold/

 

Headline: Nurses and Midwives Association backs new health chief

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Australia

 

http://www.theherald.com.au/story/5058224/forum-wants-state-to-retain-disability-services/

 

Headline: Unions battling privatisation of NSW disability services

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Brazil

 

http://www.faxaju.com.br/index.php/2017/11/15/membros-do-forum-sergipano-em-defesa-do-sus-se-reunem/

 

Manchete: MEMBROS DO FÓRUM SERGIPANO EM DEFESA DO SUS SE REÚNEM

 

Headline: Members of the Sergipano Forum in Defense of SUS meet

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Brazil

 

http://www.portalfne.com.br/noticias/reuniao-do-cns-delibera-acoes-sobre-politica-nacional-de-atencao-basica

 

Manchete: Reunião do CNS delibera ações sobre a Política Nacional de Atenção Básica

 

Headline: Meeting of the CNS deliberates actions on the National Policy for Basic Care

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Canada

 

https://www.lavantage.qc.ca/actualites/2017/11/13/les-chsld-sont-devenus—des-milieux-de-fin-de-vie—-denonce-ha.html

 

Titre: Les CHSLD sont devenus « des milieux de fin de vie », dénonce Harold LeBel

 

Headline: CHSLDs have become “end-of-life environments”, denounces Harold LeBel

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Canada

 

http://www.newswire.ca/fr/news-releases/appel-a-une-amelioration-urgente-des-conditions-de-vie-des-personnes-agees-hebergees-657249393.html

 

Titre: Appel à une amélioration urgente des conditions de vie des personnes âgées hébergées

 

Headline: Call for urgent improvement of the living conditions of elderly people

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Ireland

 

https://www.independent.ie/irish-news/health/people-should-take-to-the-streets-and-voice-their-anger-fears-frontline-health-staff-are-in-for-a-chaotic-winter-36308111.html

 

Headline: ‘People should take to the streets and voice their anger’ – Fears frontline health staff are in for a chaotic winter

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Ireland

 

http://www.offalyexpress.ie/news/home/281073/a-e-overcrowding-persists-at-tullamore-hospital.html

 

Headline: A&E overcrowding persists at Tullamore Hospital

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Ireland

 

http://www.intallaght.ie/local-td-speaks-of-outrage-at-rising-number-of-patients-on-trollies/

 

Headline: Local TD speaks of outrage at rising number of patients on trollies

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Ireland

 

http://www.kfmradio.com/news/16112017-1242/listen-kildare-td-raises-concerns-about-scale-over-crowding-naas-general

 

Headline: Listen: Kildare TD Raises Concerns About The Scale Of Over-Crowding At Naas General.

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Ireland

 

http://www.thejournal.ie/more-than-9000-elderly-people-forced-to-wait-3695785-Nov2017/

 

Headline: Hospital breakdown: 9,206 elderly people forced to wait over 24 hours in Emergency Departments

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Kenya

 

https://www.the-star.co.ke/news/2017/11/15/nurses-and-county-chiefs-begin-talks-to-finalise-deal_c1669683

 

Headline: Nurses and county chiefs begin talks to finalise deal

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New Zealand

 

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=11943968

 

Headline: More than $1m investment in new nursing positions for Hawke’s Bay

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New Zealand

 

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/GE1711/S00050/the-world-is-acting-on-antibiotic-awareness.htm

 

Headline: The world is acting on antibiotic awareness

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Peru

 

http://www.laindustria.pe/detallenoticias.php?codarticulo=13922

 

Titular: Urge contratar más enfermeras para hospitales y EsSalud

 

Headline: It is urgent to hire more nurses for hospitals and EsSalud

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Philippines

 

http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/944924/nurses-slam-new-law-on-license-renewal

 

Headline: Nurses slam new law on license renewal

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Portugal

 

https://jpn.up.pt/2017/11/16/paulo-parente-ha-grande-necessidade-enfermeiros/

 

Titular: Paulo Parente: “Há uma grande necessidade de enfermeiros”

 

Headline: Paulo Parente: “There is a great need for nurses”

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South Africa

 

https://citizen.co.za/news/south-africa/1730730/calls-mount-for-kzn-health-mec-to-be-held-accountable/

 

Headline: Calls mount for KZN health MEC to be held accountable

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South Africa

 

https://www.dailymaverick.co.za/article/2017-11-16-bodies-bodies-everywhere-gauteng-health-needs-help/#.Wg3-fdCnGM8

 

Headline: Bodies, bodies everywhere: Gauteng health needs help

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South Korea

 

http://bogun.nodong.org/xe/index.php?document_srl=444063&mid=KHMU_Info#0

 

Headline: Eulji University Hospital continues to be on a strike for 35days in a row. Two branches of the KHMU are on a strike for over a month now

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South Korea

 

http://bogun.nodong.org/xe/index.php?document_srl=444070&mid=KHMU_Info#0

 

Headline: The KHMU Is Awarded The 25th Jeon Tae Il Labour Prize

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Spain

 

https://www.consalud.es/profesionales/critica-de-satse-al-ultimo-interterritorial-han-perdido-una-nueva-oportunidad_43881_102.html

 

Titular: Crítica de Satse al último Interterritorial: “Han perdido una nueva oportunidad”

 

Headline: Satse’s criticism to the Interterritorial: “They have lost a new opportunity”

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Spain

 

http://www.europapress.es/andalucia/sevilla-00357/noticia-satse-alerta-cierre-dos-quirofanos-horario-tarde-hospital-utrera-sevilla-20171116180307.html

 

Titular: Satse alerta del “cierre” de dos quirófanos en horario de tarde en el Hospital de Utrera (Sevilla)

 

Headline: Satse warns of the “closure” of two operating rooms in the afternoon at the Hospital de Utrera (Seville)

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Spain

 

http://www.lavanguardia.com/local/sevilla/20171116/432924270780/satse-denuncia-cierre-quirofanos-hospital-utrera-para-presionar-trabajadores.html

 

Titular: SATSE denuncia cierre quirófanos hospital Utrera para presionar trabajadores

 

Headline: SATSE denounces closure of Utrera hospital operating rooms to pressure workers

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Spain

 

https://www.madridiario.es/450247/satse-denuncia-que-ya-hubo-un-contagio-de-aspergillus-en-agosto

 

Titular: Satse ya pidió el traslado de pacientes tras el primer contagio de Aspergillus en agosto

 

Headline: Satse has already requested the transfer of patients after the first contagion of Aspergillus in August

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Spain

 

http://www.lavanguardia.com/vida/20171116/432923578160/enfermeros-alertan-de-que-espana-no-esta-preparada-para-cuidar-a-sus-mayores.html

 

Titular: Enfermeros alertan de que España no está preparada para cuidar a sus mayores

 

Headline: Nurses warn that Spain is not ready to care for their elders

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Spain

 

http://www.lavozdelanzarote.com/articulo/sociedad/leopoldo-cejas-fuentes-nuevo-secretario-general-sindicato-enfermeria/20171115163004121870.html

 

Titular: Leopoldo Cejas-Fuentes, nuevo secretario general del Sindicato de Enfermería

 

Headline: Leopoldo Cejas-Fuentes, new general secretary of the Nursing Union

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Spain

 

https://www.plantadoce.com/empresa/satse-denuncia-el-maltrato-a-los-profesionales-del-servicio-madrileno-de-salud.html

 

Titular: Satse denuncia el “maltrato” a los profesionales del Servicio Madrileño de Salud

 

Headline: Satse denounces the mistreatment of the Madrid Health Service employees

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Taiwan

 

http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/taiwan/archives/2017/11/16/2003682370

 

Headline: Do not change labor law, healthcare workers urge

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Uganda

 

http://allafrica.com/stories/201711150085.html

 

Headline: Uganda: Unions Sue Doctors Over Strike

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United Kingdom

 

http://www.chroniclelive.co.uk/news/north-east-news/more-one-20-nurses-taken-13902756

 

Headline: More than one in 20 nurses have taken out a payday loan to pay bills, survey claims

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United Kingdom

 

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-5083571/A-quarter-nurses-hold-two-jobs.html

 

Headline: A quarter of nurses hold down two jobs: Staff taking on agency roles to boost their salary because they pay more per hour

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United Kingdom

 

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/health/nhs-nurses-sleep-unable-pay-wages-financial-anxiety-survey-results-rcn-pay-cap-budget-a8055151.html

 

Headline: Four in ten NHS nurses unable to sleep because of financial anxiety, survey finds

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United Kingdom

 

http://www.eadt.co.uk/news/royal-college-of-nursing-survey-finds-nurses-are-stretched-to-breaking-point-over-money-worries-1-5283769

 

Headline: Nurses are losing sleep over money worries, survey finds

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United Kingdom

 

http://www.coventrytelegraph.net/news/health/staggering-number-nurses-taking-out-13903230

 

Headline: The staggering number of nurses taking out payday loans revealed

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United Kingdom

 

http://metro.co.uk/2017/11/15/nhs-nurses-say-they-cant-sleep-at-night-because-of-money-worries-7080436/

 

Headline: NHS nurses say they can’t sleep at night because of money worries

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United Kingdom

 

http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/health-news/nhs-funding-cuts-100-deaths-per-day-public-spending-squeeze-british-medical-journal-a8058101.html

 

Headline: NHS funding cuts ‘will lead to 100 avoidable deaths per day’

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United States

 

https://www.ellsworthamerican.com/maine-news/health-news/mcmh-faces-new-union-push/

 

Headline: MCMH faces new union push

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United States

 

http://www.btlonline.org/2017/seg/171124bf-btl-potter.html

 

Headline: Trump Nominates Big Pharma CEO for Health and Human Services Secretary

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United States

 

http://thehill.com/policy/healthcare/360746-hhs-nominee-azar-to-get-senate-hearing-nov-29

 

Headline: HHS nominee Azar to get Senate hearing Nov. 29

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United States

 

http://www.truth-out.org/opinion/item/42587-southern-movement-assembly-creates-a-framework-for-the-south-with-a-labor-sensibility

 

Headline: Southern Movement Assembly Creates a Framework With a Labor Sensibility for Southern Struggles

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United States

 

https://www.sierrasun.com/entertainment/health-wellness/barton-health-nurses-to-vote-on-joining-union/

 

Headline: Barton Health nurses to vote on joining union

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United States

 

http://www.tahoedailytribune.com/news/barton-nurses-to-vote-on-unionization-copy/

 

Headline: Barton Health nurses vote to join California Nurses Association labor union

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United States

 

http://southtahoenow.com/story/11/16/2017/barton-health-rns-vote-unionize

 

Headline: Barton Health RNs vote to unionize

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United States

 

https://www.recordcourier.com/news/local/barton-nurses-vote-to-unionize/

 

Headline: Barton nurses vote to unionize

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United States

 

http://www.presstelegram.com/2017/11/15/long-beach-officials-push-to-keep-community-medical-center-open/

 

Headline: Long Beach officials push to keep Community Medical Center open

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United States

 

http://www.presstelegram.com/2017/11/13/as-hospitals-spend-millions-on-seismic-upgrades-community-medical-centers-future-in-long-beach-is-uncertain/

 

Headline: As hospitals spend millions on seismic upgrades, Community Medical Center’s future in Long Beach is uncertain

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United States

 

http://www.oaklandpost.org/2017/11/13/stroller-brigade-rally-held-berkeley-save-alta-bates-medical-center/

 

Headline: Stroller Brigade and Rally Held in Berkeley to Save Alta Bates Medical Center

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United States

 

http://www.twincities.com/2017/11/15/judge-denies-union-effort-to-block-duluth-health-systems-flu-shot-requirement/

 

Headline: Judge denies union effort to block Duluth health system’s flu shot requirement

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United States

 

https://www.politico.com/story/2017/11/16/mayo-clinic-rural-health-care-244955

 

Headline: Tax-exempt Mayo Clinic grows, but rural patients pay a price

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United States

 

https://www.bizjournals.com/washington/news/2017/11/10/united-medical-center-nurses-say-bowser-wont-honor.html

 

Headline: United Medical Center nurses say Bowser won’t honor their contract

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United States

 

http://wgntv.com/2017/11/16/violence-against-nurses-in-hospitals-not-routinely-tracked-reported/

 

Headline: Violence against nurses in hospitals not routinely tracked, reported

 

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