<![CDATA[Federation of Australian Catholic Medical Associations - News]]>Mon, 06 Aug 2018 19:12:12 +1000Weebly<![CDATA[AHPRA Good Medical Guide Revisions]]>Thu, 26 Jul 2018 11:48:59 GMThttp://facma.org.au/news/ahpra-good-medical-guide-revisionsIf you haven’t heard, the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (“AHPRA”) is accepting submissions on the Draft Revised Good Medical Guide: A Code for Doctors in Australia due date 3 August.  The revised code may result in silencing medical professionals expressing appropriate medical opinions affecting patient care.

Now would be a good time for us to gather & discuss related issues.  Remember Martin Niemöller’s poem.

For more information go to: 
<![CDATA[NSW Guest Speaker - The Transgender Movement]]>Thu, 26 Jul 2018 11:44:57 GMThttp://facma.org.au/news/nsw-guest-speaker-the-transgender-movementPlease join us for an important talk by visiting American Paediatric Endocrinologist Dr Quentin Van Meter as well as the launch of Patrick Byrne’s new book titled Transgender: One shade of grey.  Australian Paediatrician Dr John Whitehall has contributed a chapter.

This event promises to be an informative evening with practical discussion to follow.  It is especially relevant to doctors, lawyers, teachers & parents who seek a better understanding of transgenderism from a compassionate perspective based on current medical evidence.

Parking is FREE after 6pm at Broadway Shopping Centre – Level 1, 245 Broadway, Glebe for 7pm start on Monday 13 August.
Drinks & canapes provided.
RVSP: www.trybooking.com/WDXS
For more information, contact (02) 919 84 900 or nsw@ncc.org.au
Warm regards,
<![CDATA[NSW Annual Mass & Dinner + Launch of National CMA]]>Wed, 20 Jun 2018 11:13:03 GMThttp://facma.org.au/news/nsw-annual-mass-dinner-launch-of-national-cmaYou are your family are warmly invited to attend the

NSW Annual Memorial Mass and Dinner
with launch of the National Catholic Medical Association

The night will begin with a Vigil Mass and a Blessing of the Hands Ceremony.

This event is open to non-medical healthcare professionals (allied health, nursing and pharmacists) who are all welcome to attend.

Join us for a fantastic event with two wonderful Speakers:
  • Dr Luke McLindon MBBS, FRACGP, FRANZCOG, Brisbane.
    • “Called to serve Life in Medicine - a vocational reflection” 
  • Dr Eamonn Mathieson MBBS (HONS), FANZCA, Melbourne.
    • "Australia & the International Catholic Medical Scene" - Reflecting on his recent attendance at the 25th Congress of the World Federation of the Catholic Medical Associations (FIAMC) 2018 in Zagreb, Croatia.  
    • Founding member of National Catholic Medical Association

When: Saturday 21st July 2018.
Time: 3:00pm to 8:30pm
Dinner to follow at St. Vincents Private Hospital Function Room. 
Location: 406 Victoria St Darlinghurst 2010

  • Program
    • 3:00PM Mass at Sacred Heart Church 180 Darlinghurst Rd Darlinghurst 2010
    • 4:45PM Dinner & Drinks at St Vincents Private Hospital Function Room: 406 Victoria Street Darlinghurst 2010

  • Tickets: $75.00
    • Students:  $40.00 (limited number available)
  • ​​To book go to: www.trybooking.com/WMUF 
    • RSVP by Wednesday 18th July 2018
    • This site requires a credit card payment. 
    • If another method of payment is required please email stlukesguildnsw.cc@gmail.com

​Further details can be found the NSW CMA page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1591788990944281/]]>
<![CDATA[Australasian Institute for Restorative Reproductive Medicine]]>Sun, 15 Apr 2018 13:14:48 GMThttp://facma.org.au/news/australasian-institute-for-restorative-reproductive-medicineThe Australasian Institute for Restorative Reproductive Medicine (AIRRM) is the peak professional organisation dedicated to holistic management of fertility/infertility and reproductive health disorders. We promote contemporary and evidence-based fertility management, and aim for excellence in the provision of physical, psychological and spiritual care. Governance of the Institute is guided by Specialist Obstetricians & Gynaecologists, General Practitioners and Fertility Educators from around Australia and New Zealand. Membership is open to clinicians, educators, bioethicists, policy-makers, and those with an interest in Restorative Reproductive Medicine.

<![CDATA[AMA Policy, November 2016]]>Sun, 15 Apr 2018 12:35:18 GMThttp://facma.org.au/news/ama-policy-november-2016"Doctors should not be involved with interventions that have as their primary intention the ending of a person's life."-AMA Policy, November 2016]]>