Recognising excellence at the AMA (WA) Annual Gala Dinner

Recognising excellence at the AMA (WA) Annual Gala Dinner


Monday 9 June 2014

One of Australia’s best known medical researchers along with a former federal minister were both awarded prestigious awards by the Australian Medical Association (WA) at a formal dinner in Perth on Saturday night.   Senior Australian of the Year 2014 …


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Dr Michael Gannon elected as AMA (WA) President


Wednesday 4 June 2014

One of Western Australia’s most prominent Obstetrician and Gynaecologists has been elected as President of the Australian Medical Association (WA).   Dr Michael Gannon was elected last night at the AMA (WA)’s Annual General Meeting held at AMA (WA) headquarters …


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Be responsible on the roads this long weekend: AMA (WA)


Thursday 29 May 2014

AMA (WA) President Dr Richard Choong has urged people to exercise caution and stay safe when travelling during the upcoming WA Day long weekend.   “This year, there have already been 66 fatal motor vehicle accidents in WA, and a …


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Fun run participants reminded to take care: AMA (WA)


Tuesday 20 May 2014

People taking part in fun-runs need to be well informed of the potential health risks involved in these events, the AMA (WA) said today.   Following the deaths of two fun run participants at last year’s City to Surf event, …


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Good news for health in budget – but more needed for research: AMA (WA)


Thursday 8 May 2014

The AMA (WA) welcomed today’s state health budget, particularly a 5.9 per cent rise in health spending.   “We understand how hard it was to find additional funding for health and we had been expecting to see a cut. We …


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With the passing of euthanasia and physician assisted dying legislation by the Victorian Parliament earlier this week, the issue is now sure to travel West. In fact, this subject is likely to dominate public and medical debate next year. Already …