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Global Nurses United News Round-Up – January 3, 2020

Argentina

  https://www.tiempoar.com.ar/nota/enfermeras-denuncian-persecucion-por-pedir-que-las-reconozcan-como-profesionales Titular: Enfermeras denuncian persecución por pedir que las reconozcan como profesionales Headline: Nurses report persecution for asking to be recognized as professionals    

Australia

  https://www.newcastleherald.com.au/story/6561291/alarm-at-lack-of-maternity-ward-air-conditioning/?cs=9397 Headline: Alarm at lack of Launceston General Hospital maternity ward air-conditioning   https://www.miragenews.com/new-mums-swelter-in-overheated-lgh/ Headline: New mums swelter in overheated LGH  
Conflict Resolution VR program helps train nursing students
Headline: Conflict Resolution VR program helps train nursing students    

Brazil

 
Porto Alegre: TRT autoriza Prefeitura a seguir com processo de ampliação da Atenção Primaria
Manchete: Porto Alegre: TRT autoriza Prefeitura a seguir com processo de ampliação da Atenção Primaria Headline: Porto Alegre: TRT authorizes City Hall to proceed with expansion of Primary Care    

Canada

 
Linda Silas, president of Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions, announces bid to lead Canadian Labour Congress
Headline: LINDA SILAS, PRESIDENT OF CANADIAN FEDERATION OF NURSES UNIONS, ANNOUNCES BID TO LEAD CANADIAN LABOUR CONGRESS   https://rabble.ca/blogs/bloggers/alberta-diary/2020/01/linda-silas-announces-bid-lead-canadian-labour-congress Headline: Linda Silas announces bid to lead Canadian Labour Congress   https://www.tvanouvelles.ca/2019/12/23/une-clinique-qui-peine-a-offrir-le-service Titre: Une clinique qui peine à offrir le service Headline: A clinic struggling to offer service   https://www.laction.com/article/2019/12/27/avril-une-clinique-de-pediatrie-sociale-a-manawan Titre: Les infirmières dénoncent le TSO Headline: Nurses speak out against TSO   https://www.sootoday.com/letters-to-the-editor/letter-hospital-paid-parking-should-not-be-a-deterrent-but-it-is-1993502 Headline: LETTER: Hospital paid parking should not be a deterrent. But it is   https://calgaryherald.com/news/politics/unions-raise-safety-concerns-after-ahs-memo-imposes-new-limits-on-overtime/wcm/102fabf0-0a6e-4f89-92fe-91127f9f99a4 Headline: Unions raise safety concerns after AHS memo imposes new limits on overtime  
Union representing nurses concerned about potential overtime changes
Headline: Union representing nurses concerned about potential overtime changes   https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/nurses-health-sciences-centre-safety-winnipeg-grey-listing-1.5413925 Headline: Safety concerns, staff shortages could prompt nurses to boycott Health Sciences Centre   https://www.winnipegfreepress.com/local/nurses-union-mulls-grey-listing-hsc-566667921.html Headline: Nurses union mulls ‘grey listing’ HSC   https://winnipeg.ctvnews.ca/winnipeg-man-waits-six-days-for-surgery-on-broken-arm-1.4742630 Headline: Winnipeg man waits six days for surgery on broken arm   https://winnipeg.ctvnews.ca/woman-waits-five-days-for-surgery-for-debilitating-disorder-1.4745575 Headline: Woman waits five days for surgery for debilitating disorder   https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/new-brunswick/nursing-crisis-new-brunswick-university-seats-1.5409022 Headline: Why N.B. universities are graduating fewer nurses — despite demand and incentives    

France

  http://www.rfi.fr/es/francia/20200103-macron-enfrenta-la-huelga-mas-larga-en-francia-desde-hace-30-anos Titular: Macron enfrenta la huelga más larga en Francia en 30 años Headline: Macron faces the longest strike in France in 30 years    

Ireland

  https://www.irishtimes.com/news/health/record-overcrowding-at-cork-university-hospital-nurses-say-1.4129566 Headline: Record overcrowding at Cork University Hospital, nurses say   https://www.european-views.com/2020/01/ireland-experiences-worst-year-on-record-for-hospital-overcrowding/ Headline: Ireland Experiences Worst Year on Record for Hospital Overcrowding   https://www.irishtimes.com/news/health/things-are-getting-worse-hospitals-brace-for-major-surge-in-numbers-1.4128372 Headline: ‘Things are getting worse’: Hospitals brace for major surge in numbers   https://www.thejournal.ie/evening-fix-155-4952074-Jan2020/ Headline: Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday   https://www.independent.ie/opinion/editorial/editorial-more-warnings-apologies-wont-fix-this-health-crisis-38830736.html Headline: Editorial: ‘More Warnings, apologies won’t fix this health crisis’   https://www.irishtimes.com/news/health/abuse-towards-nurses-now-expected-part-of-job-inmo-says-1.4127422 Headline: Abuse towards nurses now ‘expected’ part of job, INMO says   https://www.irishtimes.com/news/crime-and-law/hse-to-pay-30-000-to-nurses-over-delay-in-publishing-bullying-claims-report-1.4123779 Headline: HSE to pay €30,000 to nurses over delay in publishing bullying claims report  
‘National scandal’ — Total number patients that lay on trolleys in 2019 confirms worst year EVER
Headline: ‘National scandal’ — Total number patients that lay on trolleys in 2019 confirms worst year EVER   https://www.q102.ie/news/q102-news/bill-for-nurses-overtime-more-than-e30-million/ Headline: Bill For Nurses Overtime More Than €30 Million    

Portugal

  https://expresso.pt/sociedade/2019-12-26-Sindicato-queixa-se-da-falta-de-progressao-na-carreira-para-20-mil-enfermeiros Manchete: Sindicato queixa-se da falta de progressão na carreira para 20 mil enfermeiros Headline: Union protests lack of career progression for 20,000 nurses   https://ionline.sapo.pt/artigo/681178/sindicato-dos-enfermeiros-reage-a-mensagem-de-natal-de-antonio-costa?seccao=Portugal Manchete: Sindicato dos Enfermeiros reage a mensagem de Natal de António Costa Headline: Nurses Union reacts to António Costa’s Christmas message    

South Korea

  http://bogun.nodong.org/english/ Headline: KHMU Newsletter <No. 1>Life over Profit! Let’s go together to create happy hospitals for all: workers, patients and people in Korea.    

Spain

  https://www.20minutos.es/noticia/4101339/0/satse-se-propone-que-2020-sea-el-ano-del-reconocimiento-del-talento-y-potencial-de-enfermeras-y-matronas/ Titular: Satse se propone que 2020 sea el año del reconocimiento del talento y potencial de enfermeras y matronas Headline: Satse proposes that 2020 be the year of recognizing the talent and potential of nurses and midwives   https://www.redaccionmedica.com/opinion/ano-internacional-de-la-enfermera-un-cambio-imparable-4867 Titular: Año Internacional de la Enfermera, un cambio imparable Headline: International Year of the Nurse, an unstoppable change   https://www.diariodecadiz.es/cadiz/Satse-falta-personal-Neonatologia-Puerta-Mar_0_1422458168.html Titular: Satse denuncia falta de personal en Neonatología del Puerta del Mar Headline: Satse denounces the lack of personnel in Neonatology at Puerta del Mar    

United Kingdom

  https://www.itv.com/news/channel/2019-12-23/bill-for-agency-nurses-in-guernsey-to-hit-all-time-high/ Headline: Bill for agency nurses in Guernsey to hit all-time high   https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/northern-ireland-health-crisis-do-a-deal-to-end-nurses-strike-political-parties-urged-38830232.html Headline: Northern Ireland health crisis: Do a deal to end nurses strike, political parties urged   https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-northern-ireland-50897907 Headline: Nurses’ strike NI: RCN plan at least eight more days of strikes   https://www.itv.com/news/utv/2020-01-02/nursing-union-describes-unprecedented-pressures-at-hospitals/ Headline: Nursing union describes unprecedented pressures at hospitals   https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/health/we-are-over-the-cliff-edge-warning-as-400-wait-over-12-hours-in-northern-ireland-a-and-es-38831232.html Headline: We are over the cliff edge: Warning as 400 wait over 12 hours in Northern Ireland A&Es   https://www.derrynow.com/news/news/505269/nurses-plan-further-strike-action-for-january.html Headline: Nurses plan further strike action for January  
Guernsey agency bill warning as another pay offer rejected
Headline: Guernsey agency bill warning as another pay offer rejected    

United States

  Headline: Doctors, Nurses and the Paperwork Crisis That Could Unite Them   https://money.yahoo.com/nurses-america-shortage-burnout-195301886.html Headline: Nurses in America ‘are experiencing extremely high rates of burnout’   https://www.commondreams.org/views/2019/12/24/all-i-want-christmas-and-hanukkah-medicare-all Headline: All I Want for Christmas and Hanukkah Is Medicare for All  
Long Beach Memorial nurses sign three-year contract
Headline: Long Beach Memorial nurses sign three-year contract  
No. 9: Hospital workers voice concerns about workplace violence amid contracts talks
Headline: No. 9: Hospital workers voice concerns about workplace violence amid contracts talks

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