Cancelling Serco FSH contract would be a positive move: AMA (WA)

Cancelling Serco FSH contract would be a positive move: AMA (WA)


Friday 10 April 2015

WA Health Minister Dr Kim Hames should examine the performance of Serco and the contract for sterilisation services at Fiona Stanley Hospital, the Australian Medical Association (WA) said today.   “If there is any doubt about Serco’s expertise or experience …


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AMA (WA) welcomes campaign on road safety in regional WA


Wednesday 1 April 2015

The Australian Medical Association (WA) has welcomed RAC WA’s Elephant in the Wheatbelt campaign, aimed at tackling high road fatality rates in regional Western Australia.   AMA (WA) President Dr Michael Gannon said the life-sized elephant made from the parts …


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AMA (WA) Clinical Conference & Post Conference Tour 2015


Wednesday 18 February 2015

The AMA (WA) is delighted to announce that the 2015 Clinical Conference will be held in Cape Town, South Africa, with the Post Conference tour to Pilanesburg National Park and Zambia – featuring Victoria Falls and Chobe Game Reserve.   …


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Patient Assisted Travel Scheme needs significant reform: AMA (WA)


Monday 16 February 2015

The Patient Assisted Travel Scheme (PATS) has repeatedly failed patients in remote and regional areas of Western Australia, AMA (WA) President Dr Michael Gannon said today.   Appearing before the Public Administration Committee’s inquiry into the PATS earlier today, Dr …


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State Govt must act on hospital smoking: AMA (WA)


Thursday 5 February 2015

The State Government needs to get tough on policing smoking at our public hospitals, AMA (WA) President Dr Michael Gannon said today.   “Incredibly, despite only being open for a matter of days, the entrance to Fiona Stanley Hospital is …


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