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COVID vaccine FAQs: What GPs need to know

These are difficult times for many people in the community and already, the issue of vaccine hesitancy is a concern that threatens to disrupt the Federal Government’s plan to deliver its national vaccine strategy for the benefit of the whole nation. It is time for us to open the conversation and engage patients, so that vaccine… Read More »COVID vaccine FAQs: What GPs need to know

Two experts answer common questions on compounding bioidentical hormone therapy for menopause.

What should GPs know about bioidentical hormone therapy?

In this article, originally published by RACGP, Dr Karen Magraith and I share insights about bioidentical hormone therapy. ——————- Two experts answer common questions on compounding bioidentical hormone therapy for menopause. In the wake of recent warnings about bioidentical hormone therapy, RACGP Quality Care committee member Dr Magdalena Simonis and Dr… Read More »What should GPs know about bioidentical hormone therapy?

Enterprise Bargaining Agreement for Doctors in Training

Enterprise Bargaining Agreement for Doctors in Training

Employment and training conditions for Doctors in Training (DiT) are unacceptable and unsustainable.  Although the recent review of the Enterprise Bargaining Agreement (EBA) for DiT saw many improvements, more need to be made, and promptly enforced. Doctors in Training suffer from unacceptably high levels of psychological distress relating to work,… Read More »Enterprise Bargaining Agreement for Doctors in Training

Covid vaccine roll out article

COVID vaccine roll out and the role of general practice

The imminent roll out of a COVID vaccine provides a timely opportunity to engage in a discussion regarding adverse events reporting and the role of the GP in this process. With COVID-19 vaccination(s) on the horizon, GPs will be central to delivering the new immunisations. How confident will the public… Read More »COVID vaccine roll out and the role of general practice

President’s Update – December 11 2020

Dear AFMW Community, You can email me directly using this link. Here are a few updates: 1. Philippines presentation Saturday 5th December was outstanding.Here are the notes I took. Please peruse and enjoy. 2. RAP process underway.I have written to Dr Tanya Schramm, President of AIDA, and she has responded with an offer to… Read More »President’s Update – December 11 2020

2020 Triennial Meetings

On November 7, AFMW will hold our Triennial meetings. This includes our Annual General Meeting. Time: 4pm – 6pm Location: via Zoom Proceedings will include: Change to the constitution Electing the Council for 2021-23. The official Notice is here. Members will receive specific information pertaining to these proceedings through their… Read More »2020 Triennial Meetings