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

HSUWA secures 18% pay rise at Peel Health Campus
Dec 21, 2012 08:00AM WST

The HSUWA has secured an 18% pay rise for workers at the Peel Health Campus (PHC) and has commended the registration of the new enterprise agreement by Fair Work Australia (FWA). The wage increases will be delivered over ... Read More

Barnett Government still has no plan to staff our hospitals
Aug 31, 2012 09:22AM WST

With less than two years to go until the opening of the new Fiona Stanley Hospital, the Barnett Government has failed to outline how it will meet the expanded staffing needs of WA’s health system. Health Services Union ... Read More

HSUWA members to be consulted on name change
Aug 2, 2012 09:23AM WST

HSUWA members are being consulted about changing the name of the WA union. A range of options for consideration are being canvassed in the Union’s 20 page magazine Feedback that has recently been posted to ... Read More

North Metro mental health members under pressure
Jul 25, 2012 09:24AM WST

HSU members who work at Inner City, Osborne Park, Swan and Joondalup Community Mental Health Services are in dispute following directions to work out of hours providing emergency and crisis care.HSU Secretary Dan Hill said ... Read More

Aged Care reform
Jun 15, 2012 11:24AM WST

The HSU has welcomed the establishment of the Aged Care Strategic Workforce Advisory Group (SWAG). The SWAG is a key component of the Federal Governments "Living Longer Living Better" aged care reform package.Through the ... Read More

HSU WA achieving real outcomes for members
Jun 6, 2012 11:30AM WST

Achieving real outcomes for members continues to be a priority objective for the HSU WA branch. In recent months three separate and significant Enterprise Agreements have been reached with a range of private sector ... Read More

Thousands of hospital incidents swept under the carpet
May 31, 2012 09:17AM WST

Thousands of clinical incidents in WA hospitals are being swept under the carpet, with WA health workers afraid to report them, following changes to Qualified Privilege cover. Australia's health workforce was provided ... Read More

The continuation of shortages in the health workforce is a growing concern for HSU members
May 4, 2012 11:29AM WST

The release in April of a report by Health Workforce Australia, which identifies the likely continuation of shortages in the health workforce to 2025, should set alarm bells ringing for Health Services Union (HSU) ... Read More

Government's aged care reform package is welcome news for workers
Apr 19, 2012 11:30AM WST

The changes to Australia's ailing aged care system announced today by the Prime Minister will see a total of $1.2 billion over five years directed to tackling critical issues in the aged care workforce.This is good news for ... Read More

Is Fiona Stanley Hospital the New Model for Robotically Operated Hospitals?
Mar 28, 2012 11:31AM WST

At a time when robotic technology is threatening to undermine jobs in the mining sites to our state's North, it seemed only a matter of time before we would see wider implications for similar 'driver-less' technology in ... Read More

Taking the 'Ageing Well' Message to Canberra
Mar 21, 2012 11:25AM WST

Newly released research suggests that up to two thirds of Australians are now aware that more needs to be done regarding future funding for Australia's wavering aged care system.The poll, undertaken by Essential Report and ... Read More

HSU Members Take Industrial Action Against Red Cross
Mar 13, 2012 11:26AM WST

Health Services Union (HSU) members employed by Australian Red Cross Blood Services (ARCBS) in Perth, took industrial action against their employer yesterday in an effort to resolve a dispute following months of negotiations ... Read More

Red Cross Blood Service Workers To Stop Work
Mar 12, 2012 11:32AM WST

Health Services Union (HSU) members employed at the Australian Red Cross Blood Service (ARCBS) in Wellington Street Perth will stop work for one hour tomorrow, Tuesday 13 March at 2.30pm, in protected industrial action after ... Read More

The HSU Reiterates the Need for Support of Victims of Domestic Violence
Mar 8, 2012 11:40AM WST

On International Women's Day, the HSU values and supports the work of women in the workplace and takes this opportunity to once again raise an issue that impacts directly on women in the workplace: Domestic violence.The HSU ... Read More

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