Changes to Alcohol and Drug Service, Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology Service at St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney

The HSU has received correspondence from St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney regarding Alcohol and Drug Service and Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology Service merging to form Drug and Behavioural Health Service. 

The HSU received notification of the meeting 2 hours after the meeting was held. We have had discussions with management, seeking at least a weeks’ notice to facilitate for HSU to meet with management and delegates in future. You can view the correspondence at the below link:

·       Letter to the HSU

Member feedback requested

The HSU industrial team is currently reviewing the potential impacts of the proposed change on affected employees. We are now seeking feedback, views and comments from our members.

Please review the documentation and provide comment and feedback by close of business November 7 2022 . You can submit it by email to [E-Mail not displayed] with subject line Alcohol and Drug Service, Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology Service feedback.

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