#150 COVID-19 – AMA and government develop improved telehealth arrangements for patients
The $699 million breakthrough agreement was announced on Sunday morning by the Prime Minister and Health Minister.
#149 Heart medications and COVID-19: what health professionals need to know
There are now concerns about a link between ACE inhibitor medications and ARBs and increased risk in relation to COVID-19.
#148 WorkSafe item codes for telehealth are now available
WorkSafe is introducing temporary measures to support the continuation of essential health services for injured workers.
#143 DHHS calling for assistance with COVID-19
DHHS requires qualified medical and infection control staff to support the Victorian public heath response in this critical period of containment.
COVID-19: Information and resources
This is a rapidly changing situation. Please check here regularly for updates, resources and information, or to provide feedback to AMA Victoria.
#130 Speaking out on climate change threat
The National Climate Emergency Summit presented a series of discussions and debates that tackled the dimensions of carrying out a full-scale response to the climate emergency.
#129 Bushfire smoke clouding our skies can affect our health
While longer-term health impacts of this summer’s smoke pollution are not yet known, there is concern these could be substantial.
#128 Calls for urgent national response to lack of progress in pancreatic cancer outcomes
Pancreatic cancer has the lowest survival rate of all main cancer types. Despite this, it trails behind other cancers when it comes to funding for research.
#126 General practice for patients living with obesity
Obesity has multiple, complex causes. This is why generalist, ongoing care from a trusted GP can be a very effective option.