Aims and Objectives

Mission Statement


To represent and serve the medical profession collectively and individually, to promote the health interests of the people of Western Australia.

Key Aims and Objectives of AMA (WA)


  • To promote and protect the interests of the medical profession in Western Australia
  • To protect and preserve the professional, academic and economic independence of our members
  • To preserve, maintain, promote and advance the intellectual, philosophical, social, political, economic and legal interests of members and of the medical profession in general
  • To foster and sustain consultation and communication within the medical profession
  • To consider, originate and promote improvements or amendments to the law as it relates to the medical profession, the practice of medicine or to the medical or allied sciences
  • To develop and advance the public health
  • To promote the welfare of patients

Code of Ethics


The AMA’s Code of Ethics represents the core of fundamental principles, which should guide doctors in their professional conduct. It covers issues such as respect for patients, standards of care, clinical research and teaching, the dying patient, professional conduct and the doctor’s role in society.

 

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"I joined the AMA for all the advocacy work that is done. It is great to be part of an organisation that supports and assists doctors in training in many aspects of their work."
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Let’s make our hospitals healthy again
Dr David Oldham
Wednesday, 26th April 2017

Several years ago, the Department of Health adapted a motto that included “Healthy Hospitals, Healthy Staff”.   A few reconfigurations later, and some say they have never seen our hospitals or staff, looking sicker. So, what are the main factors …