Not all PPE is created equal: making sure you use the right PPE for COVID-19

By Micah DJ Peters PhD and Casey Marnie|
2022-01-21T13:58:30+11:00
January 21st, 2022|

Correct use of appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) is part of any respiratory protection program to help reduce exposure to dangerous airborne particles including SARS-CoV-2, [...]

ANMF (SA Branch) holds crisis talks with Premier to address health system

By ANMJ Staff|
2022-01-21T12:27:04+11:00
January 21st, 2022|

The Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (SA Branch) says South Australian Premier Steven Marshall has taken on board its urgent pleas to address the state’s [...]

COVID: ‘Tightening the screws’ on existing workforce pressures

By Ben Rodin|
2022-01-20T15:54:15+11:00
January 20th, 2022|

An Australian nurse researcher and co-author of a new study looking at nursing workforce shortages during COVID-19 has said that the pandemic has exposed pre-existing [...]

‘Exhausted and burnt out’: Unions and providers call for ADF support and COVID-19 wage payment to ease aged care staff shortage emergency

By ANMJ Staff|
2022-01-19T12:46:16+11:00
January 19th, 2022|

Unions and aged care providers have joined forces to call on Prime Minister Scott Morrison to deploy the Australian Defence Force (ADF) to provide emergency [...]

Victoria to commence “Pandemic Code Brown” to make best use of hospital resources as the system deals with staff shortages and increases in COVID-19 patients

By ANMJ Staff|
2022-01-19T07:30:44+11:00
January 18th, 2022|

Victoria to commence “Pandemic Code Brown” to make best use of hospital resources as the system deals with staff shortages and increases in COVID-19 patients

My Health Record contains all COVID-19 info, including proof of vaccinations

By ANMJ Staff|
2022-01-18T13:06:28+11:00
January 18th, 2022|

The Australian Digital Health Agency is reminding people that My Health Record holds all COVID-19 information, including proof of vaccinations. Agency Acting CEO Paul Creech [...]

ANMF (Vic Branch) confident surge payments for Victorian healthcare workers will continue post January

By Kathryn Anderson|
2022-01-19T07:33:04+11:00
January 17th, 2022|

ANMF (Vic Branch) confident surge payments for Victorian healthcare workers will continue post January

Medi-Hotels for low acuity COVID-19 patients set to ease pressure on Victorian hospital beds

By ANMJ Staff|
2022-01-14T16:10:26+11:00
January 14th, 2022|

Two Victorian hotel quarantine sites are being transformed into medi-hotels from Monday, the Victorian Government announced today. Victorian Acting Minister for Health James Merlino said [...]

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