AMA (WA) staffer announced as finalist in WA Young Australian of Year Awards

AMA (WA) staffer announced as finalist in WA Young Australian of Year Awards


Monday 20 October 2014

The AMA (WA) is delighted to announce that staff member Jessica Smith is a finalist in the prestigious 2015 Western Australia’s Young Australian of the Year Awards.   Jessica is an event coordinator for the AMA (WA) run Dr YES …


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Cautious, rational approach needed in medical marijuana debate: AMA (WA)


Thursday 16 October 2014

Australia needs a national, evidence-based approach to the medical marijuana debate and not rely on anecdotal evidence largely based on emotion, AMA (WA) President Dr Michael Gannon said today.   In an opinion piece in today’s West Australian, Dr Gannon …


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Opening of Fiona Stanley a momentous occasion for health: AMA (WA)


Friday 3 October 2014

The official opening of the first stage of Fiona Stanley Hospital is a significant step forward for health in Western Australia, the Australian Medical Association (WA) said today.   “This massive project is a clear sign of the importance of …


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Money raised by land sales must stay with health: AMA (WA)


Thursday 25 September 2014

All monies raised through the sale of landmark hospital sites should be kept for spending on health services, the Australian Medical Association (WA) said today.   “We are not opposed to the sale of hospital sites or other land currently …


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AMA (WA) congratulates winner at the 2014 WA Media Awards


Tuesday 23 September 2014

The Australian Medical Association (WA) today congratulated ABC journalist Caitlyn Gribbin for being recognised at the WA Media Awards at the weekend for excellence in health reporting.   Caitlyn received the prize for Best Health/Medical Report at the prestigious ceremony …


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