I am please to tell you that after consultation with Western NSW Local Health District, the Sterilising Services Department at Orange and Bathurst Hospitals has now come back under public management.
You can view the correspondence communicating this announcement here.
Private profits have no place in our public health system. A publicly run SSD means better outcomes for workers and patients. Your activism on this issue has well and truly paid off.
Member Feedback Wanted
The HSU industrial team will continue to review 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 22nd November 2021. You can submit it by email to [E-Mail not displayed] with subject line SSD Restructure @ Orange & Bathurst Hospitals.
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