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November 6, 2018

Global Nurses United News Round-Up – November 3, 2018


Headline: Union movement mounts onslaught to put Liberals last

Headline: Want to improve care in nursing homes? Mandate minimum staffing levels

Headline: Provider and worker representatives to lead industry review

Headline: Nurses rally against overcrowding

Headline: Bupa nursing home in South Hobart stripped of federal funds over failure to meet regulator standards

Headline: ANMF Tasmania escalates industrial action by banning overtime in theatres



Headline: Nurses protest

Headline: Nurses in GB stage solidarity protest

Headline: Nurses Threaten – ‘We Won’t Turn Up’



Headline: TBDHU nurses call meeting to present counter-offer

Headline: Thunder Bay health unit’s ‘final offer’ unacceptable, nurses union says

Titre: L’interruption du service d’obstétrique à Bathurst est « inacceptable », affirme une médecin

Headline: Interruption of obstetrical care in Bathurst is “unacceptable,” says doctor

Titre: Des infirmières praticiennes n’arrivent pas à trouver du travail au Nouveau-Brunswick

Headline: Nurse Practitioners cannot Find Work in New Brunswick

Titre: Obstétrique à Bathurst: «Ce n’est que la pointe de l’iceberg et ça situation pourrait empirer»

Headline: Obstetrics in Bathurst: “It’s just the tip of the iceberg and it could get worse”

Titre: Santé : nouvelle entente votée à 81,2 %

Headline: Health: new agreement voted 81.2%

Headline: Keep our nurses safe

Headline: TBDHU nurses call meeting to present counter-offer

Headline: Striking public health nurses in Thunder Bay appeal to Doug Ford for assistance

Headline: Premiers announce agreement in principle on flow of alcohol across borders

Headline: Job and funding cuts worry Sudbury’s nurses

Headline: Striking nurses await response

Headline: Groundbreaking legal action alleges nursing home chains put profit ahead of care

Headline: Bathurst obstetrics unit closed because province didn’t heed warnings, union says

Headline: Bathurst hospital obstetrics closed again

Headline: Flu shot clinics underway to help rebound from this year’s deadly season



Titular: Enfermeras auxiliares y médicos en servicio social anuncian paros

Headline: Auxiliary nurses and social service doctors announce strikes

Titular: Aneah anuncia lucha para que Salud no cierre cursos de enfermería

Headline: Aneah announces fight so that Health Ministry does not close nursing courses

Titular: Secretaría de Salud notifica el cierre de los cursos de enfermeras auxiliares

Headline: Ministry of Health notifies the closing of auxiliary nurses courses



Headline: Agency nurses ‘paid over €10,000 more a year than public staff’

Headline: ‘It’s not even peak season’ – INMO records worst ever October for hospital overcrowding

Headline: INMO Report Highest Ever Overcrowding Levels In October

Headline: This month is worst October on record for hospital overcrowding

Headline: Health services facing another chaotic winter

Headline: Nurses seek direct talks with health service on pay


Headline: Worst October on record for hospital overcrowding, says nurses’ union

Headline: 129 patients stuck on trolleys for nine hours or longer



Headline: Seth Panyako arrested for inciting KNH nurses to strike–strike/1056-4828024-4u9x4fz/index.html

Headline: Panyako arrested over KNH nurses’ strike

Headline: KNH allows nurses to join union

Headline: Nurses accuse KNH of barring them from union

Headline: Health workers accuse Kenyatta hospital of blocking them from joining union–strike-day-notice

Headline: Kenya National Union of Nurses issues a 7 day strike notice

Headline: KNH nurses resume work after assurances on complaints

Headline: Nurses’ union boss Seth Panyako arrested as KNH workers strike


New Zealand

Headline: NZNO applauds Abortion Law Reform Report

Headline: Hospitals begin push to fill staffing shortages

Headline: NZ nurses group says promotion of Pacific labour ‘insulting‘



Headline: Nurses In Delta Protest Against Okowa’s ‘Counter-Productive, Stringent And Unfavourable Policies’



Manchete: Sindicatos desconvocam greve prolongada dos enfermeiros nos blocos cirúrgicos

Headline: Unions dismiss long-term nurses’ strike in surgical blocks

Manchete: Enfermeiros do Centro Hospital Tondela Viseu prometem greve

Headline: Nurses at Tondela Viseu Hospital Center promise strike

Manchete: Enfermeiros. Longa greve mal convocada?

Headline: Nurses. Lengthy strike ill-conceived?



Titular: Satse reclama al Gobierno un aumento del gasto sanitario público de hasta el 7,5% del PIB

Headline: Satse demands the government increase public health spending up to 7.5% of GDP

Titular: Extender la titularidad de las oficinas más allá de los farmacéuticos, nueva petición de Satse

Headline: Extending the ownership of the offices beyond the pharmacists, Satse’s new request

Titular: Especialidades enfermeras, el siguiente avance tras el RD de prescripción

Headline: Specialist nurses, the next breakthrough after the prescription RD

Titular: El sindicato Satse indica que en Balears faltan 3.534 enfermeras

Headline: The union Satse indicates that Balears lacks 3,534 nurses

Titular: Carrera profesional: exigen que médicos y enfermeros no fijos accedan ya

Headline: Professional career: calls for reforms for non-permanent doctors and nurses

Titular: Satse gana una sentencia que obliga al SAS a reconocer a un enfermero interino de Huelva el nivel de carrera profesional

Headline: Satse wins a judgement that forces the SAS to recognize a temporary nurse from Huelva at the professional level

Titular: Madrid. satse madrid pide al gobierno regional la contratación de más de 6.000 enfermeras

Headline: Madrid. Satse Madrid asks the regional government to hire more than 6,000 nurses

Titular: Satse, “muy contento” por la abstención de Ciudadanos a la Ley de Farmacia

Headline: Satse, “very happy” citizens abstained from voting for the Pharmacy Law

Titular: SATSE y ANPE proponen que se destinen enfermeros a los centros educativos de Baleares

Headline: SATSE and ANPE propose that nurses be assigned to schools in the Balearic Islands


United Kingdom

Headline: Violence against nurses could see body cameras rolled out across the NHS

Headline: ‘Budget boost for mental health will be worthless without nurses’

Headline: Brexit: NHS Tayside told to expect staff exodus post-Brexit

Headline: Violence against NHS staff in England reaches five-year high

Headline: Clampdown on violence against NHS staff


United States

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

Headline: Will California elections stop ‘an unhinged president’? Put us on ‘a path to gridlock’?

Headline: Medicare for All policy has become politics’ sticking point

Headline: ‘Medicare for all’ suddenly popular on campaign trail even in deep-red states: ANALYSIS

Headline: VA and 11,000 Nurses Reach Impasse as Secretary Rejects Negotiated Contract Proposal

Headline: Medicare For All PAC Announces First Candidate Endorsements

Headline: Federal anti-union charges against Johns Hopkins Hospital move forward

Headline: NLRB: Johns Hopkins tried to deter nurses from unionizing

Headline: National Labor Relations Board: Johns Hopkins Tried To Deter Nurses From Unionizing

Headline: California nurses move their ‘Medicare-for-all’ fight to the national stage

Headline: Family says baby almost died at hospital because no nurses were around

Headline: Election 2018: Trump looms over it all

Headline: Calif.’s nurse staffing law offers lessons for Mass.

Headline: Johns Hopkins stifled unionizing efforts, federal labor board finds

Headline: Opinion: This nurse supports Jovanka Beckles, who has long been fighting for our health care

Headline: Marlo Rodriguez Runs for City Council District 6

Headline: Will California elections stop ‘an unhinged president’? Put us on ‘a path to gridlock’?

Headline: Battle in Blue Country: How A Sleepy Assembly Race Got Real Ugly, Real Fast


Headline: On Question 1, What Can Massachusetts Learn From California?

Headline: Maine State Nurses Association endorses Question 1, refutes false claims from opposition


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