NSW Doctor January / February 2020

JANUARY / FEBRUARY ISSUE 2020

This month in The NSW Doctor: results of the 2019 Hospital Health Check, the RPA Hospital Choir, tips for 2020’s interns, welcoming Ms Dominique Egan back to AMA (NSW), payroll tax assessments in regional practice, understanding contracts, updated guide for doctors on domestic violence, remembering A/Prof Andrew Keegan, and more.

FEATURES

Responding to Crisis

PRESIDENT'S WORD [block_title style="column_title" inner_style="inline_border" title="Responding to Crisis"][/block_title] Climate change is impacting our health system. If we are going to respond to 21st century problems, then we need to employ […]

What happens when Stephen Duckett has a bad day?

FROM THE CEO [block_title style="column_title" inner_style="inline_border" title="What happens when Stephen Duckett has a bad day?"][/block_title] Once again Stephen Duckett wheels out another tired ‘greedy doctor’ headline. But focusing on the […]

Hospital Health Check 2019

FEATURE Hospital Health Check 2019 The results are in from our third annual Hospital Health Check survey, which asked doctors-in-training to rate their workplaces. Did your hospital make the grade? […]

RPA Hospital Choir: Working in Tune

FEATURE [block_title style="column_title" inner_style="inline_border" title="RPA Hospital Choir: Working in Tune"][/block_title] RPA’s choir program is more than just a gathering of like-minded musicos, it’s about improving wellbeing, building community, and making […]

3…2…1… – Go!

COLUMN [block_title style="column_title" inner_style="inline_border" title="3…2…1… – Go!"][/block_title] For those starting your internship, welcome to the big show! AMA (NSW)’s JMO Advisor, Jennifer Price gives interns her top tips for making […]

Homecoming

PROFILE [block_title style="column_title" inner_style="inline_border" title="Homecoming"][/block_title] From rookie to returning veteran, Ms Dominique Egan joins AMA (NSW) for a second time to apply her health law expertise in house for members. […]

Payroll Tax: Toll on rural health

FEATURE [block_title style="column_title" inner_style="inline_border" title="Payroll Tax: Toll on rural health"][/block_title] Faced with a crippling tax assessment, Dr Simon Holliday decided to fight back – not just for himself, but to […]

Understanding contracts

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES [block_title style="column_title" inner_style="inline_border" title="Understanding contracts"][/block_title] Dealing with contracts can be very complex. The Professional Services Team can assist members with contract reviews and offers template private practice contracts. […]

Top tips to be tip top in 2020

MARKETING [block_title style="column_title" inner_style="inline_border" title="Top tips to be tip top in 2020"][/block_title] A new year brings new opportunities. CJU Medical Marketing’s Managing Director, Caroline Ucherek, looks at what doctors can […]

A Toolkit for GPs in NSW

FEATURE [block_title style="column_title" inner_style="inline_border" title="A Toolkit for GPs in NSW"][/block_title] Women’s Legal Service NSW has launched an updated GP Toolkit for responding to domestic violence, with important information on strangulation […]

Insight: Dr George Thomson

PROFILE [block_title style="column_title" inner_style="inline_border" title="Insight: Dr George Thomson"][/block_title] His career has taken him around the world. Not only did he gain a lifelong love of New York but learned techniques […]

Bringing light to rural India

FEATURE [block_title style="column_title" inner_style="inline_border" title="Bringing light to rural India"][/block_title] Dr Naveen Chandra shares lessons learned on developing free mental health services in rural India. Just over a decade ago, psychiatrist […]

Vale: A/Prof Andrew Keegan

NEWS [block_title style="column_title" inner_style="inline_border" title="Vale: A/Prof Andrew Keegan"][/block_title] The medical profession is mourning the loss of distinguished colleague and former president of AMA (NSW), Associate Professor Andrew Keegan. A/Prof Keegan […]

BMA Challenge Cup 2019

GOLF [block_title style="column_title" inner_style="inline_border" title="BMA Challenge Cup 2019"][/block_title] The last event of 2019 was one of the biggest and best turnouts the AMA (NSW) Golf Society has ever had, as […]

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