Climate Health WA Inquiry – AMA (WA) Survey

Climate Health WA Inquiry – AMA (WA) Survey


Friday 23 August 2019

The Australian Medical Association (WA) will be making a submission to the DoH Climate Health WA Inquiry. We have prepared a survey and are inviting members to take part. Please email mail@amawa.com.au if you wish to complete the survey and …


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AMA (WA) requests Malcolm McCusker to clarify scope of VAD Bill


Friday 9 August 2019

Statement by AMA (WA) President Dr Andrew Miller 9 August 2019   The Australian Medical Association (WA) stands for high quality end-of-life care for all – and for compassionate and open discussion.   We commit to listen to all and …


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AMA (WA) response to comments attributed to Dr Scott Blackwell


Wednesday 7 August 2019

Dr Scott Blackwell is a respected palliative care physician who was a President of the AMA (WA) 22 years ago. He is now a member of the State Government’s Medical Expert Panel on Voluntary Assisted Dying and is publicly suggesting …


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AMA (WA) warns rushed VAD Bill is unsafe for patients & families


Tuesday 6 August 2019

The Australian Medical Association (WA) has called on the State Government not to rush the community in its consideration of the Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill, which has just been introduced into State Parliament.   While the AMA (WA) is opposed …


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Government survey raises concerns about senior health management


Thursday 11 July 2019

The State Government’s very first staff engagement survey for public health workers has shown a worrying lack of faith in senior management, the Australian Medical Association (WA) said today.   “Just 42 per cent of medical professionals agreed it was …


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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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AMA (WA) rejects WA Health’s Industrial Agreement offer

Thursday, 17th October 2019

The AMA (WA) has rejected WA Health’s offer for the replacement WA Health System – Medical Practitioners – AMA Industrial Agreement 2016.    Throughout the process, the AMA (WA) has continued to raise five key issues that must be addressed …