Doctors join forces over child detention

The AMA is backing staff at Melbourne's Royal Children's Hospital (RCH) who are demanding an end to immigration detention for the children of asylum seekers.

The hospital's doctors are reportedly refusing to discharge asylum-seeker children back into detention and are calling on the Federal Government to end immigration detention for children.

Almost 1000 doctors, nurses and clinical support staff across the RCH have joined the action, for which they