ANMJ Featured Stories

ANMF TASMANIAN BRANCH MOVING FORWARD

Wednesday 24th January, 2018

Recently elected ANMF Tasmanian Branch Secretary Emily Shepherd is passionate about ensuring all nurses, midwives and care workers feel valued in their work.

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ANMF Priorities 2018: Time for Action

Wednesday 24th January, 2018

As 2018 moves into full swing, the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF) is poised to tackle wide-ranging issues confronting the health and aged care sectors that directly impact nurses, midwives and carers  as well as the broader community.

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Nurses uniting to better healthcare globally

Wednesday 24th January, 2018

The Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF), along with three of its branches, the ANMF Victorian Branch, the Queensland Nurses and Midwives’ Union (QNMU) and the New South Wales Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA), are founding members of Global Nurses United (GNU).

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Engaging families: Maternal, Child and Family Health Nurses

Thursday 23rd November, 2017

Have you ever wondered what’s involved in practising as a maternal and child health nurse? Natalie Dragon investigates the different aspects of the role and the significant difference these nurses can make to the lives of young families.

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Nursing/midwifery leader appointed to NPS MedicineWise Board

Thursday 23rd November, 2017

Australia’s former Chief Nurse and Midwifery Officer, Dr Rosemary Bryant AO, has pledged to push for all nurses holding the power to prescribe following her appointment as a director to the Board of independent medicines information organisation NPS MedicineWise.

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Editorial Lee Thomas, ANMF Federal Secretary

Tuesday 24th October, 2017

After an exhilarating two days of passion and inspiration at ANMF’s 13th Biennial in Hobart last month, I can now sit back and reflect on what has been yet another successful national conference for the Federation.

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The Rise of Burnout: An emerging challenge facing Nurses and Midwives

Tuesday 24th October, 2017

Stress. Physical and emotional exhaustion. Irritability. Loss of motivation. Reduced productivity. Detachment. Skipping work. Using food, drugs or alcohol to cope. Burnout is a debilitating condition which research shows is increasingly affecting nurses and midwives. Robert Fedele investigates the rise of burnout and need for key stakeholders charged with managing the workforce and sector to recognise its importance and find solutions.

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Changes ahead for the ANMJ

Friday 22nd September, 2017

After ANMF members were asked to complete an ANMJ communication survey last month, the results are finally in, and from what you have told us, it’s time to change how we deliver nursing and midwifery news and information.

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LEADERS OF THE PACK: Our committed ANMF Reps

Friday 22nd September, 2017

Depending in which state or territory you live in the chances are you have met job reps, union delegates, worksite representatives or job delegates. Despite varying titles, the role of an ANMF job rep (however titled) is clear cut – to represent nurses and midwives in the workplace and drive change to improve conditions. Robert Fedele takes a look at what is involved in the position and how it can empower volunteers both personally and professionally.

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Working abroad: Ready to explore the world?

Friday 22nd September, 2017

One of the benefits of being a nurse or a midwife is the ability to work almost anywhere in the world. The flexibility that nursing or midwifery brings also allows the opportunity to travel to a multitude of destinations while also making a living. This month the ANMJ features two of the most popular destinations for Australian nurses and midwives to work and live in. Thinking of working overseas? Find out what it’s like working and living in the Middle East and the UK in this month’s special.

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