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

Further evidence of urgent need to address health inequity
Jul 22, 2013 12:20PM WST

An alliance working for health equity in Australia says a new report from the COAG Reform Council provides further evidence of health gaps widening in this country.Your union is a part of the Social Determinants of Health ... Read More

Voluntary severance update
Jul 16, 2013 11:56AM WST

The Public Sector Commission has written to the union to advise us about the 1,000 voluntary severances being offered in the public sector.You can find its letter here.Advice has also been received from WA Health, ... Read More

Community Matters - Support our campaign now
Jul 11, 2013 14:58PM WST

The HSUWA is running a campaign calling on the Barnett Government to fully fund a vital public health service and we are asking you to support your fellow members now.  The Community Physiotherapy Service provides small ... Read More

NAIDOC Week 7 - 14 July
Jul 8, 2013 11:47AM WST

This week is NAIDOC Week, and the HSUWA and Australian Unions are celebrating Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture and the contributions of Indigenous Australians.This NAIDOC Week we are commemorating the Yirrkala ... Read More

Public sector 4 per cent pay rise, last increase in this Agreement
Jul 3, 2013 13:11PM WST

Did you know that the pay rise on 2 July 2013 was your last guaranteed pay rise?Together, we won these pay rises in 2011 through our campaign, including the mass meeting of over 1,000 members at the Perth Convention Centre ... Read More

Pay rises in Private Health, Aged Care and Disability Services
Jul 3, 2013 10:34AM WST

Under the terms of Enterprise Bargaining Agreement settlements, many HSUWA members started receiving increased pay packets from the 1st of July.These include:Activ Foundation - 4%Association for the Blind - 4%Australian Red ... Read More

Fiona Stanley workforce planning debacle
Jul 3, 2013 10:15AM WST

The State Government's workforce planning debacle means the opening of the new Fiona Stanley Hospital will be delayed by at least 6 months.As recently as the 11th of June, employees were being told by the employer's ... Read More

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