Welcome to the November/December 2022 edition of The NSW Doctor magazine.


Protecting doctors in private practice

PRESIDENT'S WORD Protecting doctors in private practice Verbal and physical assault from aggressive patients is not uncommon in private practice and as such, it’s important doctors in all settings are […]

Showing up

FROM THE CEO Showing up When the medical profession came under attack, which organisations came to the defence of doctors? AMA (NSW) CEO, Fiona Davies on the importance of ‘showing […]

Stewards of the system

COLUMN Stewards of the system Change is needed to ensure Medicare meets the needs of Australians, as is a truthful public debate about the issues, writes AMA President, Professor Steve […]

NSW State Election

FEATURE NSW State Election The NSW State Election is scheduled to be held in March 2023. In the lead-up, AMA (NSW) is focused on building not only a better health […]

Why the Lismore disaster matters to all health service providers

FEATURE Why the Lismore disaster matters to all health service providers The shocking lack of support for health service providers in the Northern Rivers region should be of great concern […]

Complaints against medical practitioners

WORKPLACE RELATIONS Complaints against medical practitioners With complaints, it’s not a case of ‘if’ but ‘when’. And while they are always unsettling, knowing what to expect can make the process […]

Planning for the holiday period

WORKPLACE RELATIONS Planning for the holiday period It’s that time of year again! Get your practice ready for the holidays by planning annual leave arrangements with staff. With the Christmas […]

Medical indemnity concerns

WORKPLACE RELATIONS Medical indemnity concerns It is imperative that medical indemnity premium growth is kept in check to ensure patient access to care is not jeopardised. MEDICAL INDEMNITY insurance is […]

Workplace Relations Events

WORKPLACE RELATIONS Workplace Relations events It’s been a tough couple of years for NSW medical practitioners. From bush fires, floods, a pandemic, and even more floods – The AMA (NSW) […]

A Night for the Profession

FEATURE A Night for the Profession A Night for the Profession was a special celebration for medical professionals and health sector colleagues, and an evening to raise funds for some […]

2022 DIT Award Winners

FEATURE 2022 DIT Award Winners AMA (NSW) recognises outstanding doctors-in-training with the 2022 DIT Awards. This year’s winners have made exceptional contributions to medicine and continue to have a positive […]

Vale Dr John Dixon Hughes

NEWS Vale Dr John Dixon Hughes AMA (NSW) ACKNOWLEDGES the sad passing of Dr John Dixon Hughes OAM on 14 September 2022. He is remembered for his life of service […]

Rural Transitions: how to prepare

COLUMN Rural transitions: How to prepare Former Australian Medical Students’ Association President, Jasmine Davis shares advice on how to prepare for, and embrace, the beginning of a new term or […]

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