Global Nurses United News Round-Up

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Tue, 2016-12-20

December 17, 2016



Titular: El acuerdo por el bono de 3.500 pesos a los estatales se firma el lunes

Headline: The agreement for bonuses of 3,500 pesos from the state to be signed on Monday

Titular: Sectores de Salud siguen reclamando aumento salarial en Neuquén

Headline: Health sectors continue to demand wage increase in Neuquen

Titular: Sindicato de enfermeros no acepta el bono

Headline: Nurses union does not accept the bonus



Headline: Hundreds turn out for CUB55

Headline: Large crowd at Port Kembla Hospital rally

Headline: Staff shortages force surgeons to use 'sticky tape' to fix surgical instruments

Headline: Under-resourcing raises ‘significant risk of increased sickness and death’ at RHH, says AMA as it joins the Save the Royal campaign



Headline: Nurses and firefighters team up to demand more staff to deal with overdose crisis

Headline: Nurses’ and firefighters’ unions demand more funding in face of overdose crisis

Headline: Canada's nurses serve up new survey findings leading up to premier's dinner meeting on health care

Headline: Quebec nurses' union says MUHC refusing to answer questions about budget cuts

Headline: Union decries RN losses; BMHC denies cuts made

Headline: Steve Kent blames Liberals for nursing cuts, union says PCs brought in policy

Headline: Jeopardizing our health



Titre: La maternité de l'hôpital Tenon à Paris en grève depuis dix jours

Headline: Maternity ward of Tenon Hospital in Paris on strike for ten days

Titre: Pontoise : le calendrier choc des infirmières de l’hôpital fait le buzz

Headline: Pontoise: the shocking calendar of hospital nurses causes a buzz

Titre: Pessac : une nouvelle journée de grève à l’hôpital Haut-Lévêque

Headline: Pessac: A new day of strikes in Upper Leveque Hospital

Titre: Il y a urgence aux urgences de Nîmes

Headline: There is an urgency in the Nîmes ER,1439633.php

Titre: Nîmes : mouvement de grève au CHU

Headline: Nîmes: movement to strike at CHU



Headline: Fitness-to-practise inquiries 'making nurses feel suicidal'

Headline: 48 patients on trolleys in local hospitals

Headline: Nurses at Cavan hospital to launch lunchtime protest tomorrow

Headline: Almost half of nurses who came home under HSE recruitment scheme have left again, INMO claims

Headline: Health Minister Simon Harris vows to "drive down" waiting lists at LUH

Headline: Minister gives assurances on health spending during visit to Donegal

Headline: 541 waiting for hospital beds as nurses' union calls for emergency measures

Headline: More than 540 people on trolleys at Irish hospitals today

Headline: Nurses warn on bed closures after 541 patients on trolleys yesterday

Headline: Patients face further chaos as nurses to vote in favour of work-to-rule

Headline: There are nearly 540 patients waiting for a hospital bed today

Headline: 'They are not listening to us'

Headline: Almost 550 patients on trolleys in one day

Headline: INMO calls on HSE to introduce emergency nurse staffing

Headline: 541 languish on trolleys as staff shortages shut beds

Headline: HSE expected to promise waiting list plan for 2017

Headline: INMO members protesting as 541 patients wait on trolleys

Headline: Hospital trolley numbers surge as strike threat looms

Headline: Why is the HSE's nurse recruitment scheme not working?

Headline: Half of nurses recruited under €244,000 recruitment drive leave the country

Headline: Nurses' group claims hospital waiting list "crisis" is now an "emergency"

Headline: Less than 100 nurses recruited HSE drive

Headline: Government plans ‘more attractive’ career pathways for nurses

Headline: INMO calls on HSE to introduce emergency nurse staffing

Headline: Will it work? Bid to lure nurses back by appealing to their sentimental Christmas-side

Headline: HSE Service Plan slammed by medical organisations



Headline: Nurses’ strike driven by huge disparities in salaries and allowances

Headline: Nurses to Hold Talks With Health Officials

Headline: Kenya: Nurses to Resume Talks With Govt in Bid to End Strike

Headline: Hold fresh pay negotiations with doctors to end strike, Isaac Ruto tells governors

Headline: Isaac Ruto urges governors to negotiate with striking workers

Headline: Kenyan health workers' strike set to escalate

Headline: Talks progressing well with solution to end strike in sight : Panyako

Headline: Progress being made in talks between Govt and nurses

Titre: Kenya : le personnel médical en grève menace de fermer les établissements privés

Headline: Kenya: the striking medical staff threatens to close private establishments

Headline: Nurses' union officials say strike is still on

Headline: Monday meeting to decide way forward, say striking nurses

Headline: Nurses, gov’t strike deal to end week-long strike

Headline: Nurses strike called off after gov’t signs deal with union

Headline: Government, Union calls off nurses' strike, to ink deal

Headline: Kenya: Nurses' work boycott ends after Sh7b deal

Headline: Nyeri nurses urged to resume work, told strike called off

Headline: Nurses reject Sh7b deal, declare strike still on in Kenya public hospitals

Headline: Nurses union calls off strike, signs pact with governors

Headline: Deal inked, strike ends, nurses back to work, doctors still out

Titre: Kenya : les infirmières arrêtent leur grève

Headline: Kenya: Nurses stop their strike

Titular: Enfermeras de hospitales públicos de Kenia ponen fin a su huelga y vuelven al trabajo

Headline: Public hospital nurses in Kenya end strike and return to work



Headline: Nurses’ union threatens industrial action over promotion results



Titular: Levantan paro médicos y enfermeras en Oaxaca

Headline: Raises for doctors and nurses in Oaxaca

Titular: Hasta el 15 de diciembre, paro en sector salud de Oaxaca

Headline: Until 15 December, health sector strike in Oaxaca

Titular: Trabajadores de Salud en Oaxaca prolongan paro hasta el 15 de diciembre

Headline: Health workers strike in Oaxaca extend until December 15

Headline: Waikato DHB chief gets extra $100,000 in pay packet

Headline: Hospital staff must not be 'short-changed' in Crown land swap, union warns

Headline: Government leaves nursing graduates languishing again



Titular: Denuncian contrataciones irregulares en Clínicas

Headline: Irregular hirings in clinics denounced



Titular: Intervienen Hospital Monge Medrano por huelga de trabajadores

Headline: Monge Medrano Hospital intervenes in the health workers strike



Manchete: Hospitais estão a dever mais de 67 mil dias de folga aos enfermeiros

Headline: Hospitals owe more than 67,000 days off to nurses

Manchete: Hospitais devem mais de 67 mil dias de folga aos enfermeiros

Headline: Hospitals owe nurses more than 67,000 days off

Manchete: Sindicato dos Enfermeiros considera "inadmissíveis" consultas à chuva

Headline: Nurses’ Union considers "inadmissible" rain queries

Manchete: Eleição com 61% de abstenção reelege José Azevedo para Sindicato dos Enfermeiros

Headline: Election with 61% of abstention reelected José Azevedo for Nurses' Union

Manchete: José Correia Azevedo reeleito presidente do Sindicato dos Enfermeiros

Headline: José Correia Azevedo re-elected president of the Nurses' Union

Manchete: Dois candidatos disputam hoje eleições para Sindicato dos Enfermeiros

Headline: Two candidates are in the running today for president of the Union of Nurses


South Africa

Headline: Shortage is ‘critical’ as nurses emigrate for better pay, conditions and jobs



Titular: Los jueces aplican el criterio de igualdad europeo en los despidos de personal temporal

Headline: Judges apply the criterion of European equality in layoffs of temporary staff

Titular: "La enfermería debería ser clave para prevenir el acoso escolar"

Headline: "Nursing should be key to preventing bullying"

Titular: Satse denuncia la falta "crónica de personal" en Urgencias del Reina Sofía

Headline: Satse denounces the missing "staff report" in the Reina Sofia ER

Titular: Firmado el V Convenio de la Sanidad Privada de Valladolid para el próximo lustro, que contempla incrementos salariales

Headline: The V Convention of Private Health of Valladolid is signed for the next five years, which includes wage increases

Titular: SATSE Ciudad Real exige al Sescam medidas para evitar agresiones a los profesionales

Headline: SATSE Ciudad Real demands the Sescam measures to prevent attacks on professionals

Titular: Profesionales protestan por las agresiones a los sanitarios

Headline: Professionals protest against the attacks on health workers

Titular: Satse denuncia que el 97% de los pueblos carece de matrona

Headline: Satse condemns that 97% of people lacking midwife

Titular: Satse gana en el TSJA una sentencia que reconoce como tiempo de trabajo el relevo entre turnos de enfermería

Headline: Satse wins in the TSJA a sentence that recognizes breaks between nursing shifts as working time

Titular: Evitar agresiones sanitarias

Headline: Health workers attacks avoided

Titular: Satse denuncia que sólo hay 57 camas en las UCI pediátricas en todo Madrid

Headline: Satse denounces that there are only 57 beds in pediatric ICUs around Madrid

Titular: La firma del acuerdo por los dos hospitales no desactiva las protestas

Headline: The signing of the agreement between the two hospitals does not quell protests

Titular: Satse pide un acuerdo oficial para recuperar el sueldo perdido en la crisis

Headline: Satse calls for a formal agreement to recover lost wages in the crisis

Titular: SATSE anuncia el 'colapso' en los hospitales en Navidad por la falta de sustituciones

Headline: SATSE announces the 'collapse' in hospitals at Christmas due to lack of substitutions

Titular: Satse cree que la consejera de Sanidad y el gerente del SMS "quieren confundir a la opinión pública"

Headline: SATSE believes that the Minister of Health and the manager of SMS "want to confuse public opinion"

Titular: Los sindicatos lanzan una ofensiva para paliar la precariedad del sector sanitario

Headline: Unions launch a fight against precariousness in the health sector


United Kingdom

Headline: Broadmoor Hospital issued with CQC warning notice over staffing

Headline: Nurse supervision of HCAs ‘must be factored into staffing’ under new Wales law

Headline: Grandad left in 'dirty' conditions as Royal Bolton Hospital staffing shortages leave nurses struggling

Headline: Nurses threaten to protest over temp staff pay


United States

Headline: Fight looms over future of Social Security, Medicare

Headline: Faux-Populist Trump Wages All-Out War on American Workers

Headline: Trump launches war on unions

Headline: DNC chair fight puts labor in tough spot

Headline: Trump pick for Labor Department wants to destroy unions

Headline: San Diego Labor Opposes Dakota Access Pipeline

Headline: The Administrative Hurdles of the Nurse Licensure Compact

Headline: Delayed investigations against California nurses could pose risk to patients, audit finds

Headline: California auditor blasts state nursing board for investigation delays