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January 17, 2022
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Global Nurses United News Round-Up – January 14, 2022

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.camdencourier.com.au/story/7578442/500-aged-care-homes-battle-covid-outbreaks/ Headline: Residents locked in their rooms as desperate staff shortages hit aged care facilities . . . . . https://www.abc.net.au/news/2022-01-12/qld-coronavirus-covid-hospitalisations-icu-rapid-antigen-testing/100750568 Headline: Queensland records 22,069 new […]

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January 11, 2022
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Global Nurses United News Round-Up – January 7, 2022

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.abc.net.au/news/2022-01-05/nt-health-system-capacity-struggling-amid-covid-nurses-union/100740132 Headline: The NT’s health system ‘will collapse’ without action, according to nurses’ union, as COVID cases rise . . . . . https://www.mamamia.com.au/icu-nurse-covid-19/ Headline: “We […]

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January 4, 2022
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Global Nurses United News Round-Up – December 17, 2021

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.   Global https://www.infermieristicamente.it/articolo/14807/i-paesi-ricchi-bloccano-accesso-equo-ai-vaccini-la-denuncia-dei-sindacati-infermieristici-mondiali Titolo: I paesi ricchi bloccano accesso equo ai vaccini. La denuncia dei sindacati infermieristici mondiali Headline: Rich countries block equal access to vaccines. The denunciation […]

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December 14, 2021
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Global Nurses United News Round-Up – December 13, 2021

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.   Global https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/nov/29/nursing-unions-around-world-call-for-un-action-on-covid-vaccine-patents Headline: Nursing unions around world call for UN action on Covid vaccine patents . . . . . https://www.commondreams.org/news/2021/11/29/25-million-nurses-demand-un-probe-covid-19-criminals-blocking-patent-waiver Headline: 2.5 Million Nurses Demand UN […]

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November 30, 2021
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Canada’s nurses, Global Nurses United file UN complaint on vaccine equity

Nurses from 28 countries file UN complaint alleging human rights violations by EU and four countries for ‘the loss of countless lives’ in the pandemic   Press release November 29, 2021 A coalition of nurses unions representing well over 2.5 million health care workers from 28 countries around the world (including Canada’s nurses – members of […]

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November 22, 2021
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Global Nurses United News Round-Up – November 19, 2021

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.abc.net.au/news/2021-11-19/australia-nurse-burnout-labour-shortage-supply-demand/100566430 Headline: The burnout is ‘absolutely real’: A look at the state of Australia’s nursing workforce amid labour shortage . . . . . https://www.agedcareguide.com.au/talking-aged-care/aged-care-sector-urges-government-to-implement-rights-based-aged-care-act Headline: […]

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November 15, 2021
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Global Nurses United News Round-Up – November 14, 2021

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.abc.net.au/news/2021-11-10/more-violence-at-port-lincoln-hospital/100609006 Headline: More violence at Port Lincoln Hospital prompts renewed calls for 24-hour security guards . . . . . Canada https://montrealgazette.com/news/local-news/quebec-nurses-unions-join-forces-to-call-for-end-to-emergency-decrees Headline: Quebec nurses unions […]

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November 8, 2021
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Global Nurses United News Round-Up – November 8, 2021

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.abc.net.au/news/2021-11-03/nursing-union-guards-port-lincoln-hospital-assault-violence/100591234 Headline: Nursing union renews call for guards at Port Lincoln hospital after attacks on nurse, doctor . . . . . https://www.abc.net.au/news/2021-11-05/aged-care-sector-confused-over-unvaccinated-visitor-rules/100595922 Headline: Victorian aged […]

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November 1, 2021
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Global Nurses United News Round-Up – October 30, 2021

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.news.com.au/finance/work/careers/nursing-emerges-as-top-career-choice-victorian-uni-data-reveals/news-story/13130f595cbe4b3f27029b891c68c34b Headline: Nursing emerges as top career choice, Victorian uni data reveals . . . . . https://coastcommunitynews.com.au/central-coast/news/2021/10/nurses-say-staff-problems-have-moved-with-patients-into-new-building/ Headline: Nurses say staff problems have moved with […]

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October 26, 2021
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Global Nurses United News Round-Up – October 25, 2021

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.miragenews.com/anmf-warns-that-new-trade-deal-will-hurt-aged-654370/ Headline: ANMF warns that new trade deal will hurt aged care system . . . . . https://www.theage.com.au/national/victoria/victorian-hospitals-make-seismic-changes-to-handle-tsunami-of-the-unvaccinated-20211016-p590ja.html Headline: Victorian hospitals make seismic changes to […]

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