CHPS | National Union of Public and General Employees


Canadian Health Professionals SecretariatThe Canadian Health Professionals Secretariat (CHPS) is a national advocacy body that represents 100,000 unionized health professionals who deliver the diagnostic, clinical, rehabilitation and preventative services that are essential to timely and quality health care.

Some of the highly trained professionals represented by CHPS include medical laboratory technologists, physiotherapists, social workers, pharmacists, occupational therapists, dieticians and psychologists. These professionals work in hospitals, long-term care facilities, mental health services, laboratories, home care services and public health agencies.

News - Canadian Health Professionals Secretariat (CHPS)

October 7, 2009

804 people surveyed across the province in mid-September by NRG Research Group.

October 7, 2009

The Canadian Press is reporting that a leaked internal government report warns that the B.C. health system could be overwhelmed by a surge in critically ill patients at the peak of this flu season. 

October 6, 2009

'We all need to learn more about the burden of mental illness on individuals, families and our society and try to raise awareness and advocate on behalf of those Canadians who are suffering in silence.' - James Clancy.

October 4, 2009

'These health care workers stood strong throughout the last 13 months and they should feel very proud of what they’ve accomplished together.' - HSAA spokesman Scott Pattison.

September 24, 2009

'Any way you slice it, cutting autism support by $3 million is not good for kids.' - Reid Johnson.

September 23, 2009

'Our members have waited 17 months to see a reasonable monetary offer from SAHO and ... they’re still waiting.' - SGEU negotiator Bonnie Erickson.

September 22, 2009

Transfer of patients to 'community-based spaces' a privatization scheme, critics say.

September 21, 2009

'It's not worth the paper it's written on. - Elisabeth Ballermann.

September 17, 2009

Public Health Agency of Canada says pregnant women, people with chronic conditions, children six months to five years old, people living in remote communities and health care workers will be invited to get vaccinated first.

September 16, 2009

'A meeting of all DynaLIFE Dx HSAA members will be scheduled very shortly for the purpose of communicating particulars of the tentative agreement.' Updated