medicSA March 2018
medicSA is the magazine of the Australian Medical Association (SA). It is published and posted to AMA(SA) members every two months, and is also available to members online as a PDF. Bumper issues are also posted to non-member doctors. You usually need to be logged in as a member to access medicSA, but we have made this pre-election issue open access. In this issue ...
Mental health: Preventing suicide in the medical profession
The Final Report of the National Forum on Reducing Risk of Suicuide in the Medical Profession - jointly convened by the AMA and Doctors Health Services Pty Ltd - was released recently.
Election 2018: The health pledges
Election 2018: who has promised what? In this article are some of the undertakings and activity from parties on areas highlighted by the AMA(SA) and of interest to those in health - some good, some not so good.
Rural health: historic agreement landed
A landmark agreement, delivered by former AMA(SA) Council member and National Rural Health Commissioner Prof Paul Worley, has been reached to develop a national framework for a rural generalist medical specialty.
Also in this issue: Transforming Health - the round-up | New Medical Board Professional Performance Framework | AMA(SA) and social media | New federal Rural Health Minister | Motoring