Kaleeya Hospital future is uncertain
Sep 10, 2013 11:32AM WST

Members at Kaleeya Hospital face an uncertain future, both about whether the hospital will remain open and what will happen to the workers there. Members are angry and frustrated.Minister Hames' response to a question from ... Read More

The HSUWA goes to Geraldton
Sep 9, 2013 12:02PM WST

HSUWA Organiser Vickie McKay visited Geraldton during August to catch up with Representatives and members at Geraldton Regional Hospital and St John of God Hospital Geraldton.At Geraldton Regional Hospital Vickie delivered a ... Read More

Recruit a new member $250 prize draw August 2013
Sep 9, 2013 11:50AM WST

Our August $250 recruit a member prize winner is Norma Avery from Geraldton Regional Hospital.  By coincidence, our Organiser Vickie McKay was visiting Geraldton and managed to hand over the cheque to Norma, and get the ... Read More

CPS wins funding but battle for members continues
Sep 6, 2013 14:31PM WST

The HSUWA ran a focused, grassroots campaign to restore funding to the Community Physiotherapy Services group and, in recent weeks, has taken a major step forward.In response to the campaign, the WA Minister for Health has ... Read More

Fiona Stanley moves to the Industrial Relations Commission
Sep 6, 2013 14:28PM WST

We hear that lots of work is being done by lots of people in a number of offices around Perth about things to do with workforce planning and jobs for Fiona Stanley Hospital and some other hospitals as well. Our in-depth ... Read More

HSUWA members encouraged to prepare a Will
Sep 6, 2013 14:15PM WST

The last thing on the minds of many Western Australians is whether they should have a Will or not. But, the sad reality is that life can be cut short at any moment.Without a Will, your family could be left to deal with debts ... Read More

Concerns over Federal Opposition’s plans for aged care
Sep 4, 2013 12:03PM WST

Your union has some serious concerns about Tony Abbott's plans for aged care funding.In a political debate on the 28th of August, Mr Abbott said he would return $1.2 billion of funding allocated to improve aged care workers' ... Read More

Community Physio Service gets 11th hour funding
Aug 13, 2013 12:00PM WST

After continued pressure from the HSUWA, the State Government has agreed to provide extra funding to keep the Community Physiotherapy Service running.The Service provides small group therapy by a qualified physio to mainly ... Read More

Recruit a new member $250 prize draw July 2013
Aug 13, 2013 11:16AM WST

Our July $250 recruit a member prize winner is Mary Shaw from the Association for the Blind.Photo: Sue Wallwork,  Glen Luff, Sharon Kellow, Ella Peaty, Amy Kaciuba, Mary Shaw, Erin Diaco, Frank Flintoff, ... Read More

South Metro turmoil continues
Aug 12, 2013 12:40PM WST

Recent media reports regarding the possibility of a 37% cut to Allied Health positions in the South Metropolitan Health Service have forced Fremantle Hospital's Executive Director to respond.See the Fremantle Herald story ... Read More

HSUWA and Serco reach agreement for FSH workers
Aug 12, 2013 12:37PM WST

The HSUWA has reached a settlement with Serco on an Enterprise Bargaining Agreement (EBA) at Fiona Stanley Hospital, which has been approved by the Fair Work Commission.Serco has been contracted by the State Government to ... Read More

State-of-the-art Children’s Hospital out of room?
Aug 12, 2013 12:32PM WST

The adequacy of Perth's new $1.2 billion state-of-the-art children's hospital is already being questioned.Your union has raised concerns about the hospital not having enough beds to cater for WA's ever-growing ... Read More

HSUWA campaigning to save Community Physio Service
Jul 26, 2013 14:57PM WST

Your union has been campaigning hard to save the Community Physio Service (CPS), which is under threat from a lack of funding.The CPS provides small group-based rehabilitation and exercise programs for more than a thousand ... Read More

HSUWA supports Save Our Services rally August 6th
Jul 24, 2013 14:45PM WST

The HSUWA is behind the CPSU in its campaign against the Barnett Government's cutbacks, pay caps and forced redundancies.The Premier has publicly admitted to the CPSU that frontline services will be affected by the ... Read More

What is Program Management? A good question to put to SMHS leadership
Jul 23, 2013 14:20PM WST

South Metropolitan Health Service has decided that it will implement Program Management for mental health services. The leadership has formed a Project Reference Group, made up of a broad cross-section of health ... Read More

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