Latest Australian Medical Association News

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
PM must tackle climate change with same urgency as COVID: Health groups
2020-21 State Budget welcomed for its focus on jobs, confidence and our community
WA’s top health experts call for immediate action on junk food advertising on government property
Roundtable to discuss future of nuclear medicine and radioactive waste
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
Pandemic spending at centre of Budget
Safeguarding Our future with an Australian CDC
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
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
Continuing telehealth is essential to keep Australians connected to healthcare
Kids swamped by ads for junk food and alcohol
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
Overcoming toothless tiger: establishing royal commissions With bite
Too little too late – how many more healthcare worker infections Will it take?
Protecting Our Healthcare Heroes
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
Extend Medicare telehealth items until March – AMA
$33 million to target priorities in Indigenous primary health care