More action needed on Indigenous health: AMA (WA)

More action needed on Indigenous health: AMA (WA)


Tuesday 10 December 2013

Although health care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander citizens is improving, the health gap remains unacceptably large, the Australian Medical Association (WA) President Dr Richard Choong said today.   Dr Choong was commenting after the release of the annual AMA …


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WA ill-prepared for population surge: AMA (WA)


Friday 29 November 2013

Latest Australian Bureau of Statistics population projections have confirmed that Western Australia is facing a surge in numbers that we are ill-prepared for, AMA (WA) President Dr Richard Choong said today.   According to the recently released data, Perth is …


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AMA Calls on Audit Commission to cut red tape


Monday 25 November 2013

Red tape is creating unnecessary and costly inefficiencies in health and it is patients who are ultimately suffering as a result, Australian Medical Association (WA) President Dr Richard Choong said today.   “As a GP I’m extremely frustrated with the …


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AMA (WA) 2014 Membership Renewal


Thursday 21 November 2013

Your 2014 membership subscription is due for renewal by 1 January 2014.   Continue to have access to individualised support and representation should you need it, and to the many member benefits and services that are only available to our …


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WA’s Mental Health Crisis


Wednesday 20 November 2013

WA’s mental health system is in crisis and troubled patients are swamping emergency departments, senior doctors have warned.   In the latest issue of Medicus (out this week), Immediate past President of the AMA (WA) and Emergency Physician, Associate Professor Dave …


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