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

Older Workers Underpin the Aged Care Workforce
Feb 21, 2012 11:45AM WST

At a time when many people are calling for a wholesale review of the current system for the provision of aged care services in Australia, the HSU has reiterated the need for government to include improved workforce ... Read More

Fawlty Towers Approach to Health Care Planning in Western Australia
Jan 3, 2012 11:27AM WST

The continued ham-fisted approach to workforce planning issues for the WA health care system is simply not good enough.Despite the Health Services Union (HSU) Secretary Dan Hill previously raising concerns about workforce ... Read More

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