RMSANZ is the professional body for rehabilitation physicians and trainees in Australia & New Zealand and offers a stimulating, supportive and collegial environment of professional development, continuing education, policy review and encouragement of teaching and research.
Report published: Inquiry into long COVID and repeated COVID infections
The House of Representatives Standing Committee on Health, Aged Care and Sport has published the report for its inquiry into long COVID and repeated COVID infections, entitled Sick and tired: Casting a long shadow.
The report is available on the Australian Parliament House website using the below links:
Position Statement on the Role of Rehabilitation Medicine Physicians in the management of COVID-19 patients
New Position Statement produced by a working group put together by the board of Directors.
Please click here to view the Position Statement
RMSANZ submission to Parliamentary enquiry into Long COVID
WHO publication of the integrations of rehab and acute care for COVID
RMSANZ wins concessions to protect the clinical independence of all doctors
Following the negotiations with buying group Honeysuckle Health ((HH) – a joint venture between Cigna, a USA health insurer, and nib, an Australian private health insurer) and nib health funds to secure stronger protection for clinical autonomy and patient care.
Please see below to read a letter from RMSANZ President Dr Zoe Adey-Wakeling explaining the process.
Link to full determination on Australian Competition Tribunal website
RMSANZ functions as an advocacy group for the rehabilitation profession, committed to improving the quality of care of persons with impairment and disability. The objectives of the society unite the membership with its diverse interests and many facets of rehabilitation towards a set of common goals. We seek to work closely with medical colleges, government, health organisations, international and national associations to improve and develop services for rehabilitation in the community.
We are a non profit company limited by guarantee in Australia and New Zealand, governed by a board of directors and a constitution. RMSANZ supports regional branches and special interest groups which have direct input to the board through an advisory council.
A major activity of RMSANZ is the conduct of annual scientific meetings and periodic workshops that explore special areas of interest in clinical practice and research.
Find out more about the benefits of membership and the activities of the Society by visiting this site in more detail as it continues to expand the range of information for members and other rehabilitation professionals.
Go to Join the RMSANZ to access an application form to join the Society.