The Union of Healthcare Professionals

The Health Sciences Association of Alberta (HSAA) is a labour union representing 24,000 paramedical technical, professional and general support employees in the public and private health-care sectors of Alberta, Canada. HSAA maintains a head office in Edmonton and an office in Calgary.

by Kim Adonyi-Keegan

I am pleased to introduce and present our Caring Hands integrated communications campaign. One of our primary goals is to enhance public knowledge about the wide scope of HSAA members’ expertise and also to put a face to the hard-working hands.

by Kim Adonyi-Keegan

HSAA is sponsoring one member-at-large who is working on workplace PTSD issues (either with their work or on a committee) to join our delegation at a roundtable hosted by our parent organization NUPGE (National Union of Public and General Employees).

by Luanne Climenhaga

Edmonton paramedics are sounding the alarm over traffic delays caused by the Metro LRT Line near the Royal Alexandra Hospital. "Time is very sensitive," said Evan Stratichuk, a paramedic and member of the Health Sciences Association of Alberta board.

by Luanne Climenhaga

Health Minister Sarah Hoffman has named David Carpenter the Official Administrator of Alberta Health Services, while work continues on a long-term governance plan for the organization.

by Luanne Climenhaga

The Wildrose position on medical laboratory services in Edmonton is the same as the approach of the previous PC government. Rather than do real research and gather all the facts, as decided by Health Minister Sarah Hoffman, the Wildrose wants to repeat the PC mistakes and press ahead with a faulty plan based on a preconceived outcome.