Each year, ASMOFQ, in collaboration with AMA Queensland and its Committee of Doctors in Training surveys Resident Medical Officers (RMOs) throughout Queensland, including Interns, Junior House Officers, Senior House Officers and those on Continued Residency.
We've developed a suite of resources to inform patients about changes to the bulk billing incentive and why it will not impact patient Medicare rebates.
Our health system is breaking under the pressure of a decade of neglect and under-investment, particularly in the crucial areas of general practice and obstetrics. Once seen as a world-leader in health care, our public hospital system and workforce is overburdened, stressed and fatigued and patients are suffering. Opportunities for health prevention and cost savings are also being continually lost.
AMA Queensland has been liaising with the Queensland Revenue Office (QRO) to obtain greater clarity for practices about the payroll tax amnesty for contracted general practitioners.
Pharmacy trial puts profits ahead of patients
The Queensland Government’s decision to push ahead with its dangerous plan to allow retail pharmacists in North Queensland to diagnose and prescribe for a range of serious conditions shows a blatant disregard for patient safety.
Exhausted public hospital doctors have called for urgent action to fix ambulance ramping and bed block in Queensland’s public hospital system.
Queensland's Voluntary Assisted Dying (VAD) laws commence on 1 January 2023. With that date looming, doctors still have many questions about how the VAD scheme will operate, eligibility criteria and practitioner applications.
Every two minutes an Australian is hospitalised because of prescription medicines.
Prescription medicines are available to prevent, manage, treat and cure disease, but statistics show that certain prescription medicines are commonly a cause of considerable physical, mental and social harms. Deaths and harm caused by prescription medicines are significant public health issues.
AMA Queensland is the peak medical body representing the state's doctors. We are doctor-led and patient-centred.
Ours is the only organisation that supports doctors from all craft groups and at all stages of their career – from medical student to senior active doctor.
AMA Queensland's Council of Doctors in Training (CDT) is proud to present the inaugural Self-Care September initiative.
It can be tricky for a doctor to be a patient and for a doctor to be comfortable treating another doctor. But the reality is, every doctor needs a GP to provide objective health advice and support.