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

Rumours of further delays at Fiona Stanley
Mar 31, 2014 12:49PM WST

The planned opening date for Fiona Stanley Hospital is rapidly approaching and yet it seems little information is available, even for the people who want to work there.The HSUWA has been calling for information from the ... Read More

What to do about bullying
Mar 27, 2014 11:47AM WST

Workplace bullying is a complex and difficult problem to deal with, and a couple of recent examples highlight this.The first case was a member who had been suffering persistent nitpicking, second-guessing, being excluded ... Read More

Action over SCGH and OPH cuts
Mar 27, 2014 11:16AM WST

The HSUWA has been working hard on behalf of our members to respond to proposed cut-backs at Sir Charles Gairdner and Osborne Park Hospitals.Two professions, Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy, are bearing the brunt of ... Read More

Update on Public Service pay offer
Mar 20, 2014 14:06PM WST

Negotiations for a new EBA for public servants are at a more advanced stage than our own negotiations. The Public Service EBA expires in April, whereas the HSUWA EBA expires at the end of June.The CPSU/CSA was seeking a ... Read More

CPD Survey invitation
Mar 20, 2014 13:38PM WST

Allied Health and Health Science members should have received an email with a survey link regarding online Continued Professional Development (CPD).What do you think about online learning? Is there a case for the Union to ... Read More

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