Welcome to the January / February edition of The NSW Doctor magazine.


Back to business

PRESIDENT'S WORD Back to business Many of us are probably still a little fatigued from the previous 12 months, but it feels so good to turn the corner into 2021.  […]

What business is it of yours?

FROM THE CEO As your professional association, the AMA is always ready and willing to get involved in issues that impact doctors and patients. In a recent, rather terse, exchange […]

Improving health outcomes in rural, regional & remote NSW

FEATURE Barriers to healthcare access in rural, regional and remote NSW are multifactorial, but tackling workforce challenges must be a priority if we are going to improve outcomes in these […]

Recognising regional achievement

FEATURE Whilst healthcare improvement is needed in rural, regional and remote areas of NSW, Wagga Wagga Base Hospital is demonstrating it can provide world class care to residents. The Stroke […]

Advocacy for advanced trainees

FEATURE AMA is working at both a State and Federal level to improve the quality of vocational training. The AMA Specialist Trainee Experience Health Check, released in late November, reveals […]

Should doctors charge other doctors?

COLUMN Waiving fees for colleagues is more than just a professional courtesy. All medical practitioners have a responsibility to look after the health of colleagues and to lower barriers to […]

Leadership during a crisis

COLUMN [block_title style="column_title" inner_style="inline_border" title="LEADERSHIP DURING A CRISIS"][/block_title] One of the greatest lessons from the pandemic was the importance of having a strong organisation to represent doctors. The COVID-19 pandemic […]

Supporting members in 2021

WORKPLACE RELATIONS [block_title style="column_title" inner_style="inline_border" title="Supporting members in 2021"][/block_title] As we move into a new year, we are analysing the impact of the pandemic and how AMA (NSW) can support […]

Looking beyond Jobkeeper

WORKPLACE RELATIONS [block_title style="column_title" inner_style="inline_border" title="Looking beyond Jobkeeper"][/block_title] Employers should be preparing for a future post JobKeeper. This includes making plans around staffing that may not have been necessary or […]

Are your casual employees entitled to paid leave?

WORKPLACE RELATIONS [block_title style="column_title" inner_style="inline_border" title="Are your casual employees entitled to paid leave?"][/block_title] Employers have been seeking clarity around this question for some time now, and answers will finally be […]

Health Policy Perspective

POLICY [block_title style="column_title" inner_style="inline_border" title="Health policy perspective"][/block_title] Whilst the pandemic took precedence in 2020, there was a flurry of policy activity towards the end of the year and in early […]


POLICY [block_title style="column_title" inner_style="inline_border" title="BMA Cup Challenge"][/block_title] The BMA Cup is the highlight event of the golfing year for the AMA (NSW) Golf Society, which by tradition is a par […]


CLASSIFIEDS [block_title style="column_title" inner_style="inline_border" title="CLASSIFIEDS"][/block_title] SPECIALIST MEDICAL SUITES Attractive Specialist Medical Suites in the ASHFIELD area Other professionals include exercise physiologist, dietician, podiatrist Centre regularly attended by elderly and diabetic […]

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