Dr YES does Mandurah

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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2017-18 Federal Budget a significant step forward for health


Tuesday 9 May 2017

Tonight’s Federal Budget strongly demonstrates the key importance of health in Australia, the Australian Medical Association (WA) said today.   “The 2017-18 Federal Budget seems to be a significant step in the right direction for health, especially with the lifting …


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Perth Stadium urged to say “no” to full strength alcohol


Wednesday 3 May 2017

Full strength alcohol should not be made available at the new Perth Stadium, the Australian Medical Association (WA) has said today.   “There is no need for full strength beer or other strong drinks to be available at Perth Stadium. …


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Concern over potential anti-health agenda in WA Upper House


Monday 27 March 2017

The health of Western Australians could be at risk thanks to potentially suspect policies of a few new members of the Legislative Council, the Australian Medical Association (WA) said today.   The AMA (WA) said that parties with an anti-health …


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Decision to merge health and mental health portfolios welcomed


Friday 17 March 2017

The Australian Medical Association (WA) today welcomed the decision by the new State Government to merge the health and mental health portfolios under the one minister, Deputy Premier Roger Cook.   “The AMA (WA) has been advocating for some time …


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Monday, 12th November 2018

An article in the August edition of Medicus by Dr David Oldham, well summarised by its title To err is human, to forgive is divine, has weighed heavily on my mind these last few weeks. It ties in nicely with …