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February 5, 2019

Global Nurses United News Round-Up – February 1, 2019


Headline: Govt firm on Tas public sector pay offer

Headline: Drug overdoses mount as debate continues

Headline: ‘Fears for the future’ if review does not lead to change

Headline: Nurses and midwives rally for ratios

Headline: Unions to ramp up NSW election spending after high court win

Headline: Health workers campaign for mandatory nurse-to-patient ratios in hospitals









Titre: Des infirmières toujours à bout de souffle

Headline: Nurses still out of breath

Titre: Manque de personnel à Maisonneuve-Rosemont: 20 infirmières en «sit-in»

Headline: Staff shortage in Maisonneuve-Rosemont: 20 nurses hold sit-in

Titre: Sit-in d’infirmières à l’Hôpital Maisonneuve-Rosemont contre les heures supplémentaires obligatoires

Headline: Nurses hold sit-in at Hôpital Maisonneuve-Rosemont against mandatory overtime

Titre: La justice force l’embauche d’infirmières dans un CHSLD

Headline: Court forces the hiring of nurses in a CHSLD

Titre: Les infirmières sont toujours au bout du rouleau

Headline: Nurses are always on the run

Titre: Un an après Émilie Ricard, qu’en est-il des mesures prises dans nos hôpitaux?

Headline: A year after Émilie Ricard, what about the measures taken in our hospitals?

Titre: Cessons de défendre l’indéfendable!

Headline: Let’s stop defending the indefensible!

Titre: Disparité salariale entre les infirmiers cliniciens: «On s’est fait tromper»

Headline: Pay disparity between nurse clinicians: “We were deceived”

Headline: Southlake criticized for handling of nurse’s assault

Headline: Help coming for nurses struggling with mental health issues, substance abuse

Headline: Nursing homes in dire need of more staffing, coalition says

Headline: More babies mean more nurses being hired at HSC and St. Boniface Hospital

Headline: More babies mean more nurses being hired at HSC and St. Boniface Hospital

Headline: Red River College eliminates 75 nursing school spots

Headline: Early flu season contributed to 15-minute increase in ER wait times last month, WRHA says

Headline: OPINION: Long-term-care panel erred in sidestepping minimum staffing levels

Headline: Officials ponder easing mobility for doctors, nurses between provinces




Titular: Las dos manifestaciones que complicarán el tránsito este jueves 31 de enero

Headline: Two demonstrations will complicate traffic on Thursday, January 31

Titular: Estas son las manifestaciones que recorrerán la ciudad

Headline: These are the demonstrations that will march through the city

Titular: VIDEO: Joviel Acevedo llama “pendejos” a los políticos que no lo apoyan en pactos colectivos

Headline: VIDEO: Joviel Acevedo calls “assholes” to politicians who do not support him in collective agreements

Titular: Guatemala: maestros y campesinos cierran enero con protestas.

Headline: Guatemala: teachers and peasants close January with protests.

Titular: Maestros y salubristas denuncian persecución contra los pactos colectivos

Headline: Teachers and health professionals denounce persecution against collective agreements




Titular: El gobierno ha incumplido con lo pactado : ANEEAH

Headline: The government has not complied with the agreement: ANEEAH




Headline: Ireland’s nurses and midwives begin first day of strikes over pay

Headline: ‘We work so hard to be so poor’ – three nurses tell us why they’re striking with thousands nationwide today

Headline: Images of the Day

Headline: PATIENTS BACK STRIKES Patient who ‘died twice’ in intensive care joins nurses on picket line – and says ‘without them I wouldn’t be here’

Headline: Students Pledge Support for Nursing Strike

Headline: Govt must ensure public don’t face further delays – INMO

Headline: ‘There is a point where we have to stand up’: Nurses say the ball is in Government’s court to resolve the dispute

Headline: Tipperary nurses’ strike: ‘I’m here because we’re just at the end of our tether’

Headline: Nurses’ strike 2019 Ireland: Recap the updates as 35,000 Irish nurses and midwives took industrial action

Headline: Irish nurses in London show solidarity with colleagues in Ireland ahead of proposed strike




Headline: Nurses threaten strike over allowances

Headline: Nurses in 23 counties to strike on Monday over pay

Headline: Labour CS Ukur Yattani appoints conciliation committee to avert nurses strike

Headline: Nurses Announce Date For Nation Wide Strike: Kenya



New Zealand

Headline: Māori nurses keen to share woes in equity claim




Headline: Health workers’ party-list asks SC relief for midterm poll




Manchete: Sindicato dos Enfermeiros Portugueses admite novas formas de luta

Headline: Union of Portuguese Nurses adopts new forms of struggle

Manchete: Enfermeiros de Leiria fazem greve de três dias e exigem mais recursos humanos

Headline: Leiria nurses strike for three days, demand more human resources

Manchete: Nova greve de enfermeiros avança em sete centros hospitalares

Headline: New nurses’ strike advances in seven hospital centers

Manchete: Sindicato dos Enfermeiros alerta para caos na urgência do Hospital de Portalegre

Headline: Sindicato dos Enfermeiros warns of chaos in the emergency of Portalegre Hospital



South Africa

Headline: You can’t employ nurses, so why keep nursing colleges, asks Denosa

Headline: Netcare taken to task over possible job cuts




Titular: Respaldo europeo al ratio máximo pacientes de Enfermería

Headline: European support for the maximum nurse-to-patient ratio

Titular: Los enfermeros suman apoyos para su campaña

Headline: Nurses add support for their campaign


Titular: El Satse denuncia que las urgencias del Hospital Regional sufren un colapso crónico

Headline: Satse denounces the chronic collapse at ER of Regional Hospital

Titular: Sanidad y Satse acuerdan compensar el “solape” de jornada progresivamente hasta siete días en 2021

Headline: Sanidad and Satse agree to compensate progressively the “overlap” day up to seven days in 2021

Titular: Madrid. satse: “las urgencias de los hospitales madrileños están al límite por la gripe”

Headline: Madrid. satse: “the emergency rooms at Madrid hospitals are at the limit because of the flu”

Titular: Satse reúne casi 50.000 firmas en Andalucía para aumentar la ratio de enfermeras por paciente

Headline: Satse gathers almost 50,000 signatures in Andalusia to increase the ratio of nurses per patient

Titular: Satse C-LM inicia una campaña para informar a enfermeros y fisioterapeutas sobre sus derechos en maternidad y lactancia

Headline: Satse C-LM starts a campaign to inform nurses and physiotherapists about their maternity and lactation rights

Titular: Satse condena la agresión a una enfermera en las urgencias del Hospital Virgen del Rocío en Sevilla y exige medidas

Headline: Satse condemns attack on nurse in the emergency room of the Virgen del Rocío Hospital in Seville and demands action

Titular: Satse denuncia “irregularidades” en la baremación de la carrera profesional

Headline: Satse denounces “irregularities” in professional career classification

Titular: SATSE exige mejoras salariales para enfermeras de atención primaria en Baleares

Headline: SATSE demands salary improvements for primary care nurses in the Balearic Islands



United Kingdom

Headline: Fears for patient safety at ‘dangerously overcrowded’ hospitals, says Royal College of Nursing (RCN)

Headline: Call for action to tackle NHS staffing shortages as wards become overcrowded

Headline: Historic ballot for nursing union

Headline: Understaffing is putting patients at risk

Headline: Half of NHS workers say they are too short staffed to deliver safe, dignified and compassionate care



United States

Headline: National Nurses United: Fighting for Single-Payer

Headline: Harris dives into ‘Medicare for all’ minefield

Headline: Kamala Harris is open to multiple paths to ‘Medicare-for-all’

Headline: Labor board schedules hearing on complaints against Johns Hopkins

Headline: New VA health care rules: Trump overreach or more choice for vets?

Headline: Residents demanding ‘Medicare for All’ to meet with Pallone today

Headline: Meeting Will Focus on ‘Medicare for All’ Proposals

Headline: Chicago Adopts Stricter Rules for Manganese, Other Pollutants





Headline: Health ministry targets reduction in hospital violence

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