Are you thinking about which medical specialty is right for you?

Are you thinking about which medical specialty is right for you?


Thursday 18 April 2019

Applications for the 2020 Australian General Practice Training (AGPT) program are now open and will close 10:00am AEST on Monday, April 29 2019. You can apply at either or both GP college websites:   Australian College of Rural and Remote …


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Sustainable Health Review – More questions than answers


Wednesday 10 April 2019

MEDIA RELEASE WEDNESDAY 10 APRIL 2019   The Sustainable Health Review provides high-level direction for health in WA but ultimately asks more questions than it answers, the Australian Medical Association (WA) said today.   “The real test of the government’s …


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2020 AGPT applications are now open!


Monday 1 April 2019

Are you in a hospital and thinking about your specialty career?    Applications for 2020 are now open and will close on Monday, April 29 2019.   GP as a career has the breadth, scope and complexity of treating patients …


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Government changes to mental health welcome – AMA (WA)


Thursday 10 January 2019

State Government steps to improve mental health services in WA hospitals are welcome, and will go a substantial way to solving bottlenecks in emergency departments, the Australian Medical Association (WA) said today.   “The announcement today by the Minister for …


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AMA Fees List 2018 goes live Thursday 1 November 2018


Thursday 1 November 2018

The AMA has enhanced a key member benefit, with the launch of the AMA Fees List online in October. The new website has replaced the previous book and CD-ROM formats, making setting medical fees faster and more user friendly than …


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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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For me, my kids, and my community

Monday, 15th April 2019

A free training program that assists members of the community develop grassroots suicide prevention and mental health support strategies is having a positive and life-affirming impact on participants.   Meekatharra local Pamela Hodder (39) learnt about the ‘Grow Local’ program …