The ANMF (SA Branch) is committed to the provision of professional and industrial support for nursing and midwifery members in South Australia.
We are the voice for nurses, midwives and personal care assistants in advocating progressive positions and responding to issues at the local and federal level.
We continuously work towards the recognition and advancement of the essential role of nurses, midwives and personal care assistants in the provision of health and aged care.
We represent the interests of members across a wide range of issues that impact the nursing and midwifery professions and subsequently the health and wellbeing of the community.
On behalf of members, we coordinate the development of ANMF (SA Branch) policies, position statements, guidelines, reports, issues papers and professional practice standards. These publications are developed in consultation with members and are primarily to assist ANMF (SA Branch) members in their day to day nursing and midwifery practice; whilst also articulating the ANMF (SA Branch) view to local and federal government, other health professionals and the community.
The ANMF (SA Branch) is also a member of the ANF Federal Professional Advisory Committee and through this collaboration informs the development of ANF Federal Policy and responds to key issues in the nursing, midwifery and personal care assistants health care agenda.
By using all these mechanisms, we act as a strong voice in advocating progressive positions and responding to issues at the local and federal agenda for debate, consensus and resolution.
ANMF (SA) networks are critical to member participation and engagement in various campaign activities. Whether you are a Worksite Representative or a Professional Development and Policy Representative at your work site, your participation is vital to the success of various forms of campaigns and membership representation. This section provides you with the tools to ensure you experience the rewarding experience that these roles bring to your Worksite
ANMF (SA Branch) – BPSO® Australia Host Journey
In 2012, Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF) (SA Branch) embarked on a partnership with the Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario (RNAO) and were endorsed to become the 2nd International RNAO Best Practice Spotlight Organization (BPSO) Host.
Our role as the Australian BPSO® Host is to:
• transfer knowledge through provision of implementation of evidence based practice learning institutes and workshops in Australia;
• provide a link to the global BPSO® collaborative and support network;
• mentor site implementation teams; manage BPSO® applications and contracts in Australia;
• assist with evaluation activities (Including NQuIRE® database); and
• develop and support BPSO®/Champion networks across Australia whilst also collaborating with established international networks.
Applying for a role in nursing/midwifery?
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