Risk of Infection for WA Health Workers
Mar 31, 2020 08:14AM WST

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE31st March 2020RISK OF INFECTION FOR WA HEALTH WORKERS HSUWA calls for:All health workers at risk of contracting the COVID-19 in their workplace to be provided with adequate personal protective ... Read More

Government's decision on Serco services doesn't go far enough
Mar 9, 2020 13:13PM WST

The Health Services Union of WA (HSUWA) welcomes the state government’s announcement to bring up to 650 jobs back in house at Fiona Stanley Hospital, but is disappointed hundreds of jobs were left out.HSUWA Secretary ... Read More

HSUWA calls for resources to protect health workers
Mar 6, 2020 09:17AM WST

The Health Services Union of WA calls for:Clear protocols, and that health workers are equipped to safely testand care for patients diagnosed with coronavirus;a coronavirus public information campaign; andmore staff and ... Read More

HSUWA calls for security not to be outsourced
Sep 6, 2019 16:14PM WST

The Health Services Union of WA (HSUWA) is calling for the Peel Health Campus to withdraw its decision to outsource security after 11 security officers were told they would no longer be needed at the hospital.Eight full ... Read More

HSUWA calls for change ahead of health summit
Jun 21, 2019 11:42AM WST

Almost 80 per cent of health staff surveyed in a recent Health Services Union WA (HSUWA) review said they had experienced or witnessed a violent incident at work.Details of these incidents included serious assaults, ... Read More

HSUWA calls for summit on hospital violence
May 16, 2019 12:55PM WST

The Health Services Union WA (HSUWA) has joined United Voice (UV) to call for an emergency summit to break the cycle of increasing violence in WA hospitals.The union is urging the State Government to act on the request ... Read More

HSUWA urges State Government to budget for new health initiatives
Apr 10, 2019 16:29PM WST

The Health Services Union WA (HSUWA) has welcomed the long-awaited release of the Sustainable Health Review but warns it won’t have an impact on the already stressed system without proper investment. HSUWA says the ... Read More

HSUWA urges all health staff to voice their concerns in new survey
Mar 5, 2019 15:54PM WST

The Health Services Union WA (HSUWA) is urging all health staff to participate in the Your Voice in Health employee engagement survey, to ensure the State Government heeds concerns raised.The survey released via email this ... Read More

HSUWA calls on State Government to address stress in the workplace
Oct 15, 2018 14:39PM WST

The Health Services Union WA (HSUWA) is calling on the State Government to act on warnings from the  Insurance Commission of WA annual report, in a bid to prevent mental health claims by public sector workers. A survey ... Read More

Health Services Union WA says all workers deserve to feel safe
Oct 8, 2018 13:35PM WST

The Health Services Union WA (HSUWA) is calling for better safety conditions for all mental health workers in Western Australia following the tragic death of a woman in Rockingham at the weekend.HSUWA has been campaigning ... Read More

Cuts to health will impact patient care
May 11, 2018 14:27PM WST

The Health Services Union of WA (HSUWA) warns a 2.4 per cent decrease to WA’s overall health budget will add pressure to an already strained system.HSUWA Secretary Dan Hill said, the demand for health services in WA ... Read More

DNA bungle could happen again if recommendations are ignored
Feb 23, 2018 10:56AM WST

The Health Services Union (HSUWA) has welcomed the supplementary report of the Ross Inquiry into PathWest Laboratory Medicine WA which revealed a rare clerical error, not a failure of the Forensic Biology Department’s ... Read More

Barnett Government fails to support victims of family and domestic violence
Jul 25, 2016 10:10AM WST

The Health Services Union (WA) has called on Premier Colin Barnett to do more to support victims of Family and Domestic Violence (FDV), and to reconsider his opposition to special leave for victims of FDV employed in the WA ... Read More

Serious funding shortfall in acute mental health services putting kids at risk
Jun 16, 2016 14:58PM WST

The Health Services Union (HSUWA) says transition of the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) as a result of the new Perth Children’s Hospital (PCH), is shaping up as a disaster because of a serious ... Read More

State budget reveals cuts to health staff numbers set to continue
May 16, 2016 16:12PM WST

The union representing health professionals said the state budget had once again failed to deliver for the health system, with the Government’s program to slash thousands of jobs set to continue over the next 4 ... Read More

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