In Defence Of Healthway

In Defence Of Healthway

Wednesday 25 March 2015

The recent events concerning the so-called “ticket scandal” has featured a regrettable deluge of bad press reflecting adversely not only on individuals associated with Healthway (particularly myself, as its Chair) but also upon the Foundation itself. As an individual adversely …

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Fighting on for FIFO health

Friday 12 September 2014

It has long been accepted that the Australian Medical Association is a major player when it comes to setting the public health agenda in Western Australia.   Major steps in the way our society and our government approach health issues …

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Meeting Vice President Dr Andrew Miller

Monday 28 July 2014

(AMA) WA Vice President Dr Andrew Miller will be well known to both members and the general public alike after a swathe of media appearances over the past fortnight. But who exactly is the man behind the words? Dr Miller …

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Humbled, ready and very willing

Wednesday 18 June 2014

It is with great humility that I write to you, my colleagues, as President of the Australian Medical Association Western Australia. I now follow in the footsteps of the great Alastair Mackellar who operated on me at Princess Margaret Hospital …

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President’s Diary

Thursday 22 May 2014

Fights fought and lessons learnt   The past 24 months have been the busiest of my life – juggling the duties and responsibilities that come with being President of the AMA (WA), practising as a GP in the burgeoning city …

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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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Setting the agenda on the End-of-Life debate
Dr Katharine Noonan
Thursday, 31st May 2018

It is an issue that will dominate political, medical and ethical debate in Western Australia over the next year, if not longer.   And the Australian Medical Association (WA) is determined to have the voice of the medical profession heard …