Submission to the Review into Clinical Governance of WA Mental Health Services

Submission to the Review into Clinical Governance of WA Mental Health Services


Thursday 2 May 2019

The AMA (WA) has conducted a survey in order to provide direction for AMA (WA) advocacy and the AMA (WA)’s submission to the Review of the Clinical Governance of Public Mental Health Services in Western Australia (WA). The Survey was …


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2020 AGPT applications are now closed


Wednesday 1 May 2019

Applications for the 2020 Australian General Practice Training (AGPT) program are now closed. If you are interested in a career in GP, speak with WAGPET, the sole provider of the AGPT program in WA. You can speak with one of …


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Sustainable Health Review – More questions than answers


Wednesday 10 April 2019

MEDIA RELEASE WEDNESDAY 10 APRIL 2019   The Sustainable Health Review provides high-level direction for health in WA but ultimately asks more questions than it answers, the Australian Medical Association (WA) said today.   “The real test of the government’s …


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Peel Health funding not good enough – AMA (WA)


Wednesday 6 February 2019

The news that the Federal Government will spend $25 million on an upgrade of Peel Health Campus is little more than a drop in the ocean and will do nothing to resolve the serious issues at the hospital, the Australian …


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Government changes to mental health welcome – AMA (WA)


Thursday 10 January 2019

State Government steps to improve mental health services in WA hospitals are welcome, and will go a substantial way to solving bottlenecks in emergency departments, the Australian Medical Association (WA) said today.   “The announcement today by the Minister for …


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Re-elected Fed Govt needs to consult more with Primary Care
Dr Sean Stevens
Monday, 8th July 2019

Like many of my colleagues, I have been wondering how the re-election of the Morrison Government will impact Australian GPs and their patients. The government’s announcement around re-indexation of the MBS (granted at a rate lower than CPI) was appreciated …