Making her move

Making her move


Monday 25 February 2019

There’s a good reason why the most powerful piece in the game of chess was on this month’s cover of Medicus. An enduring symbol of strength, skill and flexibility, it was only fitting that we chose the ‘Queen’ to pay …


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Of breaks in service and leave lost


Monday 25 February 2019

By the time this article is distributed, the new registrar term would have started and I’ll be working in a new unit. This year, for the first time since internship, I will be directly employed by a privately operated (Ramsay …


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Change is a-coming


Monday 25 February 2019

The coming year is guaranteed to be a fascinating one in the area of health, even if the guarantee comes with promises of more bumps in the road than you might find on a Peshawar backroad.   Both levels of …


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Training is tough but no excuse for exploitation


Monday 25 February 2019

Social and traditional media have been ablaze over the last couple of weeks after Dr Yumiko Kadota shared her story on her blog. Her brave reflections on her workload and the way she was treated as a service registrar in …


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‘Grow Local’ program expanding its footprint


Friday 22 February 2019

A program that has successfully delivered mental health training to communities in Kalgoorlie and Leonora is set to expand into five more communities – a move that will see about 180 additional community members trained in culturally appropriate mental health …


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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
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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 …