Doctor in Training
Eastern Health and Royal Women’s to face class action over wages and excessive work hours
Eastern Health and Royal Women’s Hospital are the latest Victorian health services to face a class action brought by their junior doctors amid claims the industry is understaffed, junior doctors are systemically underpaid, and patients’ lives are being put at risk.
#367 Call for unsafe rosters from doctors-in-training
Doctors-in-training, we want to hear from you! Send us your rosters if you feel your hours are unsafe.
#302 President's message: Keeping doctors connected is vital
“I am honoured and humbled to be given the opportunity to be President of AMA Victoria," writes Dr Roderick McRae. "As we weave our way through the COVID-19 global pandemic, members’ occupational health and safety and industrial relations issues and the safety of the community, will be front of mind for me and the AMA Victoria Board.”
The 2021 Hospital Health Check
The Hospital Health Check quantifies issues experienced by Victorian trainees working in the public hospital system. The survey helps AMA Victoria identify workplace and cultural issues within public hospitals across the state. It also provides a way for AMA Victoria to monitor progress and improvements made by health services.
#286 Careers Expo Presenter Profile: Dr Brendan Condon
Dr Brendan Condon will be presenting at the Medical Careers Expo on behalf of South West Healthcare. He helps medical students and junior doctors to develop their skills and find their path through medical training.
2021 Medical Careers Expo
The Medical Careers Expo empowers students & early career doctors with insight, knowledge & connections as they take first steps in their career or seek to make decisions about their future.
#276 Media wrap: Doctors-in-training launch class action
The doctors-in-training class action has received significant media coverage this week. Here’s a snapshot.