Attention members working in some aged care sites and/or GP practices

If your employment is NOT under an Agreement and/or you are on the minimum wage (including Modern Award) you may soon receive a pay increase. As of Monday 1 July 2019, the national minimum wage will increase by 3 per cent. The decision, handed down by the Fair Work Commission (FWC) on 30 May 2019, […]

Social Media: Things to remember

Often different worksites will have some form of ANMF campaign surrounding industrial or professional issues. The ANMF (Tasmanian Branch) and our Federal Branch may make posts which demonstrate current campaigns. It is important to maintain professionalism when sharing or commenting on such posts. We understand that these are issues our members are rightly passionate about, […]

Safe Staffing Organising Committee (SSCOC)

ANMF attended the bimonthly Safe Staffing Organising Committee at the Royal Hobart Hospital. ANMF requested at the meeting that the Nursing Hours per Patient Day data is presented to the group monthly and that the most recent re-benchmarking processes are reflected in the provided data. Other issues such as inclusion of Mental Health Services in […]

Palliative Care Week: 21 – 28 May 2017

This years theme is – ‘You matter, your care matters. Palliative care can make a difference’. The Tasmanian Association for Hospice and Palliative Care Inc. (TAHPC) started the week long celebrations with an afternoon tea to acknowledge the work of the medical, nursing, allied health, volunteer, administrative and ancillary staff of The Specialist Palliative Care […]

FAQs for ANUM and AMUM positions

Many of our members have questions regarding the Associate Nurse Unit Manager (ANUM) and Associate Midwifery Unit Manager (AMUM) roles and what this means for their workplace. Head online here and you will find a list of commonly asked questions and answers. If you still have concerns about this role please contact us by emailing […]

WHS Networking Session for Health & Community Services Join ANMF and Better Work Tasmania for a free networking session. Come along to discuss WHS issues and share solutions with other business. Topics for discussion include fatigue management, manual tasks, and violence and general mental health. When: Wednesday 22nd March 2017Time: 4pm – 6pmWhere: Wellington Room, […]

Professional Indemnity Insurance

This information sheet provides general advice about Professional Indemnity Insurance (PII) cover for members of ANMF and is intended as a guide only. Download a PDF of this Information Sheet WHAT IS PROFESSIONAL INDEMNITY INSURANCE (PII)? PII refers to protection against claims for loss, injury or damage to a third party arising from an act, […]