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Global Nurses United News Round-Up

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Mon, 2017-04-03

March 31, 2017

 

Argentina

 

http://www.laizquierdadiario.com/La-salud-publica-de-Neuquen-continua-en-lucha-por-mejoras-salariales

 

Titular: La salud pública de Neuquén continúa en lucha por mejoras salariales

 

Headline: Neuquén's public health continues to struggle for wage improvements

 

Argentina

 

http://www.rionegro.com.ar/neuquen/el-sindicato-de-enfermeria-acampara-en-el-centro-de-neuquen-EA2507431

 

Titular: El sindicato de Enfermería acampará en el centro de Neuquén

 

Headline: The Nursing union will camp in the center of Neuquén

 

Argentina

 

https://www.lmneuquen.com/los-enfermeros-siguen-el-paro-el-martes-n545306

 

Titular: Los enfermeros siguen con el paro hasta el martes

 

Headline: Nurses remain on strike until Tuesday

 

Australia

 

http://www.ntnews.com.au/news/northern-territory/treasurer-scott-morrison-denies-claims-he-promised-not-to-change-territorys-share-of-gst/news-story/824e9bd0a206671b805f0d245d718637

 

Headline: Treasurer Scott Morrison denies claims he promised not to change Territory’s share of GST

 

Australia

 

http://www.theaustralian.com.au/news/nation/housing-crisis-essential-workers-locked-into-long-commute/news-story/e2d0681c4cf4ef79d78eb161f5d6c373

 

Headline: Housing crisis: essential workers locked into long commute

 

Brazil

 

http://www.rdnews.com.br/executivo/enfermeiros-reclamam-de-caos-no-metropolitano-e-farao-greve-na-6/82878

 

Manchete: Enfermeiros reclamam de caos no Metropolitano e farão greve na 6ª

 

Headline: Nurses complain of chaos in Metropolitan Hospital and strike on the 6th

 

Canada

 

http://kitchener.ctvnews.ca/130-waterloo-region-nurses-could-strike-wednesday-1.3342114

 

Headline: 130 Waterloo Region nurses could strike Wednesday

 

Canada

 

http://kitchener.ctvnews.ca/tentative-agreement-reached-with-waterloo-region-health-department-nurses-1.3343684

 

Headline: Tentative agreement reached with Waterloo Region health department nurses

 

Canada

 

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/kitchener-waterloo/waterloo-region-nurses-strike-contract-tentative-agreement-1.4043807

 

Headline: Public health nurses, region reach tentative contract agreement

 

Canada

 

http://www.therecord.com/news-story/7213580-region-of-waterloo-public-health-nurses-reach-tentative-deal/

 

Headline: Region of Waterloo, public health nurses reach tentative deal

 

Canada

 

http://www.570news.com/2017/03/28/tentative-deal-regions-public-health-nurses/

 

Headline: Tentative deal for region's public health nurses

 

Canada

 

http://www.therecord.com/news-story/7213072-region-and-nurses-reach-tentative-deal/

 

Headline: Region and nurses reach tentative deal

 

Canada

 

http://windsorstar.com/news/local-news/windsor-regional-hospital-nurse-recovering-after-horrible-workplace-choking

 

Headline: Windsor Regional Hospital nurse recovering after 'horrible' workplace choking

 

Canada

 

http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/local/union-tries-to-save-brandon-blood-clinic-417540823.html

 

Headline: Union tries to save Brandon blood clinic

 

Canada

 

http://www.o973.com/actualites/centre-du-quebec/2017-03-24/40404/les-infirmieres-du-ciusss-mcq-choissisent-leur-syndicat

 

Titre: LES INFIRMIÈRES DU CIUSSS-MCQ CHOISSISENT LEUR SYNDICAT

 

Headline: CIUSSS-MCQ NURSES CHOOSE THEIR UNION

 

Canada

 

http://www.journalexpress.ca/actualites/2017/3/24/syndicat----3000-membres-de-plus-pour-la-fiq-dans-la-region.html

 

Titre: Syndicat : 3000 membres de plus pour la FIQ dans la region

 

Headline: Union: 3,000 more members for the FIQ in the region

 

Canada

 

http://www.journaldemontreal.com/2017/03/26/super-infirmieres-augmentation-des-places-disponibles-dans-les-universites

 

Titre: Super infirmières: Québec se donne sept ans pour former 2000 super infirmières

 

Headline: Super nurses: Québec gives itself seven years to train 2000 super nurses

 

Canada

 

http://www.lavoixdusud.com/actualites/2017/3/28/les-professionnelles-en-soins-de-chaudiere-appalaches-choisissen0.html

 

Titre: Les professionnelles en soins de Chaudière-Appalaches choisissent la FIQ

 

Headline: Chaudière-Appalaches health care professionals choose the FIQ

 

Canada

 

http://ici.radio-canada.ca/nouvelle/1025185/budget-leitao-offre-trop-peu-trop-tard-intervenants-regionaux

 

Titre: Le budget Leitão offre trop peu, trop tard disent les intervenants régionaux

 

Headline: Budget Leitão offers too little, too late say regional stakeholders

 

Canada

 

http://montrealgazette.com/news/local-news/quebec-to-invest-53-million-to-add-more-hospital-beds-hire-staff

 

Headline: Quebec to invest $53 million to add more hospital beds, hire staff

 

Dominican Republic

 

http://www.barrigaverde.net/?q=node/54300

 

Titular: Como en la 'Era' del 'Jefe' obligan a empleados asistir acto con Danilo

 

Headline: As in the 'Era' of the 'Boss', employees are forced to attend an act with Danilo

 

Dominican Republic

 

http://www.listindiario.com/la-republica/2017/03/30/460039/las-enfermeras-de-hospital-reclaman-aumento-salarial

 

Titular: Las enfermeras de hospital reclaman aumento salarial

 

Headline: Hospital nurses demand wage increase

 

Dominican Republic

 

http://www.elcaribe.com.do/2017/03/30/enfermeras-paran-labores-centros

 

Titular: Enfermeras paran labores en centros

 

Headline: Nurses stop work in centers

 

France

 

http://france3-regions.francetvinfo.fr/nouvelle-aquitaine/haute-vienne/limoges/chu-limoges-grevistes-faim-envahissent-conseil-surveillance-1220547.html

 

Titre: CHU de Limoges : les grévistes de la faim envahissent le conseil de surveillance

 

Headline: Limoges CHU: hunger strikers occupy the supervisory board

 

Guatemala

 

http://www.s21.gt/2017/03/amparan-a-ministra-salud-salubristas-levanten-medidas-hecho/

 

Titular: Amparan a ministra de Salud para que salubristas levanten medidas de hecho

 

Headline: The Minister of Health calls on health workers to consider the facts

 

Guatemala

 

http://www.prensalibre.com/guatemala/comunitario/juzgado-ordena-a-sindicalistas-de-salud-deponer-cierres-de-unidades

 

Titular: Juzgado ordena a salubristas deponer cierres de servicios públicos

 

Headline: Judge orders workers to immediately desist from occupying health facilities

 

Guatemala

 

https://lahora.gt/quien-ganara-pulso-ministerio-salud-congreso/

 

Titular: ¿Quién ganará el pulso entre el Ministerio de Salud y el Congreso?

 

Headline: Who will win the war between the Ministry of Health and Congress?

 

Ireland

 

http://www.limerickleader.ie/news/home/241675/university-hospital-limerick-enduresweek-of-high-overcrowding.html

 

Headline: University Hospital Limerick endures week of high overcrowding

 

Ireland

 

http://www.carlow-nationalist.ie/2017/03/24/inmo-figures-show-there-are-more-than-350-people-waiting-to-be-admitted-to-hospitals/

 

Headline: INMO figures show there are more than 350 people waiting to be admitted to hospitals

 

Ireland

 

https://www.donegalnow.com/news/minister-rules-reintroduction-gaeltacht-allowance-nurses/153553

 

Headline: Minister rules out reintroduction of ‘Gaeltacht Allowance’ for nurses

 

Israel

 

http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4942486,00.html

 

Headline: Nurses Union threatens strike over violence

 

Kenya

 

http://allafrica.com/stories/201703240232.html

 

Headline: Kenya: Nurses in Trans Nzoia County Call Off Their 44-Day Strike

 

Kenya

 

http://www.nation.co.ke/election2017/agenda/khalwale-exit-leaves-race-to-succeed-him-wide-open/3797778-3870142-1062patz/

 

Headline: COUNTY POLITICS: Khalwale’s exit leaves race to succeed him as Kakamega senator wide open

 

Mexico

 

https://guerrero.quadratin.com.mx/piden-medicos-a-astudillo-que-destituya-a-jefe-de-hospital-de-acapulco/

 

Titular: Protestan médicos afuera del Tianguis Turístico de Acapulco

 

Headline: Doctors protest outside of the Imperial World Forum

 

Mexico

 

https://www.elsoldeparral.com.mx/local/reclaman-enfermeras-al-estado-una-solucion-a-conflicto-sindical

 

Titular: Reclaman enfermeras al Estado una solución a conflicto sindical

 

Headline: Nurses demand the state provide a solution to the union conflict

 

New Zealand

 

http://www.newshub.co.nz/home/health/2017/03/nurses-spending-their-own-money-to-help-patients-union.html

 

Headline: Nurses spending their own money to help patients - union

 

Portugal

 

http://pysnnoticias.com/enfermeras-desconvocam-huelga-tras-acuerdo-con-el-ministro-de-la-salud/

 

Titular: Enfermeras desconvocam huelga tras acuerdo con el ministro de la Salud

 

Headline: Nurses call off strike after agreement with Minister of Health

 

Portugal

 

http://expresso.sapo.pt/sociedade/2017-03-24-Enfermeiros-desconvocam-greve-1

 

Manchete: Enfermeiros desconvocam greve

 

Headline: Nurses call of strike

 

Portugal

 

https://www.rtp.pt/noticias/pais/greve-dos-enfermeiros-desconvocada-apos-acordo-com-governo_a991075

 

Manchete: Greve dos Enfermeiros desconvocada após acordo com Governo

 

Headline: Nurses' strike called off after agreement with government

 

Portugal

 

http://rr.sapo.pt/noticia/79320/enfermeiros_ganham_nas_35_horas_e_desconvocam_greve

 

Manchete: Enfermeiros ganham nas 35 horas e desconvocam greve

 

Headline: Nurses win in 35 hours and call off strike

 

Portugal

 

https://www.abrilabril.pt/trabalho/enfermeiros-conseguem-que-governo-ceda

 

Manchete: Enfermeiros conseguem que Governo ceda

 

Headline: Nurses get government to give in

 

South Africa

 

https://www.ofm.co.za/article/local-news/235029/shortage-of-nurses-in-fs-highlighted

 

Headline: Shortage of nurses in FS highlighted

 

Spain

 

http://sorianoticias.com/noticia/2017-03-28-las-enfermeras-region-manejan-al-dia-mas-156-medicamentos-peligrosos-38602

 

Titular: Las enfermeras de la región manejan al día más de 156 medicamentos peligrosos

 

Headline: Nurses in the region handle more than 156 dangerous drugs a day

 

Spain

 

http://www.zamora24horas.com/articulo/local/enfermeras-manejan-trabajo-diario-mas-156-medicamentos-peligrosos/20170329095603160832.html

 

Titular: Las enfermeras manejan en su trabajo diario más de 156 medicamentos peligrosos

 

Headline: Nurses handle more than 156 dangerous drugs in their daily work

 

Spain

 

https://www.redaccionmedica.com/secciones/enfermeria/enfermeria-ofrece-ayuda-juridica-a-las-expedientadas-en-el-clinico-8588

 

Titular: Enfermería ofrece ayuda jurídica a las expedientadas en el Clínico

 

Headline: Nursing offers legal aid to those working in the clinic

 

Spain

 

http://www.bez.es/608075565/extrema-precarizacion-profesionales-sanidad-publica-regimen-estatutario.html

 

Titular: La extrema precarización de los profesionales en la sanidad pública y su régimen estatutario

 

Headline: The extreme precariousness of professionals in public health and its statutory regime

 

Spain

 

http://www.diariocordoba.com/noticias/cordobalocal/satse-cordoba-ve-insuficiente-acuerdo-gobierno-materia-empleo-publico_1135478.html

 

Titular: Satse Córdoba ve "insuficiente" el acuerdo con el Gobierno en materia de empleo público

 

Headline: Satse Córdoba sees "insufficient" agreement with government on public employment

 

Spain

 

http://andaluciainformacion.es/rota/664867/satse-denuncia-colapso-permanente-en-urgencias-de-virgen-del-rocio/

 

Titular: Satse denuncia "colapso permanente" en Urgencias de Virgen del Rocío

 

Headline: Satse denounces "permanent collapse" in ERs of Virgen del Rocío

 

Spain

 

https://www.redaccionmedica.com/secciones/enfermeria/satse-ve-muy-grave-que-las-guias-de-biopeligrosos-no-esten-aun-en-vigor--2866

 

Titular: Satse ve "muy grave" que las guías de biopeligrosos no estén aún en vigor

 

Headline: Satse says it is "very dangerous" that biohazard guides are not yet in force

 

Spain

 

http://www.laopiniondezamora.es/castilla-leon/2017/03/30/satse-denuncia-irregularidades-oposicion/994973.html

 

Titular: Denuncian irregularidades en la oposición de Enfermería de la Diputación de Valladolid

 

Headline: Satse denounces irregularities in the opposition of Nursing in the Deputation de Valladolid

 

Spain

 

http://www.lavozdegalicia.es/noticia/vigo/2017/03/24/satse-exige-personal-enfermeria-centro-mayores-meixoeiro/00031490379939645623929.htm

 

Titular: Satse exige más personal de enfermería para el centro de mayores del Meixoeiro

 

Headline: Satse demands more nursing staff for the Meixoeiro Senior Center

 

United Kingdom

 

http://www.heart.co.uk/wales/news/local/increase-in-pay-for-welsh-nhs-workers/#vYUlPjFkBXRyeQgt.97

 

Headline: Increase in pay for Welsh NHS workers

 

United Kingdom

 

http://www2.staffingindustry.com/eng/Editorial/Daily-News/UK-REC-warns-NHS-staffing-crisis-will-worsen-due-to-new-ban-on-agency-staff-41472

 

Headline: UK – REC warns NHS staffing crisis will worsen due to new ban on agency staff

 

United Kingdom

 

https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/3202978/nurses-to-get-1-pay-rise-of-less-than-5-a-week-while-mps-enjoy-1000-hike/

 

Headline: Nurses to get 1% pay rise of less than £5 a week while MPs enjoy £1,000 hike

 

United Kingdom

 

https://inews.co.uk/essentials/news/health/nhs-hospitals-see-sharp-fall-in-eu-nurses-after-brexit-vote-sparking-staff-crisis-fears/

 

Headline: NHS hospitals see sharp fall in EU nurses after Brexit vote as staffing crisis worsens

 

United Kingdom

 

http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/brexit-causes-nursing-crisis-number-10104283

 

Headline: Brexit causes nursing crisis as number joining NHS from Europe plunges 75%

 

United Kingdom

 

https://www.nursingtimes.net/news/workforce/pay/nhs-1-pay-rise-in-england-bitter-blow-to-nurses/7016879.article

 

Headline: 'Bitter blow' to nurses as NHS 1% pay rise in England confirmed

 

United Kingdom

 

https://www.theguardian.com/society/2017/mar/28/nhs-workers-to-get-derisory-1-pay-rise

 

Headline: Health unions and MPs condemn 'derisory' 1% pay rise for NHS staff

 

United Kingdom

 

https://www.thecourier.co.uk/fp/news/local/perth-kinross/392981/nurses-fear-staff-shortage-will-lead-to-patient-death/

 

Headline: Nurses fear staff shortage will lead to patient death

 

United Kingdom

 

http://www.onmedica.com/newsArticle.aspx?id=9b39488a-8f40-4819-a838-36dbf4ca92a7

 

Headline: Brexit fears prompting EU nurses to desert UK, says RCN

 

United Kingdom

 

http://www.nationalhealthexecutive.com/Health-Care-News/brexit-woes-deepen-as-rnc-shows-fall-in-number-of-eu-nurses-coming-to-uk-after-vote-

 

Headline: Brexit woes deepen as RCN shows fall in number of EU nurses coming to UK after vote

 

United Kingdom

 

http://www.wakefieldexpress.co.uk/news/health/wards-struggling-to-provide-adequate-care-due-to-staff-shortages-1-8457384

 

Headline: Wards struggling to provide adequate care due to staff shortages

 

United States

 

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/bernie-sanders-progressives-medicare-for-all_us_58d6f5c1e4b03692bea68fd2

 

Headline: Bernie Sanders, Top Progressives Announce New ‘Medicare For All’ Push

 

United States

 

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

 

Headline: Bill aims to provide health care for all Californians

 

United States

 

http://therealnews.com/t2/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=31&Itemid=74&jumival=18749

 

Headline: "Wealthcare" Defeated: Health Care For All Back on the Agenda

 

United States

 

http://www.kcra.com/article/bill-proposes-single-payer-health-care-in-california/9210978

 

Headline: Bill proposes single payer health care in California

 

United States

 

http://www.sacbee.com/news/politics-government/capitol-alert/article141617074.html

 

Headline: Lara announces details on single-payer health care system for all Californians

 

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.fiercehealthcare.com/aca/provider-groups-praise-end-ahca-call-for-bipartisan-action-future-reform

 

Headline: Provider groups praise demise of AHCA, call for bipartisan action on future healthcare reform

 

United States

 

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/attention-all-democrats-its-time-for-medicare-for_us_58d5c856e4b0f633072b37d2

 

Headline: Attention All Democrats: It’s Time For Medicare For All

 

United States

 

http://fox2now.com/2017/03/28/sanders-to-headline-progressive-peoples-summit/

 

Headline: Sanders to headline progressive ‘People’s Summit’

 

United States

 

http://www.salon.com/2017/03/28/voice-of-the-people-bernie-sanders-will-headline-progressive-peoples-summit-in-june/

 

Headline: Voice of the “people”: Bernie Sanders will headline progressive People’s Summit in June

 

United States

 

http://www.cnn.com/2017/03/28/politics/bernie-sanders-peoples-summit/

 

Headline: Sanders to headline progressive 'People's Summit'

 

United States

 

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/bernie-sanders-peoples-summit-chicago_us_58dab6bbe4b054637062a594

 

Headline: Bernie Sanders Gets Top Billing At New Conference Planned By His Supporters

 

United States

 

http://www.bemidjipioneer.com/news/local/4240373-nurses-ratify-new-contract-sanford-bemidji

 

Headline: Nurses ratify new contract with Sanford Bemidji

 

United States

 

http://inthesetimes.com/article/20001/resisters-digest-bringing-single-payer-healthcare-to-life

 

Headline: Resister’s Digest: Bringing Single-Payer Healthcare to Life

 

United States

 

http://www.effinghamdailynews.com/opinion/columns/repeal-and-replace-fails/article_ec8ad8d4-11ba-5a25-b9ca-2b10e6a7d208.html

 

Headline: Repeal and replace fails

 

United States

 

http://www.businessnorth.com/press_releases/nurses-urge-governor-to-veto-reinsurance-bill/article_4206df5c-15aa-11e7-951b-2b14a521c20a.html

 

Headline: Nurses urge governor to veto reinsurance bill

 

United States

 

http://www.dailybreeze.com/general-news/20170330/san-pedro-torrance-nurses-to-picket-in-protest-over-patient-care-concerns

 

Headline: San Pedro, Torrance nurses to picket in protest over patient care concerns

 

United States

 

http://www.wnyc.org/story/can-obamacare-be-saved-indivisible-podcast/

 

Headline: Week 10: Can Obamacare Be Saved?

 

United States

 

http://www.pekintimes.com/news/20170330/knight-too-early-to-celebrate-tryancares-defeat

 

Headline: Knight: Too early to celebrate 'Tryancare's' defeat

 

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