Public Sector Updates – North West
Rosebery Community Health Centre (RCHC)
Step 1 Grievance
The ANMF met with members from RCHC to review the Tasmanian Health Service (THS) response to the Step 1 grievance. Workload concerns remain and members unanimously endorsed the ANMF to raise the grievance to Step 2. Formal correspondence is in process and members will be kept informed.
North West Cancer Centre
ANMF officials met with members on Monday 21 February 2022 where members raised workload concerns and as a result, a Step 1 Workload Grievance has been raised. A response was received on Tuesday 15 March 2022 and member meetings will be convened to discuss the response and seek the direction of members.
Statewide Mental Health Services Spencer Clinic
Step 2 Grievance
At a member meeting on Wednesday 2 March 2022, the ANMF was directed to formally notify Mental Health Services (MHS) to have the Step 2 Grievance Specialist Panel reconvened. The ongoing sustained and unreasonable workloads, limited access to educator and skill mix issues remain of concern. Members will be kept informed of progress towards resolution.
A note from North West Engagement Officer Nicki Hood
The past fortnight has seen Nicki helping the Northern Organisers with the Roadshow, visiting six Aged Care sites, and speaking to new members about the ANMF. She has also stood by disability workers standing outside Federal Senator Richard Colbeck’s office in Devonport to highlight the vulnerability of people living with disabilities in the current COVID-19 climate. She will continue to letter box drop Aged Care campaign postcards in and around her local community and is also working on getting permission to visit the Waratah/Wynyard and Central Coast Councils to speak with community members there.
Updates correct as at 16 March 2022.
Authorised by Emily Shepherd, ANMF Tasmanian Branch Secretary