Health and Social Services, Health

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 here.