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Global Nurses United News Round-Up

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Mon, 2017-01-23

Global Nurses United News Round-Up

January 20, 2017

 

Argentina

http://www.larazondechivilcoy.com.ar/locales/2017/1/14/reconocen-estado-precarizacion-laboral-enfermeros-hospital-municipal-84210.html

Titular: Reconocen el estado de precarización laboral en enfermeros del Hospital Municipal

Headline: Nurses in the Municipal Hospital face a state of precarious work

 

Australia

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-01-13/dozens-of-beds-to-go-at-adelaide-hospitals-opposition/8181340

Headline: Bed closures at Royal Adelaide, Queen Elizabeth hospitals to compromise care, nurses warn

 

Australia

http://www.couriermail.com.au/news/queensland/baby-dies-amid-concerns-over-midwife-shortages/news-story/617be6fb002390643d1e63a8110707b2

Headline: Baby dies amid concerns over midwife shortages

 

Australia

http://www.adelaidenow.com.au/news/south-australia/doctors-union-lodges-official-complaint-against-state-governments-decision-to-close-hospital-beds/news-story/18bb5cbd511fe5cda515d9d8b2a8a152

Headline: Doctors union lodges official complaint against State Government’s decision to close hospital beds

 

Australia

http://www.couriermail.com.au/news/national/state-government-to-take-nurses-union-to-industrial-relations-commission/news-story/973fbe003102d5b58cb23a5b421a1d74

Headline: State Government to take nurses union to Industrial Relations Commission

 

Australia

http://www.news-mail.com.au/news/shell-shocked-nurses-offered-redundancies-union/3133706/

Headline: Shell-shocked nurses offered redundancies: union

 

Australia

http://www.theaustralian.com.au/national-affairs/state-politics/sa-health-minister-jack-snelling-tries-to-stop-nurses-strike/news-story/f1ee3e7ac7a6fe971348369268014071

Headline: SA health minister Jack Snelling tries to stop nurses strike

 

Canada

http://montrealgazette.com/news/local-news/demeaning-health-ads-cost-taxpayers-250000

Headline: "Demeaning" health ads cost taxpayers $250,000

 

Canada

http://www.lapresse.ca/actualites/sante/201701/17/01-5060338-la-fiq-demande-le-retrait-des-publicites-du-msss.php

Titre: La FIQ demande le retrait des publicités du MSSS

Headline: The FIQ requests the withdrawal of advertisements from the MSSS

 

France

http://www.lanouvellerepublique.fr/Indre-et-Loire/Actualite/Economie-social/n/Contenus/Articles/2017/01/14/Tours-des-infirmieres-de-Clocheville-dans-la-rue-2967687

Titre: Tours : des infirmières de Clocheville dans la rue

Headline: Tours: Clocheville nurses in the street

 

France

http://www.humanite.fr/crise-lhopital-temoignage-dune-future-infirmiere-630478

Titre: Crise à l’hôpital : témoignage d’une future infirmière

Headline: Crisis in the hospital: testimony of a future nurse

 

France

http://www.actusoins.com/283282/malaise-soignants-professionnels-mobilises-localement.html

Titre: Malaise des soignants : les professionnels mobilisés localement

Headline: Malaise of caregivers: professionals mobilized locally

 

Haiti

http://www.kentucky.com/living/health-and-medicine/article127531599.html

Headline: Staff strikes again shutter Haiti's public hospitals

Ireland

https://www.irishexaminer.com/ireland/nurses-enter-roundtable-talks-in-bid-to-avert-looming-one-day-stoppages-438761.html

Headline: Nurses enter roundtable talks in bid to avert looming one-day stoppages

 

Ireland

http://www.irishtimes.com/news/ireland/irish-news/proposals-on-way-to-avert-industrial-action-by-nurses-1.2935133

Headline: Proposals on way to avert industrial action by nurses

 

Ireland

http://www.irishexaminer.com/ireland/trolley-crisis-not-abating-nurses-438948.html

Headline: Nurses say trolley crisis is not abating

 

Ireland

http://www.newstalk.com/Nurses-cannot-continue-working-under-current-stress-levels-INMO-warns

Headline: Nurses cannot continue working under current stress levels, INMO warns

 

Ireland

http://www.breakingnews.ie/ireland/trolley-watch-509-people-waiting-for-a-hospital-bed-across-the-country-772109.html

Headline: Trolley watch: 509 people waiting for a hospital bed across the country

 

Ireland

https://www.rte.ie/news/2017/0113/844673-trolleys-hospital-health/

Headline: 432 people on trolleys in emergency departments

 

Ireland

http://www.leinsterexpress.ie/news/home/230696/trolley-county-falls-significantly-at-portlaoise-hospital.html

Headline: Trolley county falls significantly at Portlaoise hospital

 

Ireland

http://www.westmeathindependent.ie/news/roundup/articles/2017/01/12/4133050-public-told-to-consider-going-elsewhere-due-to-overcrowding-in-portiuncula-and-mullingar-hospitals/

Headline: Public told to consider going elsewhere due to overcrowding in Portiuncula and Mullingar hospitals

 

Ireland

http://connachttribune.ie/major-pressure-on-galway-public-hospitals-as-trolley-crisis-continues-999/

Headline: Major pressure on hospitals as trolley crisis continues

 

Ireland

https://www.donegalnow.com/news/7000-outpatient-cancellations-letterkenny-hospital/139439

Headline: Over 7,000 outpatient cancellations at Letterkenny hospital

 

Ireland

http://www.todayfm.com/Nurses-Issue-Ultimatum-Or-They-Go-On-Strike

Headline: Nurses issue ultimatum or they go on strike

 

Ireland

https://www.donegalnow.com/news/nurses-group-warns-health-chiefs-one-week-avoid-strike-action/139611

Headline: Nurses' group warns health chiefs that they have one week to avoid strike action

 

Ireland

http://www.irishhealth.com/article.html?id=25678

Headline: Talks on nurse staffing crisis adjourned

 

Ireland

https://www.irishexaminer.com/ireland/last-bid-to-defer-nurses-strike-439120.html

Headline: Last bid to defer nurses’ strike

 

Ireland

http://www.thejournal.ie/irish-nurses-sick-and-tired-3181227-Jan2017/

Headline: 'Sick and tired': Why Ireland's' nurses are leaving in their droves

 

Ireland

http://www.irishtimes.com/news/health/trolley-crisis-432-on-a-friday-is-a-disaster-says-inmo-1.2936440

Headline: Trolley crisis: 432 on a Friday is a disaster, says INMO

 

Ireland

http://www.irishexaminer.com/viewpoints/analysis/just-who-is-in-charge-of-hospitals-crisis-439113.html

Headline: Just who is in charge of hospitals in this health crisis?

 

Ireland

http://www.independent.ie/regionals/newrossstandard/news/eightfold-rise-in-patients-on-trolleys-at-waterford-35354166.html

Headline: Eight-fold rise in patients on trolleys at Waterford

 

Ireland

https://www.rte.ie/news/2017/0117/845539-inmo-executive-meeting/

Headline: INMO defers decision on industrial action

 

Ireland

http://www.newstalk.com/Sharp-rise-in-number-of-patients-waiting-on-hospital-trolleys-

Headline: Patient safety at risk as hospitals record sharp rise in trolley figures - INMO

 

Ireland

http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/republic-of-ireland/nurses-give-health-chiefs-endofmonth-deadline-to-end-staff-shortages-35374809.html

Headline: Nurses give health chiefs end-of-month deadline to end staff shortages

 

Ireland

http://www.irishtimes.com/news/health/nurses-union-defers-decision-on-industrial-action-1.2940500

Headline: Nurses’ union defers decision on industrial action

 

Ireland

https://www.breakingnews.ie/ireland/nurses-give-hse-deadline-to-end-staff-shortages-and-avoid-strike-772838.html

Headline: Nurses give HSE deadline to end staff shortages and avoid strike

 

Ireland

https://www.donegalnow.com/news/nurses-strike-averted-now-pledge-talks/140463

Headline: Nurses' strike averted for now as they pledge more talks

 

Kenya

http://www.nation.co.ke/counties/tharaka-nithi/3370192-3515124-lqmjfuz/

Headline: Nurses in Tharaka-Nithi end strike after receiving salaries

 

Kenya

http://www.the-star.co.ke/news/2017/01/12/muranga-stops-medics-loans-over-walkout_c1485587

Headline: Murang’a stops medics’ loans over walkout

 

Kenya

http://www.hivisasa.com/mombasa/health/190848

Headline: County Public Service Board to meet, review nurses' CBA

 

Mexico

https://www.elsoldepuebla.com.mx/local/tiene-hospital-san-alejandro-deficit-de-enfermeras-y-medicos-especialistas

Titular: Tiene Hospital “San Alejandro” déficit de enfermeras y médicos especialistas

Headline: San Alejandro Hospital has deficit of nurses and medical specialists

 

Mexico

http://noticiasacapulconews.com/2017/01/16/enfermeras-esenciales-en-el-sector-salud-astudillo/

Titular: Enfermeras esenciales en el sector salud: Astudillo

Headline: Nurses are essential in the health sector: Astudillo

 

Mexico

http://www.el-mexicano.com.mx/informacion/noticias/1/2/nacional/2017/01/16/1010210/denuncian-falta-de-insumos-en-hospital-de-chiapas

Titular: Denuncian falta de insumos en hospital de Chiapas

Headline: Reports of lack of supplies in Chiapas hospital

 

Mexico

http://www.noroeste.com.mx/publicaciones/view/presionan_enfermeras_consiguen_pagos-1065901

Titular: Presionan enfermeras; consiguen pagos

Headline: Nurses protest, and payment follows

 

Portugal

http://www.dn.pt/portugal/interior/dgs-recebeu-582-queixas-de-violencia-contra-medicos-e-enfermeiros-5604742.html

Manchete: DGS recebeu 582 queixas de violência contra médicos e enfermeiros

Headline: DGS received 582 complaints of violence against doctors and nurses

 

Portugal

http://www.cmjornal.pt/sociedade/detalhe/enfermeiros-contra-oferta-de-6-euroshora

Manchete: Enfermeiros contra oferta de 6 euros/hora

Headline: Nurses against offer of 6 euros per hour wages

 

Spain

http://www.elcomercio.es/asturias/cuencas/201701/12/plantilla-alvarez-buylla-pide-20170112013232-v.html

Titular: La plantilla del Álvarez-Buylla pide la vuelta de los despedidos

Headline: The Alvarez-Buylla workers demand the return of dismissed colleagues

 

Spain

http://consalud.es/profesionales/defensa-prescinde-de-casi-40-profesionales-del-gomez-ulla-en-plena-epidemia-de-gripe-32823

Titular: Defensa prescinde de casi 40 profesionales del Gómez Ulla en plena epidemia de gripe

Headline: Defense department dismisses nearly 40 nurses in Gómez Ulla in midst of flu epidemic

 

Spain

http://www.elconfidencialdigital.com/vivir/enfermeras-Gomez-Ulla-despedidas-urgencias_0_2856314347.html

Titular: Una veintena de enfermeras del hospital Gómez Ulla, despedidas en pleno colapso de las urgencias por la gripe

Headline: Twenty nurses at the Gómez Ulla hospital dismissed in the midst of flu emergency

 

Spain

http://cadenaser.com/emisora/2017/01/16/radio_ourense/1484567250_404577.html

Titular: SATSE alerta de falta de "seguridad" en los quirófanos del CHUO

Headline: SATSE warns of a lack of security in the operating rooms of the CHUO

 

Spain

http://www.eldiadecordoba.es/provinciaSatse-alarmante-situacion-UCI-enfermeros_0_1100590364.html

Titular: El Satse denuncia la "alarmante situación" de la UCI por el déficit de enfermeros

Headline: SATSE denounces the alarming situation in the ICU due to lack of nurses

 

Spain

http://www.diariodejerez.es/jerez/Satse-aumento-profesionales-centro-Sur_0_1099990458.html

Titular: Satse pide aumento de profesionales para el nuevo centro de la zona Sur

Headline: SATSE demands increase in nursing professionals at the new health center in the South

 

Spain

http://www.zamora24horas.com/articulo/local/10-01-2017-satse-zamora-denuncia-un-deficit-de-personal-de-enfermeria-en-el-hospital/20170110142401107072.html

Titular: Satse Zamora denuncia un déficit de personal de enfermería en el Hospital

Headline: Satse Zamora denounces a nursing staff deficit at the Hospital

 

Spain

http://cadenaser.com/emisora/2017/01/13/radio_madrid/1484318281_584144.html

Titular: El CODEM limita el voto de la enfermería tras una afiliación masiva de sindicalistas

Headline: CODEM limits the nursing vote after a mass affiliation of union members

 

Spain

http://www.diariodemallorca.es/mallorca/2017/01/18/sindicato-enfermeria-supera-3000-afiliados/1182072.html

Titular: El sindicato de enfermería supera los 3.000 afiliados

Headline: Nursing union exceeds 3,000 members

 

Spain

http://www.granadahoy.com/granada/negociacion-hospitales-proceso-frenar-protestas_0_1101190257.html

Titular: La negociación por los dos hospitales llega al "proceso final" sin frenar las protestas
Headline: The negotiation by the two hospitals reaches the “final process” without ending the protests

 

Spain

http://www.lavanguardia.com/politica/20170119/413493603168/satse-denuncia-discriminacion-y-plantillas-escasas-en-atencion-a-dependencia.html

Titular: Satse denuncia discriminación y plantillas escasas en atención a dependencia
Headline: Satse denounces discrimination and scarce staff in attention to dependency

 

United Kingdom

https://www.nursingtimes.net/news/workforce/tuc-pay-restraint-will-cost-nurses-thousands-by-2020/7014923.article?blocktitle=Most-commented&contentID=-1

Headline: Pay restraint will cost nurses thousands by 2020, union analysis predicts

 

United Kingdom

http://www.shieldsgazette.com/news/staffing-challenge-for-hospital-bosses-as-unions-reveal-alliance-fears-1-8337193

Headline: Staffing challenge for hospital bosses as unions reveal alliance fears

 

United Kingdom

https://www.nursingtimes.net/news/workforce/unpublished-stps-forecast-thousands-fewer-nhs-nurses/7014889.article

Headline: Unpublished STPS forecasts thousands fewer NHS nurses

 

United States

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/rose-ann-demoro/access-to-buying-insuranc_b_14271298.html

Headline: ‘Access’ to buying insurance is not health coverage

 

United States

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/politics/ct-dnc-chairman-forum-20170114-story.html

Headline: At Democratic Party forum, a call for unity from DNC chairman hopefuls

 

United States

http://thehill.com/homenews/state-watch/315040-sanders-backers-take-over-california-democratic-party

Headline: Sanders backers take over California Democratic Party

 

United States

https://medium.com/@NNUBonnie/the-precautionary-principle-is-paramount-fe9fb3ad2f0#.yfm9bmit5

Headline: The Precautionary Principle is Paramount

 

United States

http://www.sfchronicle.com/opinion/openforum/article/Instead-of-protesting-Obamacare-repeal-seek-what-10854353.php

Headline: Instead of protesting Obamacare repeal, seek what Trump admires

 

United States

http://www.record-bee.com/general-news/20170112/bernie-sanders-supporters-trying-to-gain-power-in-state

Headline: Bernie Sanders supporters trying to gain power in state

 

United States

http://health.usnews.com/wellness/articles/2017-01-18/nurses-face-more-violence-from-hospital-patients

Headline: Nurses face more violence from hospital patients

 

United States

https://www.thenation.com/article/bernie-sanders-just-showed-the-country-how-wrong-tom-price-is-for-hhs/

Headline: Bernie Sanders just showed the country how wrong Tom Price is for HHS

 

United States

http://www.beckershospitalreview.com/human-capital-and-risk/registered-nurses-at-oceanside-calif-based-tri-city-medical-center-picketed-wednesday-over-staffing-issues-according-to-the-california-nurses-association-national-nurses-united-the-union-which-represents-the-rns-said-the-emergency-department-and-other-hospital-units-are-experiencing-systemic-levels-of-unsafe-nurse-to-patient-staffing-ratios-we-often-have-to-close-critical-departments-because-of-a.html

Headline: Union nurses demonstrate over staffing issues at Tri-City Medical Center

 

United States

http://www.tbo.com/sanders-backers-look-to-sway-democratic-politics-from-inside-ap_election303389535e2d4ce38de7fd3b102eebc2

Headline: Sanders backers look to sway Democratic politics from inside

 

United States

http://www.peoplesworld.org/article/organizations-challenge-plans-to-cut-health-care-for-2-4-million-minnesotans/

Headline: Organizations challenge plans to cut health care for 2.4 million Minnesotans

 

United States

http://fox40.com/2017/01/15/hundreds-rally-at-state-capitol-to-keep-affordable-care-act/

Headline: Hundreds Rally at State Capitol to Keep Affordable Care Act

 

United States

http://www.peoplesworld.org/article/osha-puts-out-workplace-violence-rules-just-before-the-trump-takeover/

Headline: OSHA puts out workplace violence rules just before the Trump takeover

 

United States

http://www.commonsnews.org/site/site05/story.php?articleno=16382&page=1#.WH__Q1MrLIV

Headline: Ours is a people's history of struggle and resistance

 

United States

http://safety.blr.com/workplace-safety-news/emergency-planning-and-response/violence-in-workplace/Outgoing-chief-says-OSHA-will-pursue-violence-stan/

Headline: Outgoing chief says OSHA will pursue violence standards

 

United States

http://www.aflcio.org/Blog/Political-Action-Legislation/Workers-Share-Workplace-Violence-Stories-Win-Commitment-for-Federal-OSHA-Standard

Headline: Workers share workplace violence stories, win commitment for federal OSHA standard

 

United States

http://www.latimes.com/business/lazarus/la-fi-lazarus-winning-insurance-appeals-20170117-story.html

Headline: How to fight back when an insurer denies your healthcare claim

 

United States

http://fortune.com/2017/01/14/bernie-sanders-democratic-politics/

Headline: Sanders Backers Look to Sway Democratic Politics From Inside

 

United States

http://www.haaretz.com/us-news/1.765371

Headline: Bernie Sanders Looks to Lead Opposition to Trump, Will Attend the Inauguration

 

United States

http://www.ktvu.com/news/229311147-story

Headline: Thousands show support for affordable healthcare outside City Hall

 

United States

http://www.theunion.com/news/news-briefs/nevada-county-represented-at-capitol-march-on-healthcare/

Headline: Nevada County represented at Capitol march on healthcare

 

United States

http://safety.blr.com/workplace-safety-news/emergency-planning-and-response/violence-in-workplace/Outgoing-chief-says-OSHA-will-pursue-violence-stan/

Headline: Outgoing chief says OSHA will pursue violence standard

 

United States

http://sunnewsreport.com/rns-testify-violence-healthcare-setting/

Headline: RNs Testify on Violence in the Healthcare Setting

 

United States

http://www.nj.com/politics/index.ssf/2017/01/how_cory_booker_is_responding_to_the_era_of_donald_trump.html

Headline: Will Trump era make Cory Booker a Democratic star?

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