Tougher stance on tobacco welcomed: AMA (WA)

Tougher stance on tobacco welcomed: AMA (WA)


Wednesday 16 November 2016

The Australian Medical Association (WA) today congratulated the State Government for taking strong action to further cut smoking rates in WA.   “Today’s announcement is a positive one for health in our great state, especially for the healthy future of …


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AMA (WA) highlights the impact of drunk driving in powerful new advert


Tuesday 8 November 2016

AMA (WA) President Dr Andrew Miller has recently taken part in a new campaign urging West Australians not to drink and drive.   “We thank Channel 9, the Road Safety Commission and the State Government for their involvement in this …


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AMA demands a fair go for GPs with pathology collection arrangements


Thursday 6 October 2016

Federal AMA President Dr Michael Gannon has made a direct plea to Health Minister Sussan Ley to scrap Government plans to change rental rules for pathology collection centres located in general practices and other medical facilities.   The Government announced …


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AMA (WA) welcomes NHMRC findings on fluoride


Wednesday 14 September 2016

The AMA (WA) welcomes the recent draft information paper by the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) on the safety and efficacy of water fluoridation, adding that West Australians should not be conned by the anti-fluoride brigade.   “The findings …


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Ambulance ramping reaches crisis levels


Tuesday 6 September 2016

Ambulance ramping figures have reached crisis levels across metropolitan Perth, with patients waiting up to 10 hours  to be seen by a doctor.   Senior emergency department doctors said rising ambulance ramping figures are just the tip of the iceberg, …


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It is an issue that will dominate political, medical and ethical debate in Western Australia over the next year, if not longer.   And the Australian Medical Association (WA) is determined to have the voice of the medical profession heard …