AMA (WA) warns rushed VAD Bill is unsafe for patients & families

AMA (WA) warns rushed VAD Bill is unsafe for patients & families


Tuesday 6 August 2019

The Australian Medical Association (WA) has called on the State Government not to rush the community in its consideration of the Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill, which has just been introduced into State Parliament.   While the AMA (WA) is opposed …


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Government survey raises concerns about senior health management


Thursday 11 July 2019

The State Government’s very first staff engagement survey for public health workers has shown a worrying lack of faith in senior management, the Australian Medical Association (WA) said today.   “Just 42 per cent of medical professionals agreed it was …


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AMA (WA) elects new President


Thursday 4 July 2019

The Australian Medical Association (WA) last night elected Dr Andrew Miller as President.   Dr Miller served as AMA (WA) President in 2016-2017 but did not seek re-election at the end of his first year due to family illness.   …


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Excellence in health acknowledged at AMA (WA) Awards Night


Wednesday 26 June 2019

Three significant achievers in the health field were acknowledged by the Australian Medical Association (WA) on the weekend.   The 2019 AMA (WA) Charity Gala Dinner and Awards Night, held at Perth’s Hyatt Regency on Saturday evening, saw more than …


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AMA (WA) announces appointment of new CEO


Thursday 20 June 2019

Dr Bennie Ng has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer with the Australian Medical Association (WA).   A graduate of the University of Western Australia medical school, Dr Ng has worked as a General Practitioner and in hospital management most …


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"It is my hope that we can tackle the challenges our profession faces, united as one. If we dislike our working hours, our pay, gender inequality or low training opportunities, we can change these together. As a nurse in my previous life, I know that when a profession stands as one, people listen."
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Medical suite leasing – some top tips
David McMullen
Friday, 22nd November 2019

For medical practices that do not own their own premises, there inevitably comes a day when it will be time to negotiate a new lease or to renew an existing lease. The following are some top tips to consider, to …