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Roy Fagan Centre

Recruitment has been completed for additional staff to facilitate the re-opening of the 10 beds on Jasmine Unit. It is planned that the beds will be available on 5 June 2017.

Risdon Prison Complex

ANMF look forward to meeting with members at RPC on Thursday 18 May. Click here to access the meeting notice.

Psychiatric Emergency Nurse (PEN) Classification

ANMF has received the following response to the request for the PEN classification to be reviewed. “The PEN nurse role is currently being evaluated in accordance with the agreed descriptors. We will correspond with your office as soon as the evaluation is available.” ANMF will keep members updated on this matter.

New Norfolk District Hospital (NNDH)

The outcome of the night duty shift options ballot was for option 2; a 10hr night shift with paid meal breaks. A formal change proposal process will now be progressed before any change to rostered shifts is implemented. The interview process has been conducted for the extra EN staffing levels and RN hours to facilitate […]

Bed Block in ED at the RHH

ANMF met with members from the Emergency Department at the Royal Hobart Hospital in regards to concerns that there is increasing bed block amongst patients awaiting a bed on the Department of Psychiatry. Members put forward some short term solutions, which have been presented to management. Management has reviewed the letter, and recognised that this […]