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12 Feb 2018

Transcript:   AMA President, Dr Michael Gannon, Channel Nine, Today Show with Louise Momber, Monday 12 February 2018

Subject:  Nutrition in aged care facilities.

LOUISE MOMBER:  A new report has revealed our nation's prisoners are better fed than our elderly, with some nursing homes spending just $6 a day on meals.

For more, I'm joined by the national President of the Australian Medical Association, Dr Michael Gannon. Good morning, Doctor.

Published: 12 Feb 2018

26 Oct 2017

The AMA welcomes and supports the calls for greater quality and accountability in the Australian aged care system, as recommended by Kate Carnell AO and Professor Ron Paterson ONZM in their report, Review of National Aged Care Quality Regulatory Processes, which was released yesterday.

Published: 26 Oct 2017

15 Sep 2017

Almost 55,000 elderly Australians are on the waiting list for a home care package. The announcement of 6,000 new packages is welcome, but won't go far in tackling the enormous backlog, AMA Vice President Dr Tony Bartone says.

Published: 15 Sep 2017

23 Jun 2017

The AMA has long argued that doctors should be regarded as an integral part of the aged care workforce, in the same way that they are an integral part of the hospital workforce. Now, a Senate Committee agrees.

Published: 23 Jun 2017