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30 Oct 2016
The AMA launched its 2016 Safe Hours Audit, an online survey to assess the fatigue risk of the working hours of salaried doctors and doctors in training, including GP registrars. AMA President, Dr Michael Gannon, said that fatigue and quality medical care do not mix.

Published: 30 Oct 2016

AMA President & AMA Vice President - Channel 9 - AMA Public Hospital Report Card

The AMA Public Hospital Report Card found the performance of the public hospital system has stagnated and even declined in some areas. AMA President Professor Owler said the contribution from the Commonwealth is going to be woefully inadequate to meet the healthcare needs of all Australians.


AMA President Prof Brian Owler - Radio National - Public Hospital Report Card

AMA President Professor Brian Owler said that the latest AMA Report Card reveals a public hospital funding ‘black hole’ as Commonwealth funding cuts hit the States and Territories.


AMA President Prof Brian Owler - The Today Show - AMA Public Hospital Report Card

The AMA Public Hospital Report Card 2016, released today, shows that, against key measures, the performance of our public hospitals is virtually stagnant, and even declining in key areas. AMA President Brian Owler said unless the Government looks at the way they fund public hospitals, people are likely to wait longer in emergency departments and for elective surgery.