Newsflash: COVID-19 cases at North West Regional Hospital

The Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation Tasmanian Branch (ANMF) were advised last night, Friday 3 April 2020, that two healthcare workers have tested positive to Coronavirus (COVID-19) at the North West Regional Hospital (NRWH).

The ANMF acknowledge that this is no doubt a challenging time for all nurses, midwives, and assistants in nursing (AIN) at the North West Regional Hospital. We understand that Public Health are investigating these two confirmed cases and vigorous testing is underway.

If you have any concerns please contact our Member Support Team via email membersupport@anmftas.org.au or call (03) 6223 67777 or 1800 001 241 (if outside Hobart). Due to COVID-19 the Team are now practicing social isolation and working from home, bearing this in mind, email is the preferred and fastest way to contact them.

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View the full COVID-19 page here

Updates correct as at 4 April 2020
Authorised by Emily Shepherd, ANMF Tasmanian Branch Secretary