Contracts of Employment

Contracts of Employment


Monday 17 December 2018

Primarily, medical practitioners covered by the WA Health System – Medical Practitioners – AMA Industrial Agreement 2016 (“the Agreement”), are employed on a fixed term basis. The Agreement’s Appointment Term Provisions* provide for appointments of:   Five years for Senior …


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Shaping up


Monday 17 December 2018

It was clear in 2017 that the Child and Adolescent Health Service (CAHS) needed a shake-up. The 2016 AMA (WA) Doctors in Training Hospital Health Check identified major morale issues at Princess Margaret Hospital for Children and a negative view …


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DBT an important aspect of mental health recovery process


Monday 17 December 2018

Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (or DBT) has become a mainstream dominant psychological treatment for mental health recovery. DBT is based on the core principles of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT). Thoughts, feelings and behaviours are interrelated.   The fundamental difference between the …


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New program tackles binge eating disorder


Monday 17 December 2018

A new binge eating disorder program, the first of its kind in Western Australia, has been introduced at Hollywood Private Hospital following a successful pilot earlier this year. The nine-week intensive program provides a supported therapeutic environment for people suffering …


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Kindness Counts


Monday 10 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 …


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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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WA Cervical Cancer Prevention Program update

Thursday, 7th February 2019

The self-collection component of the National Cervical Screening Program aims to improve participation in cervical screening by providing an alternative collection process for asymptomatic women who are under-screened or never screened. Currently, self-collection (i.e. collection of a vaginal swab for …