Family-friendly workplaces | Is health falling behind?

Family-friendly workplaces | Is health falling behind?


Tuesday 28 August 2018

According to a recent survey, the local arm of international accountancy firm Price Waterhouse Cooper ranks as the place Australian professionals most want to work in. As one of its parenting perks, employees are not expected to clock up the …


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To err is to human


Monday 27 August 2018

In the last few days of March this year, one particular sports story began dominating the headlines. I remember watching the television and it was “Breaking News”. There sitting alone was a very dejected looking Steve Smith, captain of the …


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“Slow motion emergency” needs action


Monday 27 August 2018

Not long ago, you would be forgiven for guffawing at the notion of clinicians uniting to fight climate change. Times have changed.   The Climate and Sustainability Forum invited a diverse range of representatives from industries such as health, planning, …


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My Health Record: fact vs fantasy


Monday 27 August 2018

I doubt that many of you would have escaped the recent storm of publicity over the Federal Government’s My Health Record. In many respects, it is good to have this debate. If we are to spend large amounts of public …


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Riding to raise awareness


Monday 27 August 2018

A rare and debilitating disease is the motivation for a trio of friends who are gearing up to ride 1,200kms from Melbourne to Sydney via Canberra and the Snowy Mountains on their road bikes.   Dr Carsten Broeze, an Emergency …


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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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Ties strengthened between AMA (WA) and Hu Zhou, China

Tuesday, 11th September 2018

Following on from the AMA’s participation in a trade delegation to China last year, General Manager for Education and Training, Jan Norberger, returned to China earlier this year to sign an amicable cooperation agreement with the Hu Zhou People’s Third …