Overseas trained doctors remain vital to our health-care system: AMA (WA)

Overseas trained doctors remain vital to our health-care system: AMA (WA)


Monday 24 November 2014

Overseas trained doctors continue to be a vital part of the Western Australian health system despite the recent decision by the Health Department to cease employing international medical graduates to junior doctor positions in local public hospitals, Australian Medical Association …


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Closure of Graylands Hospital should be top priority: AMA (WA)


Thursday 6 November 2014

The Government should accelerate the development of alternative Psychiatric services so that Graylands Hospital can be closed without any further delay, AMA (WA) President Dr Michael Gannon said today.   “Acting Director General of Health Professor Bryant Stokes has called …


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Successful fundraiser assists in fight against Ebola


Wednesday 5 November 2014

The Australian Medical Association (WA) will match the money raised by the African Australian Union to assist in the fight against one of the world’s most frightening diseases – Ebola.   AMA (WA) President Dr Michael Gannon, who yesterday accepted …


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Alcohol scourge needs a national approach: AMA (WA)


Wednesday 29 October 2014

“It is it is of vital importance to develop a national approach to the growing alcohol problem in our community,” AMA (WA) President Dr Michael Gannon said today.   Dr Gannon’s comments follow the conclusion of the Federal AMA National Alcohol …


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Pharmacy Guild campaign will jeopardise health care: AMA (WA)


Monday 27 October 2014

The Pharmacy Guild of Australia’s latest campaign to provide in-store health checks and home visits is an insult to the intelligence of most Australians, AMA (WA) President Dr Michael Gannon has said.   “Most Australians are aware of where they …


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