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NEWSFLASH: NWRH Cases and Entitlements

April 4th, 2020|

Newsflash: COVID-19 cases at North West Regional Hospital The Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation Tasmanian Branch (ANMF) were advised last night, Friday 3 April 2020, that two healthcare workers have tested positive to Coronavirus (COVID-19) at the North West Regional Hospital (NRWH). The ANMF acknowledge that this is no doubt a challenging time for all [...]

NEWSFLASH: Private Sector Hospitals

April 3rd, 2020|

Newsflash: Private Sector Hospitals The Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation Tasmanian Branch (ANMF) have been working in conjunction with the ANMF Federal Office to swiftly advocate for all private sector hospital members affected by last Friday’s breaking news that private hospitals planned, or had, stood down nurses and midwives due to the suspension of elective [...]

NEWSFLASH: Australian Health Protection Principal Committee Advice

April 2nd, 2020|

Newsflash: Australian Health Protection Principal Committee Advice The Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation Tasmanian Branch (ANMF) have received enquiries from members regarding their right to transfer to a lower risk clinical environment for a variety of reasons during the COVID-19 pandemic. On 30 March 2020, the Australian Health Protection Principal Committee (AHPPC) advice to National [...]

NEWSFLASH: Launceston General Hospital Intensive Care Unit

April 2nd, 2020|

Newsflash: Launceston General Hospital Intensive Care Unit (ICU) The Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation Tasmanian Branch (ANMF) would like to advise members working in the Intensive Care Unit that, after advocating on your behalf regarding the need to purchase new footwear due to COVID-19, ICU members will now be reimbursed for the costs associated with [...]

NEWSFLASH: Mersey Community Hospital Update

April 2nd, 2020|

Newsflash: Mersey Community Hospital Update The Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation Tasmanian Branch (ANMF) were advised on Tuesday 31 March 2020 that as part of the Tasmanian Health Service’s (THS) response to COVID-19 the Mersey Community Hospital (MCH) Emergency Department (ED) would operate with revised, and reduced, opening hours from today, 2 April 2020. The [...]

Nurses, Midwives and Midwifery Group Practice Agreements

April 1st, 2020|

Nurses, Midwives and Midwifery Group Practice Agreements The ANMF realise that members are anxiously awaiting the registration of the Public Sector Nurses and Midwives Agreement and the Midwifery Group Practice Agreement so that they may receive their pay rise and back pay.  It is important that the Agreement (and award variations) are drafted carefully to ensure that all agreed [...]

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Members plea for community support

March 26th, 2020|

The Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation Tasmanian Branch (ANMF) have launched a social media campaign urging the Tasmanian community to care for healthcare professionals by staying at home and isolating themselves as much as possible. Nurses, midwives and care workers plead for community support in wake of COVID-19 pandemic The Australian [...]

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