AMA (WA) welcomes open date announcement for PCH

AMA (WA) welcomes open date announcement for PCH


Thursday 30 November 2017

The Australian Medical Association (WA) today welcomed the news that the long awaited opening of the new Perth Children’s Hospital will finally take place in May 2018.   “After a seemingly endless list of problems, ranging from lead in the …


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AMA (WA) members honoured in Australia Day nomination


Friday 17 November 2017

The AMA (WA) is delighted with the nomination of two of its members as finalists for the 2018 Australian of the Year Award.   AMA (WA) President Dr Omar Khorshid said both nominees deserved the recognition of being nominated for …


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State support of violence reprehensible – AMA (WA)


Tuesday 31 October 2017

The State Government should be embarrassed by its financial support of cage-fighting in Western Australia, the Australian Medical Association (WA) said today.   “It’s one thing to bend to the pressure of the UFC snake oil salesmen and reintroduce cage …


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Survey highlights poor management and low morale in public health sector


Tuesday 31 October 2017

Almost half of Western Australian doctors considered resignation during the last 12 months as a result of work experiences – particularly poor management within hospitals – a survey conducted by the Australian Medical Association (WA) has shown.   The survey, …


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Excellence in health reporting recognised


Tuesday 31 October 2017

The Australian Medical Association (WA) today congratulated The Australian’s Victoria Laurie for winning the Excellence in Health Reporting Award at the 2017 WA Media Awards.   Victoria received the AMA (WA) Award for Best Health/Medical Report at the prestigious ceremony …


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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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Perkins researcher develops tool to target the right vein, the first time

Tuesday, 7th January 2020

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, …