Specialist in Practice

Communications and Advocacy update: 19 May

Here’s an update on a few of the issues AMA Victoria is working on for members, including ePrescribing issues, consultation on integrated treatment guidance and proposed amendments to prescribe illnesses.

The dangers of accessing health records without consent

Electronic medical records are now the norm in most hospitals and medical practices. There are undoubtedly many benefits, enabling health practitioners to work more efficiently and provide care to patients with less delay.

Communications and Advocacy Update: 14 April

Here’s an update on a few of the issues AMA Victoria is working on for members, including a Review of WorkSafe Victoria’s management of complex workers’ compensation claims and Hospital visitors in Victoria.

Communications and Advocacy update: 24 March

Here's an update on a few of the issues AMA Victoria is working on for members, including payroll tax and medical practices, and TAC research grants available for Value-based Healthcare projects.

Communications and Advocacy update: 3 February

Here’s an update on a few of the issues AMA Victoria is working on for members, including the elective surgery suspension and workplace issues at Goulburn Valley Health.

Communications and Advocacy update: 15 December

Here’s an update on a few of the issues AMA Victoria is working on for members, including resumption of elective surgery; impact of public-in-private work; escalating violence against healthcare workers; marginalisation of the medical model in mental health reform; and lack of direction provided by the State Government to private medical practitioners.

Communications and Advocacy update: 9 December

Here’s an update on a few of the issues AMA Victoria is working on for members, including private practice and unvaccinated patients; Optimal Care Pathway for Adolescents and Young Adults with Cancer; and our 2022 State Budget Submission and Victorian State Election Working Group.

Communications and Advocacy update: 18 November

Here’s an update on a few of the issues AMA Victoria is working on for members, including healthcare workers returning to work after overseas travel; Guides to Best Cancer Care now available; mapping behaviour support provision; and support for older Victorians from refugee and migrant backgrounds.

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