Share

Global Nurses United News Round-Up

News Category: 
Publication date: 
Fri, 2017-03-31

March 24, 2017

 

Argentina

 

http://www.rionegro.com.ar/region/la-paritaria-de-salud-continua-en-terapia-intermedia-GD2445585

 

Titular: La paritaria de Salud continúa en terapia intermedia

 

Headline: The Health parity continues in intermediate therapy

 

Argentina

 

http://www.laizquierdadiario.com/La-direccion-del-hospital-Castro-Rendon-se-compromete-a-incorporar-nuevos-enfermeros

 

Titular: La dirección del hospital Castro Rendón se compromete a incorporar nuevos enfermeros

 

Headline: The management of Castro Rendón hospital is committed to incorporate new nurses

 

Argentina

 

http://www.rionegro.com.ar/neuquen/por-la-protesta-de-enfermeros-encadenaron-las-puertas-del-cam-FF2456474

 

Titular: Por la protesta de enfermeros encadenaron las puertas del CAM

 

Headline: Nurses in protest chained themselves to the doors of the CAM

 

Australia

 

http://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/2017/03/23/more-work-needed-keep-nurses-safe

 

Headline: More work needed to keep nurses safe

 

Australia

 

http://www.begadistrictnews.com.au/story/4547391/nurses-struggling-to-work/

 

Headline: NSWNMA demands action on conditions at South East Regional Hospital

 

Australia

 

https://www.coffscoastadvocate.com.au/news/hospital-staff-rally-to-boost-critical-nurse-to-pa/3157601/

 

Headline: Hospital staff rally to boost critical nurse to patient ratio

 

Canada

 

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/sandi-mowat-hospital-home-team-winnipeg-regional-health-authority-1.4029916

 

Headline: Losing Hospital Home Team a 'front-line' cut: Nurses Union

 

Canada

 

http://leaderpost.com/news/local-news/the-give-and-take-of-the-massive-provincial-health-budget

 

Headline: The give and take of the massive provincial health budget

 

Canada

 

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/wage-freeze-manitoba-1.4033651

 

Headline: Wage freezes coming for Manitoba's public servants, doctors, nurses

 

Canada

 

http://www.winnipegsun.com/2017/03/20/tories-to-freeze-public-sector-wages

 

Headline: Tories to freeze public-sector wages

 

Canada

 

http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/local/province-to-impose-two-year-public-sector-wage-freeze-416646124.html

 

Headline: Province to impose two-year public-sector wage freeze

 

Canada

 

http://www.lavantagegaspesien.com/actualites/2017/3/22/affiliation-syndicale-en-sante---des-gains-pour-le-scfp--l-apts-.html

 

Titre: Affiliation syndicale en santé : des gains pour le SCFP, l'APTS et la FIQ

 

Headline: Health union affiliation: gains for CUPE, APTS and FIQ

 

Canada

 

http://www.lapresse.ca/le-nouvelliste/actualites/sante/201703/23/01-5081504-ciusss-les-infirmieres-choisissent-la-fiq.php

 

Titre: CIUSSS: les infirmières choisissent la FIQ

 

Headline: CIUSSS: nurses choose FIQ

 

Canada

 

http://www.lanouvelle.net/actualites/2017/3/23/les-professionnelles-en-soins-de-la-mauricie-et-du-centre-du-que.html

 

Titre: Les professionnelles en soins de la Mauricie et du Centre-du-Québec choisissent la FIQ

 

Headline: Care professionals in the Mauricie and Center-du-Québec regions choose the FIQ

 

Canada

 

http://www.lapresse.ca/le-quotidien/actualites/201703/20/01-5080611-les-professionnelles-en-soins-se-rangent-derriere-la-fiq.php

 

Titre: Les professionnelles en soins se rangent derrière la FIQ

 

Headline: Care professionals join the FIQ

 

Canada

 

http://www.journaldequebec.com/2017/03/18/15-postes-dinfirmiere-abolis-dans-la-region-de-quebec

 

Titre: 15 postes d’infirmière abolis dans la région de Québec

 

Headline: 15 nurses laid off in the Quebec City area

 

Canada

 

http://ici.radio-canada.ca/nouvelle/1022962/soins-sante-hospitaliers-domicile-orsw-office-regional-sante-winnipeg-pallister-fin-programme

 

Titre: Des infirmiers inquiets de la fin du programme des soins hospitaliers à domicile à Winnipeg

 

Headline: Nurses worried about the end of the hospital home care program in Winnipeg

 

Dominican Republic

 

http://cdn.com.do/2017/03/18/crisis-hospitalaria-agudiza-60-enfermeras/

 

Titular: Crisis hospitalaria agudiza un 60% de enfermeras

 

Headline: Hospital crisis worsens for 60% of nurses

 

France

 

https://www.francebleu.fr/infos/economie-social/la-greve-de-la-faim-reconduite-vendredi-pour-quatre-salaries-du-chu-de-limoges-1490297529

 

Titre: La grève de la faim reconduite vendredi pour quatre salariés du CHU de Limoges

 

Headline: Hunger strike renewed Friday for four employees of the Limoges University Hospital

 

France

 

http://www.leparisien.fr/paris-75014/paris-les-infirmieres-de-la-maternite-de-port-royal-en-greve-20-03-2017-6779793.php

 

Titre: Paris : les infirmières de la maternité de Port-Royal en grève

 

Headline: Paris: Port-Royal maternity nurses on strike

 

France

 

http://www.lesoir.be/1464149/article/actualite/regions/liege/2017-03-20/liege-infirmieres-en-colere

 

Titre: Liège: les infirmières en colère

 

Headline: Liège: Angry nurses

 

Guatemala

 

http://www.prensa-latina.cu/index.php?o=rn&id=71997&SEO=denuncian-eventual-plan-de-privatizar-cementerio-general-en-guatemala

 

Titular: Denuncian eventual plan de privatizar Cementerio General en Guatemala

 

Headline: Criticism over the plan to privatize Guatemala General Cemetery

 

Guatemala

 

http://www.prensalibre.com/guatemala/comunitario/sindicalistas-cierran-el-cementerio-general

 

Titular: Sindicalistas cierran el Cementerio General

 

Headline: Unionists close the general cemetery

 

India

 

http://www.india.com/news/india/7th-pay-commission-more-than-5000-nurses-at-aiims-on-strike-demand-immediate-pay-hike-and-increase-in-higher-allowance-1934880/

 

Headline: 7th Pay Commission: More than 5,000 nurses at AIIMS on ‘strike’, demand immediate pay hike and increase in higher allowance

 

India

 

https://scroll.in/latest/832048/delhi-aiims-nurses-go-on-mass-leave-to-demand-better-pay-er-services-shut-down

 

Headline: Delhi: AIIMS nurses go on mass leave to demand better pay, ER services shut down

 

India

 

http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Delhi/aiims-nurses-go-on-mass-casual-leave/article17505025.ece

 

Headline: AIIMS nurses go on ‘mass casual leave’

 

India

 

http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Delhi/2500-nurses-return-to-work-amid-chaos-at-aiims/article17524012.ece

 

Headline: 2,500 nurses return to work amid chaos at AIIMS

 

India

 

https://www.thequint.com/india/2017/03/17/5000-aiims-nurses-on-mass-casual-leave-demand-hike-in-wages-seventh-pay-commission

 

Headline: 5,000 AIIMS Nurses Take Mass Leave To Demand Hike in Wages

 

India

 

http://www.hindustantimes.com/delhi/emergency-services-hit-at-delhi-s-aiims-as-5-000-nurses-go-on-strike/story-lHYKJFuR7GLWaqLKPBtyRL.html

 

Headline: Emergency services hit at Delhi’s AIIMS as 5,000 nurses go on strike

 

India

 

http://www.india.com/news/agencies/aiims-to-resend-demand-of-nurses-to-government-1936031/

 

Headline: AIIMS to resend demand of nurses to government

 

India

 

http://www.hindustantimes.com/delhi/5-000-nurses-at-aiims-to-go-on-mass-leave-on-friday-threaten-strike-from-march-27/story-N0jFHkSEnxr3HfYK9VLRmO.html

 

Headline: 5,000 nurses at AIIMS to go on mass leave on Friday, threaten strike from March 27

 

India

 

http://www.tribuneindia.com/news/delhi/aiims-nurses-withdraw-indefinite-strike-call/378693.html

 

Headline: AIIMS nurses withdraw indefinite strike call

 

Ireland

 

http://www.irishtimes.com/news/ireland/irish-news/liam-doran-to-step-down-as-head-of-the-inmo-1.3020233

 

Headline: Liam Doran to step down as head of the INMO

 

Ireland

 

http://www.limerickleader.ie/news/home/240856/overcrowding-at-university-hospital-limerick-remains-highest-in-ireland.html

 

Headline: Overcrowding at University Hospital Limerick remains highest in Ireland

 

Ireland

 

http://www.donegaldemocrat.ie/news/donegal-news/241248/restrictions-are-still-in-place-at-letterkenny-university-hospital.html

 

Headline: Restrictions are still in place at Letterkenny University Hospital

 

Ireland

 

http://www.midlands103.com/news-centre/overcrowding-hospitals-midlands/

 

Headline: Further Overcrowding At Hospitals In Midlands

 

Ireland

 

http://www.limerickleader.ie/news/home/241009/overcrowding-at-limerick-hospital-second-highest-in-ireland-since-records-began.html

 

Headline: Overcrowding at Limerick hospital hits second highest national level

 

Ireland

 

https://www.rte.ie/news/health/2017/0322/861658-harris-oireachtas/

 

Headline: Harris outlines vision of slimmed-down HSE

 

Ireland

 

http://www.leinsterleader.ie/news/news/241011/more-patients-on-trolleys-at-naas-hospital.html

 

Headline: More patients on trolleys at Naas Hospital

 

Ireland

 

http://www.leinsterleader.ie/news/local-news/241420/reduced-numbers-on-trollies-at-naas-hospital-today.html

 

Headline: Reduced numbers on trollies at Naas Hospital today

 

Kenya

 

http://www.nation.co.ke/counties/tharaka-nithi/Nurses-press-on-with-strike/3370192-3858628-bwabyb/

 

Headline: Tharaka-Nithi nurses press on with strike as County official blames politics

 

Kenya

 

http://allafrica.com/stories/201703230707.html

 

Headline: Kenya: Ragwa Sacks Striking Nurses, Says Union Working With Rivals

 

Kenya

 

http://www.nation.co.ke/counties/trans-nzoia/Trans-Nzoia-nurses-end-strike/3444800-3862518-ymn9mj/

 

Headline: Nurses in Trans Nzoia County call off their 44-day strike

 

Liberia

 

http://www.liberianobserver.com/columns/health/exodus-of-nursesmidlevel-health-care-workers-the-government-is-fishing-with-nets-that-have-holes/

 

Headline: Exodus of Nurses/midlevel health care workers: the government is fishing with nets that have holes.

 

Middle East

 

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/caring-compassion-in-the-middle-east_us_58cc3e48e4b0537abd957087

 

Headline: Caring & Compassion in the Middle East

 

New Zealand

 

http://gisborneherald.co.nz/localnews/2708133-135/roadshow-calls-for-more-health-funding

 

Headline: Roadshow calls for more health funding

 

New Zealand

 

http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/health/90615414/midwife-shortage-at-major-hospitals-emergency-situation

 

Headline: Midwife shortage at major hospitals 'emergency situation'

 

New Zealand

 

http://www.stuff.co.nz/timaru-herald/news/90715800/Culture-change-needed-to-tackle-bullying-problem-at-South-Canterbury-DHB-chief-executive-says

 

Headline: Culture change needed to tackle bullying problem at South Canterbury DHB , chief executive says

 

Portugal

 

http://www.portalodia.com/noticias/teresina/enfermeiros-paralisam-atividades-e-podem-iniciar-greve-por-tempo-indeterminado-295617.html

 

Manchete: Enfermeiros paralisam atividades e podem iniciar greve por tempo indeterminado

 

Headline: Nurses initiate work stoppage and may start indefinite strike

 

Portugal

 

http://www.vozdaplanicie.pt/index.php?go=noticias&id=11658

 

Manchete: SEP decreta greve para o final do mês

 

Headline: SEP calls strike for end of month

 

Portugal

 

https://www.rtp.pt/noticias/saude/enfermeiros-emigrantes-comecam-a-regressar_a990388

 

Manchete: Enfermeiros emigrantes começam a regressar

 

Headline: Migrant nurses begin to return

 

Portugal

 

http://www.postal.pt/2017/03/centro-hospitalar-do-algarve-nao-ouviu-sindicato-novo-regulamento/

 

Manchete: Centro Hospitalar do Algarve não ouviu sindicato sobre novo regulamento

 

Headline: Centro Hospitalar do Algarve did consult union on new regulation

 

Spain

 

http://www.elcomercio.es/asturias/cuencas/201703/18/sindicato-enfermeria-exige-reforzar-20170318001215-v.html

 

Titular: El sindicato de Enfermería exige reforzar la plantilla en el Álvarez-Buylla

 

Headline: The Nursing union demands more support for the staff of Alvarez-Buylla

 

Spain

 

http://www.eldiario.es/clm/SATSE-enfermeras-Complejo-Hospitalario-Toledo_0_623637725.html

 

Titular: Reclaman más enfermeras, contratos y seguridad en el Complejo Hospitalario de Toledo

 

Headline: Demands for more nurses, contracts and security in the Toledo Hospital Complex

 

Spain

 

http://salamancartvaldia.es/not/143880/sindicato-enfermeria-satse-supera-1-000-afiliados-salamanca/

 

Titular: El Sindicato de Enfermería SATSE supera los 1.000 afiliados en Salamanca

 

Headline: SATSE Nursing Union exceeds 1,000 members in Salamanca

 

Spain

 

http://www.lavanguardia.com/vida/20170322/421098120704/satse-acusa-al-sas-de-pactar-un-modelo-sanitario-que-obvia-la-recuperacion-de-las-plantillas.html

 

Titular: Satse acusa al SAS de pactar un modelo sanitario que "obvia la recuperación de las plantillas"

 

Headline: Satse accuses the SAS of agreeing a health model that "obviates the recovery of the employees"

 

Spain

 

http://www.lne.es/cuencas/2017/03/18/enfermeras-mieres-limite-alertan-satse/2075163.html

 

Titular: Las enfermeras en Mieres "están al límite", alertan desde el SATSE

 

Headline: Nurses in Mieres "are at the limit", alert from the SATSE

 

Spain

 

http://www.laverdad.es/murcia/201703/19/satse-reclama-proceso-electoral-20170319173816.html

 

Titular: Satse reclama «un proceso electoral limpio» para el Colegio de Enfermería de la Región

 

Headline: Satse calls for "a clean electoral process" for the Nursing College of the Region

 

Spain

 

http://www.eldiadecordoba.es/cordoba/Satse-evaluacion-personal-Reina-Sofia_0_1119488444.html

 

Titular: Satse pide una evaluación de cargas de trabajo ante la falta de personal en el Reina Sofía

 

Headline: Satse asks for an evaluation of workloads due to lack of staff in the Reina Sofía

 

Spain

 

http://www.eldiadecordoba.es/provinciaSatse-denuncia-cierre-ingreso-Hospital_0_1119488568.html

 

Titular: Satse denuncia el cierre de 16 camas de ingreso en el Hospital

 

Headline: Satse denounces closure of 16 hospital admission beds

 

Spain

 

http://www.diariodejerez.es/jerez/Convocan-Centro-Regional-Transfusion-Sanguinea_0_1120388178.html

 

Titular: Convocan protestas por las condiciones laborales en el Centro Regional de Transfusión Sanguínea

 

Headline: Call for protests about working conditions at the Regional Blood Transfusion Center

 

Spain

 

https://www.redaccionmedica.com/autonomias/pais-vasco/osakidetza-niega-que-la-justicia-equipare-el-despido-de-fijos-e-interinos-4227

 

Titular: Osakidetza niega que la Justicia equipare el despido de fijos e interinos

 

Headline: Osakidetza denies that Justice equates the dismissal of regular and temporary employees

 

Spain

 

http://www.diariocordoba.com/noticias/cordobaprovincia/satse-denuncia-caos-hospital-comarcal_1133909.html

 

Titular: Satse denuncia caos en el hospital comarcal

 

Headline: Satse denounces chaos in the regional hospital

 

Spain

 

http://cadenaser.com/emisora/2017/03/18/radio_club_tenerife/1489845143_764523.html

 

Titular: Los enfermeros exigen que el personal sanitario sea considerado "como una autoridad"

 

Headline: Nurses demand that health workers be considered "as an authority"

 

United Kingdom

 

http://www.southwalesargus.co.uk/news/national/15166553.NHS_nurses_cannot_always_provide_safe_patient_care_____survey/

 

Headline: NHS nurses cannot always provide safe patient care – survey

 

United Kingdom

 

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/wires/pa/article-4328354/NHS-nurses-provide-safe-patient-care--survey.html

 

Headline: NHS nurses cannot always provide safe patient care - survey

 

United Kingdom

 

http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/national-hell-service-landmark-nurses-10053340

 

Headline: National hell service: Landmark nurses survey gives damning verdict on understaffed, underpaid, overworked NHS

 

United Kingdom

 

http://metro.co.uk/2017/03/18/nhs-staffing-crisis-worsens-as-eu-nurses-quit-their-jobs-6519117/

 

Headline: NHS staffing crisis worsens as EU nurses quit their jobs

 

United Kingdom

 

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/record-numbers-eu-citizens-nurses-brexit-quitting-nhs-staffing-crisis-right-to-remain-theresa-ma-a7637176.html

 

Headline: Record numbers of nurses from EU quitting their NHS jobs

 

United Kingdom

 

https://www.theguardian.com/society/2017/mar/18/nhs-eu-nurses-quit-record-numbers

 

Headline: Record numbers of EU nurses quit NHS

 

United Kingdom

 

https://nursingnotes.co.uk/record-numbers-eu-nurses-leaving-nhs/

 

Headline: Record number of EU Nurses leaving the NHS

 

United Kingdom

 

http://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/news/local-news/perth-royal-infirmary-wards-hit-10043653

 

Headline: Perth Royal Infirmary wards hit by nurses shortage

 

United Kingdom

 

http://www.ips-journal.eu/topics/european-union/article/show/emergency-exit-1925/

 

Headline: Emergency exit

 

United Kingdom

 

http://www.praguepost.com/eu-news/implications-of-brexit-on-nhs-staffing

 

Headline: Implications of Brexit on NHS Staffing

 

United Kingdom

 

http://www.blackpoolgazette.co.uk/news/nurses-from-philippines-ready-for-vic-1-8447649

 

Headline: Nurses from Philippines ready for Vic

 

United Kingdom

 

http://www.hertfordshiremercury.co.uk/stevenage-nurse-slams-plan-to-replace-qualified-nurses-with-trainee-roles-at-lister-hospital/story-30218860-detail/story.html

 

Headline: Stevenage nurse slams Lister Hospital plan to replace qualified nurses with trainee roles

 

United States

 

http://www.commondreams.org/news/2017/03/24/epic-gop-failure-dems-urged-go-bold-medicare-all

 

Headline: With epic GOP failure, Dems urged to go bold with Medicare-for-all

 

United States

 

http://www.latimes.com/politics/essential/la-pol-ca-essential-politics-updates-powerful-nurses-union-backs-former-1489768453-htmlstory.html

 

Headline: Powerful nurses union backs former Sanders campaign aide in L.A. congressional race

 

United States

 

http://iecn.com/bill-aims-provide-health-care-californians/

 

Headline: Bill aims to provide health care for all Californians

 

United States

 

http://abc22now.com/news/local/miami-valley-nurses-help-pass-bill-regulating-number-of-patients-nurses-can-have-at-once

 

Headline: Miami Valley nurses help pass bill regulating number of patients nurses can have at once

 

United States

 

http://www.beckershospitalreview.com/legal-regulatory-issues/uchicago-medical-center-sues-national-nurses-united-over-arbitration-agreement.html

 

Headline: UChicago Medical Center sues National Nurses United over arbitration agreement

 

United States

 

http://www.workdayminnesota.org/articles/unions-urge-franken-stop-privatization-medicare-social-security

 

Headline: Unions urge Franken to stop privatization of Medicare, Social Security

 

United States

 

http://www.peoplesworld.org/article/union-nurses-warn-gop-health-plan-would-hurt-millions/

 

Headline: Union nurses warn GOP health plan would hurt millions

 

United States

 

http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/877347

 

Headline: Trump Visa Changes Hit US Nursing Supply From Canada, Mexico

 

United States

 

http://www.peoplesworld.org/article/labor-leaders-grapple-with-how-to-halt-the-trump-agenda-2/

 

Headline: Labor leaders grapple with how to halt the Trump agenda

 

United States

 

http://www.bakersfield.com/news/locals-rally-against-healthcare-bill-ahead-of-expected-vote/article_4dfb1059-8883-56b4-ad4a-d39c65522361.html

 

Headline: Locals rally against healthcare bill ahead of expected vote

 

United States

 

https://www.romper.com/p/would-single-payer-healthcare-be-better-for-parents-here-are-all-the-advantages-45683

 

Headline: Would Single-Payer Healthcare Be Better For Parents? Here Are All The Advantages

 

United States

 

http://www.cantonrep.com/news/20170317/union-official-affinitys-rehab-unit-to-remain-open

 

Headline: Union official: Affinity’s rehab unit to remain open

 

United States

 

http://www.wxii12.com/article/progressives-push-for-new-bill-to-create-statewide-health-care/9151481

 

Headline: Progressives push for new bill to create statewide health care

 

United States

 

http://www.workdayminnesota.org/articles/union-leaders-struggle-next-steps-after-2016-election

 

Headline: Union leaders struggle with next steps after 2016 election

 

United States

 

http://news.uschinapress.com/2017/0322/1099559.shtml

 

加州护士反对川普新医保方案

 

Headline: California nurses against Trump new medical insurance program

 

United States

 

https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2017-03/wkh-rro032317.php

 

Headline: Reduced risk of pressure injuries at hospitals with nurses certified in wound, ostomy, and continence care

 

Venezuela

 

https://www.el-carabobeno.com/enfermeros-reclamaron-mejores-condiciones-trabajo-ante-clec/

 

Titular: Enfermeros reclamaron mejores condiciones de trabajo ante el CLEC

 

Headline: Nurses demanded better working conditions before CLEC

 

Venezuela

 

http://www.entornointeligente.com/articulo/9764000/Enfermeros-de-Carabobo-exigen-mejoras-laborales

 

Titular: Enfermeros de Carabobo exigen mejoras laborales

 

Headline: Carabobo nurses demand work improvements

Source: