MEDIA RELEASE | AMA SA launches election priorities 2018
SA’s Political leaders gather to hear doctors’ prescription for a better health system
More money is needed for secondary hospitals and rural health to relieve pressure on tertiary hospitals—particularly for staff and training — not just for infrastructure.
That’s one of the key messages from doctors to South Australia’s political leaders at a forum to be hosted by the Australian Medical Association of South Australia (AMA SA) with Premier Jay Weatherill, Opposition Leader Steven Marshall and SA Best leader, Nick Xenophon.
9 NOV 2017
SA health sector faces continued job losses despite $1.1b infrastructure spending spree
AMA(SA) President Associate Professor William Tam spoke with Radio Adelaide about why all that glitters in the State Budget's $1.1b hospital infrastructure spending spree is not necessarily gold for the State's health system which is facing the loss of significant expertise.
29 JUN 2017
MEDIA RELEASE: AMA(SA) speaks out to save the Statewide Gambling Therapy Service
31 October 2016
The AMA (South Australia) is speaking out against plans to stop funding the Statewide Gambling Therapy Service, which would see the government closing its most successful gambling therapy program.
Despite the service’s ongoing outstanding results, it now faces closure after a tender decision looks set to direct the funding to a private sector psychology provider.
31 OCT 2016
AMA: Ethics and Professionalism
The Australian Medical Association (AMA) works to promote and advance public health and improve health care. An important part of that is maintaining high clinical and ethical standards in medical practice.
As the peak professional body of doctors in Australia, the AMA promotes and advances ethical behaviour by members of the medical profession, and seeks to protect the integrity and independence of the doctor-patient relationship.
11 AUG 2016
Dr Jane Zhang
Dr Jane Zhang is the representative for Gynaecologists on AMA(SA) Council. She is a consultant gynaecologist in private practice and a director at a North Adelaide specialist centre.
17 NOV 2015
AMA and RACGP call for urgent national roll-out of ERRCD
3 December 2014, Pulse+IT Magazine
Pulse reported that the Victorian and South Australian branches of the Australian Medical Association (AMA) have been vociferous in their calls for action on ERRCD, as has the RACGP. Click here.
18 DEC 2014
SA Sri Lankan Doctors Association Welcomed to AMA(SA) HQ
5 June 2014
Another medical group has joined the AMA(SA) head office at Newland House in North Adelaide with the Sri Lankan Doctors Association signing a service agreement on 3 June with the AMA(SA) for the AMA(SA) to provide secretarial supoprt and a 'home' to the Association.
AMA(SA) President Dr Patricia Montanaro, CEO Joe Hooper and Associations Officer Tracey DiBartolo welcomed SASDA President Dr Prabhath Wagaarachchi (Pictured) to the AMA(SA) family.
5 JUN 2014