Budgets bring a big chill
May 28, 2014 09:09AM WST

Both the State and Federal health budgets will significantly impact the health system in Western Australia.The Barnett Government's health budget was a record $8 billion spend, with much of the extra funds directed to the ... Read More

EBA 2014 Campaign – Industrial Action Looming
May 27, 2014 08:58AM WST

HSUWA members employed in public hospitals and health services contribute directly to the delivery of quality health services for the West Australian community. Health Service delivery relies on teamwork.Doctors, nurses, ... Read More

Recruit a Member prize draw
May 21, 2014 13:07PM WST

Congratulations to our $250 Recruit a Member prize winner for May - Julie Jenaway, from Armadale Kelmscott Memorial Hospital.Julie is an HSUWA Rep and works as an Admin Assistant in Mental Health.This is Julie's third - ... Read More

Aged Care budget takes a hit
May 14, 2014 15:00PM WST

The Federal Government has redirected the $1.5 billion from the previous government's "Workforce Compact" back into the general funding pool for aged care.This will mean an increase of 2.4 per cent in the basic subsidy ... Read More

What can you do to support the EBA campaign?
May 12, 2014 12:13PM WST

As most of you would be aware, we've been holding mass meetings over the last two weeks at different venues to update members on the EBA campaign.More than 900 members have so far attended meetings at SCGH, RPH, Armadale, ... Read More

Uncertainty and pressure for Allied Health Professionals mounts at RPH and FHHS
May 12, 2014 09:37AM WST

The commissioning of Fiona Stanley Hospital (FSH) has long been viewed as chaotic - with repeated delays, technology issues, changes in the services provided by SERCO, and safety at the hospital just some of a very long list ... Read More

Recruit a Member winner!
May 9, 2014 14:20PM WST

Congratulations to the $250 "Recruit a Member" prize winner for April - Helen James, pictured here holding the cheque with members from Association for the Blind.If you want to be next month's winner all you have to do is ... Read More

Clerical transition for SMHS
May 9, 2014 14:00PM WST

For staff affected by the Fiona Stanley Hospital (FSH) transition, following are some of the issues discussed at the recent Transition Unit meetings at RPH.SMHS stated that RPH is to be down 32% in Inpatient services and 50% ... Read More

District Allowances up and down
May 9, 2014 13:32PM WST

The debate about District Allowances (DA) has been raging for some time now.The rates have been calculated in accordance with the terms of the District Allowances Agreements. There are two agreements (both in similar terms) ... Read More

Cuts at SCGH and OPH begin
May 8, 2014 11:15AM WST

The HSUWA has been meeting regularly with senior management representing SCGH and OPH regarding the looming cuts to positions and the likely impacts on service levels and the remaining employees.The union has so far been ... Read More

EBA mass meetings build momentum
May 1, 2014 15:45PM WST

The EBA mass meetings have continued to build momentum, and today's meeting at RPH attracted over 200 people.Members agreed to pass four resolutions to commit to the EBA campaign: 1.     Confirm and ... Read More

EBA mass meetings update
Apr 30, 2014 16:31PM WST

The EBA mass meetings are underway and have had a really good turnout so far.Today's meeting at SCGH attracted around 300 people and members were asked to pass four resolutions to commit to the EBA campaign.We also asked ... Read More

‘Workforce reform’ shrouded in secrecy
Apr 2, 2014 13:19PM WST

As the Workforce Reform Bill makes its way through Parliament, the Legislation Committee in the Legislative Council has published its report on the likely impacts of the Bill.The greatest concern to members has been the ... Read More

Finalising the claim for the EBA
Apr 2, 2014 13:11PM WST

Regional HSUWA members will take part in a number of teleconferences in the first week of this month to wrap up the first round of meetings. In late January, several country worksites started the consultation process, ... Read More

What would you do with an extra $250 ?
Apr 1, 2014 17:10PM WST

The $250 recruit a member prize winner for March is Kate Conway, Librarian and Workplace Rep from KEMH. It's not hard to be a winner like Kate - you ask a colleague to join, put your name on the form, and you go in ... Read More

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