#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.
Submission to the Royal Commission into Victoria's Mental Health
AMA Victoria's submission to the Royal Commission into Mental Health is now available.
#83 Mental health awareness – not just one day a year
The aim of Crazy Socks 4 Docs Day is to normalise conversation about mental health.
#81 Opening up about doctors’ mental health
"It makes such a difference to bring it out in the open that we’re human too. The problem is that in some circles there’s still a fair amount of judgement.”
#79 We must provide better care for mental health patients
Dr Simon Judkins, president of ACEM calls for better care for the community’s most vulnerable people.
#70 A critical time for mental health care in Victoria
The Andrews Government appears to have listened to AMA Victoria on many aspects of the Royal Commission into Mental Health.
Archived State Budget Submissions
2017-2018 State Budget Submission. Our Recommendations: Provide funding to undertake medical workforce planning: Provide funding to ensure Victorian doctors can complete their necessary training requirements. In particular, increase the number of medical intern, residency and registrar training positions (including at rural/regional hospitals) . . .
First Response is a free, confidential telephone support service for all Victorian doctors who may be facing workplace bullying, discrimination or harassment.
Mental Health Bill 2014
The Mental Health Bill is currently being debated before Parliament and many of AMA Victoria’s recommendations in our 2010 submission to the Exposure Draft Mental Health Bill.