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ANMF welcomes the Government back flip on valuing GP Practice Nurses

ANMF Tasmanian Branch members working in GP practice have raised serious concerns that the Federal budget announcement on 30 June 2014, would reduce funding for Practice Nurses undertaking health assessments. The Government had announced that the time General Practice Nurses spent undertaking health assessments could no longer be legally claimed under the health assessment MBS […]

Rally on the Coast

ANMF organiser Jan Robinson spoke at the Federal Budget Protest Rally in Burnie on Saturday where about 150 concerned citizens braved the wild weather to have their voices heard. Many citizens and nurses have grave concerns about where this budget is taking Australia and particularly so for the poor and vulnerable in our society. Health […]

Certificate III in Aged Care or Home & Community Care – places available

Hobart’s brand-new Health Education and Research Centre is pleased to announce limited availability of funded places in our fully accredited CHC30212 Certificate III in Aged Care and CHC30312 Certificate III in Home and Community Care program.† Study face-to-face in our modern, centrally located facility with experienced educators. At the Health Education & Research Centre we […]


ANMF met with the new Health Minister, Hon Michael Ferguson and DHHS delegates on 21 May 2014 to present the key issues for nursing and midwifery and to discuss the Federal Budget implications. ANMF Councillors; Ros Gorrie, Kim Ford, James Lloyd, and Andrew Ostler attended to provide examples of the key concerns and solutions. The […]

Happy International Nurses Day!

Today nurses around the world are celebrating International Nurses Day (IND). This is a day in which the importance and value of nurses is celebrated worldwide. International Nurses Day is celebrated on the birthday of our most famous nurse, Florence Nightingale, in recognition of her contribution to nursing.  Florence changed the face of nursing and […]