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Fri, 2017-02-17

February 17, 2017

 

Argentina

 

http://www.rionegro.com.ar/neuquen/enfermeros-exigen-decretos-de-recategorizacion-IC2224381

 

Titular: Enfermeros exigen decretos de recategorización

 

Headline: Nurses demand re-categorization decrees

 

Argentina

 

https://www.diariopopular.com.ar/sururbano/resisten-cierre-del-servicio-neonatologia-del-hospital-guernica-n301065

 

Titular: Resisten cierre del Servicio de Neonatología del hospital de Guernica

 

Headline: Closing of the Neonatal Service of the Guernica hospital resisted

 

Australia

 

http://www.nynganobserver.com.au/story/4469171/vulnerable-fearful/

 

Headline: Nurses scared at MPS

 

Australia

 

http://www.illawarramercury.com.au/story/4466038/heartfelt-plea-to-government/

 

Headline: Shellharbour Hospital staff urge State Government to 'have a heart'

 

Australia

 

http://www.illawarramercury.com.au/story/4472050/start-of-healthy-discussion/

 

Headline: Staff buoyed by meeting over Shellharbour Hospital plan

 

Australia

 

http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/newslocal/central-coast/angry-nurses-tackle-nsw-premier-over-plans-to-privatise-wyong-hospital/news-story/de2ee2a64e97734960736bd03191534d

 

Headline: Nurses tackle NSW Premier over plans to privatise Wyong Hospital

 

Australia

 

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-02-09/emergency-department-violence-targeted-in-social-media-campaign/8256356

 

Headline: Violence in Adelaide hospitals targeted in social media campaign

 

Australia

 

http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/newslocal/central-coast/nsw-premier-gladys-berejiklian-visits-region-promising-infrastructure-and-jobs-to-reduce-daily-commute/news-story/acafc7d3953c93b7d38fcfacdb6eb7b0

 

Headline: NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian visits region promising infrastructure and jobs to reduce daily commute

 

Canada

 

http://ici.radio-canada.ca/nouvelle/1017240/temps-supplementaire-obligatoire-chu-de-quebec-entente-infirmieres-fiq

 

Titre: Heures supplémentaires « abusives » : les infirmières du CHU de Québec crient victoire

 

Headline: "Abusive" Overtime: Quebec CHU Nurses Shout Victory

 

Canada

 

http://www.larevue.qc.ca/actualites_quand-temps-supplementaire-obligatoire-devient-norme-n40709.php

 

Titre: Quand le temps supplémentaire obligatoire devient la norme

 

Headline: When compulsory overtime becomes the norm

 

Canada

 

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/once-scorned-ontario-nurses-gear-up-to-push-for-recognition-in-federal-ptsd-bill-1.3975924

 

Headline: Once scorned, Ontario nurses gear up to push for recognition in federal PTSD bill

 

Canada

 

http://www.lapresse.ca/actualites/sante/201702/13/01-5068993-hopital-jean-talon-des-infirmieres-denoncent-leur-surcharge-de-travail.php

 

Titre: Hôpital Jean-Talon: des infirmières dénoncent leur surcharge de travail

 

Headline: Jean-Talon Hospital: nurses denounce their work overload

 

Canada

 

http://www.journalexpress.ca/actualites/2017/2/9/-au-6e-etage--on-manque-de-tout-.html

 

Titre: «Au 6e étage, on manque de tout…»

 

Headline: "On the 6th floor, we lack everything ..."

 

Canada

 

https://www.bna.com/caregivers-strangling-prompts-n57982083790/

 

Headline: Caregiver’s Strangling Prompts Push for Workplace Violence Rule

 

Cape Verde

 

http://www.expressodasilhas.sapo.cv/sociedade/item/52049-greve-dos-enfermeiros-direccao-do-han-fala-em-impasse-e-garante-servicos-minimosconvocou-a-greve-sem-nos-contactar-e-sem-dialogfar-com-o-conselhpo-de-amdnitracao-fizemos-tudo-junto-do-directyor-geral-do-trabalho-para-evitar-perturbacoes-de-funciona

 

Manchete: Greve dos enfermeiros: direcção do HAN fala em impasse e garante serviços mínimos

 

Headline: Nurses' strike: HAN leadership speaks about impasse and guarantees minimum services

 

Cape Verde

 

http://www.asemana.publ.cv/spip.php?article123320&ak=1

 

Manchete: Polémica com a greve no HAN: PCA reafirma ilegalidades e desafia tomar medidas para proteger os doentes com insuficiência renal

 

Headline: Controversy over nurses' strike at HAN: PCA reaffirms its illegality, offers  steps to protect patients with kidney failure

 

Cape Verde

 

http://www.asemana.publ.cv/spip.php?article123333&ak=1

 

Manchete: Centro da Diálise do HAN: SINDEF avança com a greve dos enfermeiros 15 Fevereiro 2017

 

Headline: HAN Dialysis Center: SINDEF advances with the nurses' strike

 

Cape Verde

 

http://www.expressodasilhas.sapo.cv/sociedade/item/52071-enfermeiros-do-centro-de-dialise-do-han-suspendem-greve

 

Manchete: Enfermeiros do Centro de Diálise do HAN suspendem greve

 

Headline: Nurses at HAN Dialysis Center suspend strike

 

Cape Verde

 

http://www.expressodasilhas.sapo.cv/sociedade/item/52061-sindef-acusa-administracao-do-agostinho-neto-de-autoritarismo

 

Manchete: SINDEF acusa administração do Agostinho Neto de autoritarismo

 

Headline: SINDEF accuses Agostinho Neto's administration of authoritarianism

 

Cape Verde

 

http://pt.rfi.fr/sao-tome-e-principe/20170214-greve-no-centro-de-dialise-do-hospital-central-da-praia

 

Manchete: Greve no Centro de Diálise do hospital central da Praia

 

Headline: Strike in the Dialysis Center of the central hospital of Praia

 

Cape Verde

 

http://www.asemana.publ.cv/spip.php?article123350&ak=1

 

Manchete: Enfermeiros do Centro da Diálise do HAN suspendem a greve

 

Headline: Nurses at HAN Dialysis Center halt the strike

 

Chile

 

http://www.biobiochile.cl/noticias/nacional/region-de-los-lagos/2017/02/16/sigue-conflicto-de-enfermeras-de-hospital-de-puerto-montt-por-asignacion-de-jefaturas-medicas.shtml

 

Titular: Sigue conflicto de enfermeras de Hospital de Puerto Montt por asignación de jefaturas médicas

 

Headline: Puerto Montt Hospital Nurses' Conflict Continues by Assignment of Medical Headquarters

 

Democratic Republic of Congo

 

http://www.radiookapi.net/2017/02/15/actualite/societe/les-infirmiers-suspendent-leur-greve-au-sud-ubangi

 

Titre: Les infirmiers suspendent leur grève au Sud-Ubangi

 

Headline: Nurses suspend their strike in South Ubangi

 

Dominican Republic

 

http://hoy.com.do/diez-hospitales-con-directores-no-violan-acuerdo-enfermeras/

 

Titular: Diez hospitales con directores; no violan acuerdo enfermeras

 

Headline: Ten hospitals with directors; they do not violate nurses agreement

 

Dominican Republic

 

http://www.listindiario.com/la-republica/2017/02/10/453661/sns-niega-incumplimiento-de-acuerdo-con-los-gremios

 

Titular: SNS niega incumplimiento de acuerdo con los gremios

 

Headline: SNS denies breaking the agreement with the unions

 

Dominican Republic

 

http://elnuevodiario.com.do/app/article.aspx?id=520173

 

Titular: Enfermeras paralizan sus labores en el hospital de Pedernales

 

Headline: Nurses strike at Pedernales hospital

 

France

 

http://www.lemonde.fr/m-perso/article/2017/02/12/j-arrive-a-19-heures-il-y-a-50-patients-et-je-suis-la-seule-infirmiere-de-garde_5078443_4497916.html

 

Titre: « J’arrive à 19 heures, il y a 50 patients et je suis la seule infirmière de garde »

 

Headline: "I arrive at 7 pm, there are 50 patients and I am the only nurse on duty"

 

France

 

http://www.sudouest.fr/2017/02/15/le-personnel-soignant-a-mal-a-son-hopitalun-budget-taille-3198782-1504.php

 

Titre: Rochefort : le personnel soignant a mal à son hôpital

 

Headline: Rochefort: health care workers are hurting in their hospitals

 

France

 

http://www.lavoixdunord.fr/118333/article/2017-02-13/greve-aux-urgences-du-cha-diagnostic-identique-des-remedes-un-peu-differents

 

Titre: Grève aux urgences du CHA : à diagnostic identique, des remèdes un peu différents

 

Headline: Strike at the CHA emergency department: with identical diagnosis, somewhat different remedies

 

France

 

http://www.lavoixdunord.fr/119301/article/2017-02-15/j-ai-honte-du-travail-que-je-fais-et-de-l-infirmiere-que-je-suis-devenue

 

Titre: «J'ai honte du travail que je fais et de l'infirmière que je suis devenue»

 

Headline: "I'm ashamed of the work I do and the nurse I've become"

 

France

 

http://www.lyoncapitale.fr/Journal/Lyon/Actualite/Actualites/Greve-a-l-hopital-Edouard-Herriot-la-direction-recoit-les-syndicats

 

Titre: Grève à l'hôpital Édouard Herriot : la direction reçoit les syndicats

 

Headline: Strike at Édouard Herriot hospital: management faces unions

 

France

 

http://france3-regions.francetvinfo.fr/normandie/seine-maritime/pays-de-caux/havre/havre-resultats-enquete-apres-suicide-infirmiere-1194539.html

 

Titre: Le Havre : les résultats de l’enquête après le suicide d’une infirmière

 

Headline: Le Havre: the results of the investigation after a nurse's suicide

 

India

 

http://thehitavada.com/Encyc/2017/2/12/Nurses-continue-gate-meetings-at-Government-hospital-premises.aspx

 

Headline: Nurses continue gate meetings at Government hospital premises

 

Ireland

 

https://www.nursingtimes.net/news/workforce/irish-nurses-to-take-action-next-month-over-staffing-levels/7015549.article

 

Headline: Irish nursing union announces planned work to rule over poor staffing levels

 

Ireland

 

http://www.independent.ie/irish-news/health/we-would-be-thanking-god-everyone-was-still-alive-at-the-end-of-our-shifts-irish-nurse-on-stressful-work-environment-35437836.html

 

Headline: 'We would be thanking God everyone was still alive at the end of our shifts' - Irish nurse on 'stressful' work environment

 

Ireland

 

http://www.irishtimes.com/news/health/government-will-not-confirm-status-of-nurses-pay-increase-1.2970081

 

Headline: Government will not confirm status of nurses’ pay increase

 

Ireland

 

http://www.independent.ie/irish-news/health/ward-closures-loom-with-nurses-dispute-in-deadlock-35438909.html

 

Headline: Ward closures loom with nurses' dispute in deadlock

 

Ireland

 

http://www.irishtimes.com/news/health/hospital-support-staff-to-strike-on-same-day-as-nurses-action-1.2973079

 

Headline: Hospital support staff to strike on same day as nurses’ action

 

Ireland

 

https://www.thesun.ie/news/569816/inmo-first-vice-president-on-just-how-tough-life-is-on-the-frontline-of-%C2%ADirelands-health-service/

 

Headline: INMO first-vice president Mary Leahy on just how tough life is on the frontline of Ireland’s health service

 

Ireland

 

http://www.galwayindependent.com/news/topics/articles/2017/02/15/4134955-nurses-to-strike-next-month/

 

Headline: Nurses to strike next month

 

Ireland

 

http://www.limerickleader.ie/news/home/235192/trolley-figures-at-university-hospital-limerick-see-significant-rise.html

 

Headline: Trolley figures at University Hospital Limerick see significant rise

 

Kenya

 

https://citizentv.co.ke/news/migori-nurses-resume-duty-after-week-long-strike-157483/

 

Headline: Migori nurses resume duty after week-long strike

 

Kenya

 

http://www.the-star.co.ke/news/2017/02/13/resume-work-by-tuesday-or-be-fired-striking-trans-nzoia-nurses-told_c1505823

 

Headline: Resume work by Tuesday or be fired, striking Trans Nzoia nurses told

 

New Zealand

 

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO1702/S00103/govt-health-funding-and-health-workforce-vision-missing.htm

 

Headline: Gov't health funding and health workforce vision missing

 

Nigeria

 

http://pulse.ng/health/in-cross-river-health-commissioner-appeals-to-nurses-to-suspend-strike-id6217208.html

 

Headline: Health Commissioner appeals to nurses to suspend strike

 

Pakistan

 

http://nation.com.pk/islamabad/10-Feb-2017/nurses-announce-services-strike

 

Headline: Nurses announce services strike

 

Pakistan

 

https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/185249-Nurses-on-strike

 

Headline: Nurses on strike

 

Pakistan

 

https://www.dawn.com/news/1314723/nurses-on-strike-in-quetta-hospitals

 

Headline: Nurses on strike in Quetta hospitals

 

Pakistan

 

https://www.dawn.com/news/1315092/nurses-call-off-strike

 

Headline: Nurses call off strike

 

Peru

 

http://diariocorreo.pe/edicion/huancayo/enfermeras-de-essalud-realizan-planton-exigiendo-presupuesto-para-personal-730376/

 

Titular: Enfermeras de Essalud realizan plantón exigiendo presupuesto para personal

 

Headline: Essalud nurses are demanding increases to staff budgets

 

Philippines

 

http://bulatlat.com/main/2017/02/15/health-workers-duterte-heart/

 

Headline: Health workers to Duterte: ‘Where is your heart?’

 

Portugal

 

http://www.dnoticias.pt/impressa/hemeroteca/diario-de-noticias/lares-da-seguranca-social-precisam-de-mais-60-enfermeiros-MH889680

 

Manchete: Lares da Segurança Social

 

Headline: Social security homes

 

Portugal

 

http://www.rostos.pt/inicio2.asp?cronica=9004588

 

Manchete: Marcha em defesa do Centro Hospitalar Barreiro / Montijo Jornada de luta «Todos ao Hospital»

 

Headline: March in defense of the Hospital Center Barreiro / Montijo Fight Day «Everyone to the Hospital»

 

South Africa

 

http://www.iol.co.za/news/special-features/sona/how-sas-unions-see-sona2017-priorities-7678318

 

Headline: How SA's unions see #SONA2017 priorities

 

Spain

 

http://www.elcomercio.es/aviles/201702/11/enfermeras-exigen-dotacion-plantilla-20170211001919-v.html

 

Titular: Las enfermeras exigen más dotación de plantilla y cubrir bajas y permisos

 

Headline: Nurses demand more staffing and cover sick leave

 

Spain

 

http://www.cuatro.com/noticias/sociedad/Satse-ministra-Sanidad-firmado-Moncloa_0_2321025450.html

 

Titular: Satse reclama a la ministra de Sanidad que cumpla el acuerdo firmado en Moncloa en 2013

 

Headline: Satse calls on the Health Minister to comply with the agreement signed at Moncloa in 2013

 

Spain

 

http://www.infosalus.com/actualidad/noticia-satse-suspende-sanidad-publica-privada-medidas-prevencion-evitar-accidentes-biologicos-20170214123754.html

 

Titular: Satse "suspende" a la Sanidad pública y privada en las medidas de prevención para evitar los accidentes biológicos

 

Headline: Satse "suspends" public and private health care in prevention measures to prevent physical accidents

 

Spain

 

http://www.granadadigital.es/satse-censura-la-falta-de-personal-en-los-centros-de-salud-de-granada-y-provincia/

 

Titular: Satse censura la “falta de personal” en los centros de salud de Granada y provincia

 

Headline: Satse monitors the "lack of personnel" in the health centers of Granada and the province

 

Spain

 

http://www.eldiadecordoba.es/provinciaSatse-advierte-lamentable-ambulatorio_0_1109289631.html

 

Titular: Satse advierte del estado "lamentable" del ambulatorio

 

Headline: Satse warns of "unfortunate" outpatient status

 

Spain

 

http://elpueblodeceuta.es/not/15974/el-servicio-de-urgencias-del-hospital-necesita-12-enfermeras-mas-por-turno-para-dar-una-asistencia-adecuada/

 

Titular: El Servicio de Urgencias del Hospital necesita 12 enfermeras más por turno para dar una asistencia adecuada

 

Headline: The Hospital Emergency Service needs 12 more nurses per shift to provide adequate care

 

Spain

 

http://www.diariocordoba.com/noticias/cordobalocal/piden-mas-enfermeros-uci-reina-sofia_1123063.html

 

Titular: Piden más enfermeros en la UCI del Reina Sofía

 

Headline: More nurses are called for in the ICU of Reina Sofia

 

Spain

 

http://www.diariovasco.com/sociedad/201702/14/sindicatos-piden-departamento-salud-20170214001513-v.html

 

Titular: Sindicatos piden al Departamento de Salud que «acabe con la precariedad»

 

Headline: Unions ask the Department of Health to "end precariousness"

 

Spain

 

http://www.20minutos.es/noticia/2959352/0/sindicatos-ven-insuficientes-explicaciones-sescam-por-retraso-bolsa-trabajo-anuncian-protestas/

 

Titular: Sindicatos ven "insuficientes" las explicaciones del Sescam por el retraso de la bolsa de trabajo y anuncian protestas

 

Headline: Unions see Sescam's explanations for the backlog of the job "insufficient" and announce protests

 

Spain

 

http://www.larioja.com/la-rioja/201702/10/trabajar-pero-seguro-20170210001438-v.html

 

Titular: A trabajar pero seguro

 

Headline: To work but safely

 

Spain

 

http://www.farodevigo.es/gran-vigo/2017/02/14/sindicatos-chuvi-anuncian-protestas-refuerza/1623521.html

 

Titular: Sindicatos del Chuvi anuncian protestas si no se refuerza el personal de Urgencias

 

Headline: Unions of the Chuvi announce protests if the personnel of ED is not reinstated

 

United Kingdom

 

https://inews.co.uk/nhs/nhs-crisis-wales-nursing-shortage/

 

Headline: NHS crisis: Wales suffering shortage of nurses despite recruitment drive

 

United Kingdom

 

http://www.cumbernauld-news.co.uk/news/health/nhs-lanarkshire-paying-up-to-1500-a-shift-for-temporary-nurses-1-4365628

 

Headline: NHS Lanarkshire paying up to £1500 a shift for temporary nurses

 

United Kingdom

 

http://www.hulldailymail.co.uk/450-filipino-nurses-interested-in-hull-royal-infirmary-jobs/story-30137894-detail/story.html

 

Headline: 450 Filipino nurses interested in Hull Royal Infirmary jobs

 

United States

 

http://www.pasadenaindependent.com/news/rns-major-kaiser-hospital-announce-tentative-agreement/

 

Headline: RNs At Major Kaiser Hospital Announce Tentative Agreement

 

United States

 

http://www.sfchronicle.com/politics/article/California-legislation-would-create-single-payer-10939557.php

 

Headline: California legislation would create single-payer health care system

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United States

 

http://www.sacbee.com/news/politics-government/capitol-alert/article133279459.html?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

 

Headline: California bill calls for state-run healthcare system

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United States

 

http://www.mymcmedia.org/nurses-claim-intimidation-by-holy-cross-management/

 

Headline: Nurses claim intimidation by Holy Cross management

 

United States

 

http://www.bethesdamagazine.com/Bethesda-Beat/2017/Holy-Cross-Nurses-Plan-Rally-To-Stir-Support-For-Unionization-Push/

 

Headline: Holy Cross Nurses Rally To Stir Support For Unionization

 

United States

 

http://www.bethesdamagazine.com/Bethesda-Beat/2017/County-Council-Members-State-Senators-Join-Rally-To-Unionize-Nurses-at-Holy-Cross-Hospital/

 

Headline: County Council Members, State Senators Join Rally To Unionize Nurses at Holy Cross Hospital

 

United States

 

http://www.dclabor.org/home/strong-community-support-for-holy-cross-nurses

 

Headline: Strong community support for Holy Cross nurses

 

United States

 

http://clermontsun.com/2017/02/16/brown-legislation-to-support-workers-at-va-health-centers/

 

Headline: Brown legislation to support workers at VA Health Centers

 

United States

 

https://fsrn.org/2017/02/obamacare-repeal-gives-hope-for-advocates-of-single-payer-healthcare/

 

Headline: Obamacare repeal gives hope for advocates of single payer healthcare

 

United States

 

http://www.daytondailynews.com/business/nursing-group-wants-patient-load-reduced-for-nurses-ohio-bill/FYjUbrSLlgA0uq9Ota8L7O/

 

Headline: Nursing group wants patient load reduced for nurses in Ohio bill

 

United States

 

http://www.dispatch.com/news/20170214/ohio-nurses-want-law-limiting-nurse-patient-ratios

 

Headline: Ohio nurses want law limiting nurse-patient ratios

 

United States

 

http://www.circlevilleherald.com/community/ohio-group-wants-patient-load-reduced-for-nurses-through-new/article_332b5197-aa85-5803-bb20-01db78e7ca9d.html

 

Headline: Ohio group wants patient load reduced for nurses through new bill

 

United States

 

http://patch.com/ohio/lakewood-oh/senator-skindell-reintroduces-law-reducing-nurses-workload

 

Headline: Senator Skindell Reintroduces Bill Reducing Nurses' Workload

 

United States

 

http://abc6onyourside.com/news/local/new-bill-would-limit-nurse-patient-ratios-to-reduce-workload

 

Headline: New bill would limit nurse-patient ratios, reduce workload

 

United States

 

http://wvxu.org/post/bill-would-mandate-nurse-patient-ratios-ohios-hospitals#stream/0

 

Headline: Bill Would Mandate Nurse To Patient Ratios In Ohio's Hospitals

 

United States

 

http://radio.wosu.org/post/bill-would-mandate-nurse-patient-ratios-ohios-hospitals-0

 

Headline: Bill Would Mandate Nurse To Patient Ratios In Ohio's Hospitals

 

United States

 

http://www.toledoblade.com/Medical/2017/02/16/Ohio-nurses-want-law-limiting-nurse-patient-ratios.html

 

Headline: Ohio nurses want law limiting nurse-patient ratios

 

United States

 

http://www.workdayminnesota.org/articles/nurses-back-minnesotacare-expansion-fix-individual-market-woes

 

Headline: Nurses back MinnesotaCare expansion as fix for individual market woes

 

United States

 

http://www.peoplesworld.org/article/berger-marks-awards-celebrate-young-women-organizers-activists/

 

Headline: Berger-Marks awards celebrate young women organizers, activists

 

United States

 

http://www.spokesman.com/stories/2017/feb/15/puzders-nomination-as-labor-secretary-in-serious-t/

 

Headline: Fast food CEO Andrew Puzder withdraws as nominee for labor secretary

 

United States

 

http://www.lesnouvellesnews.fr/puzder-ne-sera-pas-ministre-du-travail-de-trump/

 

Titre: “Bon débarras” : Andy Puzder ne sera pas ministre du Travail de Trump

 

Headline: "Good riddance": Andy Puzder will not be Minister of Labor of Trump

 

United States

 

http://www.sacbee.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/dan-morain/article132115624.html

 

Headline: Newsom runs for governor, waging 140-character war against Trump

 

Venezuela

 

http://www.entornointeligente.com/articulo/9609358/Enfermeras-usan-bolsas-en-vez-de-guantes

 

Titular: Enfermeras usan bolsas en vez de guantes

 

Headline: Nurses use bags instead of gloves

 

Zimbabwe

 

http://www.chronicle.co.zw/2-000-docs-nurses-to-get-jobs/

 

Headline: 2,000 docs, nurses to get jobs

 

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