“Dads and partners, take your leave”

“Dads and partners, take your leave”


Monday 18 March 2019

The birth of a new child is an exciting, stressful and wonderful period for a family. It is an important time for both parents to bond with their baby and adjust to the practicalities of a newborn. Societal precedents and …


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New beginnings


Monday 11 March 2019

The University of Notre Dame Australia’s Fremantle Campus came alive with celebration and cheer as 108 medical students crossed the threshold to their future at the University’s graduation ceremony in early December 2018.   In the relaxed outdoor atmosphere of …


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Pledge to serve


Monday 11 March 2019

One of the most satisfying jobs that an Australian Medical Association (WA) President gets to carry out is that of speaking at a university graduation – and the 2018 University of Western Australia graduation ceremony was another great example of …


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The challenges confronting GPs in residential aged care


Monday 11 March 2019

Most Australians want to live and receive care in their home as they age. We want to stay connected to our neighbourhoods, visit familiar amenities and live close to friends and family.   However, 6-7 per cent of Australians aged …


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McMurray’s test – a Mcwhat?


Tuesday 5 March 2019

I’d never realised how different medical education was in different parts of the world until I actually experienced it myself. I’m currently doing my elective at a hospital in London, and I was on the wards during one of my …


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Why I Joined the AMA (WA)...
"It is my hope that we can tackle the challenges our profession faces, united as one. If we dislike our working hours, our pay, gender inequality or low training opportunities, we can change these together. As a nurse in my previous life, I know that when a profession stands as one, people listen."
Dr Rebecca Cogan
Dr Rebecca Cogan
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“Dads and partners, take your leave”
Dr Peter Xiao
Monday, 18th March 2019

The birth of a new child is an exciting, stressful and wonderful period for a family. It is an important time for both parents to bond with their baby and adjust to the practicalities of a newborn. Societal precedents and …