Latest AMA News

Majority Senate report makes right call on vaping
Practice what you teach: AMA urges better employment conditions for GPs
Medical student recognised for commitment to combining culture and care
Industry attacks on new alcohol guidelines put profit before public health
New GP aged care model will further fragment care
Health groups call on Crown Perth to make casino entirely smoke-free
Trainee doctors need mental health support
AMA, Government partner up to work on permanent telehealth model
Implement COVID-19 alert system
Vaping decision closes loophole
Little support for GPs in mental health report
Working from home must remain central to COVID-19 response
Get COVID tested – Keep us all safe
2020-21 State Budget welcomed for its focus on jobs, confidence and our community
COVID-19 roadmap needs redirection
New national framework launched to support mental health and wellbeing of Australian medical professionals
GP trainees need certainty following exam disruption
WA Training Awards 2020 winners celebrated
Pandemic spending at centre of Budget
COVID shows need to reset health spending in Budget
Report reiterates hospitals in crisis
International Day of Older Persons – aged care needs action now
Waiting lists point to a post-covid hospital crisis
Budget forecasts must be realistic about a vaccine
PBS changes to opioids a win for palliative care
More reforms to private health insurance needed to combat COVID blow
Urgent action needed now in aged care – AMA and ANMF say Care Can’t Wait
Urgent action needed now in aged care
Governments must commit to eradicating RHD
TGA vaping decision will protect young Australians
29 medical groups sign up to transparency in billing
Temporary telehealth extension will help patients
Urgent review needed of Medicare cardiac changes
WA Training Awards 2020 finalists announced
JobKeeper recipients paying millions in bonuses to their executives, research reveals
Extended Victorian lockdown will help avoid third wave
Telehealth, e-prescribing arrangements must be extended
Sobering economic figures show need to continue COVID-19 control measures – AMA
Updated policy on genetic testing and genomics in medicine
AMA updates its policy on genetics
New aged care funding a start to helping our most vulnerable
Too little too late – how many more healthcare worker infections Will it take?
Newmarch House report vindicates AMA calls for urgent assessments of all aged care homes
Develop plan to distribute COVID-19 vaccination now – AMA
Urgent risk assessment for all aged care homes
AMA prescription for private health
Major health bodies urge NT Government to ban smoking on school grounds
AMA calls for urgent Senate COVID-19 hearings on impact of Victorian outbreak on healthcare workers