Health and Social Services

Health and Social Services (HSS) is a large and diverse sector that encompasses a wide range of services including hospitals, child care, community health services, social work and care homes for older and disabled people. EPSU represents health and social services workers across Europe, including nurses, health care assistants, midwives, doctors, elderly and child care workers, social workers, laboratory staff, hospital cleaners and medical secretaries. We organise in public, non-for-profit and private services.

EPSU is the recognised European social partner organisation for workers in the hospital and health care sector throughout the European Union.

Mathias Maucher is the EPSU Policy Officer for the sector. The President of the EPSU Standing Committee for Health and Social Services is Dr. Margret Steffen of Ver.di, Germany and the Vice-Presidents are Maryvonne Nicolle of CFDT Santé-Sociaux (France),  Christina Mc Anea of UNISON (UK) and Kirsi Sillanpää of TEHY (Finland). Please find here a picture of the HSS Presidential Team. You can also get their contact details by clicking on the button below "View Contacts"

 Find out who is your national EPSU representative for health and services below.

Kick-off meeting Steering Group 1 - HOSPEEM/EPSU Project OSH + CPD

HOSPEEM-EPSU project “Promoting effective recruitment and retention policies for all health workers in the EU by ensuring access to continuing professional development and healthy and safe workplaces supportive of patient safety and quality care”

Kick-off meeting Steering Group - Brussels, 28 February 2017