02Sep
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AMA (NSW) President calls for mandatory face masks on public transport

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AMA (NSW) President, Dr Danielle McMullen, is calling on the State Government to make it mandatory for people to wear face masks while on public transport. “We need to be doing more to ensure that COVID-19 is not transmitted when people are riding public transport like trains and buses. “They are enclosed, poorly ventilated spaces, […]
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28Jul
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Vale RACGP President Dr Harry Nespolon

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AMA (NSW) mourns the loss of one of the medical profession’s most dedicated and tireless leaders, RACGP President, Dr Harry Nespolon. “On behalf of AMA (NSW) Board, Council and staff, I want to express our condolences to Harry’s family, friends, patients and colleagues, as well as the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners and GP […]
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08Jul
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AMA (NSW) President: absolutely no time for complacency on coronavirus

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AMA (NSW) President, Dr Danielle McMullen, says now is absolutely not the time to be complacent about COVID-19. “The recent resurgence of coronavirus cases in Victoria has shown just how easily it can slip through gaps in infection control measures. “A new case, potentially resulting from community transmission, was identified in Sydney today. “We now […]
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25Jun
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AMA (NSW) President: it’s a pandemic, please treat travel warnings with seriousness

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AMA (NSW) President, Dr Danielle McMullen, is asking everyone to treat travel warnings issued for interstate journeys with the same gravity they would advice about international travel. “State leaders are using similar language to that used by the Department of Foreign Affairs on international travel when there are safety issues overseas. “As such, people in […]
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16Jun

Doctors are cautious about the usual blitz / bust cycle in elective surgery

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The NSW Government funding to get elective surgery back on track would ordinarily be welcomed, but these are not normal times AMA (NSW) President , Dr Danielle McMullen, said. “While there is a strong need to ensure patients are getting necessary elective surgery as well as doctors and other hospital staff back to work, there […]
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28May

AMA (NSW) President: State Government shows ingratitude to lowest paid doctors-in-training in the country with a wage freeze

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AMA (NSW) President, Dr Danielle McMullen, says the Berejiklian Government’s freeze on public sector wages is inappropriate in the face of the incredible work of health and medical staff in containing COVID-19. “NSW doctors-in-training, in particular, have been bearing the brunt of the COVID-19 pandemic. “While they have not been laid off, they can’t work […]
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15May

AMA (NSW) President: patients not seeing their doctors during the pandemic

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A survey of 815 doctors shows that many patients have been avoiding their doctors during the pandemic and this isn’t good for anyone says AMA (NSW) President, Dr Danielle McMullen. “85 per cent of the doctors surveyed said they are seeing fewer patients than normal. “This strong majority was across nearly all specialty groups who […]
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13May
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AMA (NSW) has a new President – Dr Danielle McMullen

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AMA (NSW) has elected, uncontested, its third female President – Newtown GP, Dr Danielle McMullen, after she has served as Vice President for the last two years. “These are challenging times and certainly not the conditions I thought they would be when I first decided to run for President of AMA (NSW). “I would like […]
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