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May 21, 2019

Global Nurses United News Round-Up – May 17, 2019


Headline: LGH nurses and midwives rally for improved wages and conditions

Headline: Peak bodies back Labor’s newly announced aged care promises

Headline: Labor’s promise to fix aged care ‘would cost billions’: Peak body

Headline: Family-owned aged care companies criticised for ‘aggressive tax minimisation’

Headline: State government needs to budget at least $2 billion for health sector: report

Headline: Nurses’ union says disability centre staff forced to ‘lie’ to families of residents




Manchete: Profissionais da enfermagem protestam pelo cumprimento da Lei do Piso Salarial
Headline: Nursing professionals protest for compliance with Salary Floor Law




Headline: Nurses express concern over planned health unit changes

Headline: Haldimand War Memorial Hospital celebrates staff appreciation day

Headline: UCP halts nurses’ wage talks, citing ongoing review of Alberta’s finances

Headline: Nurses union slams UCP government over arbitration delay

Headline: Expedited hearing granted after nurses union slams UCP for meddling in wage negotiations

Headline: Labour board to hear dispute between United Nurses and Alberta government

Headline: Alberta’s nurses union says new government broke contract by delaying arbitration

Headline: ‘Escalates quickly into a real community safety issue’: Saskatchewan struggling with crystal meth addiction

Headline: Nurse recruitment campaign called demeaning cost province $37K, documents show

Headline: Concordia Hospital Transitioning to Urgent Care Centre

Headline: Nurses union say ‘clear message’ was ignored, trust lost in Dr. Peachey

Headline: Wait times for heart imaging tests reach 5-year high in Winnipeg

Headline: More nurses, not temps, needed in nursing homes, Nova Scotia union says

Headline: Guysborough municipality pledges $20K to try to recruit doctors and nurses

Headline: Alberta nurses accuse province of breach of contract in wage talks




Titular: Enfermeras de San Gil cumplen 10 de protesta
Headline: Nurses of San Gil carry out 10 (days) of protest




Headline: Temporary respite: PVS Hospital staff to get experience certificate




Headline: 27  patients waiting on trolleys at University Hospital Waterford

Headline: INMO: 18 People Are Being Treated On Trolleys At Naas General Today.




Headline: Reinstate sacked casual health workers, doctors tell Waiguru

Headline: Governor Mutua vows to support nurses for better service

Headline: Nurses’ union to sue over nurses who contracted Hepatitis A in Kirinyaga

Headline: Nurses Fault Contract Employment Scheme



New Zealand

Headline: Nurses to network in Nelson

Headline: Te Tau Ihu nurses embrace Māori input




Titular: Enfermeras preparan una gran movilización el 29

Headline: Nurses prepare a large mobilization on the 29th



South Korea

Headline: Nurses cry out, ‘we are stretched too thin’




Titular: Enfermería y Satse critican la OPE nacional: “No crea ningún puesto de trabajo nuevo”

Headline: Nurses and Satse criticize the national OPE: “Does not create any new jobs”

Titular: Satse: “Las enfermeras de prisiones necesitan ya una solución definitiva a sus problemas”

Headline: Satse: “Prison nurses need a definitive solution to their problems”

Titular: Satse pide que se compense la exclusividad a enfermeras

Headline: Satse demands that nurses be compensated for their exclusivity

Titular: Satse denuncia la situación «preocupante y límite» de la residencia de mayores de Úbeda

Headline: Satse denounces the situation as “worrying and limited” for the elderly residents of Úbeda



United Kingdom

Headline: Editor’s Viewpoint: Time our nurses got the pay they deserve

Headline: Nurses warn of crisis ahead of public meeting in Derry tonight

Headline: Overstretched nurses fear they will make mistakes

Headline: International Nurses’ Day message to Northern Ireland workers from health bosses



United States

Headline: Nurses union calls for CHS chief’s ouster; health system affirms his board support

Headline: Major cuts expected at United Medical Center in District’s 2020 budget

Headline: As part of budget vote, D.C. lawmakers opt to close city’s public hospital within four years

Headline: Nation’s largest nursing union calls for Wayne Smith’s ouster at CHS

Headline: States inch forward on nurse staffing laws

Headline: Confronting the Health Care Crisis: A Conversation with NNU Executive Director Bonnie Castillo, RN

Headline: D.C. Council votes to cut funding, close United Medical Center by 2022

Headline: Lutheran’s CEO to stay as director

Headline: Twin Cities nurses stress workplace safety in contract talks with hospitals


Headline: Johns Hopkins Hospital sues patients, many low income, for medical debt

Headline: Johns Hopkins Hospital has been hounding the poor for a rounding error’s worth of revenue

Headline: Johns Hopkins Hospital sued poor African American patients, study shows

Headline: Minnesota Nurses Plan Informational Pickets Around Metro Hospitals

Headline: What nurses really want

Headline: Nurses’ union seeks resignation of CEO tied to some NWI hospitals

Headline: Union calls for change at the top of Lutheran Health’s parent company

Headline: Violence Against Healthcare Workers: A Rising Epidemic

Headline: For striking nurses at St. Vincent Medical Center, it’s not all about the pay

Headline: California Nurses Association tells Barton Health they plan to strike

Headline: RNs at Barton Memorial Hospital serve notice of intent to strike

Headline: Newsom’s tough sell on healthcare: persuading public on fines for those without coverage

Headline: Nurses Ask For More Protection Against Violence Amid Assaults

Headline: Nurse Safety Highlighted in Twin Cities Hospital Negotiations

Headline: As part of budget vote, D.C. lawmakers opt to close city’s public hospital within four years




Titular: Enfermeras, trabajadores y pacientes del JM de Los Ríos protestan por falta de insumos y exigen salarios dignos
Headline: Nurses, workers and patients of the JM de Los Ríos protest for lack of supplies and demand decent wages


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