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Global Nurses United News Round-Up

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Fri, 2016-10-07

October 7, 2016 – GNU News Round-Up

 

Australia

http://www.couriermail.com.au/news/review-into-nurse-safety-stalls/news-story/3a7e1aa2cfe097fff9e58ec54545a84a

Headline: Review into nurse safety stalls

 

Australia

http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/newslocal/penrith-press/woman-punched-in-the-head-while-waiting-in-hospital-emergency-room/news-story/067e9d7a18363a3dc30f275ea7b55aaa

Headline: Woman punched in the head while waiting in hospital emergency room

 

Bolivia

http://www.entornointeligente.com/articulo/9042199/Enfermeras-exigen-pago%3Cbr%3E%3Cbr%3E-de-horas-extras-en-la-CPS

Titular: Enfermeras exigen pago de horas extras en la CPS

Headline: Nurses demand payment of overtime in CPS

 

Canada

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/hamilton/st-joe-s-still-has-work-to-do-to-reduce-violence-against-nurses-report-1.3783978

Headline: St. Joe's still has work to do to reduce violence against nurses: report

 

Canada

http://www.courrierdusaguenay.com/actualites/2016/10/5/aucune-reconnaissance-des-etudes-universitaires-pour-les-infirmi.html

Titre: Aucune reconnaissance des études universitaires pour les infirmières

Headline: No recognition of university education for nurses

 

Canada

http://ici.radio-canada.ca/regions/abitibi/2016/10/05/001-lits-sante-mentale-unite-psychiatrie-abitibi-ouest.shtml

Titre: CISSS-AT : l'unité de psychiatrie demeurera ouverte en Abitibi-Ouest
Headline: CISSS-AT: The psychiatric unit will remain open in Abitibi-Ouest

 

Canada

http://ici.radio-canada.ca/regions/saguenay-lac/2016/10/05/001-infirmieres-bachelieres-veulent-reconnaissance.shtml

Titre: Les infirmières bachelières veulent être reconnues au Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean
Headline: Graduate nurses can be recognized at Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean

 

Colombia

http://www.elheraldo.co/local/enfermeras-se-manifiestan-en-el-hospital-universitario-cari-290870

Titular: Enfermeras se manifiestan en el Hospital Universitario Cari

Headline: Nurses protest outside University Hospital in Cari

 

India

http://www.prameyanews7.com/en/oct2016/odisha/33711/Cease-work-strike-of-nurses-on-Oct-3-Nurses-StrikeOdisha.htm

Headline: Cease work strike of nurses on Oct 3

 

India

http://www.odishanewsinsight.com/odisha/nurses-call-off-strike-after-assurance-from-mlas/

Headline: Nurses call off Strike after Assurance from MLAs

 

India

http://odishatv.in/odisha/body-slider/nurses-withdraw-strike-after-assurance-168788/

Headline: Nurses withdraw strike after assurance

 

Ireland

http://www.independent.ie/irish-news/health/hospitals-facing-chaotic-winter-as-nurses-near-strike-35111308.html

Headline: Hospitals facing chaotic winter as nurses near strike

 

Ireland

http://www.dundalkdemocrat.ie/news/home/218358/crisis-arising-from-nurse-shortages-deepens-in-louth-inmo.html

Headline: Crisis arising from nurse shortages deepens in Louth - INMO

 

Ireland

http://www.breakingnews.ie/ireland/cork-cancer-nurses-hold-work-to-rule-protest-757579.html

Headline: Cork cancer nurses hold work-to-rule protest

 

Ireland

http://www.irishexaminer.com/ireland/bid-to-avert-strike-action-by-nurses-at-cuh-424017.html

Headline: Bid to avert strike action by nurses at CUH

 

Ireland

http://www.irishmirror.ie/news/irish-news/exhausted-irish-student-nurse-exposes-8982094

Headline: Exhausted Irish student nurse exposes 'soul destroying' realities of job that left her 'on brink of quitting'

 

Ireland

https://www.rte.ie/news/2016/1004/821454-cork-university-hospital-work-to-rule/

Headline: Nurses to stage work-to-rule at CUH oncology and radiotherapy ward

 

Ireland

http://www.thejournal.ie/cuh-hospital-strike-3010029-Oct2016/

Headline: Cancer ward nurses begin long-term protest against 'unsafe staffing levels'

 

Ireland

http://www.irishexaminer.com/ireland/bid-to-avert-strike-action-by-nurses-at-cuh-424017.html

Headline: Industrial action will go ahead at one of Ireland's busiest hospitals on Wednesday

 

Ireland

http://www.irishhealth.com/article.html?id=25571

Headline: Nurses on cancer ward to begin industrial action

Ireland

http://www.eveningecho.ie/cork-news/oncologyradiotherapy-nursing-staff-cuh-start-industrial-action/2541079/

Headline: Oncology/Radiotherapy nursing staff at CUH start industrial action

 

Ireland

http://www.irishexaminer.com/ireland/nurses-begin-industrial-action-on-low-staffing-at-cork-university-hospital-424364.html

Headline: Nurses begin industrial action on low staffing at Cork University Hospital

 

Kenya

http://www.hivisasa.com/national/health/172336

Headline: Another strike looms in Kakamega

 

Kenya

http://www.nation.co.ke/counties/meru/Health-workers-Meru-strike/1183302-3405846-pdqkqn/

Headline: Health workers in Meru strike over delayed promotions

 

Kenya

https://citizentv.co.ke/news/crisis-in-meru-as-health-workers-strike-144179/

Headline: Crisis in Meru as health workers strike

 

Malta

http://www.maltatoday.com.mt/news/national/70115/nurses_union_launches_industrial_action_at_emergency_department#.V_ZtK_krLbg

Headline: Nurses’ union launches industrial action at Emergency department

 

Mexico

http://www.unimexicali.com/noticias/mexicali/439853/hay-un-deficit-de-150-enfermeras-en-el-sector-salud-de-bc.html

Titular: Hay un déficit de 150 enfermeras en el sector salud de BC

Headline: There is a 150 nurse deficit in the health sector in BC

 

Mexico

http://www.veracruzanos.info/denuncian-que-continua-venta-de-plazas-en-sector-salud-de-veracruz/

Titular: Denuncian que continùa venta de plazas en sector Salud de Veracruz

Headline: They denounce the continued layoffs and rights violation

 

Paraguay

http://www.lanacion.com.py/2016/10/07/enfermeros-se-movilizaran-parlamento-nacional/

Titular: Enfermeras se movilizarán hasta el Parlamento Nacional
Headline: Nurses will be mobilized to the National Parliament

 

Paraguay

http://www.abc.com.py/nacionales/enfermeros-se-manifiestan-por-presupuesto-y-contra-explotacion-1525829.html

Titular: Enfermeros, contra recortes y explotación
Headline: Nurses, against cuts and exploitation

 

Paraguay

http://www.hoy.com.py/nacionales/enfermeras-siguen-marcha-por-sus-derechos

Titular: Enfermeras siguen marcha por sus derechos
Headline: Nurses continue to march for their rights

 

Paraguay

http://www.entornointeligente.com/articulo/9055222/PARAGUAY-Impiden-a-funcionarios-acudir-a-manifestacion

Titular: Impiden a funcionarios acudir a manifestación
Headline: Officials barred from attending demonstration

 

Paraguay

http://www.hoy.com.py/nacionales/enfermeras-luchan-por-recuperar-sus-derechos

Titular: Enfermeras luchan por recuperar sus derechos

Headline: Nurses fight for their rights

 

Paraguay

http://www.ultimahora.com/enfermeros-se-manifiestan-fallo-que-deja-efecto-beneficios-laborales-al-sector-n1029275.html

Titular: Enfermeros se manifiestan por fallo que deja sin efecto beneficios laborales al sector

Headline: Nurses protest ruling that annuls sector labor benefits

 

Paraguay

http://www.lanacion.com.py/2016/09/30/villarrica-enfermeros-se-declaran-huelga-visten-luto/

Titular: Villarrica: enfermeros se declaran en huelga y visten luto

Headline: Villarrica: nurses declare strike and dress in black to mourn lost benefits

 

Paraguay

http://www.lanacion.com.py/2016/10/06/funcionarios-salud-protestan-recorte-beneficios/

Titular: Funcionarios de Salud protestan por recorte de beneficios

Headline: Health workers protest to restore their benefits

 

Paraguay

http://www.abc.com.py/nacionales/enfermeras-protestan-contra-fallo-de-corte-1525130.html

Titular: Enfermeras se movilizan

Headline: Nurses mobilize

 

Paraguay

http://www.paraguay.com/nacionales/amenazan-con-ir-a-paro-151863

Titular: Enfermeras seguirán con movilizaciones y podrían ir al paro

Headline: Nurses continue with mobilizations and face arrests

 

Paraguay

http://www.abc.com.py/edicion-impresa/locales/enfermeras-advierten-de-paro-nacional-1523781.html

Titular: Enfermeras advierten de paro nacional

Headline: Nurses warn of national strike

 

Paraguay

http://www.abc.com.py/nacionales/enfermeras-exigen-cumplimiento-de-beneficios-1523696.html

Titular: Enfermeras exigen cumplimiento de beneficios

Headline: Nurses demand compliance of their benefits

 

Paraguay

http://www.ultimahora.com/medicos-clinicas-exigen-ampliacion-presupuestaria-n1029007.html

Titular: Médicos de Clínicas exigen ampliación presupuestaria

Headline: Medical Clinics require budget increase

 

Paraguay

http://www.hoy.com.py/nacionales/enfermeras-en-pie-de-guerra-por-fallo-de-la-corte

Titular: Enfermeras en pie de guerra por fallo de la Corte

Headline: Nurses at war over court ruling

 

Paraguay

http://www.lanacion.com.py/2016/10/01/enfermeras-plantearan-nulidad-la-sentencia/

Titular: Enfermeras plantearán nulidad de la sentencia

Headline: Nurses protest to overturn the sentence

 

Paraguay

http://www.hoy.com.py/nacionales/medicos-confirman-huelga-indefinida-a-finales-de-octubre

Titular: Médicos confirman huelga indefinida a finales de octubre

Headline: Doctors confirm indefinite strike in late October

 

Philippines

http://opinion.inquirer.net/97767/cut-down-health-budget-cripples-hospitals-people

Headline: Cut-down health budget cripples hospitals, people

 

Philippines

http://www.theguidon.com/1112/main/2016/09/fabella-closure-worsen-maternal-health-woes/

Headline: Fabella closure could worsen maternal health woes

 

Portugal

https://www.noticiasaominuto.com/pais/663667/sindicato-aponta-para-adesao-de-75-na-greve-de-enfermeiros

Manchete: Sindicato aponta para adesão de 75% na greve de enfermeiros

Headline: Union reports 75% of membership participating in strike

 

Portugal

https://www.noticiasaominuto.com/politica/663874/pcp-acusa-grupo-melllo-de-desrespeitar-a-lei-no-hospital-de-braga

Manchete: PCP acusa Grupo Melllo de "desrespeitar a lei" no Hospital de Braga

Headline: PCP accuses Melllo Group of breaking the law in Braga Hospital

 

Portugal

https://www.noticiasaominuto.com/politica/664250/psd-diz-que-o-ps-passou-quatro-anos-sem-responder-a-enfermeiros

Manchete: PSD diz que o PS passou quatro anos sem responder a enfermeiros

Headline: PSD says the PS spent four years without answering nurses

 

South Africa

http://www.news24.com/SouthAfrica/News/helen-joseph-residence-staff-have-nowhere-to-go-20161006

Headline: Helen Joseph residence staff have nowhere to go

 

South Africa

http://mpumalanganews.co.za/289229/nurses-march-over-poor-conditions-in-health-facilities/

Headline: Nurses march over poor conditions in health facilities

 

Spain

http://radiointereconomia.com/2016/10/03/sindicato-de-enfermeria-pide-a-rajoy-acabar-con-discriminacion-de-interinos/

Titular: Sindicato de Enfermería pide a Rajoy acabar con "discriminación" de interinos

Headline: Nurses union asks Rajoy to end “discrimination” against temporary workers

 

Spain

http://www.oretania.es/2016/10/03/el-sindicato-de-enfermera-satse-reclama-cambios-legislativos-para-acabar-con-la-discriminacin-entre-profesionales/

Titular: El sindicato de enfermería SATSE reclama cambios legislativos para acabar con la discriminación entre profesionales

Headline: SATSE calls for legislative changes to end discrimination between professionals

 

Spain

http://www.lucenadigital.com/salud/6886-ong.html

Titular: Satse denuncia que las vacunas contra la gripe que se distribuirán en la provincia de Córdoba incumplen la normativa de bioseguridad

Headline: SATSE denounces that flu vaccines distributed in Cordoba do not comply with health regulations

 

Spain

http://www.infobierzo.com/el-satse-desmiente-a-la-junta-y-asegura-que-la-residencia-de-flores-no-supera-la-ratio-de-enfermeras-por-paciente/260632/

Titular: El SATSE desmiente a la Junta y asegura que la Residencia de Flores no supera la ratio de enfermeras por paciente

Headline: SATSE demands that patient occupancy in Flores does not exceed the nurse-to-patients ratios requirement

 

Spain

http://www.infobierzo.com/satse-pedira-a-las-enfermeras-que-renuncien-expresamente-a-integrarse-en-las-unidades-de-gestion-clinica/261851/

Titular: SATSE pedirá a las enfermeras que renuncien expresamente a integrarse en las Unidades de Gestión Clínica

Headline: SATSE asked the nurses to expressly waive integration into Clinical Management Units

 

Spain

http://www.lavanguardia.com/vida/20161006/41815569061/satse-asegura-que-el-complejo-hospitalario-mantiene-80-camas-cerradas-mientras-se-colapsan-las-urgencias.html

Titular: Satse asegura que el complejo hospitalario mantiene "80 camas cerradas" mientras "se colapsan" las urgencias

Headline: SATSE says that the hospital complex has “80 closed beds” while emergencies collapse

 

Spain

http://www.huelvainformacion.es/article/huelva/2383521/hospital/mantiene/camas/cerradas/para/evitar/contrataciones/personal.html

Titular: El hospital mantiene 80 camas cerradas para evitar contrataciones de personal

Headline: The hospital maintains 80 closed beds to prevent recruitments

 

Spain

http://www.gacetamedica.com/ediciones/madrid/enfermeria-exige-la-reactivacion-de-la-carrera-profesional-ME512583

Titular: Enfermería exige la reactivación de la carrera professional

Headline: Nursing requires the revival of the professional career

 

Spain

http://almeria360.com/actualidad/03102016_sindicatos-denuncian-cierre-camas-hospital-la-inmaculada-huercal-overa_145887.html

Titular: Sindicatos denuncian el cierre de camas en el Hospital La Inmaculada de Huércal-Overa

Headline: Unions denounce the closure of beds in the Hospital La Inmaculada de Huercal-Overa

 

Spain

http://www.lainformacion.com/salud/personal-medico/sindicato-del-colectivo-de-los-medicos/Junta-negociacion-estabilizacion-estructurales-SAS_0_959905334.html

Titular: Junta y sindicatos iniciarán el 9 de noviembre la negociación para la estabilización de los estructurales del SAS

Headline: Board and unions begin on November 9 negotiations for the stabilization of structural SAS

 

Spain

http://agencias.abc.es/agencias/noticia.asp?noticia=2336643

Titular: SATSE inicia campaña para que enfermeras no formen parte de gestión clínica

Headline: SATSE begins campaign urging nurses against clinical management

 

Spain

http://www.radiohuesca.com/noticia/571976/Malestar-entre-los-opositores-enfermeros-de-Huesca-ante-la-nula-oferta-de-plazas-en-el-San-Jorge

Titular: Malestar entre los opositores enfermeros de Huesca ante la nula oferta de plazas en el San Jorge

Headline: Unrest among nurses in Huesca due to lack of positions in San Jorge area

 

Spain

http://www.salamanca24horas.com:8080/castilla-y-leon/06-10-2016-la-junta-aprueba-las-tres-primeras-privatizaciones-sanitarias-en-leon-dos-de-ellas-en-el-bierzo

Titular: La Junta aprueba las tres primeras 'privatizaciones' sanitarias en León, dos de ellas en El Bierzo

Headline: The Board approves the three first privatizations of hospitals in León, two in El Bierzo

 

Spain

http://www.eldiario.es/canariasahora/sociedad/personal-Enfermeria-Atencion-Especializada-secunda_0_565894230.html

Titular: Un 78% del personal de Enfermería de Atención Especializada secunda la huelga

Headline: 78% of staff of Specialized Care Nursing support strike

 

United Kingdom

http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/nhs-staff-crisis-exposed-one-8972117

Headline: NHS staff crisis exposed as one trust plans to hire nearly 100 foreign doctors and nurses

 

United Kingdom

http://www.lep.co.uk/your-lancashire/chorley/chorley-a-e-more-could-have-been-done-says-report-1-8163229

Headline: Chorley A&E: More could have been done says report

 

United States

http://www.postbulletin.com/news/state/nurses-allina-health-ready-to-negotiate-again/article_06e1d09a-7bdc-55a1-8305-1aa5b8ce0453.html

Headline: Nurses, Allina Health ready to negotiate again

 

United States

http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/presidential-races/299092-sanders-backs-california-prescription-drug-measure

Headline: Sanders backs California prescription drug measure

 

United States

http://www.eastbaytimes.com/2016/10/03/commentary-epipen-why-we-need-prop-61/

Headline: Commentary: EpiPen why we need Prop. 61

 

United States

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/deborah-burger/how-to-cut-drug-prices-ca_b_12360742.html

Headline: How to cut drug prices? California can set a model with Prop 61

 

United States

http://www.counterpunch.org/2016/09/30/dakota-access-pipeline-and-the-future-of-american-labor/

Headline: Dakota Access Pipeline and the Future of American Labor

 

United States

http://www.democracynow.org/2016/10/5/headlines/minnesota_thousands_of_nurses_continue_strike_into_second_month

Headline: Minnesota: Thousands of Nurses Continue Strike into Second Month

 

United States

https://www.minnpost.com/glean/2016/10/allina-nurses-reject-latest-contract-offer

Headline: Allina nurses reject latest contract offer

 

United States

http://www.crookstontimes.com/news/20161004/striking-minnesota-nurses-reject-allinas-contract-proposal

Headline: Striking Minnesota nurses reject Allina's contract proposal

 

United States

http://www.modernhealthcare.com/article/20161003/NEWS/161009993

Headline: Allina Health nurses reject latest contract proposal

 

United States

http://www.fightbacknews.org/2016/10/4/nurses-reject-contract-offer-strike-continues

Headline: Nurses reject contract offer, strike continues

 

United States

http://www.startribune.com/allina-nurse-voting-underway/395751251/

Headline: Allina nurses reject contract, remain on strike

 

United States

http://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/striking-minnesota-nurses-vote-allinas-latest-proposal-42528948

Headline: Striking Minnesota Nurses Reject Allina's Contract Proposal

 

United States

https://www.dtnpf.com/agriculture/web/ag/news/world-policy/article/2016/10/04/striking-mn-nurses-reject-contract

Headline: Striking MN Nurses reject contract

 

United States

http://www.kare11.com/news/local/nurses-reject-allina-contract-proposal/328789192

Headline: Nurses, Allina Health ready to negotiate again

 

United States

http://www.wortfm.org/allina-hospitals-charge-patients-nearly-three-times-actual-costs-10-07-16/

Headline: Allina hospitals charge patients nearly three times actual costs

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United States

http://www.beckershospitalreview.com/human-capital-and-risk/nlrb-issues-labor-complaint-against-chs.html

Headline: NLRB issues labor complaint against CHS

 

United States

http://benitolink.com/hospital-nurses-union-settle-contract-dispute

Headline: Hospital, nurses' union settle contract dispute

 

United States

http://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/striking-minnesota-nurses-vote-allinas-latest-proposal-42528948

Headline: Striking Minnesota Nurses Reject Allina's Contract Proposal

 

United States

https://www.mprnews.org/story/2016/10/03/striking-allina-nurses-vote

Headline: Striking nurses vote on Allina's latest proposal

 

United States

http://www.workdayminnesota.org/articles/allina-striking-nurses-continue-talks

Headline: Allina, striking nurses continue talks

 

United States

https://www.minnpost.com/glean/2016/10/nurses-vote-monday-latest-allina-offer

Headline: Nurses to vote Monday on latest Allina offer

 

United States

http://www.kare11.com/news/talks-between-allina-striking-nurses-continue/327689008

Headline: Talks between Allina, striking nurses continue

 

United States

http://www.beckershospitalreview.com/human-capital-and-risk/allina-nursing-strike-approaches-record-territory-at-more-than-30-days.html

Headline: Allina nurse strike approaches record territory at more than 30 days

 

United States

http://www.kaaltv.com/article/stories/s4278082.shtml

Headline: Striking Nurses Will Vote Monday on New Allina Contract Proposal

 

United States

http://www.startribune.com/striking-nurses-to-vote-monday-on-new-contract-offer-by-allina/395392361/

Headline: Striking nurses to vote Monday on new contract offer from Allina

 

United States

http://www.startribune.com/striking-nurses-to-vote-on-allina-offer-monday/395388001/

Headline: Striking nurses at 5 Minnesota hospital to vote on contract

 

United States

http://minnesota.cbslocal.com/2016/09/30/allina-nurses-vote-monday/

Headline: Nurses To Take Vote Monday On Allina Proposal

 

United States

http://kstp.com/news/nurses-strike-red-allina-contract-vote-union-mna/4279402/

Headline: Minnesota Nurses Association Holds 'Red October' Events

 

United States

http://minnesota.cbslocal.com/2016/10/01/striking-nurses-red-october/

Headline: Striking Nurses Stand Together For ‘Red October’ Events

 

United States

https://www.fightbacknews.org/2016/10/1/hundreds-march-allina-headquarters-support-striking-nurses

Headline: Hundreds march on Allina Headquarters in support of striking nurses

 

United States

http://www.startribune.com/union-vote-tallying-altered-ahead-of-nurse-contract-decision/395583381/

Headline: Striking Allina nurses' votes will be counted together, not by hospital, union says

 

United States

http://minnesota.cbslocal.com/video/category/news/3554881-striking-nurses-to-volte-on-new-proposal/

Headline: Striking nurses to vote on new proposal

 

United States

http://minnesota.cbslocal.com/video/category/news/3553543-striking-allina-nurses-to-lose-health-care/

Headline: Striking nurses to lose their health care

 

United States

http://minnesota.cbslocal.com/2016/10/04/allina-nurses-negotiations/

Headline: Allina, Nurses Ready To Head Back To The Negotiating Table

 

United States

http://www.presstelegram.com/opinion/20160930/why-california-nurses-back-prop-61-guest-commentary

Headline: Why California nurses back Prop. 61: Guest commentary

 

United States

http://www.fox9.com/news/209634688-story

Headline: Nurses' strike against Allina Health continues, negotiators working on new proposal

 

United States

http://www.highlandnews.net/news/political/new-nurses-research-report-on-california-prop/article_9a98a15a-8a59-11e6-8c0e-a367e048e491.html

Headline: New Nurses’ Research Report on California Prop. 61:

 

United States

http://californiahealthline.org/news/california-governor-signs-flurry-of-health-laws/

Headline: California Governor Signs Flurry Of Health Laws

 

United States

http://www.ocregister.com/articles/health-730915-irvine-staff.html

Headline: UC Irvine Health to lay off 175 employees