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The HSUWA is the union that represents more than 20,000 allied health and health science professionals, technicians and assistants, clerical and administrative staff, supervisors and managers. HSUWA members work in Western Australia's public and private hospitals and health services, pathology, radiology, aged care, disability services, community pharmacy, and dental practices.
We work hard to support our members at work and we campaign for better health policies and outcomes for all West Australians.
You should have the HSUWA with you at work, join today.
Christmas comes early for BreastScreen member Laureen Dirksz
'Christmas has come early for me!' was the response HSUWA member Laureen Dirksz gave when told she had won a Nespresso coffee package. Laureen works as an Administrative Assistant in BreastScreen's head office. She has been a member of the HSUWA for nearly 5 years and really values the advice and support.
(2 Dec 13)
The HSUWA visits Albany
Union Organiser Vicky McKay has been visiting members down in Albany.
(22 Nov 13)
HSUWA members take part in Movember
HSUWA Rep for the Kimberley, Cameron North, is taking part in Movember. Below is a note from him asking for your help:
(21 Nov 13)
Opinion piece: lack of fair play as pressure grows on public service
UnionsWA Secretary, Meredith Hammat, has written an opinion piece critiquing the WA Government's proposed legislative changes, new wages policy and job cuts that will impact on HSUWA public sector members. Government cuts are already starting to bite hard in Health, with hundreds of jobs to go at SCGH and much the same expected across the system.
(14 Nov 13)
Call for State Government to guarantee long term funding for CPS
The HSUWA has called on the State Government to give certainty to hundreds of ill elderly people and secure long term funding for the Community Physiotherapy Service.
(8 Nov 13)
Hundreds of staff to go at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital
The HSUWA was extremely concerned by reports that hundreds of staff were set to lose their jobs at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital.
(13 Oct 13)
More positions set to go in South Metro Health shake up
HSUWA has raised serious concerns about more planned staff cuts to the South Metropolitan Health Service.
(13 Aug 13)
Vital Community Physiotherapy Service under threat: Union
The HSUWA is calling on the State Government to commit to fully funding the Community Physiotherapy Service, which is vital to around a thousand patients across the metro area.
(11 Jul 13)