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AMA in Action

AMA President Dr Steve Hambleton has been busy these past few weeks. He met with Liberal MP Dr Sharman Stone, who is Co-Chair of the House of Representatives Committee inquiring into Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder, to discuss the impacts of alcohol on women. Dr Hambleton also met with  Jim McGinty, Chair of Health Workforce Australia and Mr Cormack, Dr Kearon and Mr Scheepers.

05 Nov 2012

AMA President Dr Steve Hambleton has been busy these past few weeks. He met with Liberal MP Dr Sharman Stone, who is Co-Chair of the House of Representatives Committee inquiring into Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder, to discuss the impacts of alcohol on women. Dr Hambleton also met with  Jim McGinty, Chair of Health Workforce Australia and Mr Cormack, Dr Kearon and Mr Scheepers. Dr Hambleton met with AMA NSW President Dr Brian Owler and doctors from the Mount Druitt Aboriginal Medical Service to discuss Indigenous health issues and, while in Sydney, appeared on the Today show with weekend co-host Cameron Williams to discuss age restrictions on energy drinks following the death of a girl in the US after she consumed two cans. Dr Hambleton also attended the Royal Australian College of General Practioners’ Fellowship and Awards ceremony, where he met with newly elected President Dr Liz Marles. Earlier in the month who met with Dr Dianne Watson, Chief Executive Officer of the National Hospital Pricing Authority.

 


Published: 05 Nov 2012