Health and Social Services, Social Services
Health and Social Services (HSS) is a large and diverse sector that encompasses a wide range of services.
The Social Services aspect includes activities which are mainly to do with Long Term Care (LTC), Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC), community health services, care homes for older and disabled people and social work. In addition, we work in establishing and providing support for European Works Councils in private, not for profit and public care homes. EPSU Social Services Sector represents care workers across Europe, including health care assistants, workers in all types of care homes, child care workers and social workers . 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.
Adam Rogalewski is the EPSU Policy Officer for the sector and Samantha Howe is the Policy Assistant for Social Services. The President of the EPSU Standing Committee for Health and Social Services is Kirsi Sillanpää of TEHY (Finland) and the Vice-Presidents are Yolanda Gil of CC.OO (Spain), Dietmar Erdmeier of Ver.di (Germany), and Razvan Gae of Sanitas (Romania). You can also get their contact details here. -
Dear Colleagues/Chers Collègues/Liebe Kolleginnen und Kollegen/Estimados Colegas/Bästa kolleger, Please find below questionnaire on opportunities and challenges related to the cross-border mobility and recruitment of health workforce in Europe addressed to
EPSU/Uni Hertfordshire Report on migration of health & elderly care workers and related trade union initiatives
(Brussels, 28 August 2012) The study and report “Opportunities and challenges related to cross border mobility and recruitment of the health sector workforce” have been commissioned by EPSU and prepared
Invitation Invitation Agenda Agenda Summary Report The final conference of the WICARE conference took place in Amsterdam on 18 November attended by EPSU affiliates from Belgium, Czech Republic, Estonia, France
Brussels, 14/15 January 2014 Summary information on PESSIS II - EPSU is being involved in as trade union partner, called PESSIS 2, “PESSIS” being the acronym for “Promoting employers’ social
Brussels, 31 October 2014 N.B.: The text below is copied (with very slight changes under sections "five phases" and "timeline") from the [project-related website HOSPEEM->http://hospeem.org/activities/projects/msd-psr/] set up. HOSPEEM and EPSU