Health Care

August 17, 2017

 

"This is another example of the Minister and the WRHA moving too far, too fast, and putting patients and frontline health care workers at risk in the process.” — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President

August 15, 2017

“The health care sector represents less than 12 per cent of Ontario’s workforce, but 4 of the top 10 professions reporting workplace violence are in health care. Meanwhile, CEOs of many hospitals and other health care facilities just look the other way while their staff are assaulted." — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President

August 15, 2017

MGEU/NUGPE members share experiences as frontline health care workers dealing with budget cuts.

August 10, 2017

“Community health workers are trained professionals, and the vital work they do must be coordinated and compensated fairly.” — BCGEU president Stephanie Smith

August 9, 2017

“Paid blood donation will harm our voluntary system and puts patients’ health and safety at risk”, said NUPGE President, Larry Brown. “Governments must heed the Canadian Blood Services warnings and stop licensing these for-profit private clinics.

August 8, 2017

“The evidence clearly shows that people pushing privatization over-sell and under-deliver." — OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas

August 2, 2017

PEIUPSE is looking into federal funding requirements for the new health accord dollars, as well as what can be done to prevent these new initiatives from leading us down the road of privatization of our public services.

July 28, 2017

"Treating social and public health services like they’re just another option for an investment portfolio is risky for everyone."  — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President

July 24, 2017

"i didn't even know all these professions existed, but these people, amazing people gave me my life back."

July 24, 2017

HSAA/NUPGE member awarded for excellence.