#365 Communications and advocacy update
Here’s an update on a few of the issues AMA Victoria is working on for members, including booster/third doses of COVID vaccine for Group 1A high-risk workers, urgent measures to support Victoria’s healthcare workers, and Schedule 8 permit requirements for Schedule 8 medicinal cannabis.
#329 Communications and Advocacy update
Here’s an update on a few of the issues AMA Victoria is working on for members, including our response to the Mental Health and Wellbeing Act and authorising additional surge workforce to participate in Victoria's COVID-19 vaccination program.
#321 Seeking personal accounts to lobby for more public hospital funding
AMA Victoria is seeking short, written, personal accounts about how the public hospital system is struggling to meet demand.
#318 Protecting, promoting and improving health for the whole community
The new document Public Health Physicians: Protecting, Promoting and Improving Health for the Whole Community articulates the value of public health physicians to the contemporary public health workforce and promotes their capacity to contribute to the broader health system.
#311 Communications and Advocacy update
Here’s an update on a few of the issues AMA Victoria’s Communications and Advocacy team is working on for our members, including an update on the acute health system crisis and a call for feedback on drug checking and an early warning network.
#306 Join the Victorian COVID-19 vaccination workforce
Recently retired doctors who are listed on the Ahpra pandemic response sub-register and medical students are encouraged to join the Victorian COVID-19 vaccination workforce.
#302 President's message: Keeping doctors connected is vital
“I am honoured and humbled to be given the opportunity to be President of AMA Victoria," writes Dr Roderick McRae. "As we weave our way through the COVID-19 global pandemic, members’ occupational health and safety and industrial relations issues and the safety of the community, will be front of mind for me and the AMA Victoria Board.”
#281 Communications and Advocacy update
Here’s an update on a few of the issues AMA Victoria’s Communications and Advocacy team is working on for our members.
Victorian Doctors Class Action
Doctors-in-training across Victoria have come together to file class actions against the state’s health services for systemic and widespread underpayment of wages.