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Fri, 2017-03-03

March 3, 2017

 

Australia

 

http://www.examiner.com.au/story/4500874/beds-secured-at-lgh/

 

Headline: Beds secured at LGH

 

Australia

 

http://www.themercury.com.au/news/politics/hopes-27-extra-beds-will-ease-pressure-on-patients-and-staff-at-the-royal-hobart-hospital/news-story/dae7177ffd9f714d852b5853b6735f86

 

Headline: Hopes 27 extra beds will ease pressure on patients and staff at the Royal Hobart Hospital

 

Australia

 

http://www.irrigator.com.au/story/4498276/cuts-to-aid-sunday-trade/

 

Headline: Cuts to aid Sunday trade

 

Australia

 

http://www.couriermail.com.au/questnews/north/ferny-grove-mum-runs-24hour-child-care-service-to-cater-for-shiftworkers/news-story/7bed62c7a2a613ebf3ca6608deba23a3

 

Headline: Ferny Grove mum runs 24-hour child care service to cater for shiftworkers

 

Brazil

 

http://www.folhamax.com.br/cidades/emanuel-garante-melhorias-salariais-a-enfermeiros-de-cuiaba/116213

 

Manchete: Emanuel garante melhorias salariais a enfermeiros de Cuiabá

 

Headline: Emanuel guarantees salary improvements to nurses in Cuiabá

 

Canada

 

http://www.mynorthbaynow.com/17797/ontario-nurses-association-members-approve-new-negotiated-agreement-north-east-ccac/

 

Headline: Ontario Nurses' Association Members approve new negotiated agreement with North East CCAC

 

Canada

 

http://www.lapresse.ca/la-voix-de-lest/actualites/201702/27/01-5073947-debordements-a-lurgence-de-granby-le-personnel-a-bout-de-souffle.php

 

Titre: Débordements à l'urgence de Granby: le personnel à bout de souffle

 

Headline: Overflows in the Granby Emergency Department

 

Canada

 

http://www.oeilregional.com/actualites/2017/2/24/21-5-m--de-plus-pour-desengorger-les-urgences-monteregiennes.html

 

Titre: 21,5 M$ de plus pour désengorger les urgences montérégiennes

 

Headline: $21.5 million increase to relieve congestion in Montérégie

 

Dominican Republic

 

http://proceso.com.do/noticias/2017/02/28/manifestaci%C3%B3n-por-aumento-salarial-para-t%C3%A9cnicos-que-trabajan-en-hogar-de-ancianos-termina-a-%E2%80%9Cmanotazos%E2%80%9D/

 

Titular: Manifestación por aumento salarial para técnicos que trabajan en hogar de ancianos termina a “manotazos”

 

Headline: Demonstration for salary increase by nursing home technicians ends in strong "nudging"

 

Dominican Republic

 

http://www.listindiario.com/la-republica/2017/03/01/455890/personal-de-salud-paraliza-labores-en-hogares-de-ancianos-por-aumento-salarial

 

Titular: Personal de salud paraliza labores en hogares de ancianos por aumento salarial

 

Headline: Health workers halt work in nursing homes for salary increase

 

Dominican Republic

 

http://eljaya.com/noticias/local/20501-paralizadas-labores-hogar-de-ancianos-en-protesta-por-aumento

 

Titular: Paralizadas labores hogar de ancianos en protesta por aumento

 

Headline: Work in nursing homes stopped in protest for increase

 

Dominican Republic

 

http://hoy.com.do/enfermeras-paralizaron-servicios-en-24-asilos-de-ancianos-todo-el-pais/

 

Titular: Enfermeras paralizaron servicios en 24 asilos de ancianos todo el país

 

Headline: Nurses paralyzed services in 24 nursing homes nationwide

 

Dominican Republic

 

http://cdn.com.do/2017/02/28/enfermeras-inician-paro-24-horas-hogares-ancianos/

 

Titular: Enfermeras inician paro por 24 horas en hogares de ancianos

 

Headline: Nurses start 24-hour strike in nursing homes

 

France

 

http://www.laction.com/actualites/2017/2/28/des-infirmieres-refusent-d-amorcer-leur-quart-de-travail-.html

 

Titre: Des infirmières refusent d'amorcer leur quart de travail

 

Headline: Nurses refuse to start their shift

 

France

 

http://www.jim.fr/en_direct/pro_societe/e-docs/un_nouveau_suicide_infirmier_a_lhopital__164120/document_actu_pro.phtml

 

Titre: Un nouveau suicide infirmier à l’hôpital

 

Headline: A new nurse suicide in the hospital

 

France

 

http://www.maritima.info/depeches/social/martigues/47033/les-agents-hospitaliers-appelles-a-la-greve-le-7-mars.html

 

Titre: Les agents hospitaliers appellés à la grève le 7 mars

 

Headline: Hospital workers called to strike on March 7

 

France

 

http://france3-regions.francetvinfo.fr/bourgogne-franche-comte/saone-et-loire/chalon-sur-saone/infirmiers-anesthesistes-profession-greve-meilleurs-salaires-1205001.html

 

Titre: Infirmiers-anesthésistes : une profession en grève pour de meilleurs salaires

 

Headline: Nursing anesthesiologists: a profession on strike for better wages

 

Guatemala

 

http://lahora.gt/salud-reitera-llamado-sindicalistas-dialogar/

 

Titular: Salud reitera llamado a sindicalistas para dialogar

 

Headline: Health reiterates call for trade unionists to dialogue

 

Ireland

 

http://www.universitytimes.ie/2017/02/student-nurses-set-to-lose-supervision-during-inmo-strike/

 

Headline: Student Nurses Set to Lose Supervision During INMO Strike

 

Ireland

 

http://www.independent.ie/irish-news/health/harris-insists-hospital-prefabs-are-just-a-temporary-way-to-add-beds-35484848.html

 

Headline: Harris insists hospital prefabs are just a temporary way to add beds

 

Ireland

 

http://www.newstalk.com/Nurses-attend-talks-ahead-of-industrial-action

 

Headline: Nurses attend talks ahead of industrial action

 

Ireland

 

http://www.irishtimes.com/news/health/nurses-to-engage-in-talks-aimed-at-averting-industrial-action-1.2994124

 

Headline: Nurses to engage in talks aimed at averting industrial action

 

Ireland

 

http://www.independent.ie/irish-news/health/now-prefabs-are-to-be-used-as-wards-in-bid-to-ease-crisis-35481282.html

 

Headline: Now prefabs are to be used as wards in bid to ease crisis

 

Ireland

 

http://www.leinsterexpress.ie/news/home/237717/hse-mounts-return-to-work-scheme-to-attract-laois-nurses-back-to-hospitals-to-fill-vacant-posts.html

 

Headline: HSE mounts return to work scheme to attract Laois nurses back to hospitals to fill vacant posts

 

Ireland

 

http://www.leinsterleader.ie/news/local-news/237559/patients-being-asked-to-stay-away-from-naas-hospital-for-second-day.html

 

Headline: Patients being asked to stay away from Naas Hospital for second day

 

Ireland

 

http://www.independent.ie/irish-news/health/hopes-rise-that-nurses-industrial-action-will-be-averted-35493983.html

 

Headline: Hopes rise that nurses' industrial action will be averted

 

Ireland

 

http://www.carlow-nationalist.ie/2017/03/02/nurses-agree-to-attend-wrc-talks-as-strike-looms/

 

Headline: Latest: SIPTU nurses to join INMO in WRC talks

 

Jamaica

 

http://www.loopjamaica.com/content/more-specialist-nurses-expected-migrate-soon

 

Headline: More specialist nurses expected to migrate soon

 

Kenya

 

https://www.capitalfm.co.ke/news/2017/03/nurses-to-resume-strike-in-a-week-if-cba-not-sealed/

 

Headline: Nurses to resume strike in a week if CBA not sealed

 

New Zealand

 

http://www.voxy.co.nz/health/5/276446

 

Headline: Survey results take the pulse of a workforce under pressure

 

New Zealand

 

http://www.newshub.co.nz/home/health/2017/03/health-workers-stretched-from-underfunding-survey.html

 

Headline: Health workers 'stretched' from underfunding - survey

 

New Zealand

 

http://www.nzdoctor.co.nz/un-doctored/2017/march-2017/02/Nine-in-10-health-workers-feel-understaffed.aspx

 

Headline: Nine in 10 health workers feel understaffed

 

New Zealand

 

http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/health/89932971/nine-in-10-healthcare-workers-feel-understaffed-and-underresourced

 

Headline: Nine in 10 healthcare workers feel understaffed and under-resourced

 

New Zealand

 

http://gisborneherald.co.nz/localnews/2678085-135/healthy-protest-in-support-of-hauora

 

Headline: Healthy protest in support of hauora

 

Pakistan

 

https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/188771-Nurses-strike

 

Headline: Nurses' strike

 

Philippines

 

http://news.mb.com.ph/2017/02/26/edsa-sparked-peaceful-change/

 

Headline: EDSA sparked peaceful change

 

Portugal

 

http://omirante.pt/sociedade/2017-03-02-Agressoes-nas-urgencias-hospitalares-da-regiao

 

Manchete: Agressões nas urgências hospitalares da região

 

Headline: Attacks in the hospital's emergency departments

 

Portugal

 

http://barlavento.pt/saude/sep-denuncia-falta-de-seguranca-no-dicad

 

Manchete: SEP denuncia falta de segurança no DICAD

 

Headline: SEP denounces lack of security at DICAD

 

Portugal

 

http://www.abrilabril.pt/trabalho/carencia-de-trabalhadores-no-centro-hospitalar-de-setubal

 

Manchete: Carência de trabalhadores no Centro Hospitalar de Setúbal

 

Headline: Lack of workers in the Hospital Center of Setúbal

 

South Africa

 

http://www.timeslive.co.za/local/2017/02/24/Patients-endangered-as-unqualified-Joburg-nurses-forced-to-perform-specialised-tasks%E2%80%9A-says-union

 

Headline: Patients endangered as unqualified Joburg nurses forced to perform specialised tasks‚ says union

 

Spain

 

https://www.redaccionmedica.com/secciones/enfermeria/satse-a-los-politicos-mareais-la-perdiz-con-la-prescripcion-enfermera-9474

 

Titular: Satse, a los políticos: "Mareáis la perdiz" con la prescripción enfermera

 

Headline: Satse, to the politicians: "Beating around the bush" with the prescription nurse

 

Spain

 

http://www.cuatro.com/noticias/sociedad/Satse-Congreso-acuerdo-prescripcion-enfermera_0_2331000574.html

 

Titular: Satse ve un "gran fracaso" que los grupos del Congreso no se pongan de acuerdo sobre la 'prescripción' enfermera

 

Headline: Satse sees a "big failure" that Congressional groups do not agree on the 'prescription' nurse

 

Spain

 

http://www.catalunyapress.es/texto-diario/mostrar/596519/enfermeras-cobraran-todos-complementos-salariales-mes-vacaciones

 

Titular: Las enfermeras cobrarán todos los complementos salariales en su mes de vacaciones

 

Headline: Nurses will collect all salary supplements in their holiday month

 

Spain

 

http://www.europapress.es/andalucia/noticia-satse-reclama-junta-devolucion-todos-recortes-aplicados-personal-sanitario-20170224121240.html

 

Titular: Satse reclama a la Junta la devolución de todos los recortes aplicados al personal sanitario

 

Headline: Satse calls on the Board for the return of all cuts applied to health personnel

 

Spain

 

http://cadenaser.com/emisora/2017/03/01/radio_segovia/1488359636_812548.html

 

Titular: Las enfermeras de quirófano del Hospital se quejan de la prolongación de la jornada laboral

 

Headline: Hospital operating room nurses complain about prolonged working hours

 

Spain

 

http://www.finanzas.com/noticias/empleo/20170224/satse-reclama-gobierno-cree-3574259.html

 

Titular: SATSE reclama al Gobierno que cree plazas de enfermeros especialistas

 

Headline: SATSE calls on the Government to create specialist nurses' positions

 

Spain

 

http://www.lasprovincias.es/comunitat/201702/25/enfermeras-oposicion-2008-ocupan-20170225000740-v.html

 

Titular: Las enfermeras de la oposición de 2008 aún no ocupan sus plazas

 

Headline: Nurses of the opposition in 2008 still have not taken their places

 

Spain

 

https://www.redaccionmedica.com/secciones/derecho/una-sentencia-reconoce-una-crisis-de-ansiedad-como-accidente-laboral-7178

 

Titular: La crisis de ansiedad de una enfermera es reconocida como accidente laboral

 

Headline: An anxiety crisis for nurses is recognized as an occupational accident

 

Spain

 

http://www.diariocordoba.com/noticias/cordobaprovincia/crisis-ansiedad-es-accidente-laboral_1127656.html

 

Titular: Una crisis de ansiedad es accidente laboral

 

Headline: An anxiety crisis is a work accident

 

Spain

 

http://www.actasanitaria.com/el-hospital-de-alcorcon-recibe-mas-de-1-000-instancias-de-enfermeros-al-dia-en-su-bolsa-de-empleo/

 

Titular: El Hospital de Alcorcón recibe más de 1.000 instancias de enfermeros al día en su Bolsa de Empleo

 

Headline: The Hospital de Alcorcón receives more than 1,000 applications from nurses per day in its Job Exchange

 

Spain

 

http://www.noticiasparamunicipios.com/municipios-madrid/alcorcon-colas-interminables-hospital-optar-puesto-trabajo/

 

Titular: Colas interminables en el hospital para optar a un puesto de trabajo

 

Headline: Endless lines at the hospital to apply for a job

 

Spain

 

http://es.blastingnews.com/sucesos/2017/02/la-satse-vuelve-a-pedir-explicaciones-001500145.html

 

Titular: La SATSE vuelve a pedir explicaciones

 

Headline: The SATSE again requests explanations

 

Spain

 

https://www.redaccionmedica.com/autonomias/canarias/condena-por-no-pagar-la-prestacion-por-embarazo-a-una-enfermera-1538

 

Titular: Condena por no pagar la prestación por embarazo a una enfermera

 

Headline: Conviction for not paying pregnancy benefits to nurses

 

Spain

 

http://cadenaser.com/emisora/2017/02/27/radio_mallorca/1488200248_739072.html

 

Titular: El Satse estima que Son Dureta necesitará 2.000 empleados

 

Headline: Satse estimates Son Dureta will need 2,000 employees

 

Spain

 

http://www.diariodejerez.es/jerez/Sindicato-Medico-Centro-Transfusion-Sanguinea_0_1112288887.html

 

Titular: Sindicato Médico y Satse denuncian precariedad laboral en el Centro de Transfusión Sanguínea

 

Headline: Sindicato Médico and Satse denounce precarious work at the Centro de Transfusión Sanguínea

 

Spain

 

http://www.laverdad.es/murcia/201702/28/enfermeros-arrixaca-logran-mantener-20170228020407-v.html

 

Titular: Los enfermeros de la UCI de La Arrixaca logran mantener los turnos de catorce horas

 

Headline: The nurses of the ICU of La Arrixaca manage to maintain fourteen hour shifts

 

Spain

 

http://www.icalnews.com/Mostrar.cfm/noticias/I/satse/pide/mas/esfuerzo/estatal/autonomico/reducir/contratacion/temporal/profesionales/enfermeros/388616

 

Titular: Satse pide más esfuerzo estatal y autonómico para reducir la contratación temporal de los profesionales enfermeros

 

Headline: Satse calls for more state and regional effort to reduce the temporary hiring of nursing professionals

 

Spain

 

http://www.lavanguardia.com/vida/20170228/42389560974/enfermeras-de-quirofano-de-segovia-denuncian-aumentos-de-jornada-laboral.html

 

Titular: Enfermeras de Quirófano de Segovia denuncian aumentos de jornada laboral

 

Headline: Nurses of Segovia City Hall report increases in working hours

 

Spain

 

http://segoviaaldia.es/not/2405/las-enfermeras-de-quirofano-denuncian-prolongaciones-reiteradas-de-su-jornada-laboral/

 

Titular: Las enfermeras de quirófano denuncian prolongaciones reiteradas de su jornada laboral

 

Headline: Surgical nurses denounce repeated extensions of their workday

 

Spain

 

http://segoviaudaz.es/enfermeras-quirofano-denuncian-reiteradas-prolongaciones-jornada-laboral/

 

Titular: Enfermeras de quirófano denuncian reiteradas prolongaciones de su jornada laboral

 

Headline: Nurses in the operating room denounce repeated extensions of their workday

 

Spain

 

http://www.acueducto2.com/satse-denuncia-que-la-junta-incumple-el-acuerdo-con-la-enfermeria-de-quirofano/47612

 

Titular: SATSE denuncia que la Junta incumple el acuerdo con la enfermería de quirófano

 

Headline: SATSE claims that the Board is in breach of agreement with the operating room nursing

 

United Kingdom

 

http://www.burtonmail.co.uk/8203-end-of-life-care-is-of-utmost-importance-to-burton-hospital-staff-as-uk-report-highlights-concerns/story-30160524-detail/story.html

 

Headline: End of life care is of utmost importance to Burton hospital staff as UK report highlights concerns

 

United Kingdom

 

http://www2.staffingindustry.com/eng/Editorial/Daily-News/UK-More-nurses-and-teachers-choosing-agency-work-for-better-work-and-life-balance-41159

 

Headline: UK – More nurses and teachers choosing agency work for better work and life balance

 

United Kingdom

 

https://www.theguardian.com/healthcare-network/2017/feb/28/nursing-makes-difference-healthcare-job-changed

 

Headline: 'Nursing makes all the difference in healthcare': how the job has changed

 

United Kingdom

 

http://www.edp24.co.uk/news/health/new_eastern_region_chief_of_nursing_union_warns_of_fewer_nurses_qualifying_in_years_ahead_1_4909661

 

Headline: New eastern region chief of nursing union warns of fewer nurses qualifying in years ahead

 

United Kingdom

 

http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-wales-39122901

 

Headline: District nurses' workload has risen tenfold, RCN claims

 

United States

 

http://thehill.com/blogs/pundits-blog/healthcare/322043-president-trumps-false-promises-on-healthcare

 

Headline: President Trump’s false promises on healthcare

 

United States

 

http://thenewpolitical.com/decreasing-nurse-patient-ratios-help-improve-patient-care-ohio/

 

Headline: Decreasing nurse-to-patient ratios could help improve patient care in Ohio

 

United States

 

http://www.startribune.com/for-profit-hmos-face-uphill-climb/414822384/

 

Headline: For-profit HMOs face uphill climb in Minnesota

 

United States

 

http://www.commondreams.org/news/2017/02/24/final-pitches-ellison-progressives-say-hes-exactly-what-dems-need-now

 

Headline: In Final Pitches for Ellison, Progressives Say He's Exactly What Dems Need Now

 

United States

 

https://origin-nyi.thehill.com/homenews/campaign/321094-dems-fear-divisions-will-persist-after-dnc-chair-election

 

Headline: Dems fear divisions will persist after DNC chair election

 

United States

 

http://www.cnn.com/2017/02/25/politics/dnc-chair-vote-progressives-angry-ellison-perez/

 

Headline: Progressives riled up after DNC vote

 

United States

 

http://www.wdaz.com/news/minnesota/4228085-could-nurses-pay-raise-depend-patient-satisfaction

 

Headline: Could nurses pay raise depend on patient satisfaction?

 

United States

 

http://www.wdaz.com/news/minnesota/4228280-nurses-threaten-strike-over-pay-raise-proposal

 

Headline: Nurses threaten strike over pay raise proposal

 

United States

 

http://www.eldiario.es/theguardian/establishment-activismo-liderazgo-Partido-Democrata_0_616988874.html

 

Titular: El establishment vuelve a ganar al activismo en la lucha por el liderazgo del Partido Demócrata

 

Headline: The establishment returns to win activism in the struggle for leadership of the Democratic Party

 

United States

 

http://www.commondreams.org/news/2017/02/28/inside-and-out-resistance-aims-counter-trump-address-congress

 

Headline: Inside and out, resistance aims to counter Trump address to Congress

 

United States

 

https://www.thenation.com/article/why-keith-ellison-matters/

 

Headline:  Why Keith Ellison Matters

 

United States

 

http://www.humanite.fr/etats-unis-obama-impose-perez-la-tete-du-parti-democrate-632690

 

Titre: Obama impose Perez à la tête du Parti démocrate

 

Headline: Obama imposes Perez as the head of the Democratic Party

 

United States

 

http://www.11alive.com/news/local/democrats-flock-to-downtown-atlanta-to-choose-next-leader/414459194

 

Headline: Democrats flock to downtown Atlanta to choose next leader

 

United States

 

http://www.nextavenue.org/caring-loved-one-surgery/

 

Headline: How to Care for a Loved One After Same-Day Surgery

 

United States

 

https://lbpost.com/news/politics/2000010479-as-white-house-moves-to-gut-healthcare-lara-rallies-support-behind-single-payer-in-california

 

Headline: As White House Moves to Gut Healthcare, Lara Rallies Support Behind Single-Payer in California

 

United States

 

http://www.presstelegram.com/government-and-politics/20170225/state-senator-mayor-push-single-payer-health-system-at-long-beach-rally

 

Headline: State senator, mayor push single payer health system at Long Beach rally

 

United States

 

https://www.newsreview.com/chico/united-front/content?oid=23787091

 

Headline: United front: Protesters line up outside Rep. Doug LaMalfa’s Oroville office

 

United States

 

http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/politics/bs-md-immigration-rally-20170227-story.html

 

Headline: Immigrants and their supporters rally in Annapolis

 

United States

 

http://eltiempolatino.com/news/2017/mar/01/immigrantes-y-progresitas-tomaron-accion-en-el-cap/

 

Titular: Immigrantes y progresitas toman acción en el capitolio estatal de Maryland

 

Headline: Immigrants and progressive take action in the state capitol of Maryland

 

United States

 

http://www.healthcarefinancenews.com/news/nearly-half-nurses-consider-changing-careers-nationwide-shortage-looms-rnnetwork-study-says

 

Headline: Nearly half of nurses consider changing careers as nationwide shortage looms, RNnetwork study says

 

United States

 

http://www.startribune.com/in-lake-city-patients-and-residents-ask-is-mayo-listening/414920054/

 

Headline: In Lake City, patients and residents ask: Is Mayo listening?

 

Zimbabwe

 

http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/nurses-zimbabwes-state-hospitals-strike-pay-45825863

 

Headline: Nurses at Zimbabwe's state hospitals go on strike over pay

 

Zimbabwe

 

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-39129058

 

Headline: Zimbabwe nurses join doctors in a strike over pay and bonuses

 

Zimbabwe

 

https://www.newsday.co.zw/2017/03/01/nurses-join-strike-bonuses/

 

Headline: Nurses join strike over bonuses

 

Zimbabwe

 

http://bulawayo24.com/index-id-news-sc-local-byo-105394.html

 

Headline: Nurses join doctors’ strike

 

Zimbabwe

 

http://www.voazimbabwe.com/a/zimbabwe-nurses-go-on-strike/3744050.html

 

Headline: Zimbabwe Nurses Go On Strike

 

Zimbabwe

 

http://www.newzimbabwe.com/news-35009-Fed+up+nurses+join+doctors+on+strike/news.aspx

 

Headline: Fed up nurses join doctors strike

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