Health Budget Crunch
Nov 2, 2015 13:23PM WST

The effects of this year’s terrible State health budget are starting to be felt across the system. Hospitals and health services are struggling with flat budgets and ever increasing operational costs.How well the ... Read More

Changes for Midland Health Services
Oct 28, 2015 14:37PM WST

The way things are currently at Swan Districts Hospital it is difficult to imagine the hospital is actually closing. The carparks are full, there are patients being treated, all the while staff are preparing for the ... Read More

Notice of the 2015 HSUWA Annual General Meeting
Oct 22, 2015 10:41AM WST

The 2015 HSUWA Annual General Meeting will be held on Wednesday 2nd December at the Bruce Hunt Lecture Theatre at Royal Perth Hospital, commencing at 5.30 pm.The agenda will include announcing the grand prize winner, the ... Read More

Nominate the 2015 HSUWA Workplace Representative of the Year
Oct 22, 2015 10:00AM WST

Nominations for the 2015 HSUWA Workplace Representative of the Year are now open.Is your Workplace Representative a star? Do they do their best for you and your colleagues? Have they helped resolve a workplace problem? Have ... Read More

HSS update - (HCN, HIN, HSN)
Oct 20, 2015 15:34PM WST

(UPDATED - Wednesday 27 Oct 2015) In the August/September e-Newsletter it was reported that HCN, HIN and HSN had been consolidated to form Health Support Services (HSS).The creation of HSS is part of a broader WA Health ... Read More

2015 HSUWA Elections
Oct 16, 2015 10:12AM WST

Friday 16 Oct 2015  The 2015 HSUWA elections will open on Friday 16th October.We are accepting nominations for the positions of HSUWA Vice President and three members for the union's Committee of Management.The ... Read More

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

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