Sexual harassment unacceptable and inexcusable: AMA (WA)

Sexual harassment unacceptable and inexcusable: AMA (WA)


Tuesday 15 September 2015

Australian Medical Association (WA) President Dr Michael Gannon has said that any culture of sexual harassment in our health system needs urgent attention.   His comment follows a recent sexual harassment survey conducted by the AMA (WA), which saw almost …


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Tackling Testicular Cancer


Friday 4 September 2015

Young men should regularly “check their tackle” Australian Medical Association (WA) President Dr Michael Gannon told students at Trinity College this week.   Speaking to a group of more than 300 Year 11 and Year 12 students, Dr Gannon said …


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No apology – AMA (WA) fully supports evidence given to Parliamentary Inquiry


Friday 21 August 2015

The AMA (WA) fully supports the comments made by Dr Ian Jenkins at yesterday’s Parliamentary Inquiry into Fiona Stanley Hospital.   AMA (WA) President Dr Michael Gannon said today that he stood by the evidence Dr Jenkins gave to the …


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Mining industry misses opportunity to talk FIFO health


Wednesday 12 August 2015

The AMA (WA) has expressed disappointment that the annual Diggers and Dealers conference held in Kalgoorlie made no reference to the pressing issue of the health impacts of the FIFO lifestyle, especially mental health.   “The heads of our mining …


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State’s finest medicos recognised at AMA (WA) Gala Dinner


Monday 3 August 2015

Recently retired WA Health Department acting director general Professor Bryant Stokes along with two additional esteemed medical practitioners were recognised for their distinguished careers at a Gala Dinner held at the Crown Perth by the Australian Medical Association (WA).   Initially …


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Monday, 12th November 2018

An article in the August edition of Medicus by Dr David Oldham, well summarised by its title To err is human, to forgive is divine, has weighed heavily on my mind these last few weeks. It ties in nicely with …