Public Sector Updates – North West
Statewide Mental Health Services (SMHS) Spencer Clinic
Step 2 Grievance
ANMF officials and workplace representatives attended the third Workplace Grievance Panel meeting with Mental Health Services and Tasmanian Health Service (THS) management on Tuesday 14 December 2021.
The THS agreed to
- Rostering of 134 direct care nursing hours to commence ASAP
- A dedicated Clinical Nurse Educator for the North West Coast
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North West Regional Hospital (NWRH)
Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
The ANMF received a response from Tasmanian Health Service (THS) management that addressed some of the member concerns raised in the Step 1 Grievance. The benchmarking and progression of a business case will further assist to address members workload concerns. Please click here to read more.
Rosebery Community Health Centre (RCHC)
A change proposal which relates to the short-term reduction of operating hours at RCHC and subsequent request for nurses to work shifts at West Coast District Hospital (WCDH), from Sunday 12 December 2021, until Saturday 8 January 2022 has been implemented. Please click here to read more.
North West Cancer Centre (NWCC)
The ANMF met members at NWCC to discuss the 2021 Benchmarking. The proposed increase in full time equivalents (FTE) is welcome, however members articulated that the increase does not address the workload concerns. A formal notification to the Tasmanian Health Service (THS) is in process. Members will be kept informed of the process.
Updates correct as at 23 December 2021.
Authorised by Emily Shepherd, ANMF Tasmanian Branch Secretary