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  • Euthanasia – the AMA got it right

    17 Jan 2017
    Euthanasia – the AMA got it rightSpeaking on national television [ABC, Q&A] in November 2015, Andrew Denton strongly advocated  a Belgian-style euthanasia system, with...

  • Euthanasia – AMA position ambiguous

    17 Jan 2017
    Dear EditorI am concerned that the AMA position on voluntary euthanasia and physician assisted suicide, as outlined in Australian Medicine on 21 November 2016, and as reported in...

  • Letter to the Editor

    02 Apr 2015
    Dear Editor,In response to the article ‘Hospital funding squeeze intensifies’ in the March 2015 edition of Australian Medicine which referenced the National Efficient Price...

  • Keep an open mind on Lyme disease

    13 May 2014
    Dear Sir/MadamI was alarmed by your recent publication of a piece named 'Lyme disease not a local-grown problem:  pathologists'.I wonder whether Dr Graves swore an...

  • Members’ Forum

    21 Jan 2014
    AMACGP Chair Dr Brian Morton said the tragic death of an infant after parent who called the healthdirect 24-hour telephone helpline was mistakenly told their child’s...

  • Members’ Forum

    11 Mar 2013
    Revelations that up to 1200 patients at a major British hospital died unnecessarily because of negligence and misplaced priorities (see Hundreds die as budget targets come before...

  • Members’ Forum

    25 Mar 2013
    The suggestion made by Dr Brian Morton, Chair of the AMA Council of General Practice, that consideration be given to employing pharmacists within general practices (see Time for a...

  • Members’ Forum

    29 Jul 2013
    President of the Australian Medical Student Association Mr Benjamin Veness shared his experiences with stress among medical students, prompting some readers to share their own...

  • Members’ Forum

    07 Oct 2013
    In the last edition of Australian Medicine, AMA Chair of Doctors in Training Dr Will Milford raised concerns about the conduct of some Medical Colleges in providing training, not...

  • Members’ Forum

    21 Oct 2013
    AMA Chair of General Practice Dr Brian Morton said bulk billing hid the true cost of providing health care. He said it worried him to see registrars who had been discouraged and...

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