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Global Nurses United News Round-Up – March 5, 2019


Headline: Moree aged care nurses renew push for mandated staffing ratios

Headline: Care at Tasmania’s sole mental health facility for elderly ‘severely compromised’ by staffing crisis

Headline: Healthy promises: ‘The devil is always in the detail’

Headline: We are ‘Not Glad Gladys’ says a gathering of union members in Belmore Park

Headline: NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association hosts afternoon rally at Muswellbrook to demand better ratios in health system

Headline: Nurses back Labor’s nurse to patient ratio plan

Headline: Muswellbrook District Hospital nurses host afternoon rally to demand better ratios in health system




Headline: Quebec College of Physicians announces new powers for nurse practitioners

Titre: CIUSSS MCQ : les professionnelles en soins dénoncent le temps supplémentaire obligatoire

Headline: CIUSSS MCQ: healthcare professionals denounce mandatory overtime

Headline: Public health nurses ‘disappointed’ with final offer

Headline: Ontario Nurses’ Association Calls Final Offer Disappointing

Headline: Ontario Health Minister reveals major health care overhaul with new super agency

Headline: Strike deadline looming for public health nurses in Windsor Essex

Headline: Local public health nurses could hit the picket lines in two weeks

Headline: Health care overhaul: Providers unsure what Tories plan will mean in reality

Headline: Grand River details ‘deep’ cost-cutting plan — 40 nursing positions to go

Headline: Questions raised over NDP event at CRH

Headline: Nurse practitioners touted as answer to ER closures

Headline: Recruitment, retention, retirements, workload amongst concerns for nurses, says union president

Headline: Frustrated St. Anthony residents demand answers about hospital




Titular: Enfermeras abortan paro programado para este lunes

Headline: Nurses abort strike scheduled for this Monday

Titular: Enfermeras auxiliares abortan paro programado para hoy

Headline: Auxiliary nurses cancel today’s scheduled strike




Headline: Govt agrees to regular services, hospital employees end stir

Headline: Mohindra, Preneet face strong protest from nurses

Headline: Cops convince nurses to end hunger strike




Headline: INMO: 20 People Are Being Treated On Trolleys At Naas General Today.

Headline: Government holds first talks with nursing unions on new contract

Headline: Nurses open talks over pay deal as paramedics strike

Headline: Trolley crisis: Seventy patients wait for a bed in country’s most overcrowded hospital

Headline: Highest level of overcrowding in 2019 recorded at University Hospital Limerick




Headline: Counties in trouble over nurses’ pay

Headline: Hundreds of nurses from West Pokot sacked for participating in strike

Headline: KNUN issues another nurses strike notice

Headline: Nurses’ strike off, promotions pledged

Headline: Narok nurses call off strike after talks bear fruit



New Zealand

Headline: Fears changes at Dunblane will compromise care

Headline: Nurses fear mental health funding boost for Canterbury won’t make staff safer




Manchete: A luta dos enfermeiros não para e o governo não cede

Headline: The nurses’ struggle does not stop and the government does not give in

Manchete: Hospital de Braga tem autorização para contratar 75 enfermeiros

Headline: Braga Hospital is authorized to hire 75 nurses

Manchete: Negociações com os professores são retomadas hoje e com os enfermeiros só na próxima semana

Headline: Negotiations with teachers resume today and with nurses next week




Titular: Satse exige que la asistencia sanitaria en España no continúe discriminando a las mujeres

Headline: Satse demands that health care in Spain does not continue to discriminate against women

Titular: Exigen no excluir a 10.000 enfermeras del título de Familiar y Comunitaria

Headline: Demands not to exclude 10,000 Family and Community nurses

Titular: Satse advierte de “improvisación permanente” e “incumplimiento de plazos” en las oposiciones del SAS

Headline: Satse warns of “permanent improvisation” and “breach of deadlines” in the SAS exams

Titular: Carrefour retirará los disfraces con una imagen sexista de la mujer enfermera

Headline: Carrefour will remove costumes with a sexist image of female nurses

Titular: Satse traslada a las Consejerías de Sanidad su ley contra agresiones

Headline: Satse moves law against aggression to Regional Health Ministry

Titular: Satse reclama más personal en las urgencias pediátricas

Headline: Satse demands more staff in pediatric ERs

Titular: Carrera profesional: Satse lleva a los tribunales la propuesta de Murcia

Headline: Professional career: Satse takes the Murcia proposal to court

Titular: SATSE Madrid logra que el Gobierno PP-Cs de la Comunidad de Madrid no reduzca el horario de los centros de salud

Headline: SATSE Madrid successful in keeping government PP-Cs in Madrid from reducing the hours at health centers

Titular: Respaldo sindical a un tercer punto de urgencias en avenida de América

Headline: Union supports third emergency point on América Avenue

Titular: Una enfermera para 90 ancianos

Headline: One nurse per 90 elderly residents



United Kingdom

Headline: Birmingham nurses are leaving the NHS – because of THIS reason

Headline: Bullying and sexual harassment ‘endemic’ in NHS hospitals

Headline: More NHS staff feeling unwell due to work stress

Headline: NHS England survey reveals ‘alarming downturn’ in staff wellbeing

Headline: ‘Better weather, better pay’: German hospital looks to lure UK’s Polish nurses



United States

Headline: Providers push back against conflict of interest concerns for Joint Commission, other accreditors


Headline: Rep. Jayapal unveils visionary bill to remake US healthcare system

Headline: As Over 100 House Democrats Embrace ‘Medicare for All,’ a Party Division Appears

Headline: With wide backing, progressive lawmakers formally unveil Medicare For All

Headline: Vowing to Fight ‘Until We Win,’ Advocates Plan Nationwide Mobilization to Pass Medicare for All

Headline: Illinois nurses say staffing standards needed to address “patient safety crisis”

Headline: Out-of-state nurses provide care to asylum seekers

Headline: Health care activists plan national push on Rep. Pramila Jayapal’s Medicare for All bill

Headline: Insurance Stocks Plunge as Medicare for All Bill Unveiled With Major Democratic Support

Headline: Injured worker’s tale prods lawmakers to pass protective legislation

Headline: Accept no Medicare for All substitute

Headline: Nurses, Social Workers Demand Action on Workplace Violence

Headline: Nurses take staffing fight to Springfield

Headline: Saying no to the nurses: California Democrats aren’t pushing government-run health care this year

Headline: Assemblymember introduces hospital-closure bill, separate ordinance to increase funding for K-12 education

Headline: CHI St. Alexius nurses try for second time to unionize

Headline: CHI St. Alexius Nurses Taking Steps to Unionize


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