NSW Doctor March / April Issue 2019


This month in The NSW Doctor, AMA (NSW) releases its Vision for a Healthier NSW, hear from the health spokespeople ahead of the State Election, a report back from O-Week 2019, completing medical training but not in a straight line, industry news and more.


Thinking long term

FROM THE CEO [block_title style="column_title" inner_style="inline_border" title="Thinking long term"][/block_title] Short-term, populist policies fragment care and increase costs across the system. We need a healthcare strategy that can be adapted to […]

Creating a vision for health

PRESIDENT'S WORD [block_title style="column_title" inner_style="inline_border" title="Creating a vision for health"][/block_title] With both a State and Federal election on the horizon, it’s the perfect opportunity to consider health as an ecosystem […]

Vision for a healthier NSW

FEATURE [block_title style="column_title" inner_style="inline_border" title="Vision for a healthier NSW"][/block_title] We must continually strive for a health system that is patient-centred, equitable, integrated and innovative. In the months leading up to […]

Who should speak for health?

FEATURE [block_title style="column_title" inner_style="inline_border" title="Who should speak for health?"][/block_title] NSW State Election health candidates reveal their top priorities, the greatest challenges facing the sector, and which public health issues they […]

O Week

FEATURE [block_title style="column_title" inner_style="inline_border" title="O Week"][/block_title] The number of new interns in NSW cracked 1000 this year – the largest intake ever in State history. This year, NSW placed 1021 […]

Hitting the pause button

STUDENT VIEW [block_title style="column_title" inner_style="inline_border" title="Hitting the pause button"][/block_title] Sometimes you have to see it to believe it, but your journey through medicine doesn’t have to be a straight line, […]

Termination of VMO contracts

INDUSTRY NEWS [block_title style="column_title" inner_style="inline_border" title="Termination of VMO contracts"][/block_title] A VMO contract may be terminated in certain circumstances; however, there are a number of arguments you could make should you […]

Referral brokers undermining clinical care

NEWS [block_title style="column_title" inner_style="inline_border" title="Referral brokers undermining clinical care"][/block_title] AMA (NSW) has joined the Australian Diagnostic Imaging Association (ADIA) in urging the NSW Government to clamp down on the referral […]

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The NSW Doctor is the flagship publication of the Australian Medical Association (NSW) Limited. The journal is a prime source of communication with AMA membership providing a forum for medicopolitical debate and informing members of the concerns of contemporary medicine.

The NSW Doctor has a circulation of approximately 8,000, and is published every two months. The journal is distributed exclusively to AMA members, selected media, other organisations and subscribers.

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