Latest AMA News

New social media campaign ramps up fight against sugary drinks
AMA highly critical of ‘let it rip’ policy
Covid Vaccination information and resources for GPs 20 January
AMA welcomes restored telehealth services to meet pandemic demand
2022 AMA Rural Health Issues Survey
Telehealth services restored to meet pandemic demand
RACGP, RDAA, ACRRM, NACCHO & AMA – Government advised of GP COVID concerns
AMA successfully lobbies against amendments to antipsychotics in aged care
AMA meets with Ministers to discuss Covid pressure in medical practices
Recording numbers – is it enough?
Tasmanians recording RATs to help track COVID cases
Tasmanians continuing to support each other during challenging time
Covid-free status is far more important than vaccination status
Masks give breathing space over Xmas
AMA rejects unvaccinated pay for hospital medical costs proposal in NSW
AMA calls for more transparency in Section 92 agreement process
AMA welcomes ‘sensible’ TGA decision on contraceptive Pill
Rapid antigen testing – doing right thing
National plan is needed now to tackle Omicron, AMA says
Rapid antigen testing can reduce spread of Covid if done right
AMA calls on TGA to stop publishing details of misleading smoking cessation services
“Perfect storm” AMA calls for fair funding for GPs for urgent booster rollout
Destiny Kynuna awarded AMA Indigenous Medical Scholarship
AMA successfully lobbies against linking My Health Record uploads to claiming Medicare Benefits
AMA welcomes Medicare-funded telehealth as permanent part of health system
Public hospital emergency presentations rebound in 2020-21
Applications open for 2022 Indigenous Medical Scholarship
Doctors Call On Morrison To Urgently Bring Forward Covid Boosters To Save Lives
Australia must move quickly to speed up Covid booster program
Ground-breaking milestone for new dining destination at Police Cottage, Emu Plains
Permanent telehealth brings Medicare into 21st century says AMA
AMA supports move to secure supply of medicines
AMA speaks on child vaccines and Omicron
HELP relief for doctors wanting to work outside metro Australia welcomed
Big differences in private health benefits highlight urgent need for reform
Covid vaccine claims scheme
AMA Private Health Insurance Report Card highlights differences in insurer benefits, as funds’ profits soar
Changes to BMP legislation good news for doctors
AMA working with RANZCP to support trainees
As result of ongoing AMA advocacy to implement reforms to Bonded Medical Program
Fatigued, overworked doctors demand overhaul to working conditions fearing patient safety
Dr Hash Abdeen on Leadership in Medicine
AMA report card highlights big differences in insurer benefits, as funds’ profits soar
Health and medical experts call for age of criminal responsibility to be raised to at least 14
AMA vocal as new Covid variant emerges
AMA pays tribute to Health Minister Greg Hunt
AMA: Omicron underlines need for more vigorous rollout & national quarantine facilities
Named referrals – facts for GPs