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Birthrate Plus Implementation Committee Rescheduled

The Birthrate Plus Implementation Committee that was scheduled for tomorrow has been deferred by THS to 31 July 2017.ANMF staff and representatives will be in attendance to review the project details and implementation plan of Birthrate Plus in Tasmania. Immediately following the 31 July meeting feedback will be disseminated to members.ANMF encourage members who wish […]

Aged Care Campaign 2017

ANMF are fighting for a mandated staffing skill mix and ratios per resident for aged care. Research commissioned by ANMF, indicates we need more nurses and care staff in order to provide 4.3 hours of patient care per day, not the current 2.84 hours. ANMF have made ratios for aged care a priority for the Federal Election […]

ANMF Media Release: Poor Staffing in Aged Care Resulting in Abuse of Elderly

ANMF Says It’s Time For Government to Act on Damning New Report The Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF) says it’s time for the Government to fix the crisis in aged care, in the wake of a new damning report which contains disturbing evidence showing how the lack of minimum staffing regulations and appropriate skills […]

Public Sector EBA Implementation: Member Update

On Friday 9 June 2017 ANMF attended the Public Sector EBA Implementation Committee (EBAIC) and associated working groups to progress the implementation of the 2016 Nurses and Midwives Agreement. There were a number of key outcomes from these working groups which are summarised in the below:

One State, One Health System, Better Outcomes – Building a Statewide Clinical Service Consultation Feedback

The Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation, Tasmanian Branch (ANMF) welcome the opportunity to provide feedback to the clinical service development and proposed structure. ANMF recently met with the project team and members in all four hospitals. In light of this consultation, we provide the following feedback. General comments Feedback generally has highlighted disappointment with the […]