Public Sector cuts will affect Health Services: Union
Jun 13, 2013 14:24PM WST

The HSUWA is alarmed by news the State Government is planning to slash up to 1,200 public sector jobs.The Union said the health sector was already struggling under an ever increasing workload and any cuts to staff would have ... Read More

"Chaotic" Planning could lead to staff shortages at Fiona Stanley
Jun 10, 2013 13:36PM WST

The State Government's lack of workforce planning could leave the new Fiona Stanley Hospital short staffed and delay its opening.The West Australian newspaper has today outlined a number of problems with the IT system and ... Read More

Shortage of Specialist Cancer Staff no surprise: Union
Jun 6, 2013 12:17PM WST

The Union which represents specialist cancer staff had been warning the Barnett Government for years that there was a looming shortage in the sector.Cancer services at PMH have been severely affected because two oncologists ... Read More

Staff to attend stop work meeting to call for State Government guarantee on future of RPH
May 13, 2013 08:51AM WST

Staff at Royal Perth Hospital will attend a stop work meeting today to call for the government to honour its promise to pass legislation to protect the hospital's future.Maintaining RPH as a teaching hospital was a key ... Read More

Patients to be slugged for X-ray services at new Albany Health Campus
May 2, 2013 14:54PM WST

The union representing specialist health workers, the HSUWA, has raised concerns that many patients are going to find themselves out of pocket when using radiology services at the new Albany Health Campus.Under the public ... Read More

Barnett must now sign up to NDIS: Union.
May 1, 2013 11:55AM WST

The Union representing disability workers in Western Australia has again called on the Premier Colin Barnett to fully commit to signing up to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).The Federal Government has today ... Read More

Hames must clarify the future of the Royal Perth Hospital Protection Bill
Apr 10, 2013 14:48PM WST

The HSUWA has called on reappointed Health Minister Kim Hames to clarify whether the Barnett Government intends to proceed with its stalled legislation to protect Royal Perth Hospital as a teaching hospital.Protecting Royal ... Read More

People with disabilities in WA miss out because of Barnett inaction: Union.
Mar 14, 2013 17:12PM WST

The Union representing disability workers in Western Australia has again called on the Premier Colin Barnett to fully commit to signing up to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).The House of Representatives has ... Read More

Lack of funding commitments from Barnett Government putting cancer patients at risk
Mar 12, 2013 14:30PM WST

The Union representing radiation oncology professionals has called on the newly elected Barnett Government to make a funding commitment to West Australian cancer patients.HSUWA Secretary Dan Hill said during the election ... Read More

Union calls on Barnett Government to sign up to the National Disability Insurance Scheme
Mar 6, 2013 15:01PM WST

The Union representing disability workers in Western Australia has called on the Premier Colin Barnett to fully commit to signing up to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).The scheme was designed to ensure people ... Read More

WA’s lowest paid health workers set for a pay rise under Federal Government package
Mar 5, 2013 14:55PM WST

The Federal Government's $1.2 billion wage boost for aged care workers across the country would benefit some of the sector's lowest paid staff in WA.From the 1st of July, aged care workers employed by providers who met ... Read More

Labor pledges extra nurses, but ignores other health staff
Feb 25, 2013 16:48PM WST

HSUWA has welcomed the Labor party's pledge to spend $45 million to reduce Western Australia's hospital waiting lists and employ an extra 200 nurses.However, the Union, which represents specialist health professionals, said ... Read More

Union wants privatisation of hospitals put on the agenda for political debate.
Feb 19, 2013 11:16AM WST

HSUWA has called for the privatisation of health services in Western Australia to be put on the agenda for the televised debate between the Premier Colin Barnett and Labor leader Mark McGowan.The Union, which represents ... Read More

HSUWA calls for independent review of privatised health services.
Feb 14, 2013 16:30PM WST

HSUWA has welcomed the Labor party’s pledge not to privatise any more hospitals in Western Australia and has called on the Barnett Government to do the same. However, the union, which represents specialist health ... Read More

Shiny new equipment for Fiona Stanley, but no plans for staff
Feb 6, 2013 16:30PM WST

The Health Minister Kim Hames today announced $32 million of advanced medical equipment for the new Fiona Stanley Hospital, but made no mention of how the State Government plans to attract the specialist staff to operate ... Read More

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