Dr Andrew Miller elected as AMA (WA) President

Dr Andrew Miller elected as AMA (WA) President


Thursday 9 June 2016

A specialist anaesthetist has been elected to serve as President of the Australian Medical Association (WA) for the next year.   Dr Andrew Miller was elected last night at the AMA (WA)’s Annual General Meeting held at AMA (WA) headquarters …


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Culture change needed for new Children’s Hospital to succeed


Wednesday 8 June 2016

Today’s announcement that the new Perth Children’s Hospital (PCH) will open this year should be great news for all West Australians, but instead raises more concerns regarding staffing cuts and falling morale at the hospitals, Australian Medical Association (WA) Vice …


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Dr Michael Gannon elected as new Federal AMA President


Monday 30 May 2016

Dr Michael Gannon was elected new President of the Federal AMA yesterday, replacing Professor Brian Owler whose two-year term has come to an end.   Dr Gannon, the current AMA (WA) President and former AMA (WA) Vice President, is the …


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Dr Michael Gannon inducted into AMA Roll of Fellows


Friday 27 May 2016

Australian Medical Association (WA) President Dr Michael Gannon was today inducted into the prestigious Roll of Fellows at the AMA National Conference in Canberra.   Dr Gannon was recognised for his years of service to the AMA, in particular his …


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Improved Budget but concerns for the future


Friday 13 May 2016

While improved from last year, the WA 2016-17 State Budget provides little confidence for the medium to long term future of the health sector, the AMA (WA) said today.   “The State Budget boosts health funding by 4.8 per cent …


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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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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 …