Tougher measures vital in vaccination fight: AMA (WA)

Tougher measures vital in vaccination fight: AMA (WA)


Thursday 21 August 2014

Governments at all levels need to look for newer and tougher ways to ensure that people vaccinate their children to protect them and the rest of the community from disease, the AMA (WA) said today.   “Neglecting to vaccinate your …


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Time to put solariums to bed: AMA (WA)


Monday 4 August 2014

The West Australian Government is putting lives at risk by not moving faster on the ban of commercial tanning beds, the AMA (WA) said today.   “Every other state in the country has recognised the danger solariums pose, and have …


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Suspension of Philip Nitschke welcomed: AMA (WA)


Thursday 24 July 2014

The Medical Board of Australia has made the right decision by suspending the registration of Philip Nitschke as a doctor, the AMA (WA) said today.   “The medical profession is relieved to be rid of Dr Nitschke and wish to assure …


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Family Doctor Week


Tuesday 22 July 2014

This week is AMA Family Doctor Week 2014 – a time to acknowledge the work and dedication of the more than 30,000 GPs across Australia, who provide high quality primary health care and support to their patients, the AMA (WA) …


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Medical Board’s investigation into Nitschke welcomed: AMA (WA)


Friday 18 July 2014

The AMA (WA) has welcomed the Medical Board of Australia’s investigation into Dr Philip Nitschke, after claims that he poses a risk to public safety.   AMA (WA) President Dr Michael Gannon said that “If there is any possible threat …


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