#342 Communications and Advocacy update
Here’s an update on a few of the issues AMA Victoria is working on for members, including health system demand pressures related to COVID-19, Australia's Annual Overdose Report, and a new legal course to help health professionals deliver quality end-of-life care.
#311 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, including an update on the acute health system crisis and a call for feedback on drug checking and an early warning network.
#233 TAC Opioid Management Plan trial
The TAC is now trialling an Opioid Management Plan to identify and support those at risk from high-risk prescription medicines.
#184 SafeScript supports regulatory changes during COVID-19
Using SafeScript to make informed clinical decisions is more important than ever.
#180 How SafeScript can help during COVID-19
During the COVID-19 pandemic it remains important to check SafeScript when prescribing a monitored medicine.
The Victorian Government is taking action to reduce the harmful use of prescription medicines with real-time prescription monitoring.
AMA VICTORIA SUPPORTS SUPERVISED INJECTING FACILITIES
After a prolonged debate within the community and in political circles the sensible decision has been made.
Media release on supervised injecting facilities
Dr Lorraine Baker stands by the statement she made before the Inquiry into Drug Law Reform regarding supervised injecting facilities.
The Andrews Government takes leadership with Ice Action Plan
The Australian Medical Association (Victoria) welcomes the Victorian Government’s Ice Action Plan, which includes $18 million for ice treatment and rehab programs.