"The research undertaken by Professor Gary Freed and others on general practice and paediatrics, published in the Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health and reported in The Age, is important and welcomed by the Victorian medical profession," AMA Victoria President, Dr Lorraine Baker, said.
"AMA Victoria has met over recent months with the Department of Education, including the Minister for Education and Dr Jenny Premios, the medical adviser to the department, regarding the Doctors in Schools program," Dr Lorraine Baker, President of AMA Victoria, said today.
The AMA is highly critical of the Federal Government’s decision to freeze the Medicare rebate until June 2020, as patients will pay more to see a doctor.
The Australian Medical Association (Victoria) applauds Health Minister Sussan Ley’s announcement that will see the $5 co-payment abandoned.
In preparation for Family Doctor Week, here is an excerpt from our interview with author of Silver Linings: True Stories of Resilience from a General Practice, Dr Mrin Nayagam.
Dr Sue English has been a doctor for over 30 years. She says her biggest challenge is time.
AMA Victoria's annual Build Your Practice Conference & Exhibition returns on 22 September.
AMA Victoria has guides, resources and advisors that can help doctors to working in/or running a private practice.