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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)

January 4, 2010

MAHCP Members Richard Driedger and Chad Harris, are the first recipients of the Government of Manitoba's Health Innovations Enid Thompson award for Health Care Innovation. 

December 15, 2009

Awaiting word back from Alberta Health Services (AHS). Proposed agreement runs until March 31, 2011.

December 3, 2009

Hard line approach by Saskatchewan Party government negotiators called premature by negotiators for 25,000 health care providers.

November 22, 2009

Ignores restrictions imposed by Canada's top court when sections of Bill 29 were struck down as unconstitutional.

November 15, 2009

Covers rescheduling of staff to respond to absenteeism resulting from the flu pandemic.

November 5, 2009

Threatening more cuts and layoffs and creating a chill in labour relations.

November 4, 2009

Union accepts request from Nova Scotia Association of Health Organizations (NSAHO) to devote full public resources to the situation.

November 4, 2009

Private delivery of services should not even be considered, says Canadian Health Coalition.

November 1, 2009

'When you receive your H1N1 vaccination, you will also be offered vaccination against seasonal flu.'

October 29, 2009

Advises workers with family services and housing department to 'hold off' until more information is available.