End of Life
#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.
#335 Communications and Advocacy update
Here’s an update on a few of the issues AMA Victoria is working on for members, including an Australian study on incidence and characteristics of end-of-life decisions in Victoria; and a call to join an Expert Advisory Group for the Public Sector Residential Aged Care Services sector.
#115 New guidelines could significantly reduce dementia rates
Risk reduction has been recognised by the WHO as a key strategy in reducing future incident dementia.
New online system for medical cause of death notifications
Information and guidance on using the new online system to submit cause of death notifications
#45 Voluntary assisted dying model of care information sessions
You are invited to attend an information session to learn about the voluntary assisted dying legislation.
AMA Victoria statement on the Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill
"There is no denying that this legislation marks a significant shift in medical practice in Victoria."
A message from the AMA Victoria President on Voluntary Assisted Dying
The Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill has passed the lower house of the Victorian Parliament. Dr Lorraine Baker reaffirms AMA Victoria's commitment to support members during this process.
AMA Victoria statement on former presidents
AMA Victoria confirms that Dr Stephen Parnis, Dr Mark Yates and Dr Mukesh Haikerwal are not spokespersons for the AMA.
AMA Victoria statement on the AMA President’s tweets
The Australian Medical Association (AMA) Victoria wishes to distance itself from recent comments made by the AMA Federal President on social media.