The Crucial Next Step – End-of-Life Care in WA

The Crucial Next Step – End-of-Life Care in WA


Tuesday 25 September 2018

Euthanasia remains a divisive topic within the AMA membership, the medical profession generally and the wider community. We need to brace ourselves for a robust debate as the government moves to implement Voluntary Assisted Dying (VAD) laws in Western Australia, …


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


Tuesday 11 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 …


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A flexible and diverse career starts with a flexible training program


Monday 10 September 2018

As WA’s deliverer of the Australian General Practice Training program, our organisation supports and enables over 500 GP registrars every day to progress through their training requirements to achieve fellowship.    The path to fellowship for many requires a flexible …


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Supporting doctors to balance work and family commitments


Wednesday 5 September 2018

Our medical workforce is integral to the Child and Adolescent Health Service (CAHS) and we are committed to supporting our doctors as they develop their careers in paediatric medicine. We understand the importance of offering a workplace where all staff …


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A little stability goes a long way


Tuesday 4 September 2018

The stress of planning a family is real, especially for pre-vocational Doctors in Training (DiTs) who for the most part operate on 12-month contracts.   Thankfully, new interns are being offered three-year contracts, which allow them to plan a year …


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Adj Prof Janice Bell
Tuesday, 16th October 2018

If we knew more about the factors that influence medical career choice, everyone involved in junior doctor training could help to guide and support that journey. With better insights, colleges and training organisations will know how to attract the right …