Global Nurses United News Round Up

Posted on February 27, 2018, 9:31 am
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Australia

 

http://www.theherald.com.au/story/5247788/nurses-wont-have-to-place-phone-calls/

 

Headline: Nurses and Midwives’ Association claims victory in dispute with Hunter New England Health

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Australia

 

https://www.agedcareguide.com.au/talking-aged-care/aged-care-ratios-the-right-call

 

Headline: Aged care ratios: the right call?

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Australia

 

http://www.thecourier.com.au/story/5246128/union-calls-for-nursing-home-changes-after-redundancies-at-nazareth-house/

 

Headline: Union calls for nursing home changes after redundancies at Nazareth House

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Australia

 

https://www.news-mail.com.au/news/audit-the-tip-of-the-iceberg-for-aged-care-facilit/3339879/

 

Headline: Audit the ‘tip of the iceberg’ for aged care facilities

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Brazil

 

http://www.portalfne.com.br/noticias/reuniao-do-conselho-nacional-de-saude-cns-debate-atencao-basica-forum-social-mundial-e-saude-dos-imigrantes-venezuelanos

 

Manchete: Reunião do Conselho Nacional de Saúde (CNS) debate Atenção Básica, Fórum Social Mundial e saúde dos imigrantes venezuelanos

 

Headline: Meeting of the National Health Council (CNS) debates Basic Attention, World Social Forum and health of the Venezuelan immigrants

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Brazil

 

http://www.portalfne.com.br/noticias/presidente-da-fne-se-reune-com-lider-do-governo-e-debate-assuntos-da-enfermagem

 

Manchete: Presidente da FNE se reúne com líder do Governo e debate assuntos da Enfermagem

 

Headline: President of FNE meets with Government leader and debates nursing issues

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Canada

 

https://globalnews.ca/news/4036952/quebec-nurses-push-for-new-law-to-limit-nurse-to-patient-ratios/

 

Headline: Quebec nurses push for new law to limit nurse-to-patient ratios

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Canada

 

https://www.ctvnews.ca/health/angry-quebec-nurses-push-for-lower-patient-ratios-less-overtime-1.3808670

 

Headline: Angry Quebec nurses push for lower patient ratios, less overtime

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Canada

 

http://www.timescolonist.com/audit-calls-for-action-to-recruit-more-nurses-in-remote-and-rural-b-c-1.23182587

 

Headline: Audit calls for action to recruit more nurses in remote and rural B.C.

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Canada

 

http://calgaryherald.com/business/alberta-registered-nurses-ratify-deal-that-includes-wage-freeze-job-security

 

Headline: Alberta, registered nurses ratify deal that includes wage freeze, job security

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Canada

 

http://edmontonjournal.com/news/local-news/united-nurses-of-alberta-delegates-ratify-three-year-deal-with-alberta-health-services

 

Headline: United Nurses of Alberta delegates ratify three-year deal with Alberta Health Services

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Canada

 

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/the-search-health-care-doctors-nurses-pharmacy-patients-1.4547548

 

Headline: They might not be doctors, but these health-care professionals say they could be doing more

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Canada

 

https://www.theguardian.pe.ca/news/accepting-violence-in-pei-health-care-the-culture-needs-to-change-188383/

 

Headline: Accepting violence in P.E.I. health care: ‘The culture needs to change’

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Canada

 

http://www.lapresse.ca/actualites/sante/201802/20/01-5154588-crise-des-infirmieres-barrette-sengage-a-revoir-a-la-baisse-les-ratios.php

 

Titre:  Crise des infirmières: Barrette s’engage à revoir à la baisse les ratios

 

Headline: Crisis of nurses: Barrette agrees to lower ratios

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Canada

 

http://www.journaldequebec.com/2018/02/20/ratio-dinfirmieres-par-patient-barrette-ecarte-lidee-dune-loi

Titre: Des projets-pilotes pour tester les ratios d’infirmières

 

Headline: Pilot projects to test nurse ratios

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Canada

 

http://www.journaldemontreal.com/2018/02/23/trois-rivieres-les-conditions-de-travail-infirmieres-encore-sur-la-sellette

 

Titre: Trois-Rivières: nurses working conditions still in the hot seat

 

Headline: Trois-Rivières: les conditions de travail infirmières encore sur la sellette

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Canada

 

http://ici.radio-canada.ca/nouvelle/1084929/verif-infirmiere-ratio-patient-heure-supplementaire-sante-medecin-ministre-sante-barette-fiq-etude-reseau

 

Titre: La Vérif : plus d’heures supplémentaires des infirmières, plus de risques de décès de patients

 

Headline: Check : more nurses’ overtime, more risk of patient deaths

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Canada

 

https://www.francebleu.fr/infos/sante-sciences/le-personnel-de-l-hopital-de-lodeve-pres-de-montpellier-entame-une-greve-illimitee-1519061182

 

Titre: Le personnel de l’hôpital de Lodève, près de Montpellier, entame une grève illimitée

 

Headline: The staff of Lodève hospital, near Montpellier, starts an indefinite strike

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Hong Kong

 

http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/2134386/hong-kongs-public-hospitals-distressed-nurses-left-feeling-allied

 

Headline: In Hong Kong’s public hospitals, distressed nurses left feeling like Allied troops at Dunkirk

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Hong Kong

 

http://www.ejinsight.com/20180221-time-to-be-more-receptive-to-overseas-trained-doctors-and-nurses/

 

Headline: Time to be more receptive to overseas-trained doctors and nurses

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Italy

 

http://www.prensa-latina.cu/index.php?o=rn&id=154856&SEO=realizan-huelga-enfermeras-italianas-en-demanda-de-mejores-salarios

 

Titular: Realizan huelga enfermeras italianas en demanda de mejores salarios

 

Headline: Italian nurses strike in demand for better wages

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Ghana

 

https://www.ghanaweb.com/GhanaHomePage/NewsArchive/Striking-Ankaful-nurses-back-to-work-Health-Ministry-627721

 

Headline: Striking Ankaful nurses back to work – Health Ministry

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Ghana

 

https://www.graphic.com.gh/news/general-news/health-personnel-at-ankaful-hospital-on-strike.html

 

Headline: Health personnel at Ankaful Hospital on strike

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Ireland

 

https://www.irishtimes.com/news/ireland/irish-news/hospitals-invoked-top-level-protocol-for-tackling-overcrowding-hundreds-of-times-1.3398847

 

Headline: Hospitals invoked top-level protocol for tackling overcrowding hundreds of times

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Ireland

 

https://www.irishexaminer.com/ireland/unattractive-consultant-posts-draw-no-applications-467457.html

 

Headline: ‘Unattractive’ consultant posts draw no applications

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Ireland

 

https://www.rte.ie/news/health/2018/0221/942339-health-committee/

 

Headline: Number of midwives leaving health service ‘significantly’ outpaces recruitment

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Kenya

 

https://www.the-star.co.ke/news/2018/02/22/siaya-nurses-on-strike-over-sh420m-unpaid-salaries_c1718335

 

Headline: Siaya nurses on strike over Sh420m unpaid salaries

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Kenya

 

https://www.the-star.co.ke/news/2018/02/19/embu-contract-nurses-strike-demanding-permanent-employment_c1717431

 

Headline: Embu contract nurses strike demanding permanent employment

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Kenya

 

https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/article/2001270675/stalemate-in-health-sector-deepens

 

Headline: Stalemate in health sector deepens

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Kenya

 

https://www.nation.co.ke/news/Patients-robbed-dignity-congested-hospitals/1056-4313222-9qr8l6/index.html

 

Headline: Patients robbed of dignity in congested hospitals

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Kenya

 

https://www.the-star.co.ke/news/2018/02/22/video-6000-medics-suffering-in-nasa-counties-panyako-says-threatens_c1719255

 

Headline: [VIDEO] 6,000 medics suffering in ‘Nasa counties’, Panyako says, threatens legal action

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Mexico

 

http://www.milenio.com/estados/levantan-oaxaca-paro-medicos-enfermeras_0_1124287881.html

 

Titular: Levantan en Oaxaca paro de médicos y enfermeras

 

Headline: Doctors and nurses strike in Oaxaca

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Mexico

 

https://www.diarioelindependiente.mx/2018/02/continua-el-paro-de-enfermeros-del-salvatierra-exigen-pagos-de-hasta-3-quincenas

 

Titular: Continua el paro de enfermeros del Salvatierra; exigen pagos de hasta 3 quincenas

 

Headline: Salvatierra nurse’s strike continues; require payments of up to 3 fortnights

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New Zealand

 

https://www.nzdoctor.co.nz/article/news/dearth-jobs-graduate-nurses-adds-looming-nurse-shortage

 

Headline: Dearth of jobs for graduate nurses adds to looming nurse shortage

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New Zealand

https://www.stuff.co.nz/auckland/local-news/central-leader/101665943/funding-in-auckland-health-sector-not-keeping-up-with-population-growth-health-select-committee-chair-says

 

Headline: Funding in Auckland health sector not keeping up with population growth, politicians told

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New Zealand

 

https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/health/101351120/christchurchs-hillmorton-hospital-plagued-by-safety-issues

 

Headline: Christchurch’s Hillmorton Hospital plagued by safety issues

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Peru

http://rpp.pe/peru/ica/enfermeras-del-hospital-regional-de-ica-protestaron-por-respeto-a-horario-de-trabajo-noticia-1106104

 

Titular: Enfermeras del Hospital Regional de Ica protestaron por respeto a horario de trabajo

 

Headline: Nurses from the Regional Hospital of Ica protested for respect for work hours

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Portugal

 

http://www.theportugalnews.com/news/doctors-and-nurses-drive-wave-of-strikes-set-to-hit-portugal/44837

 

Headline: Doctors and nurses drive wave of strikes set to hit Portugal

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Portugal

 

https://www.tsf.pt/sociedade/saude/interior/enfermeiros-mantem-greve-apesar-de-anuncio-de-pagamento-de-subsidio-9139850.html

 

Manchete: Enfermeiros mantêm greve apesar de anúncio de pagamento de subsídio

 

Headline: Nurses strike despite subsidy payment announcement

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Portugal

 

https://www.tsf.pt/sociedade/saude/interior/enfermeiros-marcam-dois-dias-de-greve-nacional-9136698.html

 

Manchete: Enfermeiros marcam dois dias de greve nacional

 

Headline: Nurses mark two days of national strike

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Portugal

 

http://www.sabado.pt/portugal/detalhe/enfermeiros-e-medicos-ponderam-greves

 

Manchete: Enfermeiros e médicos ponderam greves

 

Headline: Nurses and doctors weigh strikes

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South Africa

 

https://www.iol.co.za/pretoria-news/watch-nurses-want-minister-of-health-motsoaledi-to-go-13453133

 

Headline: WATCH: Nurses want minister of health Motsoaledi to go

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South Korea

 

http://www.koreabiomed.com/news/articleView.html?idxno=2621

 

Headline: Nurse jumping to death sheds light on ‘burn’ culture

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Spain

 

https://www.redaccionmedica.com/secciones/enfermeria/enfermeria-lleva-a-la-ue-los-fallos-espanoles-en-el-manejo-de-biopeligrosos-8982

 

Titular: Enfermería lleva a la UE los fallos españoles en el manejo de biopeligrosos

 

Headline: Nursing brings to the EU the Spanish failures in the handling of biohazards

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Spain

 

http://www.elperiodicodearagon.com/noticias/aragon/opositores-salud-mental-llevan-4-meses-esperando-notas_1265688.html

 

Titular: Los opositores de salud mental llevan 4 meses esperando las notas

 

Headline: The mental health opponents have been waiting for the notes for 4 months

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Spain

 

http://www.malagahoy.es/malaga/Colectivos-aplauden-proyecto-exigen-Chare_0_1220278402.html

 

Titular: Colectivos aplauden el proyecto, pero exigen un Chare además en la zona este

 

Headline: Collectives applaud the project, but demand a hospital center in the eastern district

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Spain

 

http://www.europapress.es/la-rioja/noticia-star-denuncia-nuevo-colapso-urgencias-gripe-pueda-ser-excusa-20180219140122.html

 

Titular: SATSE denuncia un nuevo “colapso” en Urgencias “sin que la gripe pueda ser excusa”

 

Headline: SATSE denounces a new “collapse” in the Emergency Room “without the flu being an excuse”

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Spain

 

http://www.diariocordoba.com/noticias/cabra/demandan-enfermeros-urgencias-infanta-margarita_1207317.html

 

Titular: Demandan enfermeros en las Urgencias del Infanta Margarita

 

Headline: Nurses in demand at the Infanta Margarita Emergency Room

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Spain

 

https://www.20minutos.es/noticia/3268080/0/satse-critica-que-unidad-neonatos-haya-estado-tres-dias-cargo-sola-enfermera-para-once-bebes/

 

Titular: Satse critica que la Unidad de Neonatos haya estado tres días a cargo de una sola enfermera para once bebés

 

Headline: Satse critical of neonatal unit where single nurse was in charge of eleven infants for three days

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Spain

 

http://www.elcorreogallego.es/galicia/ecg/enfermeros-gallegos-denuncian-son-colectivo-agredido-sergas-recibir-un-27-3-ataques/idEdicion-2018-02-15/idNoticia-1100021/

 

Titular: Enfermeros gallegos denuncian que son el “colectivo más agredido” del Sergas

 

Headline: Galician nurses denounce that they are the “most attacked collective” of Sergas

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Spain

 

http://www.lavozdecordoba.es/actualidad/2018/02/20/satse-denuncia-las-pesimas-condiciones-laborales-del-materno-infantil/

 

Titular: Satse denuncia “las pésimas condiciones laborales” en el Materno-Infantil

 

Headline: Satse denounces “the terrible working conditions” in the Mother-Infant Hospital

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Spain

 

https://www.rioja2.com/n-117550-2-el-sindicato-de-enfermeras-reclama-los-prometidos-botones-antipanico-para-evitar-agresiones/

 

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Titular: El sindicato de enfermeras reclama los prometidos botones antipánico para evitar agresiones

 

Headline: Nurses union demands promised panic buttons to avoid attacks

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Spain

 

http://www.leonoticias.com/leon/satse-leon-organiza-20180216111605-nt.html

 

Titular: Satse León organiza un curso de defensa tras conocer que el 57% de los enfermeros reconoce haber sufrido agresiones

 

Headline: Satse León organizes a defense course after learning that 57% of nurses acknowledge having suffered attacks

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Spain

 

http://www.lavanguardia.com/local/sevilla/20180216/44822682383/satse-pide-al-sas-que-defienda-la-capacidad-de-la-enfermeria-para-dirigir-unidades-de-gestion-clinica.html

 

Titular: Satse pide al SAS que defienda la capacidad de la enfermería para dirigir Unidades de Gestión Clínica

 

Headline: Satse asks SAS to defend nurses’ ability to lead Clinical Management Units

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Spain

 

http://www.diariodealmeria.es/almeria/Enfermeros-alertan-gestion-aumento-urgencias_0_1219678060.html

 

Titular: Enfermeros alertan de “pésima” gestión enel aumento de las urgencias en el área norte

 

Headline: Nurses warn of “terrible” management in the increase of emergencies in the northern area

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Spain

 

http://www.diariojaen.es/linares/denuncian-falta-de-personal-de-enfermeria-en-el-hospital-BI3785892

 

Titular: Denuncian falta de personal de Enfermería en el hospital

 

Headline: Lack of hospital nursing staff denounced

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United Kingdom

 

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2018/02/23/nurses-should-call-doctors-first-names-prevent-patient-deaths/

 

Headline: Nurses should call doctors by their first names to prevent patient deaths, says Jeremy Hunt

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United Kingdom

 

https://www.theguardian.com/society/2018/feb/21/nhs-england-has-one-in-11-posts-unfilled

 

Headline: NHS England has one in 11 posts unfilled

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United Kingdom

 

https://www.nursingtimes.net/news/reviews-and-reports/nurse-review-focuses-on-why-trusts-fail-on-childrens-services/7023407.article

 

Headline: Improvement framework for children and young people’s services launched by regulator

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United Kingdom

 

https://www.buzzfeed.com/shaunlintern/these-nhs-staff-were-told-the-swine-flu-vaccine-was-safe?utm_term=.oenY27vP00#.fv1pYK6500

 

Headline: These NHS Staff Were Told The Swine Flu Vaccine Was Safe, And Now They’re Suffering The Consequences

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United States

 

http://www.kpbs.org/news/2018/feb/23/nurses-throughout-california-rally-against-supreme/

 

Headline: Nurses Throughout California Rally Against Supreme Court Case

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United States

 

http://www.thecalifornian.com/story/news/2018/02/22/supreme-court-case-undermine-patient-care-nurses-salinas/365637002/

 

Headline: Salinas nurses say Supreme Court case could undermine patient care

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United States

 

http://www.times-standard.com/article/NJ/20180222/NEWS/180229937

 

Headline: Nurses to St. Joe CE: ‘respect nurses and other health care workers’

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United States

 

http://www.modernhealthcare.com/article/20180223/NEWS/180229951/healthcare-leaders-worry-supreme-court-case-on-union-fees-could-hurt

 

Headline: Healthcare leaders worry Supreme Court case on union fees could hurt workplace harmony and quality of care

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United States

 

http://www.republican-eagle.com/business/healthcare/4404900-minnesota-nurses-association-approve-new-red-wing-labor-contract

 

Headline: Minnesota Nurses Association approve of new Red Wing labor contract

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Venezuela

 

http://www.el-nacional.com/noticias/sociedad/medicos-enfermeras-exigieron-sus-derechos_224185

 

Titular: Médicos y enfermeras exigieron sus derechos

 

Headline: Doctors and nurses demand their rights

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Venezuela

 

http://eltiempo.com.ve/2018/02/23/gremios-de-la-salud-protestaron-para-denunciar-crisis-hospitalaria-en-anzoategui/

 

Titular: Gremios de la salud protestaron para denunciar crisis hospitalaria en Anzoátegui

 

Headline: Health unions protested to denounce hospital crisis in Anzoategui

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