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Global Nurses United News Round-Up

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Fri, 2017-04-07

April 7, 2017

Argentina

http://www.apfdigital.com.ar/despachos.asp?cod_des=287970&ID_Seccion=21&fecemi=06/04/2017

Titular: Trabajadores de la Sanidad también pararán este jueves

Headline: Health workers will also strike this Thursday

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Argentina

http://www.rionegro.com.ar/neuquen/enfermeros-acampan-en-el-centro-de-neuquen-por-reclamos-salariales-FX2514557

Titular: Enfermeros acampan en el centro de Neuquén por reclamos salariales

Headline: Nurses camp in the center of Neuquén over salary dispute

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Argentina

http://www.rionegro.com.ar/sociedad/el-sindicato-de-enfermeria-levanto-el-corte-de-ruta-7-en-el-chanar-MX2536439

Titular: El Sindicato de Enfermería levantó el corte de Ruta 7 en el Chañar

Headline: The Nursing Union forms blockade on Route 7 in the Chañar

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Australia

http://www.goldcoastbulletin.com.au/news/sun-community/queensland-nurses-union-raise-fears-gold-coast-aged-care-facilities-are-understaffed/news-story/3db7eef2e23282fa61b40082d6178594

Headline: Queensland Nurses Union raise fears Gold Coast aged care facilities are understaffed

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Australia

http://www.northerndailyleader.com.au/story/4567322/impatience-over-nsw-nurse-ratios/

Headline: NSW Nurses and Midwives Association calls on state government to improve nurse to patient ratios

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Australia

http://www.theherald.com.au/story/4576132/hospital-traffic-woes-spark-bypass-debate/

Headline: Traffic jams at John Hunter Hospital spark calls for a full interchange on Newcastle Inner City Bypass

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Brazil

http://circuitomt.com.br/editorias/cidades/106827-enfermeiros-suspendem-greve-no-metropolitano-por-20-dias-.html

Manchete: Enfermeiros suspendem greve no Metropolitano por 20 dias

Headline: Nurses suspend strike at Metropolitano for 20 days

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Brazil

http://g1.globo.com/sao-paulo/noticia/com-hospital-sao-paulo-em-crise-funcionarios-relatam-agressoes-de-pacientes.ghtml

Manchete: Com Hospital São Paulo em crise, funcionários relatam agressões de pacientes

Headline: With Hospital São Paulo in crisis, employees report patient aggression

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Brazil

http://www.rdnews.com.br/executivo/sob-risco-de-perder-gratificacao-enfermeiros-pressionam-emanuel/83240

Manchete: Sob risco de perder gratificação, enfermeiros pressionam Emanuel

Headline: At risk of wage cuts, nurses press Emanuel

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Canada

http://www.570news.com/2017/04/04/region-ontario-nurses-association-ratify-contract/

Headline: Region and Ontario Nurses Association ratify contract

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Canada

http://kitchener.ctvnews.ca/waterloo-region-public-health-nurses-ratify-3-year-contract-1.3354296

Headline: Waterloo Region, public health nurses ratify 3-year contract

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Canada

https://observerxtra.com/2017/04/06/region-waterloo-nurses-ratify-new-contract-avoiding-strike/

Headline: Region of Waterloo and its nurses ratify new contract, avoiding strike

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Canada

https://www.cambridgetimes.ca/news-story/7227641-public-health-nurses-region-reach-deal/

Headline: Public health nurses, region reach deal

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Canada

http://ottawacitizen.com/opinion/letters/todays-letters-respect-canada-day-keep-pot-away

Headline: Letter to the editor: Stop cuts to registered nurses in Ontario

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Canada

http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/local/nurses-union-ndp-say-new-clinic-is-privatization-417852293.html

Headline: Nurses union, NDP say new clinic is privatization

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Canada

http://winnipeg.ctvnews.ca/private-health-care-business-allowed-to-operate-in-manitoba-1.3353279

Headline: Private health care business allowed to operate in Manitoba

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Canada

http://www.metronews.ca/news/winnipeg/2017/04/03/private-manitoba-clinic-offers-nurse-practitioner-services-for-sale.html

Headline: Private Manitoba clinic offers nurse practitioner services for sale

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Canada

http://ici.radio-canada.ca/nouvelle/1026336/infirmiere-victime-violence-acadie

Titre: Violence contre les infirmières : un syndicat dénonce l'inaction du Nouveau-Brunswick

Headline: Violence Against Nurses: Union Denounces New Brunswick's Inaction

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Canada

http://www.lapresse.ca/le-droit/actualites/sante/201704/05/01-5085601-les-infirmieres-de-loutaouais-optent-pour-la-fiq.php

Titre: Les infirmières de l'Outaouais optent pour la FIQ

Headline: Outaouais nurses opt for the FIQ

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Canada

http://ici.radio-canada.ca/nouvelle/1026187/soins-penurie-personnel-foyer-rimouski-prepose

Titre: Deux employés du CHSLD de Rimouski tirent la sonnette d'alarme

Headline: Two employees of the CHSLD in Rimouski sound the alarm

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Canada

http://ici.radio-canada.ca/nouvelle/1026390/personnel-chsld-quebec-sante-penurie-personnel

Titre: Personnel dans les CHSLD : Québec doit agir, dit Harold Lebel

Headline: CHSLD staff: Quebec must act, says Harold Lebel

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Dominican Republic

http://eldia.com.do/enfermeras-de-puerto-plata-se-van-a-huelga-por-deplorables-condiciones-del-hospital-ricardo-limardo/

Titular: Enfermeras de Puerto Plata se van a huelga por deplorables condiciones del hospital Ricardo Limardo

Headline: Puerto Plata nurses go on strike over deplorable conditions at the Ricardo Limardo hospital

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France

https://www.pourquoidocteur.fr/Articles/Question-d-actu/20701-Bas-Rhin-une-infirmiere-poignardee-par-un-patient

Titre: Bas-Rhin : une infirmière poignardée par un patient

Headline: Bas-Rhin: a nurse stabbed by a patient

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France

http://www.sudouest.fr/2017/04/04/chu-de-bordeaux-les-puericultrices-en-greve-3336865-4696.php

Titre: CHU de Bordeaux : les puéricultrices en grève

Headline: CHU de Bordeaux: the pediatric nurses on strike

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France

https://www.francebleu.fr/infos/societe/greve-des-puericultrices-du-chu-de-bordeaux-est-bout-1491316977

Titre: Grève des puéricultrices du CHU de Bordeaux : "On est à bout"

Headline: Pediatric nurses' strike at the CHU de Bordeaux: "We are at the end"

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France

http://www.ouest-france.fr/pays-de-la-loire/cholet-49300/polyclinique-du-parc-cholet-ils-font-greve-pour-etre-entendus-4908372

Titre: Polyclinique du Parc à Cholet : ils font grève pour être entendus

Headline: Polyclinique du Parc in Cholet: staff go on strike to be heard

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Honduras

http://radiohrn.hn/l/noticias/enfermeras-auxiliares-exigen-el-pago-de-21-millones-de-lempiras

Titular: Enfermeras auxiliares exigen el pago de 21 millones de lempiras

Headline: Auxiliary nurses demand the payment of 21 million lempiras

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Honduras

http://tiempo.hn/salario-salud-en-honduras-protestas/

Titular: Sigue la prolongada espera por el salario en el sector Salud en Honduras

Headline: Delayed salaries in Honduran health sector continue

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Ireland

http://www.irishmirror.ie/news/irish-news/health-news/recruiters-struggling-replace-nursing-staff-10165715

Headline: Recruiters struggling to replace nursing staff, worrying date reveals

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Ireland

http://www.limerickleader.ie/news/home/243895/university-hospital-limerick-peaks-national-overcrowding.html

Headline: Overcrowding at University Hospital Limerick peaks nationally

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Ireland

http://www.breakingnews.ie/ireland/figures-show-more-than-450-waiting-to-be-admitted-to-hospital-beds-today-784732.html

Headline: Figures show more than 450 waiting to be admitted to hospital beds today

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Ireland

http://www.donegaldemocrat.ie/news/home/243434/letterkenny-university-hospital-s-ed-is-extremely-busy-today.html

Headline: Letterkenny University Hospital's ED is "extremely busy" today

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Ireland

http://www.independent.ie/irish-news/health/new-3000-package-launched-in-bid-to-lure-nurses-back-home-35598567.html

Headline: New €3,000 package launched in bid to lure nurses back home

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Ireland

http://www.irishexaminer.com/ireland/hses-nursing-job-crisis-revealed-447066.html

Headline: HSE’s nursing job crisis revealed

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Israel

http://www.jpost.com/Business-and-Innovation/Health-and-Science/Becoming-Florence-Nightingale-485828

Headline: Becoming Florence Nightingale

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Kenya

https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/article/2001234979/doctors-fear-of-cholera-outbreak-at-busia-county-hospital-over-sanitation

Headline: Doctors' fear of cholera outbreak at Busia County Hospital over sanitation

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Kenya

https://citizentv.co.ke/news/nurses-doctors-at-busia-hospital-threaten-strike-over-unhygienic-conditions-162648/

Headline: Nurses, doctors at Busia hospital threaten strike over unhygienic conditions

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Mexico

http://www.elfinanciero.com.mx/nacional/corren-a-enfermeras-por-revelar-crisis-van-a-ayuno-en-chiapas.html

Titular: Corren a enfermeras por revelar crisis; van a ayuno en Chiapas

Headline: Nurses fired for revealing the health sector crisis; they go on hunger strike in Chiapas

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Mexico

http://www.milenio.com/estados/enfermeras_huelga_hambre-sector_salud_chiapas-milenio-noticias_0_931707127.html

Titular: Enfermeras protestan con huelga de hambre en Chiapas

Headline: Nurses in Chiapas protest with hunger strike

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Mexico

http://www.chiapasparalelo.com/noticias/chiapas/2017/04/enfermeras-despedidas-por-denunciar-crisis-en-el-sistema-de-salud-hoy-inician-huelga-de-hambre-exigiendo-ser-reinstaladas/

Titular: Enfermeras despedidas por denunciar crisis en el sistema de salud, hoy inician huelga de hambre exigiendo ser reinstaladas

Headline: Nurses dismissed for denouncing crisis in the health system, today they start a hunger strike demanding to be reinstalled

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Mexico

http://www.proceso.com.mx/480954/chiapas-enfermeras-viven-segundo-dia-en-huelga-hambre-refutan-al-secretario-salud

Titular: Chiapas: enfermeras viven segundo día en huelga de hambre

Headline: Chiapas: nurses carry out second day on hunger strike

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Mexico

http://www.proceso.com.mx/480692/cinco-enfermeras-inician-huelga-hambre-en-chiapas-exigen-la-reinstalacion-14-companeros

Titular: Cinco enfermeras inician huelga de hambre en Chiapas; exigen la reinstalación de 14 compañeros

Headline: Five nurses start a hunger strike in Chiapas; Require the reinstatement of 14 colleagues

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Mexico

http://aquinoticias.mx/continua-estire-y-afloje-en-el-sector-salud/

Titular: Continúa “estire y afloje” en el sector salud

Headline: The "tug-of-war" continues in the health sector

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Mexico

http://vialibrechiapas.com/reinstalan-trabajadores-del-hospital-pascacio-gamboa/

Titular: Reinstalan a trabajadores del hospital “Pascacio Gamboa”

Headline: Workers of the hospital "Pascacio Gamboa" are reinstated

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Mexico

http://www.chiapashoy.com.mx/notashoy/chiapas/reinstala-secretaria-de-salud-a-trabajadores-del-hospital-dr-rafael-pascacio-gamboa/

Titular: Reinstala Secretaría de Salud a trabajadores del Hospital “Dr. Rafael Pascacio Gamboa”

Headline: Ministry of Health reinstates workers at the Hospital "Dr. Rafael Pascacio Gamboa "

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Mexico

https://www.am.com.mx/2017/04/02/leon/local/bajos-salarios-y-carga-de-trabajo-impiden-a-enfermeros-capacitarse--352008

Titular: Bajos salarios y carga de trabajo impiden a enfermeros capacitarse

Headline: Low wages and workload prevent nurses from training

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Mexico

https://meganoticias.mx/tu-ciudad/tuxtla-gutierrez/ultimo-minuto/item/245861-monitorean-estado-de-salud-de-enfermeras-en-huelga.html

Titular: Monitorean estado de salud de enfermeras en huelga

Headline: The state of health of nurses on strike monitored

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Mexico

https://meganoticias.mx/tu-ciudad/tuxtla-gutierrez/ultimo-minuto/item/245628-se-suma-sexta-enfermera-a-huelga-de-hambre.html

Titular: Se suma sexta enfermera a huelga de hambre

Headline: Sixth nurse joins the hunger strike

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Mexico

http://noticieros.televisa.com/ultimas-noticias/estados/2017-04-05/enfermeras-huelga-hambre-exigen-pagos-pendientes-chiapas/

Titular: Enfermeras en huelga de hambre exigen pagos pendientes en Chiapas

Headline: Nurses on hunger strike demand pending payments in Chiapas

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New Zealand

https://www.odt.co.nz/news/dunedin/health/unhappy-nurses-meet-managers

Headline: Unhappy nurses to meet managers

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New Zealand

http://www.radionz.co.nz/news/national/328063/nurse-assault-sparks-hospital-staff-safety-fears

Headline: Nurse assault sparks hospital staff safety fears

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New Zealand

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=11831578

Headline: Think of your health when voting this September, nurses urge

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New Zealand

http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/health/91238137/christchurch-hospital-staff-terrified-and-angry-at-cdhb-response-after-two-assaults-in-a-month

Headline: Christchurch Hospital staff terrified and angry at CDHB response after two assaults in a month

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Paraguay

http://www.cofen.gov.br/representantes-do-crem-se-reunem-durante-evento-do-cofen_50619.html

Titular: Representantes do CREM se reúnem durante evento do Cofen

Headline: Representatives of CREM gather during Cofen event

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Philippines

http://bulatlat.com/main/2017/04/03/public-school-teachers-assert-continuing-professional-devt-right/

Headline: Public school teachers assert continuing professional dev’t as right

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Portugal

http://www.cmjornal.pt/sociedade/detalhe/hospital-de-vila-franca-de-xira-nega-que-esteja-a-sobrecarregar-enfermeiros

Manchete: Hospital de Vila Franca de Xira nega que esteja a "sobrecarregar" enfermeiros

Headline: Hospital of Vila Franca de Xira denies that it is "overloading" nurses

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Spain

http://cadenaser.com/emisora/2017/03/31/radio_palencia/1490962331_630122.html

Titular: Sacyl sólo sustituye a un 22% de las enfermeras de Primaria en Palencia

Headline: Sacyl only replaces 22% of primary nurses in Palencia

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Spain

http://agencias.abc.es/agencias/noticia.asp?noticia=2461395

Titular: Sergas y sindicatos firman el Plan de estabilidad del empleo

Headline: Sergas and unions sign the Employment Stability Plan

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Spain

http://www.tribunavalladolid.com/noticias/satse-advierte-de-irregularidades-en-la-oposicion-de-enfermeria-de-la-diputacion-de-valladolid/1490888753

Titular: Satse advierte de irregularidades en la oposición de Enfermería de la Diputación de Valladolid

Headline: Satse warns of irregularities in the Nursing opposition of the Diputación de Valladolid

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Spain

http://www.lavanguardia.com/vida/20170404/421446624738/satse-segovia-critica-la-sustitucion-de-3263-de-las-enfermeras-por-permisos.html

Titular: Satse Segovia critica la sustitución de 32,63% de las enfermeras por permisos

Headline: Satse Segovia criticizes the substitution of 32.63% of nurses for permits

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Spain

http://www.ideal.es/jaen/linares/201704/05/satse-denuncia-hospital-agustin-20170405010514-v.html

Titular: SATSE denuncia que el Hospital San Agustín no cubre los permisos por cuidado de hijos

Headline: SATSE denounces that San Agustín Hospital does not cover child care leave

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Spain

http://www.laverdad.es/agencias/murcia/201703/31/satse-calcula-mill-gasto-929397.html

Titular: SATSE calcula en más de 100 mill. el gasto del SMS en peonadas y guardias

Headline: SATSE calculates more than 100 mill. SMS spending on staff and guards

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Spain

https://consalud.es/comunidades-autonomas/satse-exige-cambiar-la-normativa-para-que-los-enfermeros-valencianos-puedan-vacunar-con-seguridad-35013

Titular: SATSE exige cambiar la normativa para que los enfermeros valencianos puedan vacunar con seguridad

Headline: SATSE demands changes to regulations so Valencian nurses can safely vaccinate

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Spain

http://elfarodemelilla.es/2017/04/05/los-sindicatos-reclaman-mas-personal-espacio-area-psiquiatrica-del-hospital/

Titular: Los sindicatos reclaman más personal y espacio en el área psiquiátrica del hospital

Headline: Unions demand more staff and space in the psychiatric area of ​​the hospital

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United Kingdom

https://www.nursingtimes.net/news/politics/rcn-to-consult-members-on-possible-action-over-pay/7017140.article

Headline: RCN to ‘consult members’ on possible action over pay

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United Kingdom

http://www.southwalesargus.co.uk/news/national/15206038.Nurses_to_be_consulted_on_industrial_action_over_continuing_pay_cap/

Headline: Nurses to be consulted on industrial action over continuing pay cap

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United Kingdom

https://nursingnotes.co.uk/rcn-announces-vote-industrial-action-pay/

Headline: RCN announces ‘test’ vote for industrial action over pay

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United Kingdom

https://rcni.com/nursing-standard/newsroom/news/rise-nurse-numbers-shows-wales-moving-right-direction-%E2%80%93-rcn-81706

Headline: Rise in nurse numbers shows Wales 'moving in the right direction' – RCN

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United Kingdom

https://rcni.com/primary-health-care/newsroom/news/fight-better-pay-goes-rcn-says-81331

Headline: The fight for better pay goes on, RCN says

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United Kingdom

http://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/health/what-typical-day-like-district-12842921

Headline: This is what a typical day is like for a district nurse in Wales

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United Kingdom

https://www.nursingtimes.net/news/workforce/number-of-nhs-nurses-employed-in-wales-on-the-rise/7017074.article

Headline: Number of NHS nurses employed in Wales on the rise

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United Kingdom

http://www.irvinetimes.com/news/15206038.Nurses_to_be_consulted_on_industrial_action_over_continuing_pay_cap/

Headline: Nurses to be consulted on industrial action over continuing pay cap

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United States

http://www.santacruzsentinel.com/article/NE/20170401/NEWS/170409963

Headline: Santa Cruz rally supports state health bill

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United States

http://www.times-standard.com/general-news/20170331/nurses-at-st-joseph-advocate-for-proper-breaks-lunches

Headline: Nurses at St. Joseph advocate for proper breaks, lunches

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United States

http://thecommunityword.com/online/blog/2017/03/31/7584/

Headline: Labor Roundup: Nurses campaign for patients, working conditions at top D.C.-area Catholic hospital.

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United States

http://www.commondreams.org/news/2017/03/31/five-promising-signs-week-alone-single-payers-gaining-steam

Headline: Five Promising Signs (From This Week Alone) That Single-Payer's Gaining Steam

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United States

http://wisconsingazette.com/2017/04/07/national-day-of-action-for-universal-health-care-to-take-place-april-8/

Headline: National day of action for universal health care to take place April 8

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United States

http://khn.org/news/while-washington-fiddles-calif-leaders-forge-ideas-for-universal-health-care/

Headline: While Washington fiddles California leaders forge ideas for universal health care

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United States

https://healthpayerintelligence.com/news/california-legislature-to-review-single-payer-healthcare-bill

Headline: California Legislature to Review Single-Payer Healthcare Bill

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United States

http://www.craigdailypress.com/news/2017/mar/31/thinking-about-health-repeal-and-replace-fails-now/

Headline: Thinking About Health: ‘Repeal and replace’ fails; now Obamacare needs fixing

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United States

https://shadowproof.com/2017/04/02/interview-nnus-michael-lighty-medicare-for-all/

Headline: Interview with NNU's Michael Lighty: Solving the healthcare crisis with Medicare for All

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United States

http://voiceofdetroit.net/2017/04/01/fight-for-what-we-need-single-payer-health-insurance-medicare-for-all/

Headline: “Fight for what we need”– Single Payer health insurance, Medicare for All

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United States

http://www.ocregister.com/articles/repeal-748116-dead-replace.html

Headline: Opinion: The road to single-payer health care

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United States

http://www.safetyandhealthmagazine.com/articles/15515-california-bill-takes-aim-at-surgical-smoke-exposure

Headline: California bill takes aim at surgical smoke exposure

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United States

http://www.teenvogue.com/story/bernie-sanders-announces-new-college-tuition-plan

Headline: Bernie Sanders Announces ‘College for All’ Plan

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United States

http://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com/2017/03/31/california-single-payer-healthcare-details-senate-bill-562/

Headline: Details Emerge On Proposed California Single-Payer Healthcare Plan

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United States

http://www.goldenstatenewspapers.com/patterson_irrigator/community/events/patterson-group-to-host-town-hall-on-health-care/article_606e2d16-1a72-11e7-8c54-73ee465d6c0b.html

Headline: Patterson Group to Host Town Hall on Health Care

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United States

http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/877838

Headline: What's Being Done About Nurse Staffing?

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United States

https://insight.kellogg.northwestern.edu/article/what-happens-to-patient-care-when-there-are-not-enough-nurses

Headline: What Happens to Patient Care When There Are Not Enough Nurses?

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United States

http://www.sun-sentinel.com/opinion/commentary/fl-viewpoint-immigration-health-care-connection-20170405-story.html

Headline: Don't forget the toll immigration changes have on health care | Opinion

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United States

http://www.timesleaderonline.com/news/national-news/2017/04/california-contest-yields-insight-into-shifting-dem-party/

Headline: California contest yields insight into shifting Dem Party

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United States

http://www.echopress.com/news/4243808-transportation-bills-pass-starting-real-minnesota-talks

Headline: Transportation bills pass, starting the real Minnesota talks

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