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  • Thursday, Apr 24 2014
    CFNU is a proud supporter of the Rethink child care campaign. Watch our lastest video in support of this important issue. Video of sdELXQMx8hI
  • Wednesday, Apr 23 2014
    The Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions were saddened by news of the death of the Right Honourable Herb Gray on Monday, April 21 st . To Herb Gray’s wife, Sharon, his children, Jonathan and Elizabeth, and to the rest of the Gray family, we send our deepest regrets for your loss. Herb Gray and Sharon Sholzberg-Gray have long been strong supporters of public health care in Canada. Mr. Gray’s contributions will be missed.
  • Tuesday, Apr 22 2014
    April 18, 2014 Updates Australia http://www.news.com.au/lifestyle/health/nurses-to-screen-for-bowel-cancer-in-proposed-overhaul/story-fneuz9ev-1226882931160 Headline: Nurses to screen for bowel cancer in proposed overhaul ……………………………… Australia http://www.thechronicle.com.au/news/smarter-use-nurses-and-doctors-could-save-430m-yea/2229029/ Headline: Smarter Use of Nurses and Doctors Could Save $430M A Year ……………………………… Australia http://www.examiner.com.au/story/2225162/paramedic-rise-worries-hodgman/?cs=95 Headline: Paramedic rise worries Hodgman ……………………………… Australia http://www.smh.com.au/federal-politics/political-news/changing-nurses-and-doctors-roles-could-save-430m-a-year-duckett-20140413-zqu6n.html Headline: Changing Nurses and Doctors Role Could Save $430M A Year ……………………………… Australia http://www.ncah.com.au/news-events/cuts-at-perth-hospital-put-safety-at-risk/2061/ Headline: Cuts at Perth Hospital Put Safety At Risk ……………………………… Australia http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-04-14/maitland-nurses-railroaded-from-steamfest/5388366 Headline: Maitland Nurses Railroaded From Steamfest ……………………………… Australia http://www.canberratimes.com.au/act-news/smokers-defy-bans-at-canberra-hospital-20140412-36k71.html Headline: Smokers Defy...
  • Monday, Apr 14 2014
    April 11, 2014 Updates Argentina http://www.lndnoticias.com.ar/08/04/20146836/paro-activo-en-el-hospital-de-ninos-ricardo-gutierrez/ Titular: Paro activo en el Hospital de Niños Ricardo Gutierrez Headline: Active Strike at Ricardo Gutierrez Children’s Hospital …………… Australia http://www.standard.net.au/story/2209427/nurses-slam-erosion-of-rural-aged-care/?cs=383 Headline: Nurses Slam Erosion of Rural Aged Care …………………….. Australia https://www.greenleft.org.au/node/56202 Headline: Government moves to sell Medibank Private …………………….. Canada http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/local/Nurses-union-to-vote-on-new-deal-254633551.html Headline: Nurses Union To Vote On New Deal …………………….. Canada http://healthydebate.ca/2014/04/topic/health-promotion-disease-prevention/health-care-worker-injury Headline: Stubbornly High Rates of Health Care Worker Injury …………………….. Canada http://www.newswire.ca/en/story/1334625/demonstration-for-the-creation-of-a-daycare-at-the-jewish-general-hospital Headline: Demonstration for the Creation of a Daycare at...
  • Monday, Apr 7 2014
    April 4, 2014 Updates Argentina http://www.diariouno.com.ar/mendoza/Medicos-y-enfermeros-preparan-otra-huelga-esta-vez-de-72-horas-20140404-0020.html Titular: Médicos y enfermeros preparan otra huelga, esta vez de 72 horas Headline: Doctors and Nurses Prepare Another Strike, This Time for 72 Hours …………. Argentina http://www.tiemposur.com.ar/nota/67172-enfermeros-de-terapias-intensivas-piden-reconocimiento-de-%C3%A1rea-cr%C3%ADtica Titular: Enfermeros de terapias intensivas piden reconocimiento de área crítica Headline: Intensive Care Nurses Call for Recognition of Critical Area ……………….. Australia http://www.canberratimes.com.au/act-news/union-presses-for-review-of-act-nurses-odd-shifts-20140402-35z6n.html Headline: Union Presses for Review of ACT Nurses’ Odd Shifts ……………………. Australia http://au.news.yahoo.com/thewest/a/22235200/nurses-fear-for-safety-of-patients/ Headline: Nurses fear for safety of patients ………………… Australia http://www.heraldsun.com.au/news/national/nurses-union-says-adelaide-oval-showdown-traffic-will-impact-on-hospital-staff-patient-and-visitor-parking/story-fnii5yv7-1226867354058 Headline:...
  • Monday, Mar 31 2014
    Today, March 31st, marks the day the federal government withdraws from any leadership role in health care in Canada. This withdrawal of federal leadership will lead to a fragmentation of services across the country, and access to care will depend on where you live and your ability to pay. Instead of coordinating a national action plan for health care, the only plan is to cut health transfer payments and shift the risk onto provinces and patients. Today also marks the...
  • Friday, Mar 21 2014
    March 21, 2014 Updates Argentina http://www.argenpress.info/2014/03/entrevista-jorge-yabkowski-la-salud-no.html Titular: Entrevista a Jorge Yabkowski: La salud no luce como la pintan (video) Headline: Interview with Jorge Yabkowski: Health Doesn’t Shine Like They Paint It ………………….. Australia http://www.news.com.au/national/western-australia/budget-cuts-putting-lives-at-risk-raising-ethical-concerns-nurse-tells-health-minister/story-fnii5thn-1226855715762 Headline: Budget cuts puts lives at risk, nurse tells Minister ………………….. Australia http://www.ncah.com.au/news-events/ethics-and-patient-care-in-conference-spotlight/2036/ Headline: Ethics and patient care in the spotlight ………………….. Australia http://anmf.org.au/news/entry/anmf-supports-better-food-labelling Headline: ANMF supports better food labeling ………………….. Australia http://www.hospitalandagedcare.com.au/news/stripping-nurse-penalties-will-risk-health-warns-anmf Headline: Stripping nurse penalties will risk health warns ANMF ………………….. Australia http://www.nswnma.asn.au/workers-will-be-hit-by-financial-advice-deregulation/ Headline:...
  • Thursday, Mar 20 2014
    On February 4, 2014, the Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions hosted a breakfast meeting on Parliament Hill to discuss An Aging Population, Prescription Drugs and the Future of Public Health Care in Canada , with presentations by Mr. Cal Martell and Dr. Steven Morgan. Members of Parliament, Senators and a wide range of health and labour stakeholders came together to hear expert speakers address the challenges and realities of an aging demographic, coupled with the rising costs of prescription drugs in Canada.

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