Have your say and join the fight
In recent years, successive governments have chipped away at the foundation of the health system in Queensland.
This has served to undermine the role of doctors who dedicate their lives to healing and treating the state’s sick and vulnerable. Too much emphasis has been placed on convenience rather than quality when it comes to patient care.
Nowhere has this been more evident that in the rise of role substitution, with an increasing number of other health practitioners empowered to perform tasks traditionally provided by qualified doctors.
24 JUN 2020
Register Now! Junior Doctor Conference online from 27 June
The 2020 Junior Doctor Conference is going online. Launching on Saturday 27 June, the conference will be run over 7 weeks, with new content being released weekly.
8 MAY 2020
Latest on public/private elective surgery arrangements | Webinar Recording Available
If you were unable to attend or simply wish to re-watch our fifth webinar on the latest developments in public/private elective surgery arrangements, we invite you to view the webinar via the link below.
19 JUN 2020
EOI - Senior Active Doctors’ Working Group members
The AMA Queensland Council has supported the establishment of a Senior Active Doctors’ working group.
The purpose of the senior active doctors working group is to develop a model of senior active doctor registration category for the Queensland Health Minister to consider, and develop a submission to the Queensland Health Minister seeking legislative change for the relevant registration category.
15 JUN 2020
Members recognised in 2020 Queen's Birthday honours
AMA Queensland would like to extend our sincerest congratulations to our members who have been recognised for their outstanding contributions to healthcare in Australia in this year’s Queen's Birthday honours. Each honour is thoroughly deserved.
9 JUN 2020
Board of Directors & Council casual vacancies available
28 MAY 2020
Restarting of elective surgery and Surgery Connect contracts
With a spirit of cooperation and to continue advocating for a safe, fair return to elective surgery, AMA Queensland hosted its fourth webinar this week with Queensland Health and Queensland’s largest private hospital providers.
The webinar provided members with news of the latest developments in public-private negotiations as well as proposed timelines for the stepped reinstatement of elective surgeries.
22 MAY 2020