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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)

August 31, 2009

PHAC should follow the 'precautionary principle' for everyone who comes in direct contact with the pandemic influenza virus and make a 'fit-tested NIOSH approved N95 respirator' available to each employee.

August 31, 2009

Canada's approach to vaccinating people against swine flu is too slow to protect the most vulnerable, an editorial in Monday's Canadian Medical Association Journal says.

August 17, 2009

'NAPE is looking forward to a collaborative approach.' - Carol Furlong.

August 13, 2009

'Some of these highly skilled, senior lab professionals stand to lose between $18,000 and $30,000 based on the take-aways DynaLIFE is proposing.' - HSAA president Elisabeth Ballermann.

August 12, 2009

Nanos Research poll on eve of CMA convention shows that 86% of Canadians support "public solutions" to make public health care stronger.

August 12, 2009

Alberta government intervenes to delay strike date originally set for Friday, Aug. 14.

August 10, 2009

'It's been a year since these health care professionals voted to join a union. It's time they had a contract!' - Elisabeth Ballermann.

July 30, 2009

MGEU and other health care unions address health and safety concerns relating to flu outbreak.

July 26, 2009

'The overheated rhetoric and outright falsehoods that you’ve heard about the quality and viability of Canada’s system simply do not stand up to scrutiny.' - James Clancy.

July 22, 2009

NUPGE's James Clancy says its time for Stephen Harper to stand up against American propaganda and scare tactics.