Doctor doesn’t always know best: Gannon

The man representing all Australian doctors admits the idea that a doctor knows best is ageing as are the people who hold that view.

AMA president Dr Michael Gannon insists doctors aren't afraid of patients being more assertive and finding out information, but internet searches to replace health care are worrying.

"Sadly, a lot of Australians get their information from Dr Google," he told Canberra's National Press Club in his first address as president.

The new president also declared the AMA's support for a