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06 Dec 2018

Two reports released today by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) – Emergency Department Care 2017-18 and Elective Surgery Waiting Times 2017-18 – provide further evidence that Australia’s public hospitals are under considerable funding pressure and are struggling to meet patient demand.

AMA President, Dr Tony Bartone, said the reports send a clear message to the major parties that public hospital funding will be a major issue at the next Federal election, which is expected in May 2019 or possibly earlier.


Published: 06 Dec 2018

18 Apr 2017

Changes to skilled worker visas will force Australian hospitals to address issues raised by locally-trained doctors, instead of recruiting from overseas, AMA President Dr Michael Gannon says.


Published: 18 Apr 2017