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Collaborative effort results in new safety protocols

August 1, 2006
The Report: August 2006 vol.27 num.4 by CAROL RIVIÈRE

Employers to start paying 70% share of LTD plan premiums ahead of schedule

July 31, 2006
The transfer of responsibility for funding the Long Term Disability plan for members of the Health Science Professionals Bargaining Association (HSPBA) will come into effect a week ahead of schedule./>

Temporary market adjustment to ease pharmacy crisis

July 26, 2006
The Health Science Professionals Bargaining Association (HSPBA) and the Health Employers Association of BC (HEABC) have agreed to a temporary market adjustment for pharmacists to deal with the severe shortages facing many pharmacy departments around the province.

TELUS Tour for the Cure arrives in Terrace

July 25, 2006
TELUS Tour for the Cure arrives in Terrace HSA members are invited to attend the official opening for the TELUS Tour for the Cure in Terrace on Thursday, July 27 at 11 a.m. at Skeena Mall. The TELUS Tour for the Cure is an informative and interactive exhibit that will travel to communities across British Columbia over the next eight months to promote the value and importance of breast health and mammography screening.  The Tour is part of a campaign by the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation to help women detect smaller tumors earlier.

TELUS Tour for the Cure arrives in Prince Rupert

July 20, 2006
HSA members are invited to attend the official opening for the TELUS Tour for the Cure in Prince Rupert on Wednesday, August 2 at 11 a.m. at the Rupert Square Shopping Centre. The TELUS Tour for the Cure is an informative and interactive exhibit that will travel to communities across British Columbia over the next eight months to promote the value and importance of breast health and mammography screening.  The Tour is part of a campaign by the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation to help women detect smaller tumors earlier.

TELUS Tour for the Cure arrives in Fort St. John

July 14, 2006
HSA members are invited to attend the official opening for the TELUS Tour for the Cure in Fort St. John on Saturday, July 22 at 11 a.m. at the Totem Mall. The TELUS Tour for the Cure is an informative and interactive exhibit that will travel to communities across British Columbia over the next eight months to promote the value and importance of breast health and mammography screening.  The Tour is part of a campaign by the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation to help women detect smaller tumors earlier.

TELUS Tour for the Cure arrives in Prince George

July 12, 2006
HSA members are invited to attend the official opening for the TELUS Tour for the Cure in Prince George on Saturday, July 15 at 11 a.m. at the Pine Centre Mall. The TELUS Tour for the Cure is an informative and interactive exhibit that will travel to communities across British Columbia over the next eight months to promote the value and importance of breast health and mammography screening.  The Tour is part of a campaign by the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation to help women detect smaller tumors earlier.

Agreement reached for transferred Cardiology Technologists

July 11, 2006
TheHealth Science Professional Bargaining Association (HSPBA) has reachedagreement with the Health Employers Association of British Columbia concerningthe terms of transfer for Cardiology Technologists. Theagreement is effective February 22, 2006 ... the date the Labour Relations Boarddetermined that Cardiology Technologists, including ElectrodiagnosticTechnologists, are in the Health Science Professional bargaining unit and arerepresented by HSA.

HSA Runs for the Cure: Join the team today!

June 28, 2006
HSA has formed a provincial team to participate in the Run for the Cure, to be held Sunday, October 1 across Canada and in ten communities across B.C.: Abbotford/Fraser Valley, Castlegar, Golden, Kamloops, Kelowna, Nanaimo, Port McNeill, Prince George, Vancouver, and Victoria.Family, friends and colleagues are welcome to join the Health Sciences Association team.

BC ministry of health faces challenge

June 27, 2006
On the day that Gordon Campbell visited Surrey with an announcement of a new -outpatient centre\" to augment health care services in that city ... widely speculated to be the most bold introduction of private health care into our system ... the government\s strongest and most effective advocate for thoughtful, managed and successful public health care reform threw in the towel.