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AMA welcomes extra funding for GPs involved in vaccine rollout

The Australian Medical Association (AMA) welcomes today’s Federal Government announcement of extra funding for longer GP consultations to inform patients of benefits of vaccination against COVID-19 and assist them in making informed decisions. 

18 June 2021View article

AMA welcomes transparency on revised ATAGI advice on vaccines

Latest advice should not alarm AstraZeneca recipients, says AMA The AMA acknowledges the latest advice from the Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (ATAGI) recommending the COVID-19 vaccine by Pfizer (Comirnaty) is preferred in adults under the age of 60 years.

17 June 2021View article

General Practice best placed to advise patients on sexual health

The Australian Medical Association (AMA) has told the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) that it strongly opposes any move to allow pharmacists to dispense oral contraceptive pills without prescription because of the risks it presents to patient safety.

16 June 2021View article

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AMA President meets with Prime Minister Scott Morrison

Dr Omar Khorshid and Prime Minister Scott Morrison met in Perth on Thursday urging a reset to the national COVID-19 vaccine roll out.

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COVID-19 is challenging the capacity of our nation to respond to serious illness in a never before seen way. View our guidance for doctors on the impact of coronavirus.

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