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August 17, 2018

Global Nurses United News Round-Up - August 17, 2018

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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 https://www.rionegro.com.ar/neuquen/protesta-en-el-hospital-mas-importante-de-neuquen-por-falta-de-personal-DF5575027 Titular: Protesta en el hospital más importante de Neuquén por falta de personal Headline: Protest in the most important hospital in Neuquén due to lack of personnel . . . . . Australia https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2018/aug/12/unions-nsw-to-fight-berejiklian-government-campaign-rules-in-high-court Headline: Unions NSW to fight Berejiklian government campaign rules in high court . . . . . Canada http://rabble.ca/blogs/bloggers/activist-toolkit-blog/2018/08/fight-comprehensive-pharmacare-program Headline: The fight for a comprehensive pharmacare program . . . . . Canada https://ici.radio-canada.ca/nouvelle/1117825/syndicat-professionnels-soins-sante-outaouais-plus-ressources Titre: Élections provinciales : les employés de la santé de l’Outaouais veulent plus de ressources Headline: Provincial elections: Outaouais health care workers want more resources . . . . . Canada https://www.ledroit.com/actualites/sante/des-conditions-de-travail-execrables-72e45ab7522fdac36d7e1cb7775c5697 Titre: Des conditions de travail «exécrables» Headline: “Abhorrent” working conditions . . . . . Canada https://www.lenouvelliste.ca/actualites/le-fil-groupe-capitales-medias/un-residant-meurt-dun-avc-le-lendemain-dune-agression-2b7bd781cc03a4856de7cb08e8b54a09 Titre: Un résidant meurt d’un AVC le lendemain d’une agression Headline: Resident dies of stroke the day after an assault . . . . . Canada https://www.halifaxexaminer.ca/province-house/health-care-crisis-check-leadership-to-solve-it-another-question/ Headline: Health care crisis? Check. Leadership to solve it? Another question… . . . . . Canada http://thechronicleherald.ca/novascotia/1590804-bedsore-data-not-public-yet-health-minister-says Headline: Bedsore data not public yet, health minister says . . . . . Honduras http://www.hondurasensusmanos.info/2018/08/10/centros-hospitalarios-de-la-zona-atlantica-cuenta-con-nuevo-personal-de-enfermeria/ Titular: Centros hospitalarios de la zona Atlántica cuenta con nuevo personal de enfermería Headline: Hospital centers in the Atlantic area have new nurses . . . . . India https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/dehradun/nurses-threaten-strike-over-ill-treatment-by-roorkee-cms/articleshow/65405309.cms Headline: Nurses threaten strike over ill-treatment by Roorkee CMS . . . . . Ireland https://www.independent.ie/irish-news/health/nursing-vacancies-due-to-low-pay-will-escalate-trolley-crisis-37213689.html Headline: Nursing vacancies due to low pay ‘will escalate trolley crisis’ . . . . . Ireland https://www.joe.ie/news/superbug-outbreak-overcrowding-636524 Headline: Outbreak of CPE superbug causes unprecedented levels of overcrowding in Limerick hospital . . . . . Ireland https://www.limerickleader.ie/news/home/329315/university-hospital-limerick-endures-highest-level-of-overcrowding-amid-superbug-outbreak.html Headline: University Hospital Limerick endures highest level of overcrowding amid superbug outbreak . . . . . Ireland https://kfmradio.com/news/13082018-1029/there-are-more-patients-trolleys-naas-general-any-other-hospital-eastern-region Headline: There Are More Patients on Trolleys at Naas General Than Any Other Hospital in The Eastern Region. . . . . . New Zealand http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO1808/S00198/average-gender-pay-imbalance-increasing.htm Headline: Average gender pay imbalance increasing . . . . . New Zealand https://www.waateanews.com/waateanews?story_id=MTk4NzQ= Headline: Nurses pay becomes treaty issue . . . . . Portugal https://www.publico.pt/2018/08/15/sociedade/noticia/ao-terceiro-dia-de-greve-enfermeiros-continuam-mobilizados-garante-sindicato-1841123 Manchete: Ao terceiro dia de greve os enfermeiros continuam mobilizados, garante sindicato Headline: On third day of strike the nurses remain mobilized, guarantees union . . . . . Portugal http://www.sabado.pt/portugal/detalhe/hospitais-sem-enfermeiros-profissionais-iniciam-greve-esta-segunda-feira?ref=HP_Ultimas Manchete: Hospitais sem enfermeiros: profissionais iniciam greve esta segunda-feira Headline: Hospitals without nurses: professionals start strike this Monday . . . . . Portugal https://24.sapo.pt/atualidade/artigos/greve-dos-enfermeiros-no-hospital-povoa-de-varzimvila-do-conde-com-adesao-de-91 Manchete: Greve dos enfermeiros no hospital Póvoa de Varzim/Vila do Conde com adesão de 91% Headline: Nurses’ strike at the Póvoa de Varzim / Vila do Conde hospital with 91% . . . . . Portugal https://ionline.sapo.pt/artigo/622590/enfermeiros-greve-com-95-de-adesao-afirma-sindicato Manchete: Enfermeiros. Greve com 95% de adesão, afirma sindicato Headline: Nurses. Strike with 95% adherence, says union . . . . . Portugal https://www.jornaldocentro.pt/online/regiao/greve-dos-enfermeiros-adia-160-operacoes-no-centro-hospitalar-tondela-viseu/ Manchete: GREVE DOS ENFERMEIROS ADIA 160 OPERAÇÕES NO CENTRO HOSPITALAR TONDELA-VISEU Headline: Strike of Adia nurses . . . . . Portugal https://24.sapo.pt/atualidade/artigos/ar-condicionado-voltou-a-funcionar-no-hospital-de-elvas Manchete: Ar condicionado voltou a funcionar no hospital de Elvas Headline: Air conditioning returned to functioning in Elvas hospital . . . . . Portugal https://sicnoticias.sapo.pt/pais/2018-08-16-Enfermeiros-cumprem-hoje-o-quarto-e-penultimo-dia-da-greve Manchete: Enfermeiros cumprem hoje o quarto e penúltimo dia da greve Headline: Nurses meet the fourth and penultimate day of the strike . . . . . Portugal https://jornaleconomico.sapo.pt/noticias/bloco-operatorio-da-madeira-afetado-por-greve-dos-enfermeiros-345041 Manchete: Bloco Operatório da Madeira afetado por greve dos enfermeiros Headline: Madeira Operating Bloc affected by nurses’ strike . . . . . Portugal https://www.dn.pt/lusa/interior/cds-exige-respostas-sobre-necessidades-de-medicos-e-enfermeiros-no-cova-da-beira-9718682.html Manchete: CDS exige respostas sobre necessidades de médicos e enfermeiros no Cova da Beira Headline: CDS requires answers on the needs of doctors and nurses in Cova da Beira . . . . . South Africa https://ewn.co.za/2018/08/13/foreign-countries-must-provide-better-services-for-pregnant-women Headline: Foreign countries must provide better services for pregnant women . . . . . South Africa https://www.iol.co.za/mercury/news/nurses-pushed-to-their-limits-16575612 Headline: Nurses pushed to their limits . . . . . Spain https://www.murcia.com/region/noticias/2018/08/11-el-sindicato-de-enfermeria-denuncia-la-situacion-y-condiciones-laborales-y-profesionales-de-los-fisioterapeutas-espan.asp Titular: El Sindicato de Enfermería denuncia la situación y condiciones laborales y profesionales de los fisioterapeutas españoles Headline: The Nursing Union denounces the situation and professional working conditions of Spanish physiotherapists . . . . . Spain https://www.noticiascyl.com/salamanca/provincia-salamanca/2018/08/14/satse-pide-cesar-al-gerente-de-atencion-primaria-por-gestion-danina/ Titular: Crecen las protestas contra el gerente de Atención Primaria Headline: Protests against Primary Care manager grow . . . . . Spain http://www.laregion.es/articulo/ourense/cada-ourensanos-tiene-solo-medico-urgencias-pac/20180813075305816053.html Titular: Uno de cada cuatro ourensanos tiene un solo médico de urgencias en su PAC Headline: One in four Ourenseans has only one emergency doctor in their PAC . . . . . Spain http://www.deia.eus/2018/08/17/sociedad/estado/las-enfermeras-denuncian-falta-de-personal-en-las-residencias Titular: Las enfermeras denuncian falta de personal en las residencias Headline: Nurses denounce lack of staff in the residences . . . . . United Kingdom https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/nurse-year-left-live-says-11925474 Headline: Nurse given a year left to live says he will use time he has left to stop Tories ‘killing’ our beloved NHS . . . . . United Kingdom https://www.eveningtelegraph.co.uk/fp/angry-and-upset-ninewells-nurses-threaten-to-strike-over-shift-patterns/ Headline: ‘Angry and upset’ Ninewells nurses threaten to strike over shift patterns . . . . . United Kingdom https://www.independent.co.uk/news/health/learning-disability-nurse-training-bursary-nhs-cuts-tory-austerity-a8491681.html Headline: Learning disability care could return to ‘Victorian era’ because of nurse training cuts, experts warn . . . . . United Kingdom https://www.nursingtimes.net/news/workforce/nursing-needs-gender-neutral-rebranding-say-researchers/7025573.article Headline: Nursing needs gender-neutral rebranding, say researchers . . . . . United Kingdom https://www.scotsman.com/news/calls-to-rebrand-scottish-nursing-as-gender-neutral-1-4784271 Headline: Calls to rebrand Scottish nursing as gender neutral . . . . . United States https://www.sacbee.com/news/politics-government/influencers/article216 465815.html Headline: California’s biggest environmental challenges? Water. Climate change. Political hot air. . . . . . United States https://theintercept.com/2018/08/13/dnc-fossil-fuel-donations-climate-change/ Headline: DNC pretends respect for workers requires it to take corporate PAC money from big oil . . . . . United States https://www.commondreams.org/news/2018/08/13/change-gonna-come-poll-shows-democratic-voters-socialism-more-capitalism Headline: ‘A Change Is Gonna Come’: Poll Shows Democratic Voters Like Socialism More Than Capitalism . . . . . United States http://thehill.com/policy/healthcare/overnights/401642-overnight-health-care-states-fight-trump-administration-on-non Headline: Overnight Health Care: States fight Trump on non-ObamaCare plans | Analysis looks into surprise medical bills | Left hits industry group working against single payer . . . . . United States https://jacobinmag.com/2018/08/taylor-law-strike-nixon-public-sector Headline: Public Sector Workers Should Have the Right to Strike . . . . . United States http://floridapolitics.com/archives/271655-nurses-union-backs-darren-soto-in-cd-9-race Headline: Nurses’ union backs Darren Soto in CD 9 race . . . . . United States https://www.commondreams.org/news/2018/08/15/victory-bold-progressive-ilhan-omar-puts-second-muslim-woman-historic-path-congress Headline: Victory for Bold Progressive Ilhan Omar Puts Second Muslim Woman on Historic Path to Congress . . . . . United States https://www.peoplesworld.org/article/anti-hate-marchers-overwhelm-racist-right-in-d-c/ Headline: Anti-hate marchers overwhelm racist right in D.C. . . . . . United States http://floridapolitics.com/archives/271491-sunburn-the-morning-read-of-whats-hot-in-florida-politics-8-14-18 Headline: Sunburn – The morning read of what’s hot in Florida politics – 8.14.18 . . . . . United States https://www.clarionledger.com/story/news/politics/2018/08/15/does-nursing-home-have-enough-nurses/872746002/ Headline: Does that nursing home have enough nurses? . . . . . Venezuela https://www.aporrea.org/trabajadores/n329713.html Titular: Enfermeras marcharán este jueves a Miraflores por bajos salarios Headline: Nurses will march this Thursday to Miraflores over low salaries . . . . . Venezuela https://www.el-carabobeno.com/1525809-2/ Titular: Ministro de Salud a las enfermeras: No tengo competencia para ajustes salariales Headline: Minister of Health to nurses: There is no capacity for salary adjustments . . . . . Venezuela http://www.el-nacional.com/noticias/protestas/dirigentes-sindicales-uniran-marcha-enfermeras-hasta-miraflores_248112 Titular: Dirigentes sindicales se unirán a la marcha de enfermeras hasta Miraflores Headline: Union leaders will join the nurses’ march to Miraflores . . . . . Venezuela https://www.20minutos.com.mx/noticia/407708/0/policia-venezolana-impide-marcha-de-medicos-y-enfermeras-al-centro-del-p/ Titular: Policía venezolana impide marcha de médicos y enfermeras al centro del p Headline: Venezuelan police impede march of doctors and nurses to center of p . . . . . Venezuela https://elpitazo.com/ultimas-noticias/gremios-cumana-protestan-exigir-sueldos-e-insumos-los-hospitales/ Titular: Gremios protestaron para exigir sueldos e insumos para los hospitales en Cuman Headline: Guilds protested to demand salaries and supplies for hospitals in Cumaná . . . . . Venezuela https://larepublica.pe/mundo/1299416-crisis-venezuela-fuerza-policial-nicolas-maduro-detuvo-protesta-medicos-sector-salud-enfermos-protestas Titular: Fuerza policial de Nicolás Maduro detuvo protesta del sector salud Headline: Police force of Nicolás Maduro stopped protest from the health sector