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17 avril 2017

Global Nurses United News Round-Up - April 17

Argentina

 

http://www.neuquenalinstante.com.ar/noticias/2017/04/10/74676-protesta-de-enfermeros-en-casa-de-gobierno

 

Titular: Protesta de enfermeros en Casa de Gobierno

 

Headline: Nurses’ protest outside governor’s mansion

 

Australia

 

http://www.3aw.com.au/news/nearly-one-in-four-nurses-has-been-attacked-at-work-in-the-last-year-20170413-gvkmfj.html

 

Headline: Nearly three in four nurses has been attacked at work in the last year

 

Australia

 

https://www.greenleft.org.au/content/victorian-unionists-get-organised-support-refugees

 

Headline: Victorian unionists get organised to support refugees

 

Australia

 

https://ajp.com.au/features/a-bitter-penalty/

 

Headline: A Bitter Penalty

 

Australia

 

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-04-07/nursing-home-robot-trial-wollongong/8426442

 

Headline: Aged care provider trials use of robot for heavy lifting, giving staff more time with residents

 

Brazil

 

http://ultimosegundo.ig.com.br/brasil/2017-04-08/barueri-demissao.html

 

Manchete: « Está todo mundo em pânico », diz servidora após demissões em hospital de Barueri

 

Headline: « Everyone is in a panic », says worker after layoffs in Barueri hospital

 

Brazil

 

https://souenfermagem.com.br/artigo/enfermagem-ganha-na-justica-carga-horaria-de-30-horas-semanais-em-sao-luis

 

Manchete: Enfermagem ganha na Justiça carga horária de 30 horas semanais em São Luís

 

Headline: Nursing wins the hourly workload of 30 hours a week in São Luís

 

Canada

 

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/wrha-hospitals-savings-nurses-1.4068552

 

Headline: Savings breakdown for WRHA revealed, staffing efficiencies and hospital overhaul to save over $55M

 

Canada

 

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/mgeu-nurses-union-ers-urgent-care-1.4061857

 

Headline: Nurses’ union calls Winnipeg hospital shakeup a ‘front-line service cut’

 

Canada

 

http://www.winnipegsun.com/2017/04/07/emergency-rooms-consolidated-in-winnipeg

 

Headline: Emergency rooms consolidated in Winnipeg

 

Canada

 

http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/local/hundreds-protest-er-closure-at-concordia-419173964.html

 

Headline: Hundreds protest ER closure at Concordia

 

Canada

 

http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/local/critics-call-modest-increase-in-health-care-spending-a-bitter-pill-to-swallow-419212064.html

 

Headline: Critics call modest increase in health-care spending a bitter pill to swallow

 

Canada

 

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatoon/carolyn-strom-appeal-grandfather-facebook-comments-1.4064502

 

Headline: Sask. nurse to fight $26K fine for Facebook comments about grandfather’s care

 

Canada

 

http://www.journalexpress.ca/actualites/2017/4/10/trois-centrales-pour-representer-le-personnel-du-ciusss.html

 

Titre: Trois centrales pour représenter le personnel du CIUSSS

 

Headline: Three unions to represent CIUSSS staff

 

Canada

 

http://www.ledevoir.com/societe/sante/496011/sante-les-jeunes-syndicats-menent-le-bal

 

Titre: Chaude lutte syndicale en santé

 

Headline: Hot battle between health unions

 

Canada

 

http://www.tvanouvelles.ca/2017/04/10/le-personnel-infirmier-de-lhopital-de-chicoutimi-deborde

 

Titre: Le personnel infirmier de l’hôpital de Chicoutimi débordé

 

Headline: Nursing staff at Chicoutimi Hospital overwhelmed

 

Dominican Republic

 

http://eldia.com.do/denuncian-hospital-de-puerto-plata-carece-de-medicamentos-y-equipos/

 

Titular: Denuncian hospital de Puerto Plata carece de medicamentos y equipos

 

Headline: Criticism over Puerto Plata hospital’s lack of drugs and equipment

 

Dominican Republic

 

http://www.barrigaverde.net/?q=node/54408

 

Titular: Enfermeras en huelga por deplorables condiciones hospitla de PP

 

Headline: Nurses on strike over deplorable PP hospital conditions

 

France

 

http://www.lequotidiendumedecin.fr/actualites/article/2017/04/13/mayotte-les-infirmiers-signalent-des-violences-et-un-acces-aux-soins-complique_846574

 

Titre: À Mayotte, les infirmiers signalent des violences et un accès aux soins compliqué

 

Headline: In Mayotte, nurses report violence and inadequate access to care

 

France

 

http://www.ladepeche.fr/article/2017/04/13/2555887-les-infirmieres-du-bloc-operatoire-de-l-hopital-en-greve.html

 

Titre: Les infirmières du bloc opératoire de l’hôpital en grève

 

Headline: Nurses from hospital operating rooms on strike

 

France

 

http://www.ladepeche.fr/article/2017/04/08/2552453-greve-au-bloc-operatoire-vives-tensions-entre-direction-et-syndicat.html

 

Titre: Grève au bloc opératoire : vives tensions entre direction et syndicat

 

Headline: Strike in the operating room: severe tensions between management and union

 

Ireland

 

https://www.rte.ie/news/health/2017/0407/866156-nurses/

 

Headline: INMO members accept proposals on staffing crisis

 

Ireland

 

http://www.newstalk.com/reader/47.301/96673/0/

 

Headline: INMO vote in favour of proposals to address staffing crisis

 

Ireland

 

http://www.independent.ie/irish-news/health/union-vote-paves-way-for-new-drive-to-hire-nurses-35605439.html

 

Headline: Union vote paves way for new drive to hire nurses

 

Ireland

 

http://www.irishexaminer.com/breakingnews/ireland/nurses-vote-to-accept-workplace-relations-commission-proposals-784965.html

 

Headline: Nurses vote to accept Workplace Relations Commission proposals

 

Ireland

 

http://www.irishtimes.com/news/health/nurses-vote-to-accept-proposals-to-address-staffing-crisis-1.3041262

 

Headline: Nurses vote to accept proposals to address staffing crisis

 

Ireland

 

http://www.thejournal.ie/nurses-increase-3330247-Apr2017/

 

Headline: Crisis averted? 1,200 nurses and midwives to be hired by end of year

 

Ireland

 

http://www.independent.ie/irish-news/nurses-vote-for-industrial-peace-for-now-35604050.html

 

Headline: Nurses vote for industrial peace – for now

 

Ireland

 

http://www.irishexaminer.com/ireland/inmo-accepts-recruitment-plans-447312.html

 

Headline: INMO accepts recruitment plans

 

Ireland

 

http://www.irishexaminer.com/ireland/record-9500-patients-on-trolleys-last-month-447682.html

 

Headline: Record 9,500 patients on trolleys last month

 

Ireland

 

http://www.independent.ie/irish-news/health/cork-takes-trolley-capital-title-as-overcrowding-crisis-worsens-35618933.html

 

Headline: Cork takes ‘trolley capital’ title as overcrowding crisis worsens

 

Israel

 

http://www.haaretz.com/israel-news/.premium-1.782240

 

Headline: Exasperating Israel’s patients: A health system that has lost its way

 

Kenya

 

http://www.nation.co.ke/counties/nyeri/Crisis-at-Nyeri-hospital-as-theatre-is-shut-/1954190-3887364-qda0c1z/

 

Headline: Crisis at Nyeri hospital as theatre is shut due to shortage of nurses

 

Kenya

 

http://allafrica.com/stories/201704130091.html

 

Headline: Kenya: Crisis At Nyeri Hospital As Theatre Is Shut Due to Shortage of Nurses

 

Mexico

 

http://www.eluniversal.com.mx/articulo/estados/2017/04/12/suman-9-enfermeras-en-huelga-de-hambre

 

Titular: Suman 9 enfermeras en huelga de hambre

 

Headline: 9 nurses join the hunger strike

 

Mexico

 

http://www.proceso.com.mx/481850/chiapas-activistas-recolectan-firmas-apoyar-a-enfermeras-en-huelga-hambre

 

Titular: Chiapas: activistas recolectan firmas para apoyar a enfermeras en huelga de hambre

 

Headline: Chiapas: activists collect signatures to support nurses on hunger strike

 

Mexico

 

http://www.eluniversal.com.mx/articulo/estados/2017/04/12/enfermeras-terminan-huelga-de-hambre-en-chiapas

 

Titular: Enfermeras terminan huelga de hambre en Chiapas

 

Headline: Nurses in Chiapas end hunger strike

 

Mexico

 

https://meganoticias.mx/tehuacan/ultimo-minuto-tehuacan/5067-anem-tehuacan-apoya-a-las-enfermeras-en-huelga-de-chiapas-1457759345.html

 

Titular: ANEM Tehuacán apoya a las enfermeras en huelga de Chiapas

 

Headline: ANEM Tehuacán supports the striking nurses of Chiapas

 

Mexico

 

http://www.jornada.unam.mx/ultimas/2017/04/07/trabajadores-y-enfermeras-del-imss-protestan-frente-a-la-ssa

 

Titular: Trabajadores y enfermeras del IMSS protestan frente a la Ssa

 

Headline: IMSS workers and nurses protest against SSA

 

Morocco

 

http://www.huffpostmaghreb.com/2017/04/13/greve-infirmiers-sante_n_15985940.html

 

Titre: Une grève nationale des infirmiers le 19 avril

 

Headline: A national strike of nurses on April 19

 

Morocco

 

http://fr.le360.ma/societe/sante-greve-nationale-dans-les-hopitaux-publics-115167

 

Titre: Santé: grève nationale dans les hôpitaux publics

 

Headline: Health: national strike in the public hospitals

 

South Korea

 

http://bogun.nodong.org/xe/index.php?document_srl=422783&mid=KHMU_Info

 

Headline: KHMU Calls for Truth about Medical Gate and Healthcare Sector Privatization

 

Spain

 

http://www.laopiniondemurcia.es/comunidad/2017/04/07/satse-presenta-800-firmas-baremo/820051.html

 

Titular: Satse presenta más de 800 firmas contra el baremo de la OPE

 

Headline: Satse collects more than 800 signatures against the OPE scale

 

Spain

 

http://www.eldiadecordoba.es/cordoba/Satse-saturacion-Reanimacion-Reina-Sofia_0_1124588071.html

 

Titular: Satse denuncia « saturación » en Reanimación del Reina Sofía

 

Headline: Satse denounces « saturation » in Reanimación del Reina Sofía

 

Spain

 

http://www.diariodeibiza.es/pitiuses-balears/2017/04/07/personal-sanitario-pide-soluciones-falta/907866.html

 

Titular: El personal sanitario pide soluciones ante la falta y la fuga de profesionales

 

Headline: Health workers ask for solutions to the lack and flight of professionals

 

Spain

 

http://www.ferrol360.es/satse-denuncia-la-eliminacion-de-tres-plazas-de-enfermeria-en-radiologia/

 

Titular: SATSE denuncia la eliminación de tres plazas de enfermería en radiología

 

Headline: SATSE denounces the elimination of three nursing posts in radiology

 

Spain

 

http://cadenaser.com/emisora/2017/04/10/ser_malaga/1491829017_955189.html

 

Titular: SATSE denuncia que la Junta cierra los quirófanos a pesar de las listas de espera

 

Headline: SATSE denounces that the Board closes operating wards despite waiting lists

 

Spain

 

http://valenciaplaza.com/satse-pide-a-sanidad-que-las-enfermeras-embarazadas-no-pierdan-poder-adquisitivo-con-la-adaptacion-de-puesto

 

Titular: Satse pide a Sanidad que las enfermeras embarazadas no pierdan poder adquisitivo con la adaptación de puesto

 

Headline: Satse calls on Health to stop pregnant nurses from losing income while adapting to the job

 

Spain

 

http://www.lainformacion.com/salud/personal-medico/RECLAMA-ENFERMERAS-SALUD-MENTAL-SERVICIOS_0_1015099417.html

 

Titular: Satse reclama mas enfermeras en salud mental para los servicios de salud

 

Headline: Satse demands more mental health nurses

 

United Kingdom

 

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/health/urses-strike-vote-nhs-pay-cuts-royal-college-nursing-ballot-janet-davies-low-income-a7681441.html

 

Headline: Nurses vote on strike action after NHS pay cuts leave staff ‘struggling to make ends meet’

 

United Kingdom

 

http://www.southwalesargus.co.uk/news/national/15222226.Nurses_begin_ballot_on_industrial_action_in_pay_row/

 

Headline: Nurses begin ballot on industrial action in pay row

 

United Kingdom

 

https://www.nursingtimes.net/news/workforce/rcn-starts-consultation-exercise-on-possible-strike-vote/7017314.article

 

Headline: RCN urges members to take part in consultation on possible strike vote over pay

 

United Kingdom

 

https://nursingnotes.co.uk/rcn-opens-poll-potential-industrial-action/

 

Headline: RCN opens consultation on potential industrial action

 

United Kingdom

 

https://www.nursingtimes.net/news/workforce/scotland-launches-consultation-on-nurse-staffing-laws/7017294.article

 

Headline: Scotland launches consultation on nurse staffing laws

 

United Kingdom

 

http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/nhs-nurses-vote-strike-action-10216502?service=responsive

 

Headline: NHS nurses to vote on strike action over cap on wages

 

United Kingdom

 

https://www.bloomberg.com/politics/articles/2017-04-12/u-k-nurses-mull-strike-citing-seven-years-real-terms-pay-cuts

 

Headline: U.K. Nurses Mull Strike Citing Seven Years’ Real-Terms Pay Cuts

 

United States

 

http://ww2.kqed.org/stateofhealth/2017/04/12/while-washington-fiddles-california-leaders-forge-ideas-for-universal-health-care/

 

Headline: While Washington Fiddles, California Leaders Forge Ideas for Universal Health Care

 

United States

 

http://www.sacbee.com/site-services/newsletters/capitol-alert-newsletter/article143463329.html

 

Headline: California Nurses Association: ‘We have to push our governor’ on single-payer health care

 

United States

 

http://wisconsingazette.com/2017/04/07/national-day-of-action-for-universal-health-care-to-take-place-april-8/

 

Headline: National Day of Action for universal health care to take place April 8

 

United States

 

http://www.peoplesworld.org/article/medicare-for-all-plans-might-become-focus-of-healthcare-debate/

 

Headline: “Medicare for All” plans might become focus of healthcare debate

 

United States

 

https://www.commondreams.org/news/2017/04/08/going-offense-advocates-demand-single-payer-health-program

 

Headline: ‘Going on Offense,’ Advocates Demand Single-Payer Health Program

 

United States

 

http://myvalleynews.com/health/repeal-replace-fails-now-obamacare-needs-fixing/

 

Headline: ‘Repeal and Replace’ fails; now ‘Obamacare’ needs fixing

 

United States

 

http://news.wabe.org/post/why-so-many-nurses-get-hurt-job-including-georgia

 

Headline: Why So Many Nurses Get Hurt On The Job, Including In Georgia

 

United States

 

http://www.healthline.com/health-news/why-doesnt-the-us-have-universal-healthcare#1

 

Headline: Why Doesn’t the United States Have Universal Healthcare?

 

United States

 

http://www.sacbee.com/news/local/health-and-medicine/article144534394.html

 

Headline: Can California’s ‘right to try’ law help save terminal patients?