2021 Union Representative of the Year
Dec 15, 2021 16:03PM WST

Congratulations to Adrian McGlinchey, the HSUWA 2021 Union Representative of the Year! Adrian works within the clerical division of Health Support Services and was instrumental in encouraging colleagues to speak out ... Read More

Silver Chain Forced to Back Pay Aged Care Health Workers
Dec 2, 2021 14:49PM WST

Recently HSUWA discovered that Silver Chain has underpaid up to 4,500 Health Workers employed in their WA Aged Community Care business unit.Silver Chain undertook a review with external legal and employment specialists ... Read More

Job Security: HUWA Members Made Permanent
Dec 2, 2021 14:26PM WST

55 HSUWA Members have recently been made permanent through the Job Security Review Process. Congratulations to those Members and to all HSUWA Members for achieving the Review mechanism in our last Union Agreement.Due to ... Read More

Radiation Therapists: A world class service right here in WA
Dec 2, 2021 13:45PM WST

HSUWA Member Ed is Chief Radiation Therapist at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, the only public Radiation Oncology Service in Western Australia. As a team of around 70 Radiation Therapists, they treat around 2,500 cancer ... Read More

Independent Inquiry into Perth Children’s Hospital – Report Released
Nov 10, 2021 16:23PM WST

The HSUWA welcomes the release of the Independent Inquiry into Perth Children’s Hospital after the tragic death of Aishwarya Aswath this year.Importantly the Child and Adolescent Health Service (CAHS) has accepted and ... Read More

Review of State Wages Policy
Oct 22, 2021 16:39PM WST

Today the HSUWA delivered a written submission to Minister Stephen Dawson and Premier Mark McGowan, about a new State Wages Policy. The submission was formulated by gathering member stories, ... Read More

Silver Chain Members Vote 'Yes' to Enterprise Bargaining Agreement
Oct 22, 2021 16:14PM WST

Bargaining with Silver Chain has concluded with Members voting to sign on to their new, Union agreement. Advocacy of HSUWA Members meant that an Agreement was reached which was significantly better than Silver Chain's ... Read More

Member Win – North Metro to Pay Mortuary Allowance to MITs
Oct 22, 2021 15:02PM WST

 Member advocacy has prompted the North Metropolitan Health Service to pay the Mortuary Allowance for Medical Imaging Technologists (MITs), which was won by the HSUWA in the Union Agreement 2020. HSUWA ... Read More

Take the Pain Away for Anaesthetic Technicians
Oct 8, 2021 11:57AM WST

Sandra is a HSUWA Member working as an Anaesthetic Technician at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital. She is an essential health worker who will help to take your pain away during surgery.An Anaesthetic Technician is an assistant ... Read More

Member Consultation Meeting – State Wages Policy Update
Oct 8, 2021 11:27AM WST

 On Tuesday 5 October, HSUWA members stood up and took the first step to negotiating better wages for public health workers across the state.We would like to congratulate members who attended the consultation meeting ... Read More

HSUWA Quarterly Highlights September 2021
Sep 23, 2021 15:14PM WST

 We wish to share with you some of the considerable things achieved through your commitment as an HSUWA member.Here is a summary of some HSUWA member wins and milestones across the Public and Private Health Sectors ... Read More

Clinical Perfusionists: The Beating Heart of Theatre
Sep 23, 2021 14:30PM WST

A what? Is what people might ask when told about this relatively new profession in the health sector. Today we speak with member Stuart, a Clinical Perfusionist from Fiona Stanley Hospital and member of HSUWA.Clinical ... Read More

State Government Agrees to Devise a New Wages Policy
Sep 10, 2021 15:54PM WST

In a significant win for HSUWA members the State Government has brought forward the review of the state wages policy for public sector workers.  This is a positive first step in the HSUWA’s push to secure a ... Read More

Mandatory Vaccination for WA Health Workers
Sep 10, 2021 13:56PM WST

Update 10 September 2021Since the announcement of the Health Worker (Restrictions on Access) Directions last week, becoming law on 1 September 2021, HSUWA has attended several meetings with public health employers, other ... Read More

Member Win for PCH Security Officers and Patient Safety
Sep 9, 2021 10:00AM WST

Persistent Security Officers have won additional staff and safer working conditions, after safety concerns were raised at Perth Children’s Hospital (PCH). Prior to this HSUWA members win, three Security Officers were ... Read More

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