#269 Update on the Public Health Emergency Orders related to supply of medicines
The Victorian Department of Health recently contacted us about three existing Public Health Emergency Orders that are set to expire on 27 March. They were put in place to facilitate telehealth and reduce regulatory burden.
#261 Statutory duty of candour law - update
The Victorian Government will introduce a duty of candour law in 2021.
Membership terms and conditions
AMA Victoria is not a government-funded organisation. Work done by AMA Victoria is funded by the collective annual subscriptions of our members.
#163 JobKeeper update for doctors and practice staff
AMA Victoria has received clarification on the eligibility of its members and their employees to receive the JobKeeper payment.
AMA Victoria says penalties must be enforced for violence against healthcare workers
AMA Victoria wishes to convey its profound disappointment in the sentence handed to two individuals who attacked paramedics in 2016.
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AMA Victoria's response to the VLRC's recommendation to legalise medicinal cannabis
“This is an exciting development for a specific group of patients with specific conditions. However, AMA Victoria holds reservations as there is a lack of significant evidence and information on its side effects, potential harms, and implications of long term use or use at a young age,” AMA Victoria President Dr Tony Bartone said.
AMA Victoria shocked by Vic Government’s decision to overrule patient privacy and release information without consent
AMA Victoria does not support the new law which will see patient information released without consent.
Legal Fact Sheets
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