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November 20, 2017

Global Nurses United News Round-Up – November 17, 2017

Argentina   http://eleco.com.ar/politica/alta-adhesion-de-enfermeros-al-paro-pero-con-atencion-minima-esencial/   Titular: Alta adhesión de enfermeros al paro, pero con atención mínima esencial   Headline: High participation of nurses on strike, but with minimum essential care   Argentina   https://www.tandildiario.com/noticias/Locales/157615:3/Enfermeros-anunciaron-un-paro-de-48-horas.html   Titular: Enfermeros anunciaron un paro de 48 horas   Headline: Nurses announced a 48-hour work stoppage   Australia   http://www.goulburnpost.com.au/story/5057531/health-district-puts-staff-restructure-on-hold/   […]

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November 13, 2017

Global Nurses United News Round-Up – November 13, 2017

Australia   http://www.riverineherald.com.au/2017/11/09/10861/standing-up-for-bupa-workers   Headline: Standing up for Bupa workers   Australia   http://www.theadvocate.com.au/story/5042334/nine-ward-vacancies-anmf-candidate/   Headline: Nurses speak of double shifts and job vacancies   Australia   http://www.theadvocate.com.au/story/5049134/anmf-state-secretary-hits-campaign-trail-ahead-of-branch-elections/   Headline: ANMF state secretary Emily Shepherd hits campaign trail   Australia   https://www.theweeklysource.com.au/nursing-union-increases-aged-care-pressure-across-country-first-ever-workers-strike/   Headline: Nursing union increases aged care pressure across the country – first […]

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November 6, 2017

Global Nurses United News Round-Up – November 06, 2017

Below is a collection of links to news stories, provided by Global Nurses United, about nurses in other nations, and how they are advocating for their patients.   Australia http://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/2017/11/02/bupa-nurses-carers-strike-victoria Headline: Bupa nurses, carers strike in Victoria ….. Australia http://www.riverineherald.com.au/2017/10/30/10713/bupa-strikes-for-better-pay-and-conditions Headline: Bupa strikes for better pay and conditions ….. Australia https://australianageingagenda.com.au/2017/11/03/strategy-boost-aged-care-workforce-underway-june-deadline/ Headline: Strategy to boost […]

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October 31, 2017

Global Nurses United News Round-Up – October 27, 2017

Below is a collection of links to news stories, provided by Global Nurses United, about nurses in other nations, and how they are advocating for their patients.   Argentina http://www.eldiaonline.com/se-necesitan-100-000-enfermeros-mas-pais/ Titular: Se necesitan 100.000 enfermeros más en el país Headline: 100,000 more nurses needed in the country  ….. Australia http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/news/national/government-turns-to-overseas-recruitment-to-fill-nursing-vacancies/news-story/91d4b414c0c98da79d3cfc95d6719305 Headline: Government turns to overseas […]

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October 23, 2017

Global Nurses United News Round-Up – October 20, 2017

Below is a collection of links to news stories, provided by Global Nurses United, about nurses in other nations, and how they are advocating for their patients.   Australia http://www.begadistrictnews.com.au/story/4987881/aged-care-staff-told-to-leave-residents-in-soggy-pads/?cs=7 Headline: Aged care staff told to leave residents in soggy pads ….. Australia http://www.thecourier.com.au/story/4996512/ballarat-trades-hall-rejects-idea-of-protest-permits/ Headline: Ballarat Trades Hall rejects idea of protest permits ….. Australia […]

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October 19, 2017

Global Nurses United News Round-Up – October 18, 2017

Below is a collection of links to news stories, provided by Global Nurses United, about nurses in other nations, and how they are advocating for their patients. Australia https://thewest.com.au/business/personal-finance/victorian-nurses-walk-off-the-job-at-bupa-ng-s-1782753 Headline: Victorian Nurses walk off the job at Bupa ….. Australia http://www.themercury.com.au/news/national/nine-bupa-nursing-homes-across-victoria-set-to-be-hit-with-stop-work-action/news-story/9ba54a192dacd237b6db84e30f00a51b Headline: Nine Bupa nursing homes across Victoria set to be hit with stop work […]

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October 10, 2017

Global Nurses United News Round-Up – October 6, 2017

Argentina   http://lavozdetandil.com.ar/2017/10/05/marcharon-los-enfermeros-y-el-lunes-habra-una-audiencia-de-conciliacion-6/   Titular: Marcharon los enfermeros y mañana van a un paro de 24 horas   Headline: The nurses marched and tomorrow they are going to a 24-hour strike   Australia   http://www.geelongadvertiser.com.au/news/geelong/geelong-bupa-aged-care-nurses-campaign-for-more-staff-better-pay/news-story/f4f8c5c28039663be9968d7da0d08758   Headline: Geelong Bupa aged care nurses campaign for more staff, better pay   Australia   https://www.bay939.com.au/news/local-news/85723-industrial-action-hits-aged-care-homes   Headline: Industrial […]

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October 2, 2017

Global Nurses United News Round-Up – September 29, 2017

Australia   http://www.abc.net.au/radio/programs/nightlife/nursing-in-australia/8994748   Headline: What is it like to be a nurse in Australia?   Australia   https://www.thechronicle.com.au/news/union-staff-extremely-concerned-over-cuts-nursing-/3227839/   Headline: Staff ‘extremely concerned’ over cuts at nursing home: Union   Australia   http://www.adelaidenow.com.au/news/south-australia/sa-nurses-threaten-industrial-action-over-new-rah-safety-concerns/news-story/0eec615a8145176267f90b22c3d8ae5b   Headline: SA nurses threaten industrial action over new RAH safety concerns   Australia   http://www.bendigoadvertiser.com.au/story/4928599/hospital-smoking-ban-enforcement-woes/   Headline: Health workers attacked […]

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September 15, 2017

Global Nurses United News Round-Up – September 15, 2017

Below is a collection of links to news stories, provided by Global Nurses United, about nurses in other nations, and how they are advocating for their patients.   Australia https://www.agedcareguide.com.au/talking-aged-care/ratio-recommended-in-aged-care-amendment Headline: Ratio recommended in aged care amendment ….. Australia http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/news/nsw/industry-super-fund-directors-are-the-highest-paid-trustees-in-the-country-and-kelly-odwyer-wants-all-their-secret-payments-revealed/news-story/87a21ff577a5c40b79e7b937e400522c Headline: Industry super fund directors are the highest paid trustees in the country, and Kelly […]

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September 11, 2017

Global Nurses United News Round-Up – September 11, 2017

Australia   http://www.themercury.com.au/news/politics/advocates-warn-tasmanias-emergency-departments-pose-a-serious-risk-to-mentally-ill-patients/news-story/92b2f756d90d00be874cab2788d3a3b8   Headline: Advocates warn Tasmania’s emergency departments pose a serious risk to mentally ill patients   Australia   http://www.theadvocate.com.au/story/4906992/inquiry-on-acute-health-to-start/   Headline: Parliamentary inquiry to be held into Tasmania’s hospital resourcing   Australia   https://indaily.com.au/news/local/2017/09/05/govt-poised-for-widespread-exemptions-on-workers-comp/   Headline: Govt poised for widespread exemptions on workers’ comp   Australia   http://www.sunraysiadaily.com.au/story/4896455/battle-lines-in-aged-care/   Headline: Battle lines […]

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