2017 Media Releases

Media release on voluntary assisted dying final report

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 ...

AMA Victoria statement on Box Hill Hospital assault

Violence is never acceptable and violence against healthcare workers is abhorrent. Verbal abuse, threatening and aggressive behaviour, and physical assault by patients or hospital visitors is a common occurrence and this must end.

AMA Vic supports Coroners recommendation for safe injecting facility

AMA Victoria supports a trial of safe injecting facilities and wrote to Coroner Hawkins in December 2016, confirming this position. In this letter, AMA Victoria President Dr Lorraine Baker said that “AMA Victoria supports a trial of supervised injecting f...

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