Survey shows staff believe health changes compromising care
May 24, 2015 08:52AM WST

A survey of health workers has found that 62% believe the wide scale changes in the health system had compromised patient care.The statewide survey of 650 health workers also found only 2% believed the changes had improved ... Read More

Government breaks promise to upgrade Royal Perth Hospital
May 20, 2015 08:50AM WST

The HSUWA has accused the State Government of hanging health staff out to dry by not fulfilling its commitment to redevelop Royal Perth Hospital.Maintaining RPH as a teaching hospital was a key election commitment by the ... Read More

Budget reveals more patients and less staff in health system
May 14, 2015 17:35PM WST

The union representing health professionals said the state budget had failed to deliver for the health system, with plans to shed thousands of jobs over the next four years.The HSUWA said the government's workforce renewal ... Read More

Nahan's threat to cut staff will make health problems worse
May 7, 2015 08:35AM WST

Treasurer Mike Nahan’s threat to cut staff from the health system will further compromise patient care, according to the HSUWA.A new survey of health workers has found almost 60% believed cutbacks had already affected ... Read More

HSUWA members win increase in landmark EBA arbitration
Apr 24, 2015 09:21AM WST

Professional, administrative, clerical and technical staff employed in WA's public hospitals and health services will receive fair wage increases, following a landmark decision by the WA Industrial Relations Commission.The ... Read More

Government fixing its mistake by stripping Serco of contract
Apr 20, 2015 16:07PM WST

The union representing health professionals has welcomed the State Government's decision to strip Serco of the contract for sterilisation services at Fiona Stanley Hospital.The HSUWA, whose members work as Supervisors within ... Read More

Department staffing mismanagement leads to cancellation of services
Apr 20, 2015 09:12AM WST

The Radiology Department at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital has been forced to reschedule dozens of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) scans due to a shortage of qualified staff.The Radiology Department at SCGH has been ... Read More

Government policy undermines expertise in public health system
Dec 23, 2014 10:33AM WST

The union representing health professionals has expressed serious concerns that the State Government's workforce renewal policy will undermine the quality of the public health system.The government yesterday announced in its ... Read More

HSUWA calls for consultation on closure of Graylands Hospital
Dec 3, 2014 14:34PM WST

The union representing staff at Graylands hospital has called for consultation over the closure of the facility to minimise the impact on patients and staff.The State Government has today announced the mental health facility ... Read More

State Government planning to slash 500 jobs from health
Nov 27, 2014 06:49AM WST

The union representing health professionals said it was surprised and disappointed by plans to cut 500 jobs from the health sector as part of the State Government's public sector redundancy program.The government recently ... Read More

Industrial action called off after Government agrees to arbitration
Aug 1, 2014 06:12AM WST

The HSUWA has called off all industrial action in WA's public hospitals, after the State Government agreed to go to arbitration to resolve a pay dispute.The two parties have had a number of conferences before the WA ... Read More

No resolution for health workers over pay dispute
Jul 24, 2014 13:44PM WST

The HSUWA said it was disappointed the Department of Health hadn't put forward a revised pay offer to health workers during conciliation conferences in the WA Industrial Relations Commission this week.HSUWA Secretary Dan ... Read More

Industrial action by health workers suspended
Jul 18, 2014 16:14PM WST

The HSUWA has suspended industrial action planned for three Perth hospitals next week.As part of an ongoing pay dispute, 12-hour stoppages had been planned for Bentley Hospital and Armadale Health Campus on Tuesday and ... Read More

Health workers at Royal Perth Hospital to stop work over pay dispute
Jul 17, 2014 05:59AM WST

Hundreds of health workers at Royal Perth Hospital will walk off the job today (Thursday) to protest over the State Government's refusal to offer them a fair wage increase.HSUWA members at RPH will stop work from 6am to 6pm ... Read More

12-hour stoppage at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital tomorrow
Jul 14, 2014 14:12PM WST

More than 500 workers at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital will walk off the job tomorrow (15th July) from 6am, in the first of a series of rolling 12-hour stoppages.The industrial action will see elective surgery cancelled. ... Read More

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