End of Financial Year
Jun24

End of Financial Year

The End of Financial Year is nearly here which means that it’s almost tax time. If you’re a member on Annual Subscriptions you should have already received your receipt so you can use them to claim your membership in the current Financial Year tax returns. If you haven’t yet received your receipt please get in contact with the Union as soon as possible. If you pay your membership through Direct Debit you will continue to receive your...

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Mental health suffering in Victoria
Jun24

Mental health suffering in Victoria

Over recent years, the mental health of workers in Victoria’s health sector has become a more prominent issue. Protecting the mental health of health workers is finally being recognised in our workplaces but unfortunately this recognition has not put a stop to members’ mental health being put at risk on a daily basis with many reporting ongoing mental health injuries. Sadly the recognition has not resulted in any effort made by health...

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Insuring Hospital Pharmacists
Jun11

Insuring Hospital Pharmacists

Are you a hospital pharmacist worried about your Professional Indemnity Insurance? Join the AHP today and get the insurance you need! That’s right! Not only will you get access to professional support to protect and advance your rights at work, your membership includes Professional Indemnity insurance. Our policy, which meets Pharmacy Board requirements, means you’re covered for up to $20 million in any one claim and up to $80 million...

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VPA Professional Development Seminar
Jun10

VPA Professional Development Seminar

Save the Date for the VPA Professional Development Seminar on the afternoon of Wednesday 11 September 2019 The subject for the seminar is Gender Dysphoria and it will touch on the following themes: Overview of gender in childhood and adolescence Gender dysphoria in childhood and adolescence RCH Gender Service model Working with families of Trans and Gender Diverse children and adolescents Therapeutic models of care for adolescents and...

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Silent Killers: Stress, Fatigue and understaffing
Jun10

Silent Killers: Stress, Fatigue and understaffing

Stress, fatigue and understaffing are silent killers in healthcare. We know from our own research, from independent third-party research and from research conducted by the Victorian government that there is a crisis with under-staffing across all of our key clinical disciplines. While much of that research has focused on pathology services, we know the findings equally apply to all areas of the healthcare system and to our...

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Healthcare under a Morrison Government
Jun03

Healthcare under a Morrison Government

The election has been run and Australians have entrusted the leadership of our nation for the next 3 years to Scott Morrison and the Coalition. We’re not sure if Mr Morrison will still be the Prime Minister by the time we get to the next election but the reality is he’ll be the man in the big chair from the start of this Government. So, what has Scott Morrison been saying about what a Coalition government will do? Frankly they have...

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