#309 New laws on casual employment
Recent amendments to the Fair Work Act are relevant for medical practices that engage casual staff. These were made to address the concerns of the business community following the uncertainty created by two court decisions.
#297 What happens when a patient cannot consent to a COVID-19 vaccine?
For most people, getting their COVID-19 vaccine will be as simple as booking an appointment and presenting for a ‘jab’, but for those who lack capacity to consent to the vaccine, who can be among the most vulnerable to COVID-19, the process is less straightforward.
#289 What you say or do in your private life may have ramifications for your professional life
With the use of social media by doctors becoming more prevalent, it is more important to ensure that any views expressed or material shared comply with the Medical Board of Australia’s expectations.
#284 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.
#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
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#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.