FSH Uniforms – Revised offer and next steps
Sep 25, 2015 13:25PM WST

To recap, the union have been in dispute with FSH management for some months now over a number of aspects of the mandatory uniform policy. Our survey showed that there is wide-spread concern about the fit, quality and supply ... Read More

Your thoughts on mental health funding & planning
Sep 15, 2015 08:49AM WST

UPDATE: the closing date for the survey has been extended to Thursday, 24 September.Members will have received a brief survey from the union about current mental health issues in the community. As we look ahead to the ... Read More

Health budget cuts starting to bite
Sep 8, 2015 13:10PM WST

When the Barnet Government's Health budget was announced in May we predicted that it was going to be 'full of bad news for patients and health workers, with its plans to cut funding equivalent to thousands of job losses over ... Read More

Workplace Rep Robyn Strong receives long service award
Sep 4, 2015 16:13PM WST

HSUWA Workplace Representative, Robyn Strong has received a long-service award to acknowledge her 36 years of service at Claremont Private Hospital.Robyn, who has worked in reception on the weekends since 1980, has outlasted ... Read More

Training to become an OSH rep
Sep 2, 2015 16:28PM WST

What do Carers, Security Officers, Lawyers and a Union Officials all have in common? They all want safe and healthy workplace environments.Unity Training Services run excellent weeklong training courses in becoming the ... Read More

WA Branch 2015 financial statements now available online
Sep 2, 2015 15:59PM WST

The financial statements for the HSU WA Branch are now available on the HSUWA website under the "Get Informed" section here. These statements are for the WA branch of the national union and cover the financial ... Read More

Swan District Hospital closure looms
Aug 24, 2015 15:04PM WST

The Swan District Hospital is on track for its closure on 24 November 2015.The new Midland Hospital building is largely complete, except for some landscaping and internal fit-outs.The hospital was handed over to St John of ... Read More

Mass meeting about FSH uniforms - Tuesday 25 August
Aug 19, 2015 14:23PM WST

Join us on Tuesday 25 August for a mass meeting about how Fiona Stanley Hospital management proposes to solve the uniform issues, and what actions may be required to resolve these issues.In early July, the union wrote to FSH ... Read More

When is a union like an insurance company?
Jul 30, 2015 15:00PM WST

The HSUWA's primary function is to protect and further your interests at work - it's stated in our rules and something we frequently discuss in the union office.When you give us information about your workplace or take ... Read More

Calling all female leaders - applications open for the Anna Stewart Project
Jul 30, 2015 09:24AM WST

Applications are now open for the Anna Stewart Project - a five-day leadership development program for female union members.The project aims to: Encourage women's participation in unions. Promote a greater awareness of the ... Read More

From Albany to Derby and places in between
Jul 24, 2015 15:58PM WST

HSUWA Organiser Vickie McKay has been out visiting country hospitals and health services, including Albany and Great Southern, Kalgoorlie, Geraldton, Broome and Derby.At Albany Hospital, Vickie delivered a one-day Workrights ... Read More

Health review creates new uncertainties
Jul 22, 2015 16:14PM WST

The dust has not yet settled on the various hospital building projects around the state but already the organisational restructuring has started within WA Health.The union recently met with Deputy Director General, Rebecca ... Read More

HSUWA submission on FSH
Jul 20, 2015 09:51AM WST

In April and May the union surveyed members about the reconfiguration of health services in the metropolitan area caused by the opening of Fiona Stanley Hospital.The 650 responses from members showed significant ... Read More

RPH and Bentley in holding pattern
Jul 17, 2015 15:04PM WST

The union met with Acting Executive Director, Dr Aresh Anwar, and Deputy, Emergency Department, Jodie Chamberlain, Royal Perth Hospital, on 30 June 2015 to discuss the hospital budget, the use of fixed-term contracts, the ... Read More

Private sector pay increases from 1 July 2015
Jul 7, 2015 13:26PM WST

We have already reported the 3% increase for public hospital and health service members here.There are a fair number of non-government employers who also have pay increase effective 1 July: Aegis 3.25% Activ 3.5% ... Read More

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