Sharing solutions, ideas and friendships

Sharing solutions, ideas and friendships


Monday 5 November 2018

With Australia’s aged care sector under the spotlight like never before, an international conference aiming to find and share innovative solutions across the aged care and healthcare industries couldn’t have come at a better time.   More than 120 delegates …


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Rural Aged Care in Geraldton: A Positive Experience


Monday 5 November 2018

When I first moved to Geraldton 35 years ago, my new boss was attending a large nursing home and, as the NKOTB, I was expected to assist. I am delighted to say aged care is still a big part of …


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The dark art of public health advocacy


Monday 5 November 2018

I was fortunate to attend the recent Australian Public Health Conference in Cairns, which brought together public health professionals from a range of disciplines to discuss research, challenges and opportunities in issues such as Indigenous health, climate change, alcohol, gambling, …


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Program on Point


Monday 5 November 2018

In Just two years, the Royal Perth Bentley Group (RPBG) has emerged as a leader in the development and delivery of services to improve the wellbeing of not only our junior doctors but also that of the culture of our …


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Rudeness Matters


Monday 5 November 2018

After 12 months in full time academia, I returned to clinical work early this year. This left me oscillating between excitement and trepidation largely due to the fact I was re-inventing myself as a general paediatrician after 20 years in …


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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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Kindness Counts

Monday, 10th December 2018

Sylvia Rienks President, Medical Students’ Association of Notre Dame   Last year Notre Dame’s Australian Medical Students’ Association (AMSA) Representative, Ruby Osman-Mulraney enlisted the help of the Australian Bone Marrow Donor Registry to run a trial at the medical school …