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October 10, 2017

Global Nurses United News Round-Up – October 6, 2017

Argentina   http://lavozdetandil.com.ar/2017/10/05/marcharon-los-enfermeros-y-el-lunes-habra-una-audiencia-de-conciliacion-6/   Titular: Marcharon los enfermeros y mañana van a un paro de 24 horas   Headline: The nurses marched and tomorrow they are going to a 24-hour strike   Australia   http://www.geelongadvertiser.com.au/news/geelong/geelong-bupa-aged-care-nurses-campaign-for-more-staff-better-pay/news-story/f4f8c5c28039663be9968d7da0d08758   Headline: Geelong Bupa aged care nurses campaign for more staff, better pay   Australia   https://www.bay939.com.au/news/local-news/85723-industrial-action-hits-aged-care-homes   Headline: Industrial […]

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October 2, 2017

Global Nurses United News Round-Up – September 29, 2017

Australia   http://www.abc.net.au/radio/programs/nightlife/nursing-in-australia/8994748   Headline: What is it like to be a nurse in Australia?   Australia   https://www.thechronicle.com.au/news/union-staff-extremely-concerned-over-cuts-nursing-/3227839/   Headline: Staff ‘extremely concerned’ over cuts at nursing home: Union   Australia   http://www.adelaidenow.com.au/news/south-australia/sa-nurses-threaten-industrial-action-over-new-rah-safety-concerns/news-story/0eec615a8145176267f90b22c3d8ae5b   Headline: SA nurses threaten industrial action over new RAH safety concerns   Australia   http://www.bendigoadvertiser.com.au/story/4928599/hospital-smoking-ban-enforcement-woes/   Headline: Health workers attacked […]

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September 15, 2017

Global Nurses United News Round-Up – September 15, 2017

Below is a collection of links to news stories, provided by Global Nurses United, about nurses in other nations, and how they are advocating for their patients.   Australia https://www.agedcareguide.com.au/talking-aged-care/ratio-recommended-in-aged-care-amendment Headline: Ratio recommended in aged care amendment ….. Australia http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/news/nsw/industry-super-fund-directors-are-the-highest-paid-trustees-in-the-country-and-kelly-odwyer-wants-all-their-secret-payments-revealed/news-story/87a21ff577a5c40b79e7b937e400522c Headline: Industry super fund directors are the highest paid trustees in the country, and Kelly […]

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September 11, 2017

Global Nurses United News Round-Up – September 11, 2017

Australia   http://www.themercury.com.au/news/politics/advocates-warn-tasmanias-emergency-departments-pose-a-serious-risk-to-mentally-ill-patients/news-story/92b2f756d90d00be874cab2788d3a3b8   Headline: Advocates warn Tasmania’s emergency departments pose a serious risk to mentally ill patients   Australia   http://www.theadvocate.com.au/story/4906992/inquiry-on-acute-health-to-start/   Headline: Parliamentary inquiry to be held into Tasmania’s hospital resourcing   Australia   https://indaily.com.au/news/local/2017/09/05/govt-poised-for-widespread-exemptions-on-workers-comp/   Headline: Govt poised for widespread exemptions on workers’ comp   Australia   http://www.sunraysiadaily.com.au/story/4896455/battle-lines-in-aged-care/   Headline: Battle lines […]

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September 6, 2017

Global Nurses United News Round-Up – September 5, 2017

Australia   https://indaily.com.au/news/2017/08/28/dysfunctional-unsafe-review-damns-sas-community-mental-health-services/   Headline: ‘Dysfunctional’, ‘unsafe’: Review damns SA’s community mental health services   Australia   http://www.geelongadvertiser.com.au/news/geelong/bellarine-community-health-under-fire-for-axing-oncall-nurse-for-palliative-care-patients/news-story/596f29a0477f38eacfd25c980da106da   Headline: Bellarine Community Health under fire for axing on-call nurse for palliative care patients   Australia   http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/newslocal/blacktown-advocate/flu-and-gastro-outbreak-at-blacktown-hospital-puts-nurses-under-strain-impacting-patients/news-story/8ce23c057182eab0650cbf5798a6a4c5   Headline: Flu and gastro outbreak at Blacktown Hospital puts nurses under strain impacting patients   Australia   […]

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August 17, 2017

Global Nurses United News Round-Up – August 17, 2017

Below is a collection of links to news stories, provided by Global Nurses United, about nurses in other nations, and how they are advocating for their patients.   Australia https://indaily.com.au/news/2017/08/15/transforming-health/ Headline: Transforming Health: The divisive wash-up ….. Australia https://www.news-mail.com.au/news/claims-cuts-to-nursing-are-killing-the-elderly/3212782/ Headline: Claims cuts to nursing are killing the elderly ….. Bolivia http://www.entornointeligente.com/articulo/10457203/Sebin-detiene-al-presidente-del-Colegio-de-Enfermeros-de-Carabobo Titular: Sebin detiene al […]

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August 14, 2017

Global Nurses United News Round-Up – August 11, 2017

Below is a collection of links to news stories, provided by Global Nurses United, about nurses in other nations, and how they are advocating for their patients.   Australia http://www.smh.com.au/business/workplace-relations/the-path-to-stronger-wages-is-stronger-unions-20170804-gxpblg.html Headline: The path to stronger wages is stronger unions ….. Australia https://www.agedcareguide.com.au/talking-aged-care/fears-of-personal-care-workers-replacing-nurses-rise-as-nursing-role-cuts-are-announced Headline: Fears of personal care workers replacing nurses rise as nursing role cuts […]

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August 8, 2017

Global Nurses United News Round-Up – August 4, 2017

Below is a collection of links to news stories, provided by Global Nurses United, about nurses in other nations, and how they are advocating for their patients.   Australia https://www.news-mail.com.au/news/loss-of-nursing-jobs-a-harbinger-for-more-cuts-say/3207625/ Headline: Loss of nursing jobs a harbinger for more cuts, says union ….. Australia https://www.greenleft.org.au/content/unions-fired-take-action Headline: Unions fired up to take action ….. Australia http://www.heraldsun.com.au/news/victoria/royal-childrens-hospital-staff-ripped-off-in-computer-pay-glitch/news-story/c29b6ffac43ae987bc56e576a223082d […]

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July 28, 2017

Global Nurses United News Round-Up – July 28, 2017

Below is a collection of links to news stories, provided by Global Nurses United, about nurses in other nations, and how they are advocating for their patients.   Argentina http://www.rionegro.com.ar/neuquen/los-enfermeros-realizan-un-paro-en-la-clinica-medica-del-castro-rendon-DX3220445 Titular: Los enfermeros realizan un paro en la clínica médica del Castro Rendón Headline: The nurses hold a strike in the medical clinic of Castro […]

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July 28, 2017

Global Nurses United News Round-Up – July 28, 2017

Argentina   http://www.rionegro.com.ar/neuquen/los-enfermeros-realizan-un-paro-en-la-clinica-medica-del-castro-rendon-DX3220445   Titular: Los enfermeros realizan un paro en la clínica médica del Castro Rendón   Headline: The nurses hold a strike in the medical clinic of Castro Rendón   Australia   http://www.wauchopegazette.com.au/story/4809974/nurses-support-call-for-assisted-dying-change/   Headline: NSW Nurses and Midwives Association votes in support of voluntary assisted dying change   Australia   http://www.illawarramercury.com.au/story/4804962/better-ways-to-monitor-regions-mental-health-patients-nurse/   […]

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