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Preventing workplace sexual harassment, violence and aggression

Preventing workplace sexual harassment, violence and aggression

In this article, originally published by Safe Work Australia, we share with Australian medical women new national work health and safety guidelines. ——————- New national work health and safety guidance has been developed by Safe Work Australia. The new resources provide practical guidance to businesses to help them prevent workplace… Read More »Preventing workplace sexual harassment, violence and aggression

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

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

How to help patients contemplating a pregnancy this year

A NEWLY pregnant patient of mine with pre-existing mental health issues recently told me she was considering a termination. Despite previously wanting a baby, she was feeling distressed and ambivalent due to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. Her fears were real, understandable and sufficient to destabilise her condition. How… Read More »How to help patients contemplating a pregnancy this year