AMA President Dr Tony Bartone has urged more spending on preventive health in Australia. Australia’s health system is riddled with problems and the Morrison government must develop a big picture plan for dealing with it, according to the head of the powerful doctor’s lobby. Australian Medical Association president Tony Bartone also stressed that vision must be backed up with enough cash. "Two months on from the election, the need for significant health reform remains, and it must still be the government’s highest priority," he told the National Press Club in Canberra on Wednesday. "Our world class health system is simply groaning under enormous and ever-increasing stress. "Underfunding, under-resourcing, poor access, waste, inequity, and inefficiency are commonplace." Dr Bartone said the government doesn’t need any more evidence to prove problems exist. "The government has now got three years ahead. It has got three years of the benefit of many years […]