Join the Socialist Party Join us today!

Printable version Printable version

Facebook   Twitter

Link to this page: https://www.socialistparty.org.uk/articles/26141

Posted on 15 September 2017 at 12:04 GMT

Berlin hospital strike

The nurses, midwives, medical assistants and operating department practitioners of Charité hospital in Berlin have announced a strike starting on Monday 18th September.

Two years ago they went on strike for eleven days and fought successfully for an agreement on staffing levels in the hospital which set an example nationally (Germany: Indefinite strike for more staff at Charite hospital).

However the hospital management avoided effective improvements; they manipulated statistics and openly violated the agreement.

The nurses are still overworked. During the night 64% of nurses work alone on a ward. One in three nurses feels on a line of burnout. In Germany one nurse is responsible for 10.3 patients, one of the worst ratios in Europe.

The workers of Charité hospital and their union Ver.di are fighting for binding staffing levels and more personnel.

Please support the strike with messages of solidarity.

Send to: info@mehr-krankenhauspersonal.de (copy to mk@sav-online.de) and/or the facebook page of the solidarity alliance https://www.facebook.com/ver.di.charite.buendnis/

Why not click here to join the Socialist Party, or click here to donate to the Socialist Party.






Related links:

Germany:

triangleMay's EU speech kicks the can down the road

triangleGerman engineering strike puts shorter week on agenda - but could have won more

triangleGermany: Election results in political earthquake

triangleGerman elections: rise of the far right and right-wing government will provoke resistance

triangleWomen's struggles reduced to perfume sales and career ladder

Strike:

triangleNHS Leeds: Campaigners halt outsourcing... for now

triangleNSSN conference 2018: Mood for fighting action and coordination

triangleHackney traffic wardens strike for better pay and protection at work

triangleBig victory for Wigan NHS strike against privatisation

Hospital:

triangleYes to NHS - No to PFI!

triangleFight to save Devon hospital services

triangleGosport opioid deaths scandal: we need democratic control of our NHS

Nurses:

triangleStop the Tory NHS wreckers

triangleNHS: public health - not private profit

SAV:

triangleInternational news in brief

International

International

11/7/18

US

US: "We've had to build a huge culture of resistance"

4/7/18

US

#AmazonTax shows need for socialist fighters

4/7/18

US

US unions facing new challenge after Supreme Court ruling

4/7/18

Peru

'CAS nunca mas': stop mass lay-offs and precarious contracts in Peru!

4/7/18

Mexico

Obrador's crushing victory gives hope to Mexico's poor

27/6/18

capitalist crisis

The gathering new world disorder

27/6/18

Turkey

Turkey's 'strongman' Erdogan tightens grip on state power

20/6/18

Seattle

Seattle council repeals Amazon Tax

13/6/18

Venezuela

Venezuela: Neither the capitalists nor regime can solve the crisis

6/6/18

Italy

Italy's political crisis is reverberating through Europe

6/6/18

Jordan

Jordan: Workers and youth remove prime minister and demand end to austerity

6/6/18

Donald Trump

No to Trump's trade war

4/6/18

Gaza

Eyewitness report from Gaza: "Razan was killed in front of my eyes"

30/5/18

Ireland

Historic victory won by grassroots movement

28/5/18

Ireland

Landslide vote to repeal Ireland's abortion laws

triangleMore International articles...


Join the Socialist Party
Subscribe to Socialist Party publications
Donate to the Socialist Party
Socialist Party Facebook page
Socialist Party on Twitter
Visit us on Youtube

LATEST POSTS

CONTACT US

Phone our national office on 020 8988 8777

Email: info@socialistparty.org.uk

Locate your nearest Socialist Party branch Text your name and postcode to 07761 818 206

Regional Socialist Party organisers:

Eastern: 0798 202 1969

East Mids: 0773 797 8057

London: 020 8988 8786

North East: 0784 114 4890

North West 07769 611 320

South East: 020 8988 8777

South West: 07759 796 478

Southern: 07833 681910

Wales: 07935 391 947

West Mids: 02476 555 620

Yorkshire: 0114 264 6551

ABOUT US

ARCHIVE

Alphabetical listing


July 2018

June 2018

May 2018

April 2018

March 2018

February 2018

January 2018

2017

2016

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

2007

2006

2005

2004

2003

2002

2001

2000

1999