Today the World Medical Association put out a media release, which incorrectly suggests that its opposition to voluntary assisted dying is consistent with the views of the AMA.
The Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill has passed the lower house of the Victorian Parliament. Dr Lorraine Baker reaffirms AMA Victoria's commitment to support members during this process.
The Australian Medical Association (AMA) Victoria wishes to distance itself from recent comments made by the AMA Federal President on social media.
In light of the release of the Ministerial Advisory Panel on Voluntary Assisted Dying – Final Report, AMA Victoria reiterates the AMA’s 2016 policy position on Euthanasia and Physician Assisted Suicide, and makes the following statement with reference to this report.
AMA Victoria is the voice of Victorian doctors on issues impacting on medical practitioners, the public health system, mental and community health services and public access to quality health care.
Our Recommendations: Provide funding to undertake medical workforce planning . . .
This page outlines AMA Victoria's current public health issues
This page is an archive of AMA Victoria's policy submissions from 2011 to 2016.
2017-2018 State Budget Submission. Our Recommendations: Provide funding to undertake medical workforce planning: Provide funding to ensure Victorian doctors can complete their necessary training requirements. In particular, increase the number of medical intern, residency and registrar training positions (including at rural/regional hospitals) . . .