HAVE YOUR SAY ON END-OF-LIFE CHOICES IN WA

HAVE YOUR SAY ON END-OF-LIFE CHOICES IN WA


Friday 13 April 2018

End-of-life choices, palliative care and related issues have recently been topics of great national debate. This has resulted in some states debating legislation over the last few months, and Victoria passing the Voluntary Assisted Dying Act 2017 late last year. …


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Realistic targets on tobacco legislation required at COAG Health Council


Thursday 12 April 2018

WA Health Minister Roger Cook should pursue realistic and achievable targets on tobacco control with other Health Ministers at the COAG Health Council meeting tomorrow, rather than floating empty, unenforceable ideas, the AMA (WA) said today.   “Realistically, other States …


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AMA (WA) welcomes COAG Health Council adoption of mandatory reporting laws


Thursday 12 April 2018

The AMA (WA) has congratulated the COAG Health Council for adopting nationally consistent mandatory reporting laws.   “The approach by the AMA in Western Australia to fight for separate and intelligent mandatory reporting laws some years ago has been shown …


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AMA meets with Corrective Services Minister


Tuesday 27 March 2018

Australian Medical Association (WA) President Dr Omar Khorshid has discussed concerns about Prison Medical Officer contracts and GP reviews of the health of new prisoners during a meeting with the Minister for Corrective Services, the Hon. Fran Logan.   These …


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Private Health Fund Profits Grow, Patient Choice and Policy Value Shrink: AMA PHI Report Card 2018


Monday 26 March 2018

Australian Medical Association (WA) President Dr Omar Khorshid has urged all West Australians to check the AMA Private Health Insurance Report Card 2018 before taking out health insurance.   Dr Khorshid warned that changes being pursued by Australia’s biggest private …


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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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A medical device start-up established at the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research, is aiming to help patients undergoing one of the most common medical procedures.   Along with Emergency Consultant Dr Katherine Arenson and Telethon Kids Researcher Nick Buckley, …