This position has been recommended since the 2008 Nova Scotia Oral Review first proposed that it be set up.
OPSEU/NUPGE members urge premiers to get on side with the Health Accord.
Union of healthcare professionals to join Shadow Summit in Niagara-on-the-Lake.
The National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE) and the Canadian Health Professionals Secretariat (CHPS) are sending delegations to participate in the Shadow Summit and Mass Rally in Niagara-on-the-Lake on July 24 and 25.
Despite scathing report on mental health services for children and youth, program at B.C. Children's Hospital sees hours cut and staff eliminated.
"While HSAA has no interest in adding to the stress of our members, the constant change in programs, service delivery and governance undermine our ability to credibly provide reassurance to our members." - Elisabeth Ballermann, HSAA President.
MGEU/NUPGE paramedic members encouraged to attend hearing on self-regulation on May 23 in Winnipeg.
Proposed changes to the Not Criminally Responsible on account of Mental Disorder provisions of the Criminal Code have been done without adequate consultation and may further stigmatize people with mental health and addictions problems.
Come out to this eight city tour through Manitoba and Ontario to show your support.
"The money is there to continue funding the Health Accord. This is more about the Harper government's right wing ideology than cost cutting." NUPGE President James Clancy.