AMA President, Dr Steve Hambleton, said today that the AMA welcomes the appointment of Dr Bill Coote as the Acting Director of the Professional Services Review (PSR) for a three-month period.
A permanent appointment will be made following Cabinet consideration.
Dr Hambleton said that the PSR performs an important function and it is crucial that it has strong leadership that is respected by health practitioners.
“Dr Coote is a senior, respected member of the medical profession with considerable experience in medical practice and in medical education,” Dr Hambleton said.
“His high standing in the medical community sends a strong signal that the PSR will be in safe hands.”
11 August 2011
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