AMA Victoria issues a public reminder that Screen for Life is not endorsed by Medicare or the AMA and people should discuss their health concerns with a GP.
“This is an exciting development for a specific group of patients with specific conditions. However, AMA Victoria holds reservations as there is a lack of significant evidence and information on its side effects, potential harms, and implications of long term use or use at a young age,” AMA Victoria President Dr Tony Bartone said.
AMA Victoria thanks and bids farewell to the state’s outgoing Chief Health Officer, Dr Rosemary Lester.
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.
Doctors issue a sober warning for Australia Day celebrations, with the day now synonymous with alcohol and drug-fuelled injuries.
“Asthma is the most common reason for children being admitted to hospital, presenting to their doctor or hospital emergency department.
The Commission of Audit’s recommendations will end Australia’s universal healthcare system, impeding patients’ access to GP services and will scare people into avoiding going to hospital emergency departments.
This Saturday, AMA Victoria is holding a Summit to combat the serious issue that is confronting the medical profession: bullying, discrimination and harassment.
The Australian Medical Association (Victoria) welcomed the release of the Royal Children’s Hospital poll regarding parents’ views on vaccinations. The medical profession is greatly concerned that 30% of Australian parents surveyed are unsure if there is a link between autism and vaccines. There is not.