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Global Nurses United News Round-Up – September 27, 2019


Headline: Single strike action enough to ban unions

Headline: Nurses Left Out of Preventative Health Planning

Headline: Fed up nurses and midwives urge the state government to take action following a spate of violent incidents

Headline: Mayor leads group meeting with health minister

Headline: Nurse practitioners are often the key contact point for rural patients. Do they get enough credit?




Headline: 9 in 10 Canadians want national pharmacare: Heart & Stroke poll

Headline: Sudbury health unit, nurses heading to contract talks on Tuesday

Headline: Tentative deal reached for public health nurses in Sudbury

Headline: Nurses, hospital staff, must work with parking solutions offered: Sask. Union of Nurses

Headline: Vandalism sparks petition calling for changes to staff parking at Regina General Hospital

Headline: Police called to Saskatoon hospitals more than 6,000 times since 2014




Titular: Ministro de Salud justifica incumplimiento de acuerdo con sindicalistas
Headline: Minister of Health justifies breach of agreement with trade unionists




Titular: ANEEAH anuncia paro de labores si Gobierno no contrata más personal

Headline: ANEEAH announces strike if the government does not hire more staff




Headline: INMO call for ‘direct, high-level HSE intervention’ as record overcrowding numbers in Limerick

Headline: More than 400 patients awaiting bed at CUH in eight days

Headline: Health Service Executive spends almost €94 million this year on agency staff

Headline: More than 7,000 ‘vulnerable people’ waiting for homecare

Headline: ‘FRONTLINE TARGETS’ More than 1,840 nurses assaulted in Irish hospitals in the past four years – with Letterkenny the most ­dangerous to work in




Headline: Tharaka-Nithi health workers threaten strike over pay delay



New Zealand

Headline: Building global ties




Manchete: 176 mil dias de ausência em 2018. Há cada vez mais faltas por greve na saúde

Headline: 176,000 days absent in 2018. More and more health strike absences

Manchete: Sindicato e Governo dos Açores divergem sobre contagem de tempo de serviço dos enfermeiros

Headline: Union and Government of the Azores disagree on nurses’ length of service

Manchete: Sindicato dos Enfermeiros desafia Ministério a usar o dinheiro de horas extra em contratos

Headline: Nurses Union challenges Ministry to use overtime money on contracts

Manchete: Enfermeiros fazem «acordo histórico» com a ARS Algarve

Headline: Nurses make “historic agreement” with ARS Algarve



South Africa

Headline: The most caring nurse to be announced tonight

Headline: Shortages at Charlotte Maxeke hospital delay surgeries




Titular: El sindicato de Enfermería advierte que no tolerará “que el personal sanitario quede excluido de la jornada de 35 horas”

Headline: Nursing Union warns that it will not tolerate the “exclusion of health personnel from the 35-hour day”

Titular: SATSE denuncia que “solo el 5 por ciento de altos cargos sanitarios están ocupados por enfermeras y enfermeros”

Headline: SATSE denounces that “only 5 percent of senior health positions are held by nurses”

Titular: Satse pide más médicos para la cárcel de Villahierro

Headline: Satse asks for more doctors for Villahierro prison

Titular: El Tribunal da la razón al Satse en sus demandas sobre los vestuarios en el Hospital

Headline: Court rules in favor of Satse on its demands for hospital changing rooms

Titular: Cambios en las residencias: una enfermera a media jornada por cada 100 pacientes

Headline: Changes at nursing homes: one part-time nurse for every 100 patients

Titular: Satse denounces a debt of 300,000 euros to professionals who have worked to reduce waiting lists

Headline: Satse denuncia una deuda de 300.000 euros a los profesionales que han trabajado para reducir las listas de espera



United Kingdom

Headline: Government fears nursing voice will get ‘too loud’, says RCN leader

Headline: Half of student midwives consider quitting over spiralling student debts

Headline: Guernsey nurses threaten industrial action if negotiation deadline is not met

Headline: Hundreds of nurses march in protest over pay



United States

Headline: Nurses at Tenet Healthcare hospitals in three states stage one day strike over wages

Headline: Nurses return to work at University of Chicago Medical Center following strike

Headline: U of Chicago nurses return to work, more negotiations scheduled

Headline: Thousands of UChicago Medical Center Nurses Strike, Shutting Down Emergency Services

Titular: Enfermeras y enfermeros en huelga por todo el país
Headline: Nurses on strike throughout the country

Headline: San Ramon Regional nurses join union’s one-day strike at Tenet facilities

Headline: University of Chicago Medical Center nurses return to work after strike

Headline: Tenet hospitals in 3 states hit with nurses’ strike: 5 things to know

Headline: Nurses at University of Chicago return to work, but could they strike again?

Headline: Nurses set to end 1st strike in history against UCMC

Headline: Nurses strike at Tenet hospitals in South Florida, California and Arizona

Headline: Nurses, auto strikes may be signs of awakening U.S. unions

Headline: RN’s carry picket signs outside Los Al Medical Center

Headline: Teen girl battling cancer at Triangle hospital reunited with mother from Mexico after multiple delays

Headline: Nurses Across California Go On Strike, Demand Better Working Conditions

Headline: Photos: Nurses strike at three Bay Area hospitals

Headline: Nurses strike a vote of no confidence in Barton administration (opinion)

Headline: Central Coast students, nurses strike for climate and job terms

Headline: Indigenous People Are Already Working “Green Jobs” — but They’re Unrecognized and Unpaid

Headline: While the iron’s hot

Headline: Medical migrant ordered to leave gets hope of reprieve, highlights similar cases

Headline: Nurses, St. Luke’s reach overnight accord

Headline: St. Luke’s Management, Nurses Reach Tentative Contract Agreement

Headline: Nurses at St. Luke’s in Duluth reach tentative contract agreement

Headline: MNA Nurses Ratify Contract with St. Luke’s Hospital

Headline: St. Luke’s nurses call off strike


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