Health Care Homes trial highlights importance of general practice

Health Care Homes trial highlights importance of general practice


Thursday 31 March 2016

The Federal Government’s new Health Care Homes trial recognises the vital role played by General Practitioners, the Australian Medical Association (WA) said today.   AMA (WA) President Dr Michael Gannon said the Government’s announcement was a ringing endorsement of the …


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Announcement of new health minister welcomed


Tuesday 29 March 2016

The Australian Medical Association (WA) has welcomed the appointment of the Hon. John Day MP as Western Australia’s new Health Minister.   “Mr Day is an experienced hand and a good choice,” AMA (WA) President Dr Michael Gannon said.   …


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Stay safe on the roads this long weekend: AMA (WA)


Thursday 24 March 2016

AMA (WA) President Dr Michael Gannon has urged people to exercise caution and stay safe when travelling during the upcoming Easter long weekend.   “We’ve had a shocking start to the year in terms of road fatalities, particularly over the …


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Dr Michael Gannon announces decision to run for Federal AMA Presidency


Monday 14 March 2016

AMA (WA) President Dr Michael Gannon today announced his decision to stand for election as Federal President of the Australian Medical Association.   Dr Gannon said that he felt very strongly that the AMA needed to refocus on the healthcare …


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International Women’s Day: An opportunity to reflect on expectant mothers


Tuesday 8 March 2016

Society is creating almost unbearable pressure on mothers to produce the “perfect” pregnancy which is having serious impacts on their health, compromising the enjoyment of a unique and special time in their life, Australian Medical Association (WA) President Dr Michael …


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The 2019 State Budget represents a significant achievement (and some good luck) for the WA Government and Treasurer Ben Wyatt. There has been real discipline when it comes to spending and it is clear that the Treasurer is proud of …