Media Releases & News

April 26, 2022

Flu season around the corner – time to plan

With shorter days and cooler temperatures, NSW residents are urged to talk to their GP about getting their flu jab. “Flu season usually occurs from June to September in Australia, […]
April 23, 2022

Injured workers deserve timely access to care: AMA (NSW)

AMA (NSW) is concerned that injured workers’ access to care will be reduced should the State Insurance Regulatory Authority (SIRA) implement changes to medical fees. “SIRA’s decision to cut medical […]
April 22, 2022

Household contacts urged to be cautious about activity and all residents encouraged to mask up

Restrictions across NSW are easing further today, but AMA (NSW) strongly recommends people wear a mask in healthcare settings. “Please be considerate of others in medical facilities,” said AMA (NSW) […]
April 21, 2022

Notice of Annual General Meeting

Notice is hereby given that the Annual Meeting of the Australian Medical Association (NSW) Limited will be held at 7:00pm on Tuesday 17 May 2022 on the sixth floor of […]
April 11, 2022

Keeping your stories anonymous

We have received compelling feedback from members on the launch of our Payroll Tax campaign Your Quality Care – Taxed. Members have expressed concern about the impact this tax would […]
April 8, 2022

AMA (NSW) condemns NSW Health’s decision to hinder emergency payments to flood-affected doctors

NSW Health’s refusal to temporarily adjust rules for support payments to doctors in flood-affected communities is disappointing, said AMA (NSW) President, Dr Danielle McMullen. “The catastrophic flood conditions in Northern […]
March 26, 2022

Fair funding arrangement needed to improve hospital performance in NSW

The AMA 2022 Public Hospital Report Card underscores the necessity of a new funding arrangement between the Commonwealth and States, said AMA (NSW) President, Dr Danielle McMullen. “The facts and […]
March 24, 2022

Ground-breaking research into the working conditions of doctors-in-training

A peer-reviewed article published in the Australian Health Review examines patterns of overtime among doctors-in-training in NSW, as well as the common reasons why doctors-in-training do not claim for overtime […]
March 16, 2022

The time to prepare for the next COVID wave is now: AMA (NSW)

AMA (NSW) is urging the State and Federal Governments to shore up the health system ahead of the next COVID-wave. The call for funding comes as two new reports, released […]
March 1, 2022

Assistance for flood-impacted members

We acknowledge the extreme stress our members, particularly those in Northern NSW, are facing given the unprecedented flooding in the State. If you need assistance during this time, please contact […]