Don’t put your child on the firing line!

Don’t put your child on the firing line!

Wednesday 22 May 2013

    Influenza has, over the years, caused many a parent great pain. The pain of seeing your child gripped by myalgia, fever, chills and severe coughing. The economic pain of being unable to attend work as you care for …

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Revalidation: Safe Practice or just another massive hurdle?

Tuesday 23 April 2013

At the February meeting of Federal AMA CoGP, we were asked to consider Revalidation in detail.¬†Revalidation had its birth in the UK several years ago and a number of my OTD colleagues have experience of it. The Medical Board of …

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Mental Health in the ED: An Oxymoron

Wednesday 13 February 2013

Those of you who have spent much time in an Emergency Department will be well aware of how little they have to recommend to those requiring a bit of calm, or respite from inner demons. It is very hard to imagine a more stimulating environment.

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"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 …