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SENIORS need to get for their rights and make politicians realise that older people still have a voice at the ballot box, says Perth doctor K C Wan. Dr Wan has been championing the movement for fairness and justice for doctors who want to work past retirement age.
“But this is not just about doctors. Plenty of people like to keep working and should be encouraged. It’s good for you,” he said. At 74, Dr Wan has more than the average briefcase of credentials.
Dear Doctors, friends and colleagues of the late Dr Bruce Shepherd AM A memorial service for Dr Shepherd will be held on Thursday 07/06/18 at St Marys Catholic Church, 42 Ridge Street, North Sydney @ 11.00am In lieu of flowers, the family has asked for a consideration...
Our friend, colleague and leader Dr Bruce Shepherd AM passed away at 7:30 this morning in Bowral, NSW. Dr Bruce Shepherd AM was the founder of The Australian Doctors' Fund (now Australian Doctors’ Federation), which, since its inception in 1990, has worked diligently...
The Department of Home Affairs has now published the updates to the Skilled Migration Occupation Lists which come into effect from 17 January 2018.
Dr Bill Coote, a former federal health minister advisor and former AMA secretary general, breaks down the forces reshaping general practice & discusses what happens to GPs if we move away from fee for service and the consequences.
The Australian Doctors’ Federation (ADF) has examined the document “Development of a Framework for Secondary Use of My Health Record Data” and makes the following points.
In an age where big data is king and doctors are urged to treat populations, the journey of one man still has much to tell us. This is a tale of a man named Joe and his story led to increase the chances of success for patients.
THE draft report of the Independent Review of Accreditation Systems within the National Registration and Accreditation Scheme (NRAS) for health professions has been released and it proposes massive changes, and is not to be glossed over.
Update on the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2017 currently before the Queensland Parliament
Fake News and $100 Billion in Healthcare Cuts. In a recent submission entitled Private Health Insurance Consultations 2015-16, the private health insurance lobby group Private Healthcare Australia (PHA) has outlined its agenda to reduce the cost of healthcare by $100 billion over ten years[
$100 billion in Cuts to Healthcare Need to be Explained – Claims by Private Healthcare Australia, that “there is an opportunity to reduce Australia’s healthcare costs by $100 billion over a ten-year period, while at the same time improving healthcare outcomes”  need to be spelled out in detail.” said Mr Milgate
Four PhD’s and an MA find no purpose for revalidation. Revalidation is a ‘bureaucratic process in search of a purpose’ and there is no compelling case or evidence to justify its introduction, spokesman for the Australian Doctors’ Fund (ADF)”, Dr Aniello Iannuzzi