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July 10, 2019

Global Nurses United News Round-Up – July 9, 2019

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. Australia Headline:  Fake doctors to face tougher sanctions ….. Australia Headline: Surgeries put on hold, double shifts for staff as Darwin hospital overflows ….. Australia Headline: Gun brought to Royal Adelaide Hospital as violent incidents increase, union says ….. Australia Headline:  ‘Difficult and shocking environment’: nurses rally over assault ….. Australia Headline: Sydney news: Man’s ear severed in stabbing attack, attempted murder charges after shooting ….. Canada Headline: Premier Ford, please help deliver pharmacare ….. Canada Titre: Réduire la chaleur intense dans les établissements de la santé Headline: Reduce the intense heat in health facilities ….. Canada Headline: York Region strikes 2-year deal with nurses’ union ….. Canada Headline: Unions, businesses and lobby groups face new advertising limits ahead of Manitoba election ….. Canada Headline:  Why opioid crisis may be contributing to more injuries for long-term care workers ….. Canada Headline: Hundreds rally in Calgary to protest Bill 9 and support public sector workers’ rights ….. Ireland Headline:  The Catholic church endorses trafficking awareness training for nurses ….. Ireland–1653479/ Headline: Nursing union chief warns balloting for Northern Ireland’s first ever strike is imminent ….. Ireland Headline:  Hospitals deployed official ‘last resort’ status 1,600 times this year ….. Ireland Headline: More than 7,300 patients admitted to hospital in June waited for bed – INMO ….. Ireland Headline:  Nurses victims of nearly 90% of hospital assaults ….. Ireland Headline: 42 assaults on staff in Cork hospital group ….. Ireland Headline: Almost 250 nurses assaulted in HSE hospitals in first half of year ….. Ireland Headline: Nearly 7,400 patients left without hospital beds in June, INMO says ….. Kenya Headline: Kirinyaga doctors’ strike illegal, Waiguru free to take action ….. New Zealand Headline:  Waitangi Tribunal recommends new independent Māori health authority ….. New Zealand Headline: Māori Development Ministry, Te Puni Kōkiri, accused of failing Māori and breaching Treaty ….. Philippines Filipino: Balak na pagbawas sa overseas deployment ng Pinoy nurses inalmahan Headline: Push for reduction in overseas deployment of Pinoy nurses ….. Portugal Título: Médicos e enfermeiros cumprem segundo dia de greve Headline: Doctors and nurses strike for a second day ….. South Africa Headline:  Nursing union withdraws workers from night shift duties after attack ….. South Africa Headline:  Gauteng nurses ditch uniform in protest ….. South Africa Headline: Police to patrol Thokoza clinic but Denosa members afraid to work night shift ….. Spain Titular: Los enfermeros denuncian el cierre de 12.700 camas en los hospitales públicos en verano Headline: Nurses denounce the summer closure of 12,700 beds in public hospitals ….. Spain Titular: Solo hay una enfermera por cada 100 personas en las cárceles españolas Headline: There is only one nurse for every 100 people in Spanish prisons ….. Spain Titular: Satse dice que el ‘botón antipánico’ “solo” está operativo en 11 centros Headline: Satse says the “panic button” is “only” operational in 11 centers ….. Spain Titular: Cerrado por vacaciones: Sólo 8 de los 33 centros de salud de Sevilla abren por la tarde este verano Headline: Closed for holidays: Only 8 of the 33 health centers in Seville are open during the afternoons this summer ….. Spain Titular: Satse alerta de que el cierre por la tarde de Consultas Externas afectará a 40.000 usuarios en Córdoba Headline: Satse warns that the afternoon closures of External Consultations will affect 40,000 users in Córdoba ….. Spain Titular: Enfermería de la UCI del Regional pide más medios para los cuidados de la oxigenación Headline: Nurses union at Regional ICU demands more support for oxygen care ….. Spain Titular: Satse critica la planificación de los cierres de camas en el área sanitaria de Oviedo Headline: Satse criticizes the planned closure of beds in the health area of Oviedo ….. Spain Titular: SATSE exige a los nuevos equipos de las Consejerías que implementen mejoras para las enfermeras de Castilla y León Headline: SATSE demands that new Council teams implement improvements for nurses in Castilla and León ….. United Kingdom/Global Headline:  I’m a GP. To stop NHS privatisation, we need a global healthcare movement ….. United Kingdom Headline: Opening of new children’s hospital delayed to ‘protect patients’ ….. United States Headline:  Medicare for All Means Real Choice: One Health Card, Good Anywhere You Go ….. United States Headline:  South Side OB/GYN Unit Closing Amid Black Maternal Health Crisis ….. United States Headline:  Johns Hopkins police plan protested as bill takes effect ….. United States Headline:  Eastern N.C. union organizing blitz for workers’ rights ….. United States Headline:  Final Public Hearing Scheduled Wednesday On Merger Of Health Care Systems In Napa County, State ….. United States Headline:  Proposed Napa County Health Care Merger: Nurses Express Concern ….. United States Headline: Proposed St. Joseph-Adventist Health partnership draws a crowd in Calistoga ….. United States Headline: Wall Street Beware: The Public Banking Movement Is Coming for You