Scrapped pharmacy screening deal welcomed

Scrapped pharmacy screening deal welcomed


Friday 7 July 2017

The decision by a major healthcare company to cancel its plan to be involved in pharmacy-based screening programs was due in a major way to a push against the move by the Australian Medical Association (WA).   “It is clear …


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No pressure on health officials to rush PCH opening: AMA (WA)


Friday 30 June 2017

The Australian Medical Association (WA) today called on the State Government to guarantee that no health official would be pressured to approve the opening of Perth’s new Children’s Hospital before it was completely safe.   “The AMA (WA) has consistently …


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PMH review and recommendations welcomed


Friday 9 June 2017

The Australian Medical Association (WA) today welcomed the Report into the Morale and Engagement of Clinical Staff at Princess Margaret Hospital, and urged the State Government and CAHS Board to implement all of its recommendations.   “The Report confirms the …


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AMA (WA) elects a new President


Thursday 8 June 2017

The Australian Medical Association (WA) last night elected an orthopaedic surgeon as its newest President.   Dr Omar Khorshid, one of the youngest Presidents in the AMA (WA)’s history at the age of 42, was elected unopposed at the Annual …


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Dr YES does Mandurah


Monday 29 May 2017

24 keen Dr YES volunteers journeyed to Mandurah last month for 2 action-packed days delivering health education sessions to high school students.   This year’s trip to the Mandurah and Peel region proved to be extremely successful, with great feedback …


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