In the media
'Appalling' online anti-vaxxers are hindering
immunisation rates: Health Minister
Mr Miles said "irresponsible" celebrities and uneducated people on social media posed a challenge in convincing those on the fence to get their children vaccinated against preventable diseases (08 May 2019). More...
'Patients get absolutely freaked out':
World-first 'cocoon' hospital bed aims to relieve ICU
A world-first intensive care cocoon developed by a Brisbane hospital aims to reduce "absolutely petrifying" delirium that occurs in up to 80 per cent of patients being treated in a hospital intensive care unit (ICU) (08 May 2019). More...
TGA Consultation: Proposed amendments to the Poisons
Standard - ACCS meeting, June 2019
The Secretary invites public submissions on these late additions to the scheduling proposals referred to the June 2019 meeting of the ACCS. Closing date: 24 May 2019. More...
AMAQ: Update from your President - Urgent issues
confronting doctors in QLD
Watch the short video below on what we have been working on in the past month - MBS Review Report - AMA rejects time-based fee for service model; Pharmacy prescribing trial; Voluntary Assisted Dying, Aged Care and Palliative Care in Queensland; 2019 AMA Queensland elections. More...
Supplementary IME Panel tender for Rehabilitation
Following the appointment of medical specialists to our Independent Medical Examination (IME) Panel in July 2018, WorkCover Queensland is opening a supplementary tender for additional Rehabilitation Physicians to support demand for patient referrals. Now open and accessible on the Queensland Government's QTenders website and will close on 31 May 2019 (07 May 2019). More...
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