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December 10, 2018

Global Nurses United News Round-Up – December 8, 2018



Headline: Tasmanian health unions ramp up industrial action over wages dispute

Headline: Senate inquiry into for-profit aged care providers calls for tax information to be made public

Headline: Manilla hospital nurse patient-to-staff negotiations underway




Headline: Nurses In Huge Vote To Strike




Headline: Nurses slam conditions at Île-Bizard nursing home, Lakeshore General

Headline: Residents and nurses frustrated with lack of parking near Regina General Hospital

Headline: Nova Scotia’s nurses get new contract

Headline: Nurses in the province get a new contract

Headline: Longstreet to share Brandon’s meth story with federal committee




Headline: Nursing student commits suicide due to academic pressure in Patna




Headline: Worst-ever November for hospital overcrowding according to Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation

Headline: Worst November on record for hospital overcrowding as 9,679 wait on trolleys

Headline: More than 500 patients awaiting hospital beds



New Zealand

Headline: The New Zealand Nurses Organisation is calling for urgent changes in safety

Headline: Nurses ‘angry and scared’ after recent attacks at mental health facility in Christchurch




Manchete: Enfermeiros do Centro Hospitalar Tondela-Viseu ameaçam voltar às greves

Headline: Nurses at the Tondela-Viseu Hospital Center threaten to return to strikes

Manchete: 985 enfermeiros querem progredir na região do Algarve

Headline: 985 nurses want progress in the Algarve region



Sierra Leone

Headline: Sierra Leone doctors strike over conditions, nurses may follow



South Africa

Headline: Nurses’ union calls for resolution in KZN mortuary strike



South Korea

Headline: Korea’s first for-profit hospital to be permitted in Jeju




Titular: Satse critica la falta de apoyo del Gobierno a las enfermeras de los centros penitenciarios

Headline: Satse criticizes the lack of government support for nurses in prisons

Titular: La Enfermería española, en números rojos

Headline: Spanish nursing, in fiery numbers

Titular: Enfermería pide respaldo político para aprobar el ratio máximo de pacientes

Headline: Nurses demand political support for approval of maximum patient ratio

Titular: Dos sindicatos acuerdan proyecto piloto de reducir horarios en centros salud

Headline: Two unions agree on pilot project to reduce schedules in health centers

Titular: Enfermería pide más recursos para empoderar a las personas con discapacidad

Headline: Nursing calls for more resources to empower people with disabilities

Titular: Satse critica las «prisas políticas» por abrir el nuevo hospital de Cáceres

Headline: Satse criticizes the “political rush” to open the new hospital in Cáceres

Titular: SATSE CyL insta a la Gerencia de Servicios Sociales a que audite las residencias de mayores privadas

Headline: SATSE CyL urges Social Services Management to audit private residences

Titular: SATSE anuncia movilizaciones de Enfermería para el próximo mes de diciembre

Headline: SATSE announces Nursing mobilizations for the next month of December

Titular: Satse reúne apoyos en los hospitales de Sevilla para fijar por ley el número de pacientes por cada enfermera

Headline: Satse gathers support in Seville hospitals to legally set the number of patients per nurse



United Kingdom

Headline: Nurse shortages linked to increased risk of death for patients – but nurse assistants ‘no substitute’

Headline: Nurse vacancies increased by almost 2,000 over past 12 months

Headline: Anger at Glasgow Royal Infirmary car parking fees

Headline: Education committee uncovers ‘huge difficulties’ in delivery of nurse apprenticeships

Headline: Nursing training applications plummet by nearly a fifth in just one year

Headline: Group of Johns Hopkins nurses say hospital fails to address patient care concerns



United States

Headline: Nurses say Union Will Help Hold Hopkins Accountable to the Community

Headline: Great Expectations: California’s first steps toward universal health care

Headline: Barton Health nurses hold protest in South Lake Tahoe amid ongoing negotiations

Headline: Barton nurses take to picket lines to alert community on issues

Headline: Lawmaker seeks OSHA standard on preventing workplace violence in health care, social services

Headline: Why mixing Medicare with commercial insurance is not the health reform we need

Headline: Nurses call for union rights and better patient care

Headline: Silverman, Evans join unions to rally against East End hospital bill as key council vote approaches

Headline: Nurses slam conditions at Johns Hopkins Hospital

Headline: Nurses At Johns Hopkins Voice Concerns

Headline: Nurses Complain of Conditions at Johns Hopkins Hospital

Headline: The Best Strategy for the House Dems? Fight for Major Reforms.




Titular: Trabajadores denuncian “2 o 3 agresiones” al mes en centro de ASSE

Headline: Workers report “2 or 3 assaults” per month at the ASSE center

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