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Global Nurses United News Round-Up

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Fri, 2016-12-23

December 22, 2016

 

Australia

http://www.tatimes.com.au/families-dismay-at-aged-care-staffing/

Headline: Families’ dismay at aged care staffing

 

Australia

http://www.adelaidenow.com.au/news/south-australia/mt-gambier-hospital-doctors-nurses-take-industrial-action-against-country-health-sa/news-story/cc0062846184e895d046330f3a049290

Headline: Mt Gambier Hospital doctors, nurses take industrial action against Country Health SA

 

Bolivia

http://www.opinion.com.bo/opinion/articulos/2016/1220/noticias.php?id=207473

Titular: Paro médico suspende todos los servicios de la CNS en el país

Headline: Doctors’ strike suspends all CNS services in the country

 

Bolivia

http://www.fmbolivia.com.bo/confirman-paro-de-24-horas-en-la-cns

Titular: Confirman paro de 24 horas en la CNS

Headline: 24-hour strike at CNS is confirmed

 

Brazil

http://panoramaaraiosense.com/noticias/araioses/vergonha-enfermeiros-de-greve-em-araioses-atendimento-no-hospital-municipal-somente-em-janeiro/

Manchete: Vergonha: Enfermeiros de greve em Araioses.

Headline: Shame: Nurses strike in Araioses

 

France

http://www.femmeactuelle.fr/actu/news-actu/infirmieres-calendrier-pontoise-35124

Titre: Ces infirmières posent nues pour exprimer leur mal-être

Headline: These nurses pose naked to express their discomfort

 

France

http://www.pourquoidocteur.fr/Articles/Question-d-actu/18916-Souffrance-au-travail-des-infirmieres-de-Pontoise-se-mettent-a-nu

Titre: Souffrance au travail : des infirmières de Pontoise se mettent à nu

Headline: Suffering at work: nurses from Pontoise pose bare

 

France

http://www.europe1.fr/societe/un-calendrier-choc-pour-attirer-lattention-sur-le-mal-etre-du-personnel-hospitalier-2928890

Titre: Un calendrier "choc" pour attirer l'attention sur le mal-être du personnel hospitalier

Headline: A "shock" calendar to draw attention to the ill-being of hospital staff

 

France

https://www.force-ouvriere.fr/hopitaux-de-marseille-rassemblement-des-personnels-contre-la?lang=fr

Titre: Hôpitaux de Marseille : Rassemblement des personnels contre la dégradation des conditions de travail

Headline: Hospitals of Marseille: Gathering of staff against the deterioration of working conditions

 

France

http://www.leparisien.fr/espace-premium/yvelines-78/les-agents-des-urgences-reprennent-le-travail-a-l-hopital-21-12-2016-6479904.php

Titre: Les agents des urgences reprennent le travail à l'hôpital

Headline: Emergency workers resume work in hospital

 

France

http://france3-regions.francetvinfo.fr/alpes/salaires-rythmes-travail-infirmiers-anesthesistes-tirent-sonnette-alarme-1159751.html

Titre: Salaires, rythmes de travail : les infirmiers anesthésistes tirent la sonnette d’alarme

Headline: Wages, work rhythms: nurse anesthetists sound the alarm

 

Honduras

http://tiempo.hn/enfermeras-amenazan-paro-falta-del-reajuste-salarial/

Titular: Enfermeras amenazan con paro por falta del reajuste salarial

Headline: Nurses threaten to strike for lack of salary readjustment

 

India

http://www.freepressjournal.in/bhopal/bhopal-450-hamidia-nurses-yet-to-get-november-salary-protest-from-today/989885

Headline: Bhopal: 450 Hamidia nurses yet to get November salary; protest from today

 

India

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/bhopal/hamidia-junior-doctors-end-strike-nurses-on-stir/articleshow/56094346.cms

Headline: Hamidia junior doctors end strike, nurses on stir

 

India

http://www.freepressjournal.in/bhopal/bhopal-hamidia-hospitals-junior-doctors-calls-off-strike/990457

Headline: Bhopal: Hamidia Hospital’s junior doctors calls off strike

 

Ireland

https://www.thesun.ie/news/310077/irish-nurses-and-midwives-vote-in-favour-of-series-of-one-day-strikes-next-year/

Headline: Irish nurses and midwives vote in favour of series of one day strikes next year

 

Ireland

http://www.irishtimes.com/news/health/nurses-back-industrial-action-over-working-conditions-1.2907530

Headline: Nurses back industrial action over working conditions

 

Ireland

http://www.irishmirror.ie/news/irish-news/health-news/overwhelming-majority-nurses-vote-favour-9467043

Headline: Overwhelming majority of nurses vote in favour of industrial action

 

Ireland

https://www.irishexaminer.com/ireland/nurses-vote-for-industrial-action-to-start-in-january-435529.html

Headline: Nurses vote for industrial action to start in January

 

Ireland

http://www.donegaldemocrat.ie/news/home/227897/under-pressure-big-delays-at-letterkenny-and-sligo-hospitals-today.html

Headline: Under Pressure! - Big delays at Letterkenny and Sligo Hospitals today

 

Ireland

http://www.irishtimes.com/news/ireland/irish-news/planned-nurses-strikes-put-pay-strategy-under-further-pressure-1.2907797

Headline: Planned nurses’ strikes put pay strategy under further pressure

 

Ireland

https://www.donegalnow.com/news/inmo-to-announce-nurses-strike-decision-tonight/134333

Headline: INMO to announce nurses' strike decision tonight

 

Ireland

http://www.98fm.com/Nurses-Vote-To-Strike-Over-Low-Staffing-Levels

Headline: Nurses Vote To Strike Over Low Staffing Levels

 

Ireland

http://www.independent.ie/irish-news/health/nurses-vote-for-strike-as-flu-worsens-trolley-crisis-35298634.html

Headline: Nurses vote for strike as flu worsens trolley crisis

 

Ireland

http://www.irishtimes.com/news/ireland/irish-news/siptu-will-ask-for-more-money-if-nurses-get-it-1.2909030

Headline: Siptu will ask for more money if nurses get it

 

Ireland

https://www.thesun.ie/uncategorized/322957/sick-patients-are-being-told-to-bring-a-friend-to-ae-as-there-arent-enough-nurses/

Headline: Sick patients are being told to bring a friend to A&E as there aren’t enough nurses

 

Ireland

http://www.galwayindependent.com/news/topics/articles/2016/12/21/4132143-minister-cancels-uhg-visit/

Headline: Minister cancels UHG visit

 

Ireland

http://galwaybayfm.ie/inmo-says-cancellation-ministers-visit-shows-lack-government-priority-uhg/

Headline: INMO says cancellation of minister's visit shows lack of government priority for UHG

 

Ireland

http://www.kildare-nationalist.ie/2016/12/19/inmo-releases-todays-trolley-and-ward-watch-figures/

Headline: INMO releases today's trolley and ward watch figures

 

Ireland

http://www.mayonews.ie/news/29155-nurses-vote-to-strike-as-staffing-crisis-at-muh-continues

Headline: Nurses vote to strike as staffing crisis at MUH continues

 

Ireland

http://www.leinsterexpress.ie/news/home/228372/big-number-on-trollies-in-portlaoise-hospital.html

Headline: Big number on trollies in Portlaoise hospital

 

Ireland

https://www.donegalnow.com/news/letterkenny-hospitals-bed-waiting-list-rises-to-27/135377

Headline: Letterkenny hospital's bed waiting list rises to 27

 

Kenya

http://www.the-star.co.ke/news/2016/12/16/nakuru-nurses-stay-put-say-they-wont-return-to-work_c1474188

Headline: Nakuru nurses stay put, say they won’t return to work

 

Kenya

http://allafrica.com/stories/201612160093.html

Headline: Kenya: Nurses in Taita Taveta Continue With Strike

 

Kenya

http://www.nation.co.ke/counties/nyeri/Nyeri-nurses-protest/1954190-3489188-format-xhtml-2f8lttz/index.html

Headline: Nurses in Nyeri refuse to return to work citing delayed payments and promotions

 

Kenya

http://www.nation.co.ke/counties/taita-taveta/300-Taita-Taveta-nurses-to-be-replaced-/1183326-3490540-meeb6u/

Headline: County advertises vacancies to replace 300 nurses on strike

 

Kenya

https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/health/article/2000227295/1-200-striking-kenyan-nurses-ordered-to-resume-duty-or-face-the-sack

Headline: 1,200 striking Kenyan nurses ordered to resume duty or face the sack

 

Kenya

http://www.the-star.co.ke/news/2016/12/19/nurses-union-record-consent-with-governors-to-end-strike_c1475612

Headline: Nurses union record consent with governors to end strike

 

Kenya

https://citizentv.co.ke/news/free-at-last-governors-drop-suits-against-nurses-union-officials-152403/

Headline: Governors drop suits against nurses’ union officials

 

Kenya

http://www.the-star.co.ke/news/2016/12/19/nandi-nurses-call-for-adequate-drugs_c1475157

Headline: Nandi nurses call for adequate drugs

 

Kenya

http://pulse.ng/world/in-kenya-nurses-call-off-2-weeks-strike-id5904325.html

Headline: Nurses call off 2 weeks strike

 

Kenya

http://www.nation.co.ke/counties/taita-taveta/Talks-to-end-Taita-Taveta-nurses-strike-flop/1183326-3492502-tub8w4/

Headline: Talks to end Taita Taveta nurses strike flop

 

Kenya

http://french.china.org.cn/foreign/txt/2016-12/21/content_39951962.htm

Titre: Kenya : les médecins en grève jurent de paralyser les services de santé

Headline: Kenya: Striking doctors to paralyze health services

 

Malta

http://www.maltatoday.com.mt/news/national/72670/nurses_union_to_protest_over_publication_of_promotion_results#.WFrcVxsrKM8

Headline: Nurses’ union to protest over publication of promotion results

 

Mexico

http://noticieros.televisa.com/mexico-df/2016-12-16/medicos-enfermeras-cdmx-exigen-pago-quincena/

Titular: Médicos y enfermeras de la CDMX exigen pago de quincena

Headline: Doctors and nurses of CDMX demand monthly payment

 

Mexico

http://www.reporteindigo.com/reporte/df/medicos-enfermeras-manifiestan-pago-quincena-aguinaldo

Titular: Médicos y enfermeras bloquean acceso a hospitales tras no recibir quincena

Headline: Doctors and nurses block access to hospitals after not receiving biweekly payment

 

Mexico

http://www.eluniversal.com.mx/articulo/estados/2016/12/19/trabajadores-de-salud-reclaman-entrega-de-vales-en-sinaloa

Titular: Trabajadores de Salud reclaman entrega de vales en Sinaloa

Headline: Health workers demand voucher delivery in Sinaloa

 

Mexico

http://www.noroeste.com.mx/publicaciones/view/presionan_trabajadores_de_salud_y_logran_bono-1062118

Titular: Presionan trabajadores de Salud y logran bono

Headline: Health workers protest and win bonuses

 

Paraguay

http://www.ultimahora.com/enfermeros-no-dan-abasto-el-ips-y-pacientes-copan-dia-dia-los-pasillos-n1048605.html

Titular: Enfermeros no dan abasto en el IPS y pacientes copan día a día los pasillos

Headline: Nurses do not give in to the IPS and patients cut off day by day the corridors

 

Peru

http://rpp.pe/lima/actualidad/trabajadoras-de-salud-de-clinica-exigen-aumento-de-sueldo-noticia-1017637

Titular: Trabajadoras de salud de Clínica exigen aumento de sueldo

Headline: Clinic health workers demand salary increase

 

Spain

http://www.lacerca.com/noticias/toledo/satse_toledo_medidas_modelo_sanitario_retos_salud_futuro-342220-1.html

Titular: SATSE Toledo reclama medidas para cambiar el modelo sanitario, centrado en los retos de salud del futuro

Headline: SATSE Toledo calls for measures to change the health model, focused on future health challenges

 

Spain

http://www.europapress.es/andalucia/noticia-satse-defiende-negociaciones-dos-hospitales-suponga-haberse-vendido-20161214195303.html

Titular: Satse defiende las negociaciones por los dos hospitales sin que suponga "haberse vendido"

Headline: Satse defends the negotiations by the two hospitals without supposing "to have been sold"

 

Spain

http://www.catalunyapress.es/texto-diario/mostrar/552343/urgencias-vall-hebron-sufren-colapso-cronico-empeorara-gripe

Titular: Las urgencias de Vall d'Hebron sufren un colapso crónico que empeorará con la gripe

Headline: Vall d'Hebron ER suffers a chronic collapse that will worsen with the flu

 

Spain

http://www.lainformacion.com/asuntos-sociales/cuidados-de-largo-plazo/Satse-continuidad-asistencial-ahorrando-innecesarios_0_980903402.html

Titular: Satse pide un nuevo modelo de atención sanitaria que garantice la continuidad asistencial ahorrando gastos innecesarios

Headline: Satse calls for a new model of health care that guarantees continuity of care, saving unnecessary expenses

 

Spain

http://www.telemadrid.es/noticias/madrid/noticia/el-sindicato-de-enfermeria-denuncia-la-escasez-de-las-uci-pediatricas

Titular: El sindicato de Enfermería denuncia la escasez de las UCI pediátricas

Headline: Nurses union denounces the shortage of pediatric ICUs

 

Spain

http://www.elcorreo.com/agencias/pais-vasco/201612/15/sindicatos-advierten-colapso-atencion-846372.html

Titular: Sindicatos advierten del colapso de la atención primaria vizcaína en Navidad

Headline: Unions warn of collapse of Vizcaya primary care at Christmas

 

Spain

http://www.lavanguardia.com/local/sevilla/20161215/412646725855/satse-la-recuperacion-de-las-35-horas-generara-2400-empleos-de-enfermeria.html

Titular: Satse: La recuperación de las 35 horas generará 2.400 empleos de enfermería

Headline: Satse: The recovery of 35 hours will generate 2,400 nursing jobs

 

Spain

http://www.20minutos.es/noticia/2913404/0/satse-destaca-reconocimiento-carrera-profesional-bolsa-unica-empleo-durante-este-ano/

Titular: Satse destaca el reconocimiento de la carrera profesional y la bolsa única de empleo durante este año

Headline: Satse highlights the recognition of the professional career and the unique job market during this year

 

Spain

http://www.salamanca24horas.com/articulo/local/sindicato-enfermeria-exige-dimision-gerente-hospital-acusaciones/20161219152509769519.html

Titular: El sindicato de enfermería exige la dimisión de la gerente del hospital tras sus acusaciones

Headline: The nursing union demands the resignation of the manager of the hospital after their accusations

 

Spain

http://www.actasanitaria.com/dimes_y_diretes/la-enfermeria-valenciana-calendario-sexista/

Titular: La enfermería valenciana contra un calendario sexista

Headline: Valencian nurses against a sexist calendar

 

Spain

http://agencias.abc.es/agencias/noticia.asp?noticia=2399345&titulo=satse+valora+que+la+junta+rectifique+fusi%f3n+virgen+del+roc%edo+y+macarena

Titular: SATSE valora que la Junta rectifique fusión Virgen del Rocío y Macarena

Headline: SATSE urges the Board to rectify the merger of Virgen del Rocío and Macarena

 

Spain

http://eldia.es/2016-12-21/canarias/11-canarios-empiezan-sufrir-escasez-enfermeros.htm

Titular: Los canarios empiezan a sufrir la escasez de enfermeros

Headline: Canary Islanders begin to suffer from a shortage of nurses

 

Spain

http://www.diariosur.es/malaga-capital/201612/20/satse-denuncia-falta-enfermeros-20161220011011-v.html

Titular: El Satse denuncia falta de enfermeros ante el aumento de pacientes en el Hospital Clínico

Headline: Satse denounces a lack of nurses before the increase of patients in the Clinical Hospital

 

Spain

http://www.malagahoy.es/malaga/Sindicato-Enfermeria-Fiscalia-situacion-Materno_0_1092490820.html

Titular: El Sindicato de Enfermería denuncia a la Fiscalía la situación de las matronas en el Materno'

Headline: The Nurses' Union denounces the prosecutor for the situation of the maternity ward

 

Spain

http://www.salamanca24horas.com/articulo/local/sindicato-enfermeria-exige-dimision-gerente-hospital-acusaciones/20161219152509769519.html

Titular: El sindicato de enfermería exige la dimisión de la gerente del hospital tras sus acusaciones

Headline: The nursing union demands the resignation of hospital manager after his accusations

 

Spain

http://www.lacronicadesalamanca.com/149771-piden-la-dimision-de-la-gerente-del-hospital/

Titular: Piden la dimisión de la gerente del Hospital

Headline: Hospital manager is asked to resign

 

Spain

http://www.elnortedecastilla.es/salamanca/201612/20/satse-pide-dimision-gerente-20161219200315.html

Titular: Satse pide la dimisión de la gerente del hospital

Headline: Satse asks for the resignation of the hospital manager

 

Spain

http://www.diariocordoba.com/noticias/cordobalocal/satse-denuncia-falta-enfermeros-llevando-reina-sofia-colapso_1107984.html

Titular: Satse denuncia que la falta de enfermeros está llevando al Reina Sofía al colapso

Headline: Satse denounces that the lack of nurses is leading Queen Sofia to collapse

 

Spain

http://www.nuevatribuna.es/articulo/salud/consecuencias-trabajo-nocturno-son-devastadoras-enfermeras/20161221181434134971.html

Titular: Las consecuencias del trabajo nocturno son devastadoras para las enfermeras

Headline: The consequences of night work are devastating for nurses

 

Spain

http://www.lavanguardia.com/vida/20161220/412758786106/satse-celebra-recuperar-las-dos-gerencias-en-hospitales-de-sevilla-y-valora-que-junta-de-marcha-atras-a-las-fusiones.html

Titular: Satse celebra recuperar las dos gerencias en hospitales de Sevilla y valora que Junta "dé marcha atrás" a las fusiones

Headline: Satse celebrates winning back two positions on the hospital board in Sevilla and hopes the board reverses the merger

 

Spain

http://www.elmundo.es/andalucia/2016/12/20/585991c7468aeb95608b4613.html

Titular: La Junta da marcha atrás en la fusión hospitalaria de Sevilla

Headline: The Board reverses the hospital merger of Seville

 

Spain

http://www.lavanguardia.com/local/madrid/20161220/412754046366/sindicatos-de-madrid-exigen-a-la-comunidad-un-aumento-de-personal-sanitario.html

Titular: Sindicatos de Madrid exigen a la Comunidad un aumento de personal sanitario

Headline: Unions in Madrid demand the Community to increase health workers

 

Spain

http://www.redaccionmedica.com/secciones/enfermeria/satse-avisa-a-montserrat-2017-sera-el-ano-de-la-conflictividad-enfermera--9201

Titular: Satse avisa a Montserrat: "2017 será el año de la conflictividad enfermera"

Headline: Satse warns Montserrat: "2017 will be the year of the nurses' struggle"

 

Spain

http://eldia.es/canarias/2016-12-21/11-canarios-empiezan-sufrir-escasez-enfermeros.htm

Titular: Los canarios empiezan a sufrir la escasez de enfermeros

Headline: The Canaries begin to suffer from a shortage of nurses

 

Spain

http://www.elboletin.com/nacional/143461/espana-cola-europa-ratio-enfermeras-habitante.html

Titular: España continúa a la cola de Europa en el ratio de enfermeras por habitantes

Headline: Spain continues to trail Europe in nurse-to-patient ratios

 

Spain

http://www.lavanguardia.com/vida/20161216/412675197513/satse-y-ugt-ven-positivo-el-acuerdo-con-salud-para-mejorar-la-estabilidad-laboral-de-los-eventuales-estructurales.html

Titular: Satse y UGT ven "positivo" el acuerdo con Salud para mejorar la estabilidad laboral de los eventuales estructurales

Headline: Satse and UGT view "positively" the agreement with Health to improve the labor stability of the structural eventualities

 

Spain

http://www.diariodemallorca.es/mallorca/2016/12/17/denuncian-falta-medicos-centros-salud/1174261.html

Titular: Denuncian la falta de médicos en los centros de salud de la part forana

Headline: The lack of doctors in the health centers is condemned

 

Spain

http://www.elplural.com/sociedad/2016/12/16/cesan-una-enfermera-por-pedir-mas-vacunas-al-consejero-madrileno-por-twitter

Titular: Cesan a una responsable de enfermería por pedir más vacunas al consejero madrileño por Twitter

Headline: Nurse is dismissed for asking the Health Ministry for more vaccines on Twitter

 

Spain

http://www.eldiadecordoba.es/cordoba/Satse-estancia-pacientes-hospitales-cordobeses_0_1092491140.html

Titular: Satse critica la corta estancia de pacientes en hospitales cordobeses

Headline: Satse criticizes the short stay of patients in hospitals in Cordoba

 

Spain

http://kaosenlared.net/el-97-de-los-nuevos-contratos-de-personal-medico-y-de-enfermeria-son-temporales/

Titular: El 97% de los nuevos contratos de personal médico y de enfermería son temporales

Headline: 97% of new contracts for medical and nursing staff are temporary

 

Uganda

http://allafrica.com/stories/201612200738.html

Headline: Uganda: Mbarara Referral Hospital Staff Strike Over Salary Arrears

 

United Kingdom

https://www.nursingtimes.net/news/workforce/landmark-study-links-staffing-levels-with-outcomes/7014274.article

Headline: Landmark study finds link between nurse staffing levels and patient outcomes

 

United Kingdom

http://medicalxpress.com/news/2016-12-reveals-nurse-staffing-link-patient.html

Headline: New study reveals how nurse staffing levels link to patient outcomes

 

United Kingdom

http://contemporaryclinic.pharmacytimes.com/news-views/nurse-staffing-levels-linked-to-patient-outcomes

Headline: Nurse Staffing Levels Linked to Patient Outcomes

 

United States

http://www.gallup.com/poll/200057/americans-rate-healthcare-providers-high-honesty-ethics.aspx?version=print

Headline: Americans Rate Healthcare Providers High on Honesty, Ethics

 

United States

http://dailynurse.com/violence-nurses-spikes-last-decade-no-federal-regulations-employers-provide-protection/

Headline: Violence Against Nurses Spikes in the Last Decade with No Federal Regulations for Employers to Provide Protection

 

United States

http://www.dclabor.org/home/nurses-speak-out-against-fracking

Headline: Nurses speak out against fracking

 

United States

http://californiahealthline.org/news/california-hospitals-improve-infection-rates-but-threat-remains/

Headline: California Hospitals Improve Infection Rates But Threat Remains

 

United States

http://www.wsj.com/articles/va-nurses-given-increased-patient-care-authority-in-new-rule-1481824960

Headline: VA Nurses Given Increased Patient Care Authority in New Rule

 

United States

http://ktvl.com/news/local/veterans-affairs-expanding-medical-care-to-include-nurse-practitioners

Headline: Veterans Affairs expanding medical care to include nurse practitioners

 

United States

http://safety.blr.com/workplace-safety-news/equipment-and-process-safety/healthcare-safety/New-California-regulation-addresses-workplace-viol/

Headline: New California regulation addresses workplace violence in healthcare

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