Dr Tony Bartone

Dr Tony Bartone

Dr Bartone is a Melbourne GP and the president of the Australian Medical Association.

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The Mental Health Commission’s COVID-19 response plan is totally inadequate to address the current prevalence of mental…
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One of the most welcome outcomes of the COVID-19 pandemic in Australia — albeit unexpected and probably unintended — has…
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Is this government up to the challenge of meaningful health reform? I must say I am beginning to severely doubt it. Why?…
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Sometimes you think it might be good to have election campaigns more often. Governments announce long-awaited policies in…
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Last week, I was surprised to read an article in Australian Doctor that included patently incorrect claims about general…
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As Christmas draws nearer with the promise of, hopefully, a quieter time for most Australians, the pressure is growing on…
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The AMA recently lodged its submission to the COAG Health Council on the "Regulation of Australia’s health professions:…
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