Public Sector Updates – North West
Mersey Community Hospital
The ANMF met with members on 23 November in the Mersey Community Hospital Emergency Department to provide industrial support. The 24/7 reopening of the Emergency Department has been welcomed by members and the community.
The ANMF met with members at Mersey Community Hospital Medical Ward on 10 November. Members resolved in principle support for a trial of Assistants in Nursing (AIN) provided the AIN component is in addition to the current agreed staffing of 9,9,4 for 30 patients. Formal feedback has been provided to Tasmanian Health Service management; members will be kept informed of progress via email. Read the latest communication to members here.
Day Surgery Unit and Operating Theatre Redevelopment
On behalf of members, ANMF officials attended the Joint Industrial Consultative Committee (JICC) meeting for the Day Surgery Unit and Operating Theatre redevelopment on 9 November 2020. The terms of reference along with standing agenda items were agreed. Members from Day Surgery Unit and Operating Theatre are reminded that should they wish to attend the JICC contact our Member Support Team. The next meeting with members will be held on 1 February 2021.
Updates correct as at 26 November 2020.
Authorised by Emily Shepherd, ANMF Tasmanian Branch Secretary