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Communications and Advocacy update: 4 November

Here’s an update on a few of the issues AMA Victoria is working on for members, including an inquiry into support for older Victorians from refugee and migrant backgrounds; an update on COVID-19 guidelines for IMEs regarding face-to-face interviews with workers; and rapid antigen self-tests.

Communications and Advocacy update: 7 October

Here’s an update on a few of the issues AMA Victoria is working on for members, including COVID Positive Pathways, National Safe Work Month, and child oral health knowledge and GPs.

#346 Communications and Advocacy update

Here’s an update on a few of the issues AMA Victoria is working on for members, including how proposed mental health law reforms will undermine patient care, the new bike helmet road safety rule relevant to health practitioners and the WorkSafe Victoria Clinical Hotline.

#316 Impairment Assessment Training

Jurisdictions in Victoria and NSW are experiencing a shortage of specialists for important impairment assessment work. Impairment assessment work can provide an attractive income stream and has the flexibility to complement private and public clinical practice.

#310 Important WorkSafe changes

From 1 July, a number of changes are set to be introduced that are relevant to doctors with WorkSafe patients, including CGU Workers Compensation exiting the scheme and improved support for mental injury claims.

#304 Communications and Advocacy update

Here’s an update on a few of the issues AMA Victoria’s Communications and Advocacy team is working on for our members, including: reducing the TAC administrative burden on GPs, and meeting with the Rural Doctors Association of Victoria.

#294 Communications and Advocacy update

Access to the Pfizer vaccine for members under 50; reminder for GP Ahpra registration; improved prevention and management of COVID-19 in aged care settings; and our support for a review of regional speed limits.

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