Quick facts about HEU

  • founded in 1944 at Vancouver General Hospital
  • more than 50,000 members across British Columbia:
    • 41,000 members in publicly funded hospitals and long-term care facilities
    • 2,300 members in community health agencies
    • 1,500 members in community social services agencies
    • 4,000 members in contracted support services
    • thousands of members in First Nations health centres and privately operated care homes and assisted living facilities