AMA Victoria’s State Budget Submission to the Victorian Government calls for urgent and unprecedented investment in mental health. Major funding is now the only answer.
This page outlines AMA Victoria's current public health issues
Governments and political parties must support general practice. AMA Victoria slams unsubstantiated policies which direct funding away from general practice and towards ill-equipped and insufficient alternatives: pharmacists and nurses.
This page explores AMA Victoria's recent doctor advocacy work.
Today's Federal Budget announcement holds nothing but pain for Victorians. Just as no one is immune from sickness, no one will be immune from these dramatic increases in out-of-pocket health expenses.
"The Australian Medical Association Victoria is pleased with the Victorian Government’s Budget. Strong investments have been made across the health system and the medical profession looks forward to working with Premier Andrews and Minister Hennessy as these commitments come into effect," AMA Victoria President Dr Tony Bartone said this morning.
“The 2016-17 Victorian Budget is a good budget for rural health. The Government has announced $200m for a Regional Health Infrastructure Fund, which will lead to vast improvements to the state’s regional and rural health services” AMA Victoria President, Dr Tony Bartone, said this afternoon.
Our Recommendations: Provide funding to undertake medical workforce planning . . .
The Victorian Labor Party’s $46.2m plan for GPs to treat adolescents in disadvantages schools will not work in its current form.