Latest Australian Medical Association News

AMA welcomes TGA oral contraceptives over-the-counter interim decision
Public hospitals in cycle of crisis, AMA warns
AMA updates its definition of general practice
New AMA position statement highlights important of cultural safety
WHO and AIHW release new mental health data
Oral contraceptives likely to stay prescription-only
Public hospitals in cycle of crisis, AMA report finds
Third dose of Covid vaccines for people who are severely immunocompromised
Health Advice critical to recovery plan 14 October
PIP Payments for Aged Care
Nominations open for Aged Care Council of Elders
Covid Vaccination information and resources for GPs 14 October
Advances in palliative care, but lack of universal access, have upended politics of assisted dying
Covid vaccination to become mandatory for WA primary and community health workers
Statement by AMA President Dr Omar Khorshid: Health advice critical to recovery plans
Major project to examine concussion in Australian sport
New project to combat concussion and brain injury in sport
Accessing cancer screening information from within patient record
Health advice critical to recovery plan
Resources for smoking cessation with Nicotine Vaping Products
Updates to Covid Vaccine rollout
AMA Submission on RACGP Administrative Changes to Standards for General Practice
Greens support WA Labor’s motion to raise age
Rural doctors need easier pathways to work in local hospitals
AMA releases position statement on rural GPs working in local hospitals
It is not too late to renew your Ahpra registration
Covid Vaccination information and resources for GPs 30 September
New vaping laws start in confronting nicotine pandemic poisoning our children
Remove barriers to rural GPs working in local hospitals
Vaping laws come into effect next month
AMA calls for urgent health system investment to prepare for living with COVID
AMA releases statement on Covid National Plan
Webinar: Smoking cessation – clinical guidance for nicotine vaping products
Covid Vaccination information and resources for GPs 23 September
Ripped-off and exhausted: junior doctors take on NSW Health over extensive unpaid overtime
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 report shows urgent need for National Strategy on Climate Change and Health
New GP aged care model will further fragment care
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