GP Network News
GP Network News is a weekly publication for general practitioners designed to keep them up to date on developments affecting their profession.
10 Jun 2011
AMA 2011 Family Doctor Week – 18 to 24 JulyThe AMA’s annual Family Doctor Week is only a few weeks away. From Monday 18 to Sunday 24 July this year's Family...
03 Jun 2011
New AMA PresidentFollowing two years as Vice President, Brisbane GP, Dr Steve Hambleton formally took over as Federal AMA President at last week’s national...
27 May 2011
Opposition growing to cuts to GP Mental Health Treatment PlansOpposition to the Government’s decision to cut funding to GP Mental Health Treatment Plans is...
20 May 2011
GP Mental Health Treatment PlansThe AMA has continued its opposition to the decision in the Federal Budget to slash GP Mental Health Treatment Plan items under...
13 May 2011
New AMA President to be elected unopposedAMA Vice President, Dr Steve Hambleton, will be elected unopposed as President later this month. Dr Hambleton, a GP...
29 Apr 2011
Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) Senate InquiryThe AMA submission to the Senate Inquiry into the AHPRA said that the transition had...
21 Apr 2011
Role of the DoctorThe AMA recently released a new Position Statement on the Role of the Doctor.The AMA President, Dr Andrew Pesce, said that at a time of...
15 Apr 2011
Testing for Vitamin D deficiencyDr Brian Morton, Chair, AMA Council of General Practice, in the upcoming edition of Australian Medicine discusses the evidence...
08 Apr 2011
Online claiming of Medicare benefits now available for patientsPatients can now claim online for some medical visits to their doctor. This announcement was...