Royal Hobart Hospital (RHH) Updates
Department of Emergency (DEM)
The ANMF have been negotiating on behalf of 12-hour shift workers within the Royal Hobart Hospital (RHH) Department of Emergency (DEM) with regards to the change proposal governing the proposed change in night shift times. A meeting was held with ANMF, representatives of the Tasmanian Health Service, human resources and management. The ANMF have since had a member meeting to relay the outcome of that discussion. The terms of the change have in principle agreement of both parties and it is hoped that this process will soon be finalised.
Department of Psychiatry (DoP)
The ANMF continue to provide a daily presence within DoP following on from some acute concerns regarding aggressive patients and staff safety. The ANMF are in dialogue with State wide Mental Health Services (SMHS) management over these matters and hope to contribute to resolving some of the key issues in a timely manner. The ANMF will return to members once we are provided with something tangible to report however if you require assistance in the meantime, please contact our Member Support Team on (03) 6223 6777 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Casual Staff Shift Changes
The ANMF have been working with members affected by the alterations to shift times for casual relief, to collate their feedback on both personal experiences, as well as observations of impacts the change has had on clinical care and patient safety. Any feedback on the changes is welcomed, please contact our Member Support Team on (03) 6223 6777 or email email@example.com our Southern Organiser will be in touch to discuss the matter.