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 27, 2009

'It is such an honour to come together on something so important to all of us – our members and our families.' - Joan Jessome, NSGEU president.

October 15, 2009

'This government is getting out of caring for seniors and trying to turn a quick buck by selling off some valuable properties.' - Darryl Walker.

October 13, 2009

'Communities in which community medical laboratories have been closed due to Ontario government policies include Hamilton, Napanee, Smiths Falls, Perth, Bracebridge and Winchester.' - Ontario Health Coalition.

October 13, 2009

Severance packages will be calculated on the basis of 1.5 weeks of pay for each year of service to a maximum of 52 weeks.

October 13, 2009

'NAPE is at a loss to understand the haste in moving on the matter.' - Carol Furlong.

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.