AIMA Monthly Newsletter – September 2021

I write to you as Auckland, Sydney, Melbourne and some rural areas continue another gruelling week of lockdown with, seemingly, no end in sight. In my last president’s report I spoke about how polarised we have become as nations, communities and individuals, how a black and white world view stifles debate, scientific advancement and learning.  […]

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AIMA Webinar: Treating Aging: why, how, and when with Pharmacist Greg Macpherson

Unfortunately, our September AIMA Auckland Monthly Meeting won’t be able to take place in person due to likely lockdown restrictions – but – the good news is….we are taking it online, and everyone’s welcome to join! Join us as Pharmacist Greg Macpherson presents… Treating Aging: why, how, and when  Greg will talk about why he believes […]

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Rebuilding Health in the Covid Pandemic – a call to action

AIMA and ACNEM acknowledge the achievement of the Federal Government in control of the COVID-19 pandemic in Australia using border control, and best-practice public health measures to reduce transmission, increased vaccination rates and lockdowns. The cost to Australia has been enormous, and despite these efforts, many Australians continue to suffer health and mental health impacts […]

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Opportunity to contribute to medicinal cannabis research

Over the last few months, researchers at the University of Sydney have conducted a number of interviews with health professionals, policy regulators, suppliers and manufacturers, and researchers in both Australia and Canada to hear their professional views and experiences regarding medicinal cannabis use in the management of chronic pain. The next step of their research […]

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AIMA Monthly Newsletter – August 2021

August finds us deep in Covid worries with debate raging on the efficacy of lockdowns, how and if they should be implemented, concern around immunisation rates, programs and safety and the questions around our quarantine programs. As integrative doctors and practitioners we are all motivated by providing the best possible healthcare.  We are the people […]

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Doctor/practitioner Self-Care

AIMA has often spoken on the need for self-care, this is particularly important now when you, as doctors and practitioners, will be helping your patients navigate isolation, uncertainty, fear and even anger.  You may already be aware of the many resources available to patients online including Beyond Blue, Lifeline and Lifeline Aotearoa. However, there are also specific resources and […]

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You don’t want to miss this one! The 2021 BioCeuticals Symposium Enhancing Mental Wellbeing: Navigating Modern Day Life focuses on the role complementary and integrative medicine plays in supporting mental health and wellbeing. The 3-day event (1-3 October) features world-class speakers including Dr Ron Ehrlich, Prof Kerry Phelps, Dr Austin Perlmutter, Prof Julia Rucklidge, Dr Jermone Sarris and many more.  This […]

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AIMA Monthly Newsletter – July 2021

Today we spoke to the Australian Senate Inquiry into the AHPRA notification process.  We had the opportunity to talk to the Senators about the perceived bias against doctors who practice integrative medicine from the regulatory authorities along with the very real negative effects that a notification has on doctors. Read more here.

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AUCKLAND MONTHLY MEETINGS

Unfortunately, our September AIMA Auckland Monthly Meeting won’t be able to take place in person due to likely lockdown restrictions – but – the good news is….we are taking it online, and everyone’s welcome to join! Join us as Pharmacist Greg Macpherson presents… Treating Aging: why, how, and when on 22 September 2021. Click here for full […]

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