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  • Wednesday, Nov 23 2016
    Global Nurses United News Round-Up November 22, 2016 Global http://acsh.org/news/2016/11/07/survive-hospital-make-sure-your-heart-stops-weekday-10406 Headline: To Survive The Hospital, Make Sure Your Heart Stops On A Weekday Global https://www.theguardian.com/society/2016/nov/15/nhs-nursing-assistants-could-raise-risk-of-death-for-patients-says-study Headline: NHS nursing assistants could raise risk of death for patients, says study Global http://www.philly.com/philly/health/Black-patients-readmission-rates-are-higher-Could-nursing-help.html Headline: Black patients’ readmission rates are higher. Could nursing help? Argentina http://www.rionegro.com.ar/region/neuquen-enfermeros-de-paro-reclaman-la-mesa-de-control-salarial-ED1555978 Titular: Neuquén: enfermeros de paro reclaman la mesa de control salarial Headline: Neuquén: nurses on strike demand wage control table Argentina https://www.lmneuquen.com/los-enfermeros-no-fueron-recibidos-y-podrian-seguir-paro-n531828 Titular: Los enfermeros no fueron recibidos...
  • Tuesday, Nov 15 2016
    Today we celebrate start of National Nursing Students' Week and Indigenous Nursing Students' Day. The Canadian Nursing Students' Association's (CNSA) theme for 2016 is Diversity in Nursing: Sharing Similarities, Celebrating Differences, recognizing the many faces of nursing, their uniqueness and what they bring to our profession/education. This week we celebrate nursing students across Canada and your accomplishments within the nursing program, and your dedication to safe patient care.
  • Thursday, Nov 10 2016
    Lest we forget On Remembrance Day, we remember and thank those who have given their lives fighting for our rights and freedoms, and those who still serve around the world today. We honour the nurses who have so bravely served our country.
  • Monday, Nov 7 2016
    November 4, 2016 Global https://www.nursingtimes.net/news/workforce/nurse-patient-ratio-found-to-be-key-to-stroke-survival/7012974.article Headline: Nurse staffing levels are the ‘surprise’ key to stroke survival, finds study …… Australia http://www.theage.com.au/victoria/hospital-workers-treated-like-punching-bags--one-attacked-every-hour-in-victoria-20161029-gsdnja.html Headline: Hospital workers 'treated like punching bags' - one attacked every hour in Victoria …… Australia http://www.illawarramercury.com.au/story/4269595/joining-forces-over-plan/?cs=12 Headline: Emergency workers unite to keep Shellharbour Hospital public …… Australia https://www.greenleft.org.au/content/nurses-union-keep-maitland-hospital-public Headline: Nurses union: Keep Maitland Hospital public …… Australia http://www.geelongadvertiser.com.au/news/geelong/barwon-health-cost-cutting-fuels-fears-of-elective-surgery-waiting-list-blowout/news-story/2b662d30470c666ab5b4b2113373ab26 Headline: Barwon Health cost cutting fuels fears of elective surgery waiting list blowout …… Australia http://www.illawarramercury.com.au/story/4261056/rallying-to-keep-hospitals-public/?cs=12 Headline: Health unions planning...
  • Wednesday, Nov 2 2016
    On Wednesday November 2, 2016, Canada’s nurses and labour leaders joined thousands of students from over 50 campuses in 36 cities across Canada for All Out November 2 nd Day of Action demanding universal access to education, education justice and public education for the public good. In a show of solidarity, CFNU President Linda Silas joined hundreds of students in Ottawa, who rallied to fight the fees on Parliament Hill, and addressed the crowd with a message that education and...
  • Monday, Oct 31 2016
    Members of Parliament, I am writing to you on a matter of great concern to Canada’s Nurses – the issue of access to care for our most vulnerable and sick children. On Tuesday, November 1, 2016, the House is scheduled to consider a motion calling on the government to comply with the historic ruling of the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal, ordering the end of discrimination against First Nations children. This means implementing Jordan’s Principle, a long-sought commitment that would mean...
  • Friday, Oct 28 2016
    October 28, 2017 Argentina http://www.lavoz.com.ar/politica/el-sep-denuncia-reduccion-de-enfermeros-en-hospitales Titular: El SEP denuncia reducción de enfermeros en hospitales Headline: The SEP denounces reduction of nurses in hospitals … Argentina http://www.diaadia.com.ar/cordoba/sep-denuncia-que-faltan-enfermeras Titular: SEP denuncia que faltan enfermeras Headline: SEP denounces lack of nurses … Argentina http://www.laizquierdadiario.com/Reflexiones-de-un-enfermero-vivas-y-organizadas-las-queremos Titular: Reflexiones de un enfermero: vivas y organizadas las queremos Headline: Reflections of a nurse: we want them alive and organized … Australia http://idm.net.au/article/0011285-governance-target-anmf-tas Headline: Governance on target at ANMF TAS … Australia http://www.illawarramercury.com.au/story/4247032/greens-fight-shellharbour-hospital-privatisation/ Headline: NSW Greens oppose Shellharbour...
  • Wednesday, Oct 26 2016
    CFNU on behalf of Canadian nurses: "The persistent and targeted attacks on doctors, nurses and other health care workers must... are in direct contravention of humanitarian law." Read Linda's letter to Prime Minister Trudeau.

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