News

Sick children in the line of fire

Tuesday 5th February, 2013

More than 100 jobs could be slashed from both Sydney children's hospitals over the next four years, as hospital management are told they must find $3.3 million in savings per year. Read more

Health compromise must be reached

Thursday 31st January, 2013

The Australian Nursing Federation (Vic Branch) is calling on Victorian Health Minister David Davis and his Federal counterpart Tanya Plibersek to come prepared to compromise and 'do a deal' when they meet tomorrow at Melbourne Airport. Read more

ANF Says Health Must Be Top Election Priority

Wednesday 30th January, 2013

Australia's largest health union has called on all sides of politics to ensure that health is a top priority at the upcoming federal election. ANF Federal Secretary Lee Thomas was responding to the Prime Minister's announcement today that the election would take place on September 14. Read more

Nurse Pathways Project Bulletin

Wednesday 30th January, 2013

As part of the Aged Care Workforce Development, Leadership and Change Project, the ANF was successful in obtaining funds to undertake work in relation to the 'Establishment of more effective career and educational pathways for nursing' - The Nurse Pathways Project. Read more

Let’s talk Telehealth!

Thursday 24th January, 2013

Interested in Telehealth technology? Visit our Telehealth page to review draft national Telehealth Standards for Nursing. Read more

Australian Health Leadership Framework

Friday 18th January, 2013

Health Workforce Australia (HWA) invites you to provide feedback on the Australian Health Leadership Framework by attending a consultation event in your capital city. Read more

ANF Tasmanian Bushfire Appeal 2013

Tuesday 15th January, 2013

ANF is working to support any of our members who have been seriously affected by the recent bushfires and will be offering some financial relief to those individuals and families in this difficult time. Read more

Nurses slam use of funds

Friday 21st December, 2012

Commonwealth funding to help Tasmania's ailing health system needs to be redirected urgently, Tasmanian nurses say. Read more

No action taken to tackle violence in hospitals

Monday 17th December, 2012

Nurses are still not carrying personal alarms, and security staff have not been adequately trained in dealing with aggressive patients and families, a year after a state government inquiry into reducing hospital violence. Read more