As you may have heard there has recently been talk of nationalising medical registration in this country, a process which so far has been carried out on a state level. While this may at the surface seem to offer many benefits to future doctors, critics argue it may erode the quality of medical training by allowing a currently independent process to be taken over by the government.

A panel discussion is being held on Monday 2nd March at 8pm in Kew,  Melbourne which will no doubt provide some clinical commentary on this issue, as it is being hosted by a local branch of the Victorian Liberal Party.

Find out more details here in the recent Newsletter from The Australian Association of Surgeons: newsletter-february-2009

Please note, the MSCV is strictly a political neutral organisation, and maintains no affiliation with any particular political parties.