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long-COVID interview
COVID-19
 Dr Magdalena Simonis, AFMW President

Long Covid already tortures Australians – SBS Interview

Reaching out to CALD communities – I gave an interview in Greek (English version) for SBS on Long- COVID. Long covid syndrome is more common in women, but can affect patients of all ages. It causes a variety of symptoms, which can last for months. It has already started torturing many patients in Australia. Listen to the interview.

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COVID-19 ‘creation stories’
COVID-19
 Dr Magdalena Simonis, AFMW President

COVID-19 Creation Stories – time to distil what we have learned

Most conversations these days start with an exchange around how COVID-19 has affected us and our lives. In our social interactions, in our workplaces, engaging with fellow dog owners at the local park, COVID-19 is the new conversation starter. It is time to distil what we have learned from the pandemic.

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LATEST COVID-19 RESOURCES
COVID-19
 Dr Magdalena Simonis, AFMW President

COVID-19 Resources List [UPDATED 04 APRIL 2022]

[UPDATED 4 APRIL 2022 – Decision chart for use of Adult with symptomatic COVID-19 who does not require oxygen and has one or more risk factors for disease progression added] View the updated list of the latest COVID-19 resources. Please share with your colleagues.

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Recap: AFMW Open Forum – Moving Forward With COVID: GPs Advancing Vaccinations And Health Literacy Held 3 Feb 2022
News
 Dr Magdalena Simonis, AFMW President

Recap: AFMW Open Forum – Moving forward with COVID: GPs advancing vaccinations and health literacy held 3 Feb 2022

EVENT RECAP: On Thursday 3 February, the 2022 AFMW Open Forum series launched with GP Leaders Associate Professor Charlotte Hespe  RACGP NSW/ ACT Faculty and RACGP Board Director,  Associate Professor Margie Danchin Group Leader, Vaccine Uptake, Murdoch Children’s Research Institute, and Dr Magdalena Simonis, RACGP Expert Committee Quality Care discussing COVID in primary care in 2022. Watch the recording here.

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Magda welcoming members to 2022
AFMW
 Dr Magdalena Simonis, AFMW President

President’s Welcome to 2022

Dear AFMW Members and Friends, I hope you have all had an opportunity to rest and spend time with family and friends. We are already in full swing for the new year with a line up of Events and Open Forums planned.

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President's Address - December 2021
AFMW
 Dr Magdalena Simonis, AFMW President

President’s Address December 2021

As 2021 comes to a close, I’d like to wish you all a wonderful and safe festive season and hope that you can spend time with your loved ones. It’s a time to celebrate our ability to connect in person again, to listen to each other’s stories, to rest and switch off from work. As you reflect on the year that has passed, make sure you celebrate your achievements, your health and your relationships and remember that achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by trying to achieve your goals. This will be our final eBulletin for 2021 and the eBulletin team will return in late January 2022.  I wish you all a Merry Christmas and a very Happy New Year.

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LATEST COVID-19 RESOURCES
COVID-19
 Dr Magdalena Simonis, AFMW President

COVID-19 Resources List [UPDATED 04 APRIL 2022]

[UPDATED 4 APRIL 2022 – Decision chart for use of Adult with symptomatic COVID-19 who does not require oxygen and has one or more risk factors for disease progression added] View the updated list of the latest COVID-19 resources. Please share with your colleagues.

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