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July 28, 2017

Global Nurses United News Round-Up – July 28, 2017

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

http://www.rionegro.com.ar/neuquen/los-enfermeros-realizan-un-paro-en-la-clinica-medica-del-castro-rendon-DX3220445

Titular: Los enfermeros realizan un paro en la clínica médica del Castro Rendón

Headline: The nurses hold a strike in the medical clinic of Castro Rendón

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Australia

http://www.wauchopegazette.com.au/story/4809974/nurses-support-call-for-assisted-dying-change/

Headline: NSW Nurses and Midwives Association votes in support of voluntary assisted dying change

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Australia

http://www.illawarramercury.com.au/story/4804962/better-ways-to-monitor-regions-mental-health-patients-nurse/

Headline: Mental health on the agenda at NSWNMA conference

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Australia

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-07-25/increase-in-food-deliveries-to-hospitals-for-patients-disruptive/8740516

Headline: Food deliveries to hospitals on the rise but they’re putting nurses in a pickle

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Australia

http://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/queensland/more-than-1000-nurses-experienced-workplace-violence-in-three-months-survey-20170721-gxg56k.html

Headline: More than 1000 nurses experienced workplace violence in three months: survey

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Brazil

http://www.infonet.com.br/noticias/saude/ler.asp?id=202784

Manchete: Enfermeiros e agentes de endemias continuam em greve

Headline: Nurses and agents of endemics continue on strike

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Canada

http://www.winnipegsun.com/2017/07/24/union-takes-province-wrha-to-task-over-elimination-of-nursing-positions

Headline: Union takes province, WRHA to task over elimination of nursing positions

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Canada

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/manitoba-health-care-changes-1.4219731

Headline: WRHA cuts nurses from trauma, burn, IV units at Health Sciences Centre

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Canada

https://www.winnipegfreepress.com/local/the-picture-of-health-436653123.html

Headline: After-hours security performing some Misericordia triage duties

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Dominican Republic

http://hoy.com.do/sistema-de-salud-empantanado-en-eterna-deficiencia/

Titular: Sistema de salud empantanado en eterna deficiencia

Headline: Health system bogged down in eternal deficiency

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Greece

http://www.cnn.gr/focus/story/90604/esy-kindynos-gia-tin-zoi-ton-asthenon-ta-kena-se-nosileytes-aud

Επικεφαλίδα: ΕΣΥ: Κίνδυνος για την ζωή των ασθενών τα κενά σε νοσηλευτές

Headline: NHS: Danger to Patients’ Life Due to Nurse Understaffing

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Haiti

https://www.caraibcreolenews.com/index.php/caraibes/haiti/item/10493-haiti-hopitaux-publics-la-greve-est-maintenue-les-grevistes-exigent-du-concret

Titre: Hôpitaux publics : la grève est maintenue, les grévistes exigent du concret

Headline: Public hospitals: the strike is maintained, the strikers have concrete demands

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India

http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/kerala/2017/jul/22/kerala-nurses-strike-women-in-white-set-example-with-a-bloodless-coup-1631937.html

Headline: Kerala nurses’ strike: Women in white set example with a bloodless coup

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Ireland

http://www.independent.ie/regionals/argus/news/liam-doran-to-step-down-from-inmo-role-35931662.html

Headline: Liam Doran to step down from INMO role

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Ireland

http://www.offalyexpress.ie/news/home/261412/20-patients-without-a-proper-bed-at-tullamore-hospital.html

Headline: 20 patients without a proper bed at Tullamore Hospital

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Ireland

http://www.tipperarystar.ie/news/home/261038/midwives-and-mothers-from-tipperary-being-asked-to-share-pregnancy-and-birth-memories.html

Headline: Midwives and mothers from Tipperary being asked to share pregnancy and birth memories

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Ireland

http://www.limerickleader.ie/news/home/262051/major-overcrowding-at-limerick-emergency-department.html

Headline: Major overcrowding at Limerick emergency department

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Kenya

https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/article/2001248839/politicians-have-ignored-us-nurses-say

Headline: Politicians have ignored us, nurses say

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Kenya

http://www.kdrtv.com/nurses-protest-in-kisii-as-state-gives-lecturers-sh5-2-billion/

Headline: Nurses protest in Kisii as State gives lecturers Sh5.2 billion

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Kenya

http://www.the-star.co.ke/news/2017/07/21/no-one-is-thinking-about-us-striking-nurses-say-as-campaigns-climax_c1601531

Headline: No one is thinking about us, striking nurses say as campaigns climax

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Mexico

https://lasillarota.com/estados/marchan-trabajadores-para-exigir-medicamentos/165126

Titular: Marchan trabajadores para exigir medicamentos

Headline: Workers march to demand medicines

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New Zealand

http://gisborneherald.co.nz/localnews/2907923-135/local-nurses-join-shout-out-for

Headline: Local nurses join Shout Out for Help campaign

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New Zealand

https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/health/94832637/district-nursing-hub-move-one-of-several-review-recommendations

Headline: District nursing hub move one of several review recommendations

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Peru

http://larepublica.pe/politica/1065239-enfermeras-evaluan-acatar-paro-indefinido-desde-el-07-de-agosto

Titular: Enfermeras evalúan acatar paro indefinido desde el 07 de agosto

Headline: Nurses evaluate indefinite strike until August 7

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Philippines

http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/917212/protesters-hit-dutertes-wrong-regularization

Headline: Protesters hit Duterte’s ‘wrong regularization’

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Portugal

http://www.delas.pt/enfermeiros-em-protesto-reunem-se-no-inicio-da-semana-com-ministro-da-saude/

Manchete: Enfermeiros em protesto reúnem-se no início da semana com ministro da Saúde

Headline: Nurses in protest meet earlier this week with Health Minister

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Portugal

http://rr.sapo.pt/noticia/89506/enfermeiros_so_suspendem_protesto_se_houver_compromisso_escrito_do_governo

Manchete: Enfermeiros só suspendem protesto se houver compromisso escrito do Governo

Headline: Nurses only suspend protest if there is a written commitment from the Government

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Portugal

http://www.dn.pt/sociedade/interior/cancelada-greve-de-cinco-dias-dos-enfermeiros-8654666.html

Manchete: Cancelada greve de cinco dias dos enfermeiros

Headline: Nurses five-day strike cancelled

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South Africa

http://www.dispatchlive.co.za/news/2017/07/27/overworked-icu-nurses-wont-no-pay/

Headline: Overworked ICU nurses won’t do more for no pay

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South Korea

http://bogun.nodong.org/xe/index.php?document_srl=433605&mid=KHMU_Info#0

Headline: Centralized bargaining for year 2017 reached a settlement!

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Spain

https://www.redaccionmedica.com/secciones/enfermeria/satse-las-35-horas-semanales-motor-para-la-creacion-de-empleo-sanitario-6763

Titular: Satse: Las 35 horas semanales, ‘motor’ para la creación de empleo sanitario

Headline: Satse: 35 hours a week, ‘engine’ for creating health employment

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Spain

http://ecodiario.eleconomista.es/salud/noticias/8512030/07/17/Satse-ve-inasumibles-y-excesivamente-largos-los-plazos-de-Gobierno-y-CCAA-para-acabar-con-la-temporalidad.html

Titular: Satse ve “inasumibles” y “excesivamente largos” los plazos de Gobierno y CCAA para acabar con la temporalidad

Headline: Satse sees the government terms of temporality as “unacceptable” and “excessively long”

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Spain

http://www.lavanguardia.com/local/sevilla/20170720/424266369282/satse-y-confedampa-dan-los-primeros-pasos-para-trabajar-por-la-implantacion-de-la-enfermera-escolar.html

Titular: Satse y Confedampa dan los primeros pasos para trabajar por la implantación de la enfermera escolar

Headline: Satse and Confedampa take the first steps to work for the implementation of the school nurse

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Spain

http://www.laopiniondezamora.es/castilla-leon/2017/07/20/satse-reclama-via-judicial-vuelta/1020770.html

Titular: Satse reclama por vía judicial la vuelta a la jornada laboral de 35 horas

Headline: Satse wins by judicial vote the return to the working day of 35 hours

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Spain

http://www.atlantico.net/articulo/vigo/enfermeras-padres-uci-neonatos-piden-mas-personal/20170719012652599144.html

Titular: Enfermeras y padres de la UCI de Neonatos piden más personal

Headline: Nurses and parents of the neonatal ICU ask for more staff

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Spain

http://elfarodeceuta.es/2017/07/20/satse-propone-carriles-acceso-exclusivo-personal-pacientes-ante-las-colas-la-frontera/

Titular: SATSE propone carriles de acceso exclusivo para personal y pacientes ante las colas de la frontera

Headline: SATSE asks for exclusive access lanes for staff and patients at the border queues

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Spain

http://www.lavanguardia.com/local/sevilla/20170725/4377345117/satse-rechaza-la-suspension-cautelar-de-las-35-horas-y-senala-que-es-un-ataque-al-sector-publico.html

Titular: Satse rechaza la suspensión cautelar de las 35 horas y señala que “es un ataque al sector público”

Headline: Satse rejects the precautionary hold on the 35 hour work week and says that “is an attack on the public sector”

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Spain

http://www.laverdad.es/murcia/satse-denuncia-reforma-20170724004913-ntvo.html

Titular: Satse denuncia que la reforma del Reina Sofía perjudica a los trabajadores

Headline: Satse denounces that the reform of Reina Sofía harms workers

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Spain

http://www.elcomercio.es/aviles/satse-denuncia-denegacion-20170725000505-ntvo.html

Titular: El SATSE denuncia la denegación de los días de libre disposición a las enfermeras

Headline: The SATSE denounces the denial of vacation days to nurses

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Spain

http://www.elnortedecastilla.es/segovia/tres-profesionales-sanitarios-20170724222011-nt.html

Titular: Cada mes se denuncian en Segovia tres agresiones a profesionales sanitarios

Headline: Each month, three attacks on health professionals are reported in Segovia

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United Kingdom

http://thelincolnite.co.uk/2017/07/royal-college-of-nursing-members-hold-protest-outside-lincoln-hospital-against-1-pay-cap/

Headline: Royal College of Nursing members hold protest at Lincoln Hospital against 1% pay cap

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United Kingdom

http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/number-senior-nurses-quitting-nhs-10877023

Headline: Number of senior nurses quitting NHS doubles after staff shortages, pressure and poor pay contribute to “perfect storm”

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United Kingdom

https://www.nursinginpractice.com/article/nurse-pay-rockets-political-agenda

Headline: Nurse pay rockets up the political agenda

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United Kingdom

http://www.lep.co.uk/news/health/lancashire-nurses-to-protest-pay-cap-1-8670056

Headline: Lancashire nurses to protest pay cap

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United Kingdom

https://www.theguardian.com/society/2017/jul/25/soaring-nhs-vacancies-prompt-warnings-of-understaffing-nursing

Headline: Soaring NHS vacancies prompt warnings of ‘desperate’ understaffing

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United Kingdom

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/health/nhs-staff-vacancies-rise-10-per-cent-2017-86000-nurses-midwives-doctors-recruitment-crisis-brexit-a7858961.html

Headline: NHS faces ‘unprecedented workforce crisis’ as vacancies rise 10% in last year

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United States

http://www.indeonline.com/news/20170726/affinity-nurses-raise-concerns-for-patient-safety-during-vigil

Headline: Affinity nurses raise concerns for patient safety during vigil

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United States

https://www.commondreams.org/views/2017/07/20/public-option-doomed-start

Headline: The Public Option – Doomed From the Start

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United States

http://newburghgazette.com/2017/07/27/dem-says-obamacare-repeal-effort-moves-u-s-toward-single/

Headline: Dem says Obamacare repeal effort moves US ‘toward single payer’

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United States

https://www.thenation.com/article/jimmy-carter-calls-for-single-payer/

Headline: Jimmy Carter calls for single payer

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United States

https://www.commondreams.org/news/2017/07/27/gop-single-payer-ploy-shows-just-how-very-sick-us-healthcare-debate-remains

Headline: GOP single payer ploy shows just how very sick US health care debate remains

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United States

http://www.rollcall.com/news/politics/red-state-democrats-reject-single-payer

Headline: Red state Democrats reject single payer amendment

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United States

https://knock-la.com/single-payer-activists-are-fighting-for-lives-not-to-please-democrats-or-david-dayen-60ae8fd8bb83

Headline: Single-Payer Activists Are Fighting For Lives — Not To Please Democrats or David Dayen

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United States

https://www.thenation.com/article/a-better-deal-sounds-nice-but-democrats-must-get-specific/

Headline: ‘A Better Deal’ Sounds Nice, but Democrats Must Get Specific

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United States

http://exclusive.multibriefs.com/content/senate-clears-hurdle-to-open-debate-on-healthcare/healthcare-administration

Headline: Senate clears hurdle to open debate on healthcare

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United States

 http://www.postbulletin.com/news/local/mayo-clinic-announces-first-layoffs-in-albert-lea/article_3e183fb3-52ec-5691-b945-40e5a389e9a5.html

Headline: Mayo Clinic announces first layoffs in Albert Lea

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United States

http://www.beckershospitalreview.com/hospital-physician-relationships/nurses-find-at-least-25-swastikas-on-walls-of-california-hospital.html

Headline: Nurses find ‘at least 25’ swastikas on walls of California hospital

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United States

http://www.presstelegram.com/general-news/20170722/nurses-find-dozens-of-swastikas-in-long-beach-hospital-stairwell

Headline: Nurses find dozens of swastikas in Long Beach hospital stairwell

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United States

http://www.beckershospitalreview.com/patient-flow/st-joseph-s-hospital-to-close-maternity-ward-sept-10.html

Headline: St. Joseph’s Hospital to close maternity ward Sept. 10

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Venezuela

https://www.el-carabobeno.com/enfermeros-respaldaran-paro-48-horas-carabobo/

Titular: Enfermeros respaldarán el paro de 48 horas en Carabobo

Headline: Nurses will support the 48-hour strike in Carabobo

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Venezuela

http://acn.com.ve/2017/07/22/julio-garcia-se-debe-resolver-carencias-de-vacunas-recomendadas-por-el-esquema-nacional-de-vacunacion/

Titular: Julio García: Se debe resolver carencias de vacunas recomendadas por el esquema nacional de vacunación

Headline: Julio García: Vaccine deficiencies recommended by the national vaccination scheme must be resolved