Newsflash: LGH Acute Medical Unit

The Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation Tasmanian Branch (ANMF) have been contacted by the Tasmanian Health Service (THS) to advise that AMU have now ceased lockdown and that the requirement to work the altered shift times is no longer necessary.

Management have advised the ANMF that as of Sunday 31 May 2020, shift times will be reverting to the status quo prior to the lockdown change of shift time.

The ANMF encourage members to raise any concerns regarding the above with your Nurse Unit Manager in the first instance. ANMF Organiser Kylie Stubbs will be attending your workplace on Friday 29 May 2020 at 1430 hrs to discuss any outstanding concerns.

The ANMF acknowledges the difficult and challenging times you are currently working in and will continue to advocate on your behalf. We thank you for your service to the community and encourage you to stay safe and take care of each other. If you are experiencing any difficulties coping at work or home, and in addition to the support from ANMF, debriefing and counseling support is also available free to ANMF members via Nurses and Midwives Support on Free call 1800 667 877.

If you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact our Member Support Team via membersupport@anmftas.org.au or for urgent matters phone 1800 001 241.

Please note: Due to COVID-19 situation, our Member Support Team is now practicing social isolation and working from home. Bearing this in mind, email is the preferred and fastest way of contacting them.

Download a print ready PDF of this newsflash here.

Updates correct as at 28 May 2020
Authorised by Emily Shepherd, ANMF Tasmanian Branch Secretary