Government changes to mental health welcome – AMA (WA)

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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Free booze at the cricket? NO WAY, says AMA (WA)


Wednesday 31 October 2018

Free booze at cricket games would guarantee a return to the past – of alcohol fueled violence, of drunkenness and need for protective cages for patrons, especially families.   “Rod Marsh was a fantastic cricketer and an icon to millions …


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You will soon receive your 2019 AMA (WA) membership renewal


Friday 19 October 2018

Now is the time to update your details   Have you changed:   Your workplace? Your address? Your mobile number or email?   Contact AMA (WA) to ensure you are in the right membership category. Are you:   Working part …


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Message to all Federal MPs: Reject e-cigarette campaign


Wednesday 17 October 2018

In a letter sent this week to all Western Australian Federal Parliamentary representatives, AMA (WA) President Dr Omar Khorshid urged them to put health first and reject companies attempting to reverse decades of successful anti-smoking achievements by weakening rules against …


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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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E-cigarettes – AMA takes on big tobacco and the vaperatti

Monday, 14th January 2019

The past year has seen numerous blows to the case for e-cigarettes, despite mounting pressure from vaping advocates to relax Australian legislation around the products.   The debate is surprisingly polarising, with mudslinging and personal attacks commonplace in forums such …