AMA in Action
AMA President Dr Steve Hambleton started his fortnight in Brisbane appearing on Channel 10’s morning program Wake Up. He attended to patients in his GP practice before flying to Melbourne to have a joint meeting with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency and MDA National. Dr Hambleton made a brief stop in Sydney to talk with SBS TV Host Patrick Abraham about medical tourism, and to attend a breakfast for World Health Day, which was also attended by Health Minister Peter Dutton. Dr Hambleton attended the National Press Club Address by National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation Chair Justin Mohamed in Canberra. While in Canberra, Dr Hambleton was interviewed by veteran political journalist Michelle Grattan from The Conversation. You can listen to what Dr Hambleton had to say here: http://michellegrattan.podbean.com/2014/04/02/dr-steve-hambleton/
Dr Hambleton finished his fortnight with a face-to-face meeting with the AMA Executive team in Canberra.