Release health policies now, says AMA (WA)

Release health policies now, says AMA (WA)


Tuesday 6 December 2016

Western Australian political parties must immediately release their health election policies to allow voters to fully debate the future of health in WA, the Australian Medical Association (WA) said today.   “Health plans should not be hidden from the voting …


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Dr YES heads down South


Monday 28 November 2016

Almost 1000 students in the Busselton and Bunbury area will have the chance to discuss key challenges they are likely to face during their lives when the Australian Medical Association’s Dr YES team of recently graduated doctors and medical students …


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AMA (WA) calls for immediate ban on children taking part in Qld combat sports


Wednesday 23 November 2016

The Australian Medical Association (WA) has called on the Federal Health Minister to take immediate action to ban children from taking part in organised combat sports competitions.   “We have seen some of the promotional material being used for combat …


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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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Why I Joined the AMA (WA)...
"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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WA Cervical Cancer Prevention Program update

Thursday, 7th February 2019

The self-collection component of the National Cervical Screening Program aims to improve participation in cervical screening by providing an alternative collection process for asymptomatic women who are under-screened or never screened. Currently, self-collection (i.e. collection of a vaginal swab for …