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Global Nurses United News Round-Up

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Mon, 2017-02-27

February 26, 2017

 

Australia

 

http://www.dailyliberal.com.au/story/4487366/penalty-rate-cut-video/

 

Headline: Penalty rate cut

 

Australia

 

http://indaily.com.au/news/local/2017/02/21/one-before-nine-doctors-wary-of-sa-healths-hospital-discharge-campaign/

 

Headline: "One By Nine": Doctors wary of SA Health's hospital discharge campaign

 

Australia

 

http://www.cairnspost.com.au/news/cairns/bullied-nurse-claims-she-was-forced-to-resign-from-cairns-hospitals-troubled-maternity-ward/news-story/61a6796c1eba22c32df0112cf78e9b4b

 

Headline: Bullied nurse claims she was forced to resign from Cairns Hospital’s troubled maternity ward

 

Brazil

 

http://www.infonet.com.br/noticias/saude/ler.asp?id=196780

 

Manchete: Greve dos enfermeiros deve ser mantida

 

Headline: Nurses strike should be maintained

 

Brazil

 

http://www.piaui.pi.gov.br/noticias/index/id/29737

 

Manchete: Francisco Costa recebe sindicatos de profissionais em saúde

 

Headline: Francisco Costa meets with health professionals' unions

 

Canada

 

http://www.lapresse.ca/le-soleil/actualites/sante/201702/16/01-5070245-des-infirmieres-dedommagees-pour-les-heures-supplementaires-abusives.php

 

Titre: Des infirmières dédommagées pour les heures supplémentaires «abusives»

 

Headline: Nurses compensated for "unreasonable" overtime

 

Canada

 

http://www.lapresse.ca/la-voix-de-lest/actualites/201702/17/01-5070796-hausse-marquee-des-incidents-medicaux.php

 

Titre: Hausse marquée des incidents médicaux

 

Headline: Significant rise in medical incidents

 

Canada

 

http://www.quebechebdo.com/actualites/2017/2/16/heures-supplementaires-obligatoires-----victoire-majeure---pour-.html

 

Titre: Heures supplémentaires obligatoires : « Victoire majeure » pour les infirmières du CHU de Québec

 

Headline: Mandatory Overtime: "Major Victory" for nurses at the CHU de Québec

 

Dominican Republic

 

http://cdn.com.do/2017/02/21/enfrentados-sindicatos-autoridades-salud-llamado-paro-servicios/

 

Titular: Enfrentados sindicatos y autoridades de salud por llamado a paro de servicios

 

Headline: Unions and health authorities face the call for a strike

 

France

 

http://www.jim.fr/medecin/actualites/pro_societe/e-docs/_meprises_et_abandonnes_les_infirmiers_poursuivent_leur_lutte_163876/document_actu_pro.phtml

 

Titre: « Méprisés et abandonnés », les infirmiers poursuivent leur lutte

 

Headline: "Despised and abandoned", nurses continue their struggle

 

France

 

http://www.lavoixdunord.fr/122437/article/2017-02-22/malaise-social-l-hopital-les-syndicats-maintiennent-la-pression

 

Titre: Malaise social à l’hôpital : les syndicats maintiennent la pression

 

Headline: Social unrest in the hospital: unions maintain pressure

 

Ghana

 

http://www.myjoyonline.com/news/2017/February-22nd/akufo-addo-govt-stopped-recruitment-of-over-8600-nurses-minority-delivers-real-sona.php

 

Headline: Akufo-Addo gov't stopped recruitment of over 8,600 nurses - Minority delivers 'real' SONA

 

Guatemala

 

http://lahora.gt/pacto-colectivo-salud-juicio-una-oportunidad-historica-enmendar-la-plana/

 

Titular: Pacto Colectivo de Salud a juicio;una oportunidad histórica para enmendar la plana

 

Headline: Collective Health Pact at trial; A historic opportunity to amend the plan

 

Guatemala

 

http://lahora.gt/ministra-salud-trabajo-ha-diversos-niveles-atencion/

 

Titular: Ministra de Salud: El trabajo ha sido en diversos niveles de atención

 

Headline: Minister of Health: The work has been done at various levels of care

 

Guatemala

 

http://www.s21.gt/2017/02/pactos-colectivos-deben-revisarse/

 

Titular: Pactos colectivos deben revisarse

 

Headline: Collective agreements must be reviewed

 

Haiti

 

http://www.loophaiti.com/content/probl%C3%A8me-de-dialyse-des-patients-souffrent-gravement-%C3%A0-l%E2%80%99h%C3%B4pital-g%C3%A9n%C3%A9ral

 

Titre: Problème de dialyse : des patients souffrent gravement à l’Hôpital Général

 

Headline: Dialysis problem: patients suffer seriously at the General Hospital

 

Ireland

 

http://www.donegaldemocrat.ie/news/home/236054/mac-lochlainn-33-per-cent-cut-in-number-of-nurses-working-in-donegal-community-hospitals.html

 

Headline: Mac Lochlainn: 33 per cent cut in number of nurses working in Donegal community hospitals

 

Ireland

 

http://www.independent.ie/irish-news/health/refusal-to-give-nurses-pay-rise-will-inflame-dispute-35461412.html

 

Headline: Refusal to give nurses pay rise will 'inflame' dispute

 

Ireland

 

http://www.irishtimes.com/business/financial-services/last-minute-talks-aimed-at-resolving-row-over-doctors-scheduled-1.2982066

 

Headline: Last-minute talks aimed at resolving row over doctors scheduled

 

Ireland

 

http://www.limerickleader.ie/news/home/236342/trolley-figures-at-university-hospital-limerick-again-hit-national-peak.html

 

Headline: Trolley figures at University Hospital Limerick again hit national peak

 

Ireland

 

http://www.newstalk.com/1169-patients-attended-AE-in-Cork-last-week-

 

Headline: 1,169 patients attended A&E in Cork last week

 

Kenya

 

https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/health/article/2001230398/county-starts-paying-nurses-allowances-to-avert-strike

 

Headline: County starts paying nurses' allowances to avert strike

 

Kenya

 

http://www.the-star.co.ke/news/2017/02/21/300-kijabe-hospital-nurses-on-strike-over-pay-rise-and-ill-treat_c1510050

 

Headline: 300 Kijabe Hospital nurses on strike over pay rise and ill-treat

 

Kenya

 

https://citizentv.co.ke/news/embu-to-give-striking-nurses-pay-hike-158132/

 

Headline: Embu to give striking nurses pay hike

 

Kenya

 

http://www.the-star.co.ke/news/2017/02/22/kijabe-hospital-reduces-admissions-over-strike_c1510863

 

Headline: Kijabe hospital reduces admissions over strike

 

Kenya

 

http://www.the-star.co.ke/news/2017/02/17/300-kijabe-mission-nurses-to-down-tools_c1509084

 

Headline: 300 Kijabe Mission nurses to down tools

 

Mexico

 

https://www.diariodexalapa.com.mx/veracruz/enfermeras-demandan-el_pago-de-700-mil-pesos

 

Titular: Enfermeras demandan el pago de $700 mil y maestros exigen horas adicionales

 

Headline: Nurses demand the payment of $ 700 thousand and teachers demand additional hours

 

Paraguay

 

http://www.abc.com.py/edicion-impresa/locales/medicos-hablan-de-persecucion-1565606.html

 

Titular: Médicos hablan de persecución

 

Headlines: Doctors speak up against persecution

 

Portugal

 

http://www.cmjornal.pt/portugal/detalhe/enfermeiros-de-olhao-exigem-mais-seguranca

 

Manchete: Enfermeiros de Olhão exigem mais segurança

 

Headline: Olhão nurses require better safety

 

Portugal

 

http://www.postal.pt/2017/02/ars-algarve-criticada-falta-seguranca-unidade-desabituacao/

 

Manchete: ARS Algarve criticada por falta de segurança em unidade de desabituação

 

Headline: ARS Algarve criticized for lack of security in out-patient unit

 

South Africa

 

http://citizen.co.za/news/news-national/1434029/denosa-mobilises-health-workers-national-march/

 

Headline: Denosa mobilises health workers for national march

 

South Africa

 

http://citizen.co.za/news/news-national/1437113/protesting-nurses-are-not-monkeys-and-do-not-eat-peanuts-minister-told/

 

Headline: Protesting nurses are ‘not monkeys, do not eat peanuts’, minister told

 

South Africa

 

http://ewn.co.za/2017/02/22/nehawu-gears-up-for-marches-ahead-of-budget-speech

 

Headline: Nehawu gears up for national march ahead of Budget Speech

 

Spain

 

http://www.noticiasdenavarra.com/2017/02/16/sociedad/navarra/satse-reclama-que-se-compense-el-solape-de-jornadas-en-enfermeria

 

Titular: SATSE reclama que se compense el solape de jornadas en Enfermería

 

Headline: SATSE demands that the overlap of days in Nursing be compensated

 

Spain

 

http://www.ucam.edu/noticias/acuerdo-de-colaboracion-entre-la-ucam-y-el-sindicato-de-enfermeria-de-murcia-satse

 

Titular: Acuerdo de colaboración entre la UCAM y el Sindicato de Enfermería de Murcia (SATSE)

 

Headline: Agreement of collaboration between the UCAM and the Union of Nursing of Murcia (SATSE)

 

Spain

 

http://eldia.es/canarias/2017-02-21/5-Candelaria-reprograma-tres-operaciones-falta-sangre-tipo.htm

 

Titular: La Candelaria reprograma tres operaciones por falta de sangre del tipo 0+

 

Headline: La Candelaria reprograms three operations for lack of blood type 0+

 

Spain

 

http://navarra.elespanol.com/articulo/sociedad/enfermeras-navarra-elegir-turno-noche-55-sociedad-salud/20170220115355097766.html

 

Titular: Las enfermeras de Navarra reclaman poder elegir si trabajar el turno de noches cuando superen los 55 años

 

Headline: The nurses of Navarre advocate for right to choose if they work the night shift if over the age of 55

 

Spain

 

http://www.noticiasdenavarra.com/2017/02/20/economia/satse-reclama-que-las-enfermeras-de-mas-de-55-anos-no-trabajen-las-noches

 

Titular: SATSE reclama que las enfermeras de más de 55 años no trabajen las noches

 

Headline: SATSE demands that nurses over 55 do not work nights

 

Spain

 

http://www.europapress.es/andalucia/noticia-aprobada-mesa-sectorial-sanidad-orden-deroga-fusion-hospitalaria-granada-20170220154121.html

 

Titular: Aprobada en Mesa Sectorial la orden para derogar la fusión hospitalaria en Granada

 

Headline: Order to repeal the hospital merger in Granada is approved in Sectorial Bureau

 

Spain

 

http://www.granadahoy.com/granada/Aprobada-derogar-fusion-desdoblar-hospitales_0_1111089088.html

 

Titular: Aprobada la orden para derogar la fusión y desdoblar de nuevo los dos hospitales

 

Headline: Oder to repeal the merger and split the two hospitals is approved

 

Spain

 

http://www.zamora24horas.com/articulo/local/sanidad-obliga-trabajadores-atencion-primaria-usar-coche-desplazamientos-asistenciales/20170218091838149223.html

 

Titular: Sanidad obliga a los trabajadores de Atención Primaria a usar su coche para desplazamientos asistenciales

 

Health: Health requires primary care workers to use their cars for rural work activities

 

Spain

 

http://www.eldigitalcastillalamancha.es/articulo_economia.asp?idarticulo=236666&idfirma=&lugar=&ant=

 

Titular: Ya hay fecha para la gran movilización sindical contra la "inoperancia" del Sescam

 

Headline: There is already a date for the large union mobilization against the "failure" of Sescam

 

Spain

 

http://www.elboletin.com/nacional/146066/enfermeras-empiece-ya-arreglar-hospitales.html

 

Titular: Las enfermeras exigen a Cifuentes que empiece “ya” a arreglar los hospitales ante el último derrumbamiento

 

Headline: The nurses demand that Cifuentes "already" begin to fix the hospitals before the next collapse

 

Spain

 

http://www.eldiadecordoba.es/provinciaSatse-convoca-sanidad-banderas-siglas_0_1110189258.html

 

Titular: Satse convoca una marcha por la sanidad "sin banderas y sin siglas"

 

Headline: Satse calls for a march for health "without flags and without acronyms"

 

Spain

 

http://www.eldiadecordoba.es/provinciaSatse-Zona-Basica-Salud-Guadiato_0_1111388939.html

 

Titular: Satse denuncia el "caos asistencial" en la Zona Básica de Salud del Guadiato

 

Headline: Satse denounces the "chaos of care" in the Guadiato's Basic Health Zone

 

Spain

 

http://www.luzdemelilla.es/index.php/sociedad/salud/item/10582-satse-dona-100-guias-sanitarias-a-la-ciudad-atuonoma

 

Titular: SATSE dona 100 guías sanitarias a la Ciudad Atuónoma

 

Headline: SATSE donates 100 health guides to Ciudad Atuónoma

 

Spain

 

http://elfarodemelilla.es/2017/02/23/satse-entrega-100-guias-asistencia-sanitaria-migrantes-habla-no-hispana-la-ciudad/

 

Titular: Satse entrega 100 guías de asistencia sanitaria para migrantes de habla no hispana a la Ciudad

 

Headline: Satse delivers 100 health care guides for non-Spanish speaking migrants to la Ciudad

 

Spain

 

http://www.granadadigital.es/satse-denuncia-masificacion-en-la-primera-planta-del-materno-con-pacientes-de-hasta-siete-especialidades/

 

Titular: Satse denuncia masificación en la primera planta del Materno, con pacientes de hasta siete especialidades

 

Headline: Satse denounces overcrowding on the first floor of the Maternal Hospital, with patients from up to seven specialties

 

United Kingdom

 

http://www.blackpoolgazette.co.uk/news/health/staffing-problems-loom-due-to-shortage-of-trained-nurses-1-8399191

 

Headline: Staffing problems loom due to shortage of trained nurses

 

United Kingdom

 

https://www.nursingtimes.net/news/workforce/pennine-plans-to-recruit-300-extra-nurses-and-midwives/7015794.article

 

Headline: Pennine plans to recruit 300 extra nurses and midwives

 

United Kingdom

 

https://www.nursingtimes.net/news/hospital/top-nurse-academic-warns-francis-lessons-being-forgotten/7015933.article

 

Headline: Leading nurse staffing expert warns that Francis report lessons are being 'forgotten'

 

United Kingdom

 

http://www.oldham-chronicle.co.uk/news-features/8/news-headlines/102175/30m-nhs-jobs-tonic

 

Headline: £30m NHS jobs tonic

 

United Kingdom

 

https://www.nursingtimes.net/news/workforce/exclusive-nhs-loses-9-of-public-health-nurses-in-a-year/7015702.article

 

Headline: NHS loses 9% of public health nurses in a year, triggering fresh workforce warnings

 

United Kingdom

 

https://www.sundaypost.com/fp/two-thirds-of-nurses-struggle-to-find-time-to-care-properly-for-the-dying/

 

Headline: Two-thirds of nurses struggle to find time to care properly for the dying

 

United Kingdom

 

http://www.peterboroughtoday.co.uk/news/health/nhs-in-crisis-health-service-must-not-rely-on-nursing-on-the-cheap-1-7827068

 

Headline: NHS IN CRISIS: Health service must not rely on ‘nursing on the cheap’

 

United Kingdom

 

https://inews.co.uk/nhs/nurses-urged-fight-pay-northern-ireland-assembly-elections/

 

Headline: Nurses in Northern Ireland urged to grill candidates on staffing and wages

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United States

 

http://www.sfchronicle.com/politics/article/California-legislation-would-create-single-payer-10939557.php

 

Headline: California legislation would create single-payer health care system

 

United States

 

https://ww2.kqed.org/stateofhealth/2017/02/22/after-introduction-of-new-bill-nurses-rally-for-universal-health-care/

 

Headline: After Introduction of New Bill, Nurses Rally for Universal Health Care

 

United States

 

https://ww2.kqed.org/stateofhealth/2017/02/17/single-payer-health-care-bill-introduced-in-california-senate/

 

Headline: Single-Payer Health Care Bill Introduced In California Senate

 

United States

 

http://www.sacbee.com/opinion/article133289574.html

 

Headline: A new-old health care fight

 

United States

 

http://www.scpr.org/news/2017/02/22/69272/a-radical-idea-revived-single-payer-health-care-bi/

 

Headline: A radical idea revived: Single-payer health care bill introduced

 

United States

 

http://www.sacbee.com/news/politics-government/capitol-alert/article133279459.html

 

Headline: California bill calls for state-run health care system

 

United States

 

http://www.eastbaytimes.com/2017/02/17/california-lawmakers-to-introduce-medicare-for-all-health-plan-on-friday/

 

Headline: California to weigh single-payer, universal health care plan

 

United States

 

http://www.latimes.com/politics/essential/la-pol-ca-essential-politics-updates-with-obamacare-s-future-uncertain-1487796699-htmlstory.html

 

Headline: With Obamacare's future uncertain, hundreds rally at state Capitol for single-payer healthcare in California

 

United States

 

http://abcnews.go.com/Health/california-nurses-rallying-single-payer-health-plan/story?id=45656417

 

Headline: California nurses rally for bill on 1st state-run single-payer health plan

 

United States

 

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2017/feb/26/democrat-national-committee-tom-perez-analysis?CMP=Share_iOSApp_Other

 

Headline: ‘Party for the people’? Democrats seek Perez unity but doubters are vocal

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United States

 

http://www.ibtimes.com/health-care-reform-2017-single-payer-bill-proposed-california-amid-uncertainty-over-2493835

 

Headline: Health Care Reform 2017: Single-Payer Bill Proposed In California Amid Uncertainty Over Obamacare's Future

 

United States

 

http://www.villagevoice.com/news/union-busting-republicans-lick-their-lips-at-the-possibility-of-a-federal-right-to-work-law-9695862

 

Headline: Union-Busting Republicans Lick Their Lips at the Possibility of a Federal Right-to-Work Law

 

United States

 

https://www.merryjane.com/health/how-to-get-universal-health-care-after-obamacare-affordable-care-act

 

Headline: With Obamacare Under Fire, This Is How People Are Pushing for Universal Health Care

 

United States

 

http://www.beckersasc.com/asc-coding-billing-and-collections/single-payer-healthcare-legislator-hits-california-senate-floor-5-points.html

 

Headline: Single-payer healthcare legislator hits California Senate floor: 5 points

 

United States

 

http://www.peoplesworld.org/article/unions-unite-to-fight-for-veterans-affairs-employees/

 

Headline: Unions unite to fight for Veterans Affairs employees

 

United States

 

http://bangordailynews.com/2017/02/21/health/maine-nurses-to-avoid-shortage-improve-our-working-conditions/

 

Headline: Maine nurses: To avoid shortage, improve our working conditions

 

United States

 

http://www.postbulletin.com/news/local/nurses-picket-for-better-emergency-coverage-at-mayo-lake-city/article_1d0d7c8c-0d5f-5201-81f7-a0d378071b1f.html

 

Headline: Nurses picket for better emergency coverage at Mayo-Lake City

 

United States

 

https://www.thenation.com/article/why-keith-ellison-matters/

 

Headline: Why Keith Ellison Matters

 

United States

 

http://thehill.com/homenews/campaign/321094-dems-fear-divisions-will-persist-after-dnc-chair-election

 

Headline: Dems fear divisions will persist after DNC chair election

 

United States

 

http://www.vox.com/2017/2/26/14740400/keith-ellisons-dnc-israel

 

Headline: Keith Ellison’s supporters say Israel attacks helped sink his DNC bid

 

United States

 

http://www.sierramadreweekly.com/current-news/rns-at-major-kaiser-hospital-announce-tentative-agreement/

 

Headline: RNs at Major Kaiser Hospital Announce Tentative Agreement

 

United States

 

http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-kaiser-nurses-agreement-20170217-story.html

 

Headline: Kaiser nurses reach tentative labor agreement with Los Angeles Medical Center

 

United States

 

https://sidneydailynews.com/features/health/64695/nurses-help-launch-patient-protection-bill-in-ohio-senate

 

Headline: Nurses help launch patient-protection bill in Ohio Senate

 

United States

 

http://www.capitolwatchdog.org/article/nurses-engage-next-health-care-revolution

 

Headline: Nurses Engage On Next Health Care Revolution

 

United States

 

https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/the-future-of-the-democratic-party-according-to-the-bernie-sanders-wing/

 

Headline: The Future Of The Democratic Party, According To The Bernie Sanders Wing

 

United States

 

http://fortune.com/2017/02/21/nurses-employment-jobs-career-affordable-care-act/

 

Headline: Job and Wage Prospects for Nurses in the U.S. Are Looking Up

 

United States

 

http://www.dailybusinessreview.com/id=1202779448155/Defense-Win-for-Mercy-Hospital-in-Case-of-Fired-Nurse?slreturn=20170123143810

 

Headline: Defense Win for Mercy Hospital in Case of Fired Nurse

 

United States

 

http://watchdog.org/288963/tomah-va-nurse/

 

Headline: Insiders: Tomah VA troubles continue with nurse shortage, neglectful care

 

United States

 

https://www.thenation.com/article/can-a-sanders-democrat-win-the-new-jersey-governors-race/

 

Headline:  Can a Sanders Democrat Win the New Jersey Governor’s Race?

 

United States

 

http://www.cnn.com/2017/02/25/politics/dnc-chair-vote-progressives-angry-ellison-perez/index.html

 

Headline: Progressives riled up after DNC vote

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