Workplace Relations

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.

Receiving feedback: Top tips for interns

Most people find receiving feedback confronting. Here are our top tips for interns to make the most out of the opportunities feedback provides.

Civility Saves Lives

Everyone benefits from kindness at work. In healthcare, where excellence is largely dependent on teamwork, creating a civil and kind culture is a key ingredient of great teams and essential for good patient outcomes.

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: 27 January

Here’s an update on a few of the issues AMA Victoria is working on for members, including media and advocacy highlights, workplace culture issues at Goulburn Valley Health and new training modules on end of life law for doctors.

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.

#357 Communications and Advocacy update

Here’s an update on a few of the issues AMA Victoria is working on for members, including Victorian Government recruitment of international health professionals, meal entertainment entitlement during lockdown, and a review of the Disability Act.

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