Dr Michael Gannon inducted into AMA Roll of Fellows

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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Senate Inquiry into Lyme disease a waste of time and resources: AMA (WA)


Friday 6 May 2016

The Senate inquiry into Lyme disease has unearthed nothing new and has only resulted in a waste of time and resources, AMA (WA) President Dr Michael Gannon said today.   The Committee’s Interim Report, tabled in the Senate yesterday, recommends …


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AMA (WA) 2016 Clinical Conference


Wednesday 4 May 2016

Following the very successful 2015 conference to South Africa, the AMA (WA) is pleased to confirm that the 2016 AMA (WA) Clinical Conference will this year be held in Boston and Washington DC, with a post conference tour of New …


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Taskforce established to combat sexual harassment: AMA (WA)


Monday 18 April 2016

A taskforce has been established to plan how best to tackle the very concerning issue of sexual harassment in the medical profession, the Australia Medical Association (WA) has announced.   “Sexual harassment is an insidious practice. Sadly the medical profession …


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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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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 …