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November 19, 2018

Global Nurses United News Round-Up – November 18, 2018


Headline: Canberra Hospital internal emergencies on the rise

Headline: Nurses and midwives call for better conditions

Headline: ‘Soul destroying’: family’s anger over painful mesothelioma death

Headline: People Matter 2018 survey shows bullying a big concern within Hunter New England Health

Headline: Wagga Base Hospital nurses push for improvements in staffing levels



Titre: Le Québec intensifie son recrutement d’infirmières françaises

Headline: Quebec steps up recruitment of French nurses

Titre: Montérégie: une «boutique éphémère» pour pourvoir 700 postes en santé

Headline: Montérégie: an “ephemeral shop” to fill 700 health posts

Headline: Nurses union, Thunder Bay health unit resume bargaining

Headline: New mediator with ‘more experience’ assigned to Thunder Bay, Ont., health unit strike, union says

Headline: Union rep for striking Thunder Bay nurses says she’s ‘anxious’ and ‘nervous’ over eventual return to work

Headline: Public health nurses return to picket line

Headline: Current overtime practice is unsustainable

Headline: Let immigrants help solve doctor and nurse shortage, group says


Dominican Republic

Titular: Enfermeras amenazan con paralizar labores

Headline: Nurses threaten work stoppage

Nurses threaten to paralyze enedses

Titular: Asociación de Enfermeras amenaza con paro de labores si no cumplen pacto equipar hospitales

Headline: Association of Nurses threatens work stoppage over compliance with agreement to equip hospitals



Titular: Trabajadores del Hospital Escuela realizan paros progresivos

Headline: Hospital School workers move forward with strike



Headline: Harris rules out general pay increase for nurses, midwives

Headline: 46,000 nurses to vote on strike action

Headline: Nurses disappointed over HSE meeting

Headline: Nursing unions to meet with HSE management to avert strike action

Headline: 12% pay rise for nurses would cost €300m, department says

Headline: PNA to ballot for industrial action over pay

Headline: Psychiatric nurses to consider strike after pay rise request denied

Headline: Serious overcrowding returns to Naas Hospital

Headline: There’s Only One Hospital In The Eastern Region With More Patients On Trolleys Than Naas.



Headline: Nurses issue 21-day strike notice over unmet CBA–Tharaka-Nithi-nurses-say/3370192-4846242-ycmw63z/index.html

Headline: Implement deal or face strike, nurses tell Governor Njuki

Headline: Medics complain of hiked prices at County referral hospital


New Zealand

Headline: ‘Time to be recognised’



Manchete: Ministério adia reuniões com sindicatos de enfermeiros para a próxima semana


Headline: Ministry postpones meetings with nurses unions until next week

Manchete: Enfermeiros querem “justiça” no descongelamento de carreiras no hospital de Coimbra

Headline: Nurses want “justice” by advancing careers at the Coimbra hospital

Manchete: Trabalhadores dos SAMS marcam greve para dia 27 de novembro

Headline: SAMS workers set strike for November 27


South Africa

Headline: South Africa: Healthcare in a hurry

Headline: Nurses leave clinic in protest against attack



Titular: Satse arranca la recogida de firmas para garantizar por Ley una “atención segura y de calidad”

Headline: Satse starts to collect signatures to legally guarantee “safe and quality care”

Titular: Faltan 800 enfermeras en las Islas

Headline: The islands are lacking 800 nurses

Titular: Más de 8.100 firmas de Enfermería para retirar la Ley de Farmacia de Madrid

Headline: Over 8,100 nurses endorse recalling Madrid’s Pharmacy Law

Titular: SATSE Madrid denuncia las conductas abusivas y arbitrarias de algunos mandos militares del Gómez Ulla

Headline: SATSE Madrid denounces the abusive and arbitrary behavior of some Gómez Ulla military commanders

Titular: Satse se concentra el lunes en Granada para exigir la resolución de las OPE de SAS tras movilizarse en Sevilla y Almería

Headline: Satse mobilizes in Granada on Monday to demand the resolution of SAS OPEs after moving to Seville and Almeria

Titular: SATSE Madrid pide que se intervenga el Hospital de Día Médico del Ramón y Cajal

Headline: SATSE Madrid calls for an intervention at the Medical Day Hospital of Ramón y Cajal

Titular: Satse critica que Sacyl limite las opciones de enfermeros funcionarios en el concurso de traslados

Headline: Satse critical of Sacyl for limiting the options of nurse officials in transfer applications


United Kingdom

Headline: Leading nurses unveiled as new holders of RCN presidential roles

Headline: Nursing leader urges profession to back ‘people’s vote’ on Brexit deal

Headline: Minister rejects plea to waive NHS fee for overseas nurses

Headline: Baby deaths report highlights heavy workload and short staffing factors

Headline: NHS 10-year plan will be ‘unachievable wish list’ without workforce plan


United States

Headline: California’s new governor embodies Democrats’ dilemma on single payer

Headline: Catholic healthcare system to shutter DC hospital serving most vulnerable

Headline: HUH nurses win new contract after marathon bargaining

Headline: Federal labor board finds Johns Hopkins Hospital tried to deter nurses from forming union

Headline: Mass call-in to save Providence Hospital set for Friday

Headline: Nurses union, allies unveil national push for Medicare for All

Headline: Left wants a vote on single-payer bill in new Congress

Headline: NRLB: More evidence Johns Hopkins tried to stop union effort

Headline: Federal labor board finds further evidence of Johns Hopkins interfering in union effort

Headline: ‘Path to Winning Is With People Power’: Medicare for All Leaders Strategize Roadmap to Victory

Headline: What a Democratic House will mean for Medicare for All

Headline: Unions Sue VA Over Official Time Edict

Headline: Update: New lawsuit filed; Camp Fire crews report progress as blaze is 45% contained

Headline: How Did Medicare for All Candidates Fare in the Midterms?

Headline: Progressive House Dem pushes for vote on ‘Medicare for all’ bill

Headline: After Democrats’ triumphs, Medicare for All supporters seize moment

Headline: CNA welcomes growth of activism, expanded opportunities for transformative change in California and nationally

Headline: VA to ban medical professionals from union activities at work

Headline: The Health 202: Progressive Democrats ready to push ‘Medicare for all’ with new House leadership

Headline: The Left Is Already Winning the 2020 Presidential Race

Headline: Democrats face early division over tax hike rules

Headline: Obama’s health insurance overhaul a winner in midterms

Headline: Medicare for All Turned Out to Be a Winning Issue in the Midterms

Headline: VIDEO: $15 Passes in St. Paul

Headline: Dignity Health collaborations raise questions

Headline: $15 passes St. Paul

Headline: California dreamin’? With Newsome’s win, single-payer unlikely to follow anytime soon

Headline: NLRB orders Barstow Hospital to negotiate with union


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