State Government vaccine initiative welcomed

State Government vaccine initiative welcomed


Monday 30 January 2017

The Australian Medical Association (WA) welcomes the State Government’s announcement that WA will commence a vaccination program targeting meningococcal ACW and Y strains.   “Health Minister John Day has listened to the right advice and doctors support the initiative which …


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Royal Perth Hospital a broken promise: AMA (WA)


Wednesday 25 January 2017

“Mr Barnett, what happened to the redevelopment of Royal Perth Hospital you promised WA eight years ago?” the Australian Medical Association asked today.   Standing outside RPH this morning, AMA (WA) President Dr Andrew Miller said: “For too long we …


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More public hospital beds crucial to meet spiralling demand


Wednesday 18 January 2017

The future Western Australian government must address the current shortage of public hospital beds urgently, the Australian Medical Association (WA) said today.   “It is time for all political parties in the coming election to recognise the facts: there are …


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Don’t use water at Perth Children’s Hospital until all clear: AMA (WA)


Tuesday 10 January 2017

Anyone visiting or working at the new Perth Children’s Hospital should avoid contact with the water unless independent testing has given the all clear, the Australian Medical Association (WA) said today.   AMA (WA) President Dr Andrew Miller was reacting …


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Premier’s bullying tactics won’t deliver world-class hospital: AMA (WA)


Thursday 5 January 2017

Bullying tactics by the Premier will not deliver the world-class children’s hospital that everyone wants and expects to be delivered, the Australian Medical Association (WA) has said.   AMA (WA) President Andrew Miller has expressed dismay in response to misleading …


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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."
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Monday, 15th April 2019

A free training program that assists members of the community develop grassroots suicide prevention and mental health support strategies is having a positive and life-affirming impact on participants.   Meekatharra local Pamela Hodder (39) learnt about the ‘Grow Local’ program …