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21 mai 2017

Global Nurses United News Round-Up - May 21

Global

 

http://www.nationalnursesunited.org/blog/entry/gnu-organizes-global-week-of-action-in-honor-of-international-nurses-week

 

Headline: GNU organizes global week of action in honor of international nurses week

 

Australia

 

http://www.maitlandmercury.com.au/story/4664067/hospital-build-to-start-in-2018-photos-video/

Headline: Lower Hunter hospital construction to start in 2018, public forum heard in Maitland

 

Australia

 

https://www.agedcareguide.com.au/talking-aged-care/the-government-put-dollar-signs-before-lives-says-phil-donato

 

Headline: « Government putting dollar signs before lives » as RN bill voted down in NSW

 

Australia

 

http://www.maitlandmercury.com.au/story/4655333/healthcare-affects-us-all-nurse/?cs=171

 

Headline: Quality of healthcare in the Lower Hunter ‘will affect all of us’: Hunter New England Health nurse

 

Australia

 

http://www.9news.com.au/national/2017/05/16/15/06/nursing-bill-defeat-hits-aged-care-homes-says-mp

 

Headline: State government puts ‘money ahead of lives’ in aged care: MP

 

Australia

 

http://www.smh.com.au/nsw/premier-gladys-berejiklian-silent-on-voluntary-assisted-dying-vote-20170516-gw637l.html

 

Headline: Premier Gladys Berejiklian silent on voluntary assisted dying vote

 

Australia

 

http://www.goldcoastbulletin.com.au/news/gold-coast/gold-coast-medical-staff-up-in-arms-following-closure-of-varsity-surgical-hospital/news-story/3bf1c52c36d89ee7cbc36c34ef0089e0

 

Headline: Gold Coast medical staff up in arms following closure of Varsity surgical hospital

 

Bolivia

 

http://www.eldeber.com.bo/santacruz/Enfermeras-festejan-su-dia-con-quejas-por-bajos-salarios-20170511-0088.html

 

Titular: Enfermeras festejan su día con quejas por bajos salarios

 

Headline: Nurses celebrate Nurses’ Day with low salaries

 

Bolivia

 

http://abyayala.tv.bo/index.php/2017/05/12/enfermeras-medicos-santa-cruz-ratifican-paro-48-horas-17-18-mayo/

 

Titular: Enfermeras y médicos de Santa Cruz ratifican paro de 48 horas para el 17 y 18 de mayo

 

Headline: Nurses and doctors from Santa Cruz ratify 48-hour strike for May 17 and 18

 

Brazil

 

http://new.d24am.com/noticias/amazonas/enfermeiro-profissionaisprotestam-contra-salarios-atrasados/167643

 

Manchete: No Dia do Enfermeiro, profissionais protestam contra salários atrasados

 

Headline: On Nurses’ Day, professionals protest against back wages

 

Canada

 

http://ici.radio-canada.ca/nouvelle/1034180/urgence-la-pocatiere-infirmieres-enfant-detresse

 

Titre: Personne à l’urgence pour accueillir un enfant en détresse respiratoire

 

Headline: No one in the emergency room to accommodate a child in respiratory distress

 

Canada

 

http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/opinion/editorials/2017/5/15/cheers—jeers–mary-boyd-recipeint-of-national-award.html

 

Headline: Mary Boyd recipient of national award

 

Canada

 

http://edmontonjournal.com/opinion/columnists/opinion-aspects-of-nursing-still-invisible-to-the-uninformed

 

Headline: Opinion: Aspects of nursing still invisible to the uninformed

 

Canada

 

http://www.windsorsquare.ca/archives/2017/chatham-kent-nurses-reach-conciliation-stage/102837

 

Headline: Chatham-Kent Nurses Reach Conciliation Stage

 

Canada

 

http://www.winnipegsun.com/2017/05/16/docs-get-protection

 

Headline: Docs get protection

 

Canada

 

http://www.portagedailygraphic.com/2017/05/16/flr-breakfast-program-in-need-of-volunteers

 

Headline: FLR breakfast program in need of volunteers

 

Canada

 

http://www.thetelegram.com/news/local/2017/5/16/national-expert-of-safe-rn-staffing-speaks-to-mhas.html

 

Headline: National expert of safe RN staffing speaks to MHAs

 

Canada

 

http://vocm.com/news/nurses-working-24-hour-shifts-as-union-calls-for-staffing-review/

 

Headline: Nurses Working 24 Hour Shifts As Union Calls For Staffing Review

 

Canada

 

http://www.newswire.ca/fr/news-releases/une-reorganisation-improvisee-qui-a-des-impacts-sur-nos-aines-622765874.html

 

Titre: Une réorganisation improvisée qui a des impacts sur nos aînés

 

Headline: A reorganization that impacts our elders

 

Colombia

 

http://www.rcnradio.com/nacional/hoy-se-celebra-dia-mundial-la-enfermeria/

 

Titular: Hoy se celebra el Día mundial de la Enfermería

 

Headline: Today is International Nurses’ Day

 

Cuba

 

http://lademajagua.cu/celebran-importantes-logros-de-la-enfermeria-en-granma/

 

Titular: Celebran importantes logros de la enfermería en Granma

 

Headline: Celebrate important achievements of nursing in Granma

 

Cuba

 

http://www.radiominas.icrt.cu/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=7777:celebran-en-cuba-dia-internacional-de-la-enfermeria&catid=122:cuba&Itemid=563

 

Titular: Celebran en Cuba Día Internacional de la Enfermería

 

Headline: Cuba celebrates International Nursing Day

 

Dominican Republic

 

https://diariodigital.com.do/2017/05/15/paralizado-hospital-cabral-baez-santiago/

 

Titular: Paralizado hospital Cabral y Baéz de Santiago

 

Headline: Hospital in Cabral and Baez de Santiago on work stoppage

 

Dominican Republic

 

http://www.elcaribe.com.do/2017/05/13/reclaman-reconstruccion-hospital

 

Titular: Reclaman la reconstrucción de hospital en PP

 

Headline: Demands for hospital reconstruction in PP

 

Dominican Republic

 

http://hoy.com.do/danilo-medina-destaca-el-trabajo-de-las-enfermeras-en-su-dia/

 

Titular: Danilo Medina destaca el trabajo de las enfermeras en su día

 

Headline: Danilo Medina highlights the work of the nurses on their day

 

Dominican Republic

 

http://www.proceso.com.do/noticias/2017/05/12/presidente-medina-destaca-labor-de-las-enfermeras-y-enfermeros-en-su-d%C3%ADa

 

Titular: Presidente Medina destaca labor de las enfermeras y enfermeros en su día

 

Headline: President Medina highlights the work of nurses and nurses on their day

 

El Salvador

 

http://www.laprensagrafica.com/2017/05/16/conmemoran-dia-de-enfermera-entre-criticas-y-descontentos

 

Titular: Conmemoran Día de Enfermera entre críticas y descontentos

 

Headline: Nurses’ Day is commemorated among criticism and discontent

 

France

 

http://actu.cotetoulouse.fr/hopital-enfants-pourquoi-infirmieres-bloc-operatoire-greve-toulouse_66427/

 

Titre: Actualité Hôpital des enfants : pourquoi les infirmières du bloc opératoire sont en grève, à Toulouse

 

Headline: Children’s hospital: why the nurses of the operating room are on strike, in Toulouse

 

France

 

http://www.lavoixdunord.fr/161770/article/2017-05-12/les-syndicats-denoncent-la-privatisation-et-la-delocalisation-de-l-hopital

 

Titre: Les syndicats dénoncent la privatisation et la délocalisation de l’hôpital

 

Headline: Trade unions denounce privatization and relocation of hospital

 

France

 

http://www.ladepeche.fr/article/2017/05/17/2575949-hopital-des-enfants-les-infirmieres-de-bloc-en-greve.html

 

Titre: Hôpital des enfants : les infirmières de bloc en grève

 

Headline: Children’s Hospital: Block Nurses on Strike

 

India

 

http://pib.nic.in/newsite/PrintRelease.aspx?relid=161739

 

Headline: Nurses in India are at the forefront of our National Healthcare system, says President

 

Ireland

 

http://www.independent.ie/regionals/newrossstandard/news/pay-parity-and-restoration-main-focus-of-three-day-conference-35693268.html

 

Headline: Pay parity and restoration main focus of three day conference

 

Ireland

 

http://www.irishtimes.com/news/health/chocolates-for-nurses-controversy-dismissed-by-hse-boss-1.3081055

 

Headline: ‘Chocolates for nurses’ controversy dismissed by HSE boss

 

Ireland

 

http://www.irishexaminer.com/ireland/government-has-ostrich-approach-to-recruiting-and-retaining-medical-staff-450271.html

 

Headline: Government has ‘ostrich approach’ to recruiting and retaining medical staff

 

Ireland

 

http://www.irishtimes.com/news/health/health-recruitment-difficulties-must-be-tackled-in-pay-talks-unions-1.3084881

 

Headline: Health recruitment difficulties must be tackled in pay talks – unions

 

Ireland

 

http://www.irishexaminer.com/breakingnews/ireland/health-service-unions-formally-invited-to-new-round-of-public-sector-pay-talks-789879.html

 

Headline: Health service unions formally invited to new round of public sector pay talks

 

Ireland

 

https://www.rte.ie/news/2017/0516/875586-public-sector-pay/

 

Headline: Health unions warn over staff crisis ahead of pay talks

 

Ireland

 

https://www.rte.ie/news/politics/2017/0517/875916-donohoe-public-pay/

 

Headline: Donohoe rules out any special deals for sectors in pay talks

 

Mexico

 

http://amqueretaro.com/queretaro/2017/05/13/subempleo-afecta-a-enfermeras-en-el-estado

 

Titular: “Subempleo” afecta a enfermeras en el estado

 

Headline: « Underemployment » affects nurses in the state

 

New Zealand

 

http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/health/92527425/remembering-the-53-nurses-who-died-in-christchurch-earthquake

 

Headline: Remembering the 53 nurses who died in Christchurch earthquake

 

New Zealand

 

http://www.stuff.co.nz/the-press/news/christchurch-earthquake-2011/92545603/Family-support-memorial-for-nurses-lost-in-Christchurch-earthquake

 

Headline: Family support memorial for nurses lost in Christchurch earthquake

 

Nicaragua

 

https://www.el19digital.com/articulos/ver/titulo:56242-asociacion-de-enfermeros-y-enfermeras-de-nicaragua-celebran-su-dia-internacional

 

Titular: Asociación de enfermeros y enfermeras de Nicaragua celebran su día internacional

 

Headline: Nurses association of Nicaragua celebrate their international day

 

Nicaragua

 

http://www.elnuevodiario.com.ni/nacionales/427624-nicaragua-tiene-mas-enfermeras-region/

 

Titular: Nicaragua tiene más enfermeras en la región

 

Headline: Nicaragua has the most nurses in the region

 

Pakistan

 

http://dailytimes.com.pk/punjab/13-May-17/eyes-and-ears-of-healthcare-demand-needed-facilities

 

Headline: Eyes and ears of healthcare demand needed facilities

 

Paraguay

 

http://www.abc.com.py/nacionales/enfermeras-reclaman-20-de-aumento-salarial-en-su-dia-1593016.html

 

Titular: Enfermeros reclaman 20% de aumento salarial

 

Headline: Nurses demand 20% salary increase

 

Paraguay

 

http://www.nanduti.com.py/2017/05/12/reivindican-mejores-condiciones-laborales-para-enfermeras-y-enfermeros/

 

Titular: Reivindican mejores condiciones laborales para enfermeras y enfermeros

 

Headline: Demands for better working conditions for nurses

 

Philippines

 

http://www.nordis.net/2017/05/statements-assert-our-right-to-living-wage-increase-hospital-budget-and-end-contractualization/

 

Headline: Statements: Assert our right to living wage, increase hospital budget and end contractualization

 

South Africa

 

http://www.denosa.org.za/News_View_Province.php?id=1&ids=35783

 

Headline: DENOSA Limpopo commemorates International Nurses Day

 

South Africa

 

http://www.denosa.org.za/Media_View.php?id=35767

 

Headline: DENOSA to commemorate International Nurses Day on 12 May countrywide amidst many challenges

 

South Africa

 

http://www.iol.co.za/capeargus/international-nurses-day-honours-hardworking-nurses-9065452

 

Headline: International Nurses Day honours hardworking nurses

 

South Africa

 

http://ewn.co.za/2017/05/11/nomafrench-mbombo-nurses-the-backbone-of-health-profession

 

Headline: Mbombo: Nurses form the backbone of the health profession

 

South Africa

 

http://www.salabournews.co.za/37494-denosa-commemorates-international-nurses-day-on-friday

 

Headline: Denosa commemorates International Nurses Day on Friday

 

South Africa

 

http://shopstewardonline.org.za/2017/05/11/denosa-western-cape-to-lead-nurses-in-commemorating-international-nurses-day/

 

Headline: DENOSA Western Cape to lead nurses in commemorating International Nurses Day

 

Spain

 

http://www.infosalus.com/actualidad/noticia-enfermeros-quiere-ley-asegure-numero-maximo-pacientes-enfermera-20170511140423.html

 

Titular: Satse quiere una ley que asegure un número máximo de pacientes por enfermera

 

Headline: Satse wants a law that assures a maximum number of patients per nurse

 

Spain

 

https://www.redaccionmedica.com/autonomias/madrid/enfermeria-apoya-el-cese-de-la-gerente-del-gregorio-maranon-9942

 

Titular: Los enfermeros respaldan el cese de la gerente del Gregorio Marañón

Headline: The nurses support the dismissal of the manager of Gregorio Marañón

 

Spain

 

http://www.lanuevacronica.com/los-enfermeros-reivindican-un-nuevo-liderazgo-en-la-sanidad

 

Titular: Los enfermeros reivindican un nuevo « liderazgo en la sanidad »

 

Headline: Nurses demand a new « leadership in health »

 

Spain

 

http://ubeda.ideal.es/ubeda/noticias/201705/12/satse-celebra-ubeda-internacional-20170512120526.html

 

Titular: Satse celebra en Úbeda el Día Internacional de la Enfermería

 

Headline: Satse celebrates International Nursing Day in Úbeda

 

Spain

 

http://www.pressdigital.es/texto-diario/mostrar/734189/satse-impulsara-ley-asegure-numero-maximo-pacientes-enfermera

 

Titular: SATSE impulsará una ley que asegure un número máximo de pacientes por enfermera

 

Headline: SATSE to push for law to ensure maximum number of patients per nurse

 

Spain

 

http://www.ileon.com/actualidad/073933/satse-pide-la-presencia-de-enfermeras-en-todos-los-centros-educativos

 

Titular: Satse pide la presencia de enfermeras en todos los centros educativos

 

Headline: Satse calls for the presence of nurses in all schools

 

Spain

 

http://salamancartvaldia.es/not/148995/satse-reivindica-importancia-enfermera-centros-educativos/

 

Titular: SATSE reivindica la importancia de la enfermera en los centros educativos

 

Headline: SATSE highlights the importance of the nurse in schools

 

Spain

 

https://www.desdesoria.es/?p=244804

 

Titular: SATSE Soria celebró ayer una jornada de educación para salud en el CEIP Infantes de Lara

 

Headline: SATSE Soria celebrated yesterday a day of health education in the CEIP Infantes de Lara

 

Spain

 

http://www.eldigitalcastillalamancha.es/actualidad/144470280/Piden-al-Sescam-contratar-a-11.000-enfermeros-para-estar-a-la-altura-de-la-Union-Europea.html

 

Titular: Piden al Sescam contratar a 11.000 enfermeros para estar a la altura de la Unión Europea

 

Headline: Sescam is asked to hire 11,000 nurses to be at the level of the European Union

 

Spain

 

http://www.salamanca24horas.com/articulo/local/jornada-enfermeria-ambito-educativo/201705150821411064487.html

 

Titular: Jornada de enfermería en el ámbito educativo

 

Headline: Day of nursing in the educational field

 

Spain

 

http://www.diariocordoba.com/noticias/cordobalocal/piden-implante-enfermera-escolar_1146741.html

 

Titular: Piden que se implante la enfermera escolar

 

Headline: Demand for school nurses

 

Spain

 

http://www.lavanguardia.com/vida/20170512/422522555737/satse-y-la-confederacion-andaluza-de-ampas-reclaman-la-implantacion-de-la-enfermera-escolar-en-andalucia.html

 

Titular: Satse y la Confederación Andaluza de Ampas reclaman la implantación de la enfermera escolar en Andalucía

 

Headline: Satse and the Andalusian Confederation of Ampas demand school nurses are hired in Andalusia

 

Spain

 

http://www.leonoticias.com/leon/201705/15/satse-denuncia-sacyl-solo-20170515110408.html

 

Titular: Satse denuncia que Sacyl sólo sustituye a un 15% de las enfermeras de Primaria en el Área de León

 

Headline: Satse reports that Sacyl only replaces 15% of Primary nurses in the León Area

 

Spain

 

http://cadenaser.com/emisora/2017/05/13/radio_mallorca/1494672357_266544.html

 

Titular: El SATSE denuncia el colapso del Servicio de Urgencias de Son Espases

 

Headline: The SATSE denounces the collapse of the Emergency Service of Son Espases

 

Spain

 

https://www.redaccionmedica.com/autonomias/cantabria/satse-exige-que-sanidad-cree-la-categoria-de-enfermeria-pediatrica-2017

 

Titular: Satse exige que Sanidad cree la categoría de Enfermería pediátrica

 

Headline: Satse demands that Health create the category of Pediatric Nursing

 

Spain

 

http://www.eldiariomontanes.es/agencias/cantabria/201705/17/satse-pide-crear-forma-965476.html

 

Titular: SATSE pide crear de forma inmediata la categoría de Enfermera de Pediatría

 

Headline: SATSE asks for the immediate creation of the pediatric nurse

 

Spain

 

http://www.farodevigo.es/portada-pontevedra/2017/05/17/enfermeras-critican-falta-cobertura-companeras/1680948.html

 

Titular: Las enfermeras critican la falta de cobertura de compañeras durante las vacaciones

 

Headline: Nurses criticize the lack of companion coverage during vacations

 

Spain

 

http://www.cope.es/audios/informativos-guadalajara/dia-internacional-enfermeria-satse-reclama-aumento-las-plantillas_357606

 

Titular: En el Día Internacional de la Enfermería, SATSE reclama el aumento de las plantillas

 

Headline: On the International Day of Nursing, SATSE demands the increase of job placements

 

United Kingdom

 

http://www.itv.com/news/wales/story/2017-05-14/welsh-nurses-back-plan-to-ballot-for-strikes-over-pay/

 

Headline: Welsh nurses back plan to ballot for strikes over pay

 

United Kingdom

 

http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-wales-politics-39917711

 

Headline: Nurses in Wales to join ‘summer of protest activity’

 

United Kingdom

 

http://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/health/nurses-could-strike-first-time-13034220

 

Headline: Nurses could strike for first time ever over below-inflation pay increase

 

United Kingdom

 

https://www.onmedica.com/newsarticle.aspx?id=8d5d6910-5650-451e-8be4-e1bc0c277fe2

 

Headline: Angry nurses plan summer of protest

 

United Kingdom

 

http://www.southwalesargus.co.uk/news/national/15285889.Government____treating_nurses_like_dirt________Tim_Farron/

 

Headline: Government ‘treating nurses like dirt’ – Tim Farron

 

United Kingdom

 

https://www.nursingtimes.net/news/workforce/laws-on-safe-nurse-staffing-needed-across-uk-says-rcn/7017960.article

 

Headline: Patient safety at risk without safe nurse staffing laws across the UK, claims RCN

 

United Kingdom

 

https://www.holyrood.com/articles/news/international-nurses-day-marked-row-over-pay-cap

 

Headline: International nurses day marked by row over pay cap

 

United Kingdom

 

https://www.nursingtimes.net/news/politics/lib-dems-would-bring-back-bursary-but-staffing-laws-not-priority/7018008.article

 

Headline: Lib Dems pledge to bring back bursaries, but staffing laws ‘not priority’

 

United Kingdom

 

http://news.sky.com/story/nurses-to-stage-summer-of-protests-over-poor-pay-rises-10877201

 

Headline: Nurses to stage ‘summer of protests’ over poor pay rises

 

United Kingdom

 

https://www.theguardian.com/society/2017/may/14/nurses-vote-support-ballot-for-strike-action-low-pay

 

Headline: Nurses vote in support of strike ballot over low pay

 

United Kingdom

 

http://metro.co.uk/2017/05/14/nurses-could-go-on-strike-for-the-first-time-in-british-history-6636606/

 

Headline: Nurses could go on strike for the first time in British history

 

United Kingdom

 

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/nurses-vote-overwhelmingly-to-strike-for-first-time-ever-over-1-pay-rises-a7735451.html

 

Headline: Nurses vote overwhelmingly to strike for first time ever over 1% pay rises

 

United States

 

http://www.sfgate.com/news/politics/article/California-Democratic-chair-race-angers-11162101.php

 

Headline: California Democratic chair race angers ‘Berniecrats’

 

United States

 

http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/government-and-politics/20170519/as-dc-attacks-obamacare-california-takes-steps-toward-single-payer-healthcare

 

Headline: As DC attacks Obamacare, California takes steps toward single payer healthcare

 

United States

 

http://www.sacbee.com/news/politics-government/capitol-alert/article151685007.html

 

Headline: Nurses heckle Democratic leader, threaten legislators over health care

 

United States

 

http://www.peoplesworld.org/article/nurses-demand-better-health-care-for-americans/

 

Headline: Nurses demand better health care for Americans

 

United States

 

https://www.stripes.com/news/bill-limiting-va-union-activity-draws-protest-from-democrats-unions-at-house-committee-hearing-1.468834#.WRysWGjyuM8

 

Headline: Bill limiting VA union activity draws protest from Democrats, unions at House committee hearing

 

United States

 

http://www.theunion.com/news/local-news/single-payer-health-care-discussed-at-nevada-county-town-hall/#

 

Headline: Single payer health care discussed at Nevada County town hall

 

United States

 

http://www.peoplesworld.org/article/retirees-unions-oppose-gop-health-care-bill/

 

Headline: Retirees, unions oppose GOP health care bill

 

United States

 

http://www.latimes.com/politics/la-pol-ca-democratic-party-chair-20170516-story.html

 

Headline: ‘Old school versus new school:’ The battle over who will run the California Democratic Party

 

United States

 

https://www.stripes.com/news/bill-limiting-va-union-activity-draws-protest-from-democrats-unions-at-house-committee-hearing-1.468834#.WR3WhOvyvIU

 

Headline: Bill limiting VA union activity draws protest from Democrats, unions at House committee hearing

 

United States

 

http://nashvillepublicradio.org/post/nurses-air-grievances-shareholder-meetings-troubled-franklin-based-hospital-chains#stream/0

 

Headline: Nurses air grievances at shareholder meetings for troubled Franklin-based hospital chains

 

United States

 

https://www.thenation.com/article/why-bernie-sanders-wasnt-invited-to-caps-ideas-conference/

 

Headline: Why Bernie Sanders wasn’t invited to CAP’s ideas conference

 

United States

 

http://www.workdayminnesota.org/articles/no-deals-take-away-local-control-groups-tell-governor

 

Headline: No deals to take away local control, groups tell governor

 

United States

 

http://thehill.com/homenews/state-watch/334062-bernie-backers-fight-to-take-over-california-democrats

 

Headline: Bernie backers fight to take over California democrats

 

Venezuela

 

https://www.lapatilla.com/site/2017/05/13/gremio-de-enfermeria-de-bolivar-la-salud-esta-en-ruina/

 

Titular: Gremio de enfermería de Bolívar: La salud está en ruina

 

Headline: Nursing union in Bolívar: The health system is in ruins

 

Venezuela

 

http://www.elsoldemargarita.com.ve/posts/post/id:189079/Enfermer%C3%ADa_-profesi%C3%B3n-noble-y-%3Cbr%3Enecesaria

 

Titular: Enfermería: profesión noble y necesaria

 

Headline: Nursing: a noble and necessary profession