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Designated Working Groups REVIEW - 18 March 2014
The ANMF (Vic Branch) recognizes that nurses and midwives working in health and other industries are potentially exposed to many occupational health and safety hazards. One of the most important ways to create and maintain a safe and healthy working environment is by supporting and providing resources to our members who are Health and Safety Representatives (HSRs) or Deputy HSRs in the workplace. [ READ MORE ]
Dandenong Hospital disciplines and demotes emergency nurse after incident with aggressive visitor - 23 April 2013
A registered nurse with 16 years experience has been disciplined for responding to a violent risk posed by a patient's relative in a secure area of the Dandenong Hospital emergency department. [ READ MORE ]
Baillieu Government decides to do very little to fix violence - 7 August 2012
ANF is disappointed the Baillieu Government has redirected responsibility for addressing violence in the public health system back to hospital management without providing adequate funding, enforcement or follow up. [ READ MORE ]
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