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)

May 21, 2009

President Elizabeth Ballermann to address delegates on health 'reform' and other key issues.

May 18, 2009

Leaked AHS newsletter outlines plans to close or downgrade 10 hospitals and shows lack of transparency by the Stelmach government.

May 12, 2009

'There is much work to do.... I hope to continue this work on your behalf.'

April 28, 2009

'The public system isn't broken but the way the provincial government continues to underfund it is.' - Friends of Medicare. UPDATED

April 26, 2009

'If any government wants to kick working people when they’re down, they will have a fight on their hands the likes of which they have never seen before.' - Warren (Smokey) Thomas.

April 26, 2009

Urges members to get active in their union and communities to make a difference.

April 23, 2009

HSAA hopes laboratory company will now engage in meaningful negotiations.

April 21, 2009

Voters across British Columbia will choose a new government on May 12. BCGEU president Darryl Walker says he's already made up his mind. He's voting NDP.

April 21, 2009

'We expect Alberta Health Services (AHS) officials to conduct meaningful consultation with our union.' - HSAA president Elisabeth Ballermann.

April 20, 2009

Elections held at 95th annual SGEU convention in Prince Albert.