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Global Nurses United News Round-Up – June 29, 2019

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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 https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-06-26/tasmania-government-to-take-union-fight-to-industrial-commission/11248998 Headline: Tasmanian Government to take public service pay fight to industrial commission ….. Australia https://www.9news.com.au/national/nurse-stabbed-at-adelaide-hospital-south-australia-news/2d770207-7afe-43a7-bbe9-cbe5452621eb Headline: Man arrested after nurse assaulted outside hospital in Adelaide ….. Australia https://au.news.yahoo.com/nurse-stabbed-outside-adelaide-hospital-while-on-break-010453106.html Headline: Nurse stabbed in the neck during break outside Adelaide hospital ….. Australia https://www.examiner.com.au/story/6235194/unions-call-for-equal-access-to-health-summit-solutions/ Headline:  ANMF calls for ‘equal access’ to health summit solutions for Northern Tasmania ….. Australia https://www.parkeschampionpost.com.au/story/6234981/the-right-to-birth-on-country-parkes-rallies-to-save-maternity-service/ Headline:  ‘The right to birth on country’: Parkes rallies to save maternity service ….. Australia https://www.theweeklysource.com.au/aged-care-workers-at-private-caboolture-qld-facility-stage-union-backed-public-protest-despite-9-pay-offer/ Headline:  Aged care workers at private Caboolture (QLD) facility stage union backed public protest despite 9% pay offer ….. Burkina Faso https://news.yahoo.com/burkina-medics-seek-better-conditions-threaten-strike-182528928.html Headline: Burkina medics seek better conditions, threaten strike ………….. Canada https://www.thechronicleherald.ca/opinion/opinion-mcneils-help-needed-to-deliver-national-pharmacare-to-nova-scotia-327905/ Headline: OPINION: McNeil’s help needed to deliver national pharmacare to Nova Scotia ….. Canada https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/nurses-union-direct-care-decline-1.5192427 Headline: Manitoba nursing union slams province over new report showing decline in nurses ….. Canada https://winnipeg.ctvnews.ca/500-fewer-nurses-in-manitoba-last-year-cihi-report-1.4486516 Headline: 500 fewer nurses in Manitoba last year: CIHI report ….. Canada https://pressprogress.ca/manitobas-government-said-theyd-find-efficiencies-in-healthcare-now-theyre-shutting-down-emergency-rooms/ Headline:  Manitoba’s Government Said They’d Find ‘Efficiencies’ in Healthcare. Now They’re Shutting Down Emergency Rooms. ….. Canada https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/health-manitoba-emergency-closure-pc-government-unions-1.5187861 Headline: Decision on when to close Seven Oaks ER still pending ….. India https://www.jagran.com/delhi/new-delhi-city-ncr-contractual-nurses-protest-continue-in-delhi-19345905.html दिल्ली में नर्सेज की हड़ताल आज भी जारी, स्वास्थ्य सेवाओं पर पड़ा असर Headline: Nurse’s strike in Delhi continues today, impact on healthcare services ………… India https://indianexpress.com/article/cities/delhi/safdarjung-nurses-protest-to-demand-permanent-jobs-5801759/ Headline: Safdarjung nurses protest to demand permanent jobs …………… India https://www.dailypioneer.com/2019/state-editions/nurses-raise-voice-for-recruitment.html Headline: Nurses raise voice for recruitment ……….. India https://www.dailypioneer.com/2019/state-editions/tribal-nursing-students-protest-by—-crawling—-to-cm-residence.html Headline: Tribal nursing students protest by “crawling” to CM residence ……… India https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/ranchi/nurses-end-dharna-threaten-fast-unto-death/articleshow/69965067.cms Headline: Nurses end dharma, threaten fast unto death …………. Ireland http://www.irishhealth.com/article.html?id=26720 Headline: Most assaults in HSE hospitals against nurses ….. Ireland http://www.universitytimes.ie/2019/06/dont-do-striking-workers-jobs-inmo-tells-student-nurses/ Headline: Don’t Do Striking Workers’ Jobs, Nurses Union Tells Placement Students ….. Ireland https://www.independent.ie/irish-news/health/6000-face-cancellations-as-threeday-strike-looms-38258170.html Headline: 6,000 face cancellations as three-day strike looms ……………. New Zealand https://www.rnz.co.nz/national/programmes/checkpoint/audio/2018701105/23-mps-still-undecided-on-euthanasia-vote Headline: 23 MPs still undecided on euthanasia vote ………… New Zealand https://www.nzdoctor.co.nz/article/opinion/columns/most-nurses-recognise-pay-negotiation-gains-nzno Headline: Most nurses recognise pay negotiation gains – NZNO ….. Paraguay https://www.lanacion.com.py/pais/2019/06/26/clinicas-marcha-hasta-el-rectorado-de-la-una/ Titular: Clínicas: marcha hasta el Rectorado de la UNA Headline: Clinics: March to the Rector of the UNA ………….. Paraguay https://www.lanacion.com.py/pais/2019/06/27/enfermeria-una-se-manifiesta-y-reclama-nivelacion-salarial/ Titular: Enfermería UNA se manifiesta y reclama nivelación salarial Headline: UNA nursing demonstrates and demands salary leveling …………. Portugal https://www.dianafm.com/sindicato-quer-saber-data-da-reposicao-da-agua-quente-no-hospital-de-evora/ Título: Sindicato quer data da reposição da água quente no hospital de Évora Headline: Union wants date of the replacement of hot water in the hospital of Évora …… Portugal https://www.sulinformacao.pt/2019/06/enfermeiros-resistem-as-40-horas-semanais-nas-usf-do-algarve/ Título: Enfermeiros resistem às 40 horas semanais nas USF do Algarve Headline: Nurses resist 40 hours a week in the Algarve USF ….. South Africa https://www.timeslive.co.za/news/south-africa/2019-06-25-no-money-to-hire-newly-qualified-nurses-limpopo-health-department/ Headline: ‘No money’ to hire newly qualified nurses: Limpopo health department ….. South Africa https://www.groundup.org.za/article/about-400-newly-qualified-nurses-without-jobs-limpopo/ Headline: About 400 newly qualified nurses without jobs in Limpopo ….. Spain https://www.consalud.es/profesionales/enfermeria/satse-sindicatos-europeos-abordan-grave-problema-violencia-trabajo_65523_102.html Titular: Satse y sindicatos europeos abordan el “grave problema” de la violencia en el trabajo Headline: Satse and European unions address the “serious problem” of workplace violence ….. Spain https://www.consalud.es/profesionales/enfermeria/apoyo-ciudadano-profesional-generalizado-ley-seguridad-paciente_65381_102.html Titular: Apoyo ciudadano y profesional generalizado a la Ley de Seguridad del Paciente Headline: Citizen and general professional support for the Patient Safety Law ….. Spain https://www.levante-emv.com/comunitat-valenciana/2019/06/20/modifican-baremo-meritos-concurso-transporte/1891628.html Titular: Modifican el baremo de méritos en el concurso del transporte sanitario Headline: Modify the merit scale in the health transport contest ….. Spain https://www.lavanguardia.com/local/sevilla/20190619/462992031294/satse-alerta-de-colapso-permanente-en-urgencias-del-virgen-del-rocio-y-se-movilizara-para-pedir-mas-personal.html Titular: Satse alerta de “colapso permanente” en urgencias del Virgen del Rocío y se movilizará para pedir más personal Headline: Satse alert to “permanent collapse” of the Virgen del Rocío emergency room and will mobilize to ask for more personnel ….. Spain https://www.consalud.es/autonomias/cataluna/satse-aumentan-numero-plazas-eir-cataluna-siguen-totalmente-insuficientes_65371_102.html Titular: Satse: “Aumentan el número de plazas EIR en Cataluña, pero siguen siendo totalmente insuficientes” Headline: Satse: “They increase the number of EIR places in Catalonia, but they are still totally insufficient” ….. Spain https://www.actasanitaria.com/satse-madrid-camas/ Titular: SATSE Madrid asegura que el SERMAS cerrará «miles de camas hospitalarias» en verano Headline: SATSE Madrid ensures that SERMAS will close “thousands of hospital beds” in summer ….. Spain https://www.latribunadeciudadreal.es/Noticia/Z8D4FC75C-BF1E-4F67-9B0920875F19B88E/201906/Satse-denuncia-la-agresion-sufrida-por-un-equipo-de-la-UVI Titular: Satse denuncia la agresión sufrida por un equipo de la UVI Headline: Satse denounces attacks suffered by UVI team ….. Spain https://www.eldiadecordoba.es/cordoba/Satse-centros-salud-provincia-Cordoba_0_1367263499.html Titular: Satse critica el cierre de los centros de salud de la provincia de Córdoba en las tardes de verano Headline: Satse criticizes the closure of health centers in the province of Cordoba during summer afternoons ….. Spain https://elfarodeceuta.es/satse-requerimiento-contencioso-administrativo-bolsas-trabajo/ Titular: SATSE presenta el requerimiento para iniciar el contencioso-administrativo por las bolsas de trabajo Headline: SATSE submits requirements to begin administrative litigation through work exchanges ….. Spain https://www.abc.es/espana/castilla-leon/abci-enfermeria-advierte-este-verano-cerraran-420-camas-hospitalarias-201906231803_noticia.html Titular: Enfermería advierte de que este verano cerrarán 420 camas hospitalarias Headline: Nurses warn that 420 hospital beds will close this summer ….. Spain https://www.larioja.com/agencias/la-rioja/201906/20/condenan-seris-resolver-peticiones-1430252.html Titular: Condenan al Seris a resolver las peticiones de carrera profesional 2009-2011 Headline: Seris ordered to resolve professional career applications from 2009-2011 ….. Spain https://diariodeavisos.elespanol.com/2019/06/los-enfermeros-del-huc-piden-mas-personal-para-abordar-las-muestras/ Titular: Los enfermeros del HUC piden más personal para abordar las muestras Headline: HUC nurses demand more personnel for taking blood samples ….. Swaziland https://africatimes.com/2019/06/25/unions-in-eswatini-set-for-strike-over-working-conditions-shortages/ Headline: Unions in eSwatini set for strike over working conditions, shortages …………. United Kingdom https://www.nwemail.co.uk/news/17726986.drop-in-cumbria-trainee-nurse-applications-worrying/ Headline: Drop in Cumbria trainee nurse applications ‘worrying’ ….. United Kingdom https://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/entry/nhs-forced-to-use-emergency-beds-to-cope-with-rising-demand_uk_5d0e0b09e4b0aa375f4d1c79? Headline:  NHS Forced to Use Emergency Beds to Cope with Rising Demand ….. United Kingdom https://www.nursingtimes.net/news/workforce/safe-nurse-staffing-petition-delivered-to-health-secretarys-door/7029511.article Headline: Safe nurse staffing petition delivered to health secretary’s door ….. United Kingdom/United States https://www.independent.co.uk/voices/nhs-american-healthcare-medicare-for-all-nurse-a8973681.html Headline: I’m an NHS nurse. This is how I’m convincing Americans to fight for free healthcare ….. United States https://blockclubchicago.org/2019/06/24/as-black-women-face-maternal-health-crisis-jackson-park-hospital-plans-to-shut-down-its-ob-gyn-unit-and-nurses-are-fighting-back/ Headline:  As Black Women Face Maternal Health Crisis, Jackson Park Hospital Plans to Shut Down OB/GYN Unit — And Nurses Are Fighting Back ….. United States https://medium.com/@NNUBonnie/as-pride-month-ramps-up-to-its-big-finale-nurses-will-never-stop-being-lgbtqia-allies-4948e4dff25 Headline:  As Pride month ramps up to its big finale, nurses will never stop being LGBTQIA+ allies ….. United States https://www.peoplesworld.org/article/mercedes-martinezs-homework-assignment-keep-puerto-rico-in-mind/ Headline: Mercedes Martinez’s “homework assignment”: Keep Puerto Rico in mind ….. United States https://ccxmedia.org/news/north-memorial-nurses-union-reach-tentative-contract-deal/ Headline: North Memorial, nurses union reach tentative contract deal ……………….. United States https://abcnews.go.com/Politics/movement-medicare-activists-policy/story?id=63887338&cid=clicksource_903_null_dp_hed Headline: Activists say they’re accepting nothing less than Medicare for all ….. United States https://www.businessinsurance.com/article/20190626/NEWS08/912329252/States-lead-the-way-on-mitigating-workplace-violence-in-health-care-settings Headline: States lead the way on mitigating workplace violence in health care settings ….. United States https://kiem-tv.com/2019/06/26/california-nurses-association-and-st-joseph-hospital-officials-go-before-the-attorney-generals-office-regarding-proposed-partnership/ Headline: California Nurses Association and St. Joseph Hospital Officials go Before the Attorney General’s Office Regarding Proposed Partnership ….. United States https://www.presstelegram.com/2019/06/24/nurses-at-long-beach-memorial-miller-hospitals-picket-for-change-in-staffing-ratios/ Headline: Nurses at Long Beach Memorial, Miller hospitals picket for change in staffing ratios ….. United States https://www.times-standard.com/2019/06/26/nurses-voice-concerns-about-patient-safety-health-care-in-face-of-st-joseph-health-merger/ Headline: Nurses voice concerns about patient safety, health care in face of St. Joseph Health merger ….. United States https://kstp.com/news/minnesota-nurses-reach-tentative-agreement-north-memorial-hospitals/5405383/ Headline: Nurses reach tentative agreement with North Memorial hospitals ….. United States https://www.gq.com/story/nurses-union-medicare-for-all Headline: Why nurses are going door to door for Medicare for All …. United States https://www.presstelegram.com/?returnUrl=https://www.presstelegram.com/2019/06/21/this-is-why-nurses-at-long-beach-memorial-miller-hospitals-will-be-picketing-monday/?clearUserState=true Headline: This is why nurses at Long Beach Memorial, Miller Hospitals will be picketing Monday ………. United States https://www.beckershospitalreview.com/human-capital-and-risk/hundreds-of-nurses-picket-in-long-beach-for-safe-staffing-competitive-wages.html Headline: Hundreds of nurses picket in Long Beach for safe staffing, ‘competitive wages’ ……….. United States http://www.dailyviewsonline.com/sport/Gli-attivisti-dicono-che-non-accettano-niente-di-meno-di-Medicare-per-tutti-h13540.html Titolo: Gli attivisti dicono che non accettano niente di meno di Medicare per tutti Headline: Activists say they do not accept anything less than Medicare for everyone …….. United States https://www.peoplesworld.org/article/elon-musks-compensation-is-40000-times-more-than-average-tesla-worker/ Headline: Elon Musk’s compensation is 40,000 times more than the average Tesla worker