WA needs specialised problem behaviour program: AMA (WA)

WA needs specialised problem behaviour program: AMA (WA)


Thursday 20 March 2014

The State Government should establish a specialised problem behaviour program similar to the services offered in Victoria, the AMA (WA) said today.   Dr Alexandra Welborn, an AMA (WA) Council member and the AMA psychiatrist spokesperson, said that without specialist …


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Message to members and practices regarding hoax calls


Thursday 20 March 2014

The AMA has recently become aware of a female person calling a range of businesses, claiming to be from ‘the AMA’ asking to speak to senior staff or managers. This may be interpreted as a call from the Australian Medical …


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AMA (WA) warns that severe flu could hit the state soon


Thursday 13 March 2014

West Australians are possibly looking at one of the worst flu seasons in recent years, the AMA (WA) warned today.   “It appears that a very serious flu strain has already made its way from overseas to the eastern states, …


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AMA (WA) & Healthway Healthier WA Award 2014


Monday 10 March 2014

The AMA (WA) and Healthway Healthier WA Award is Western Australia’s leading public health award, recognising excellence and innovation in primary prevention. An annual $10,000 prize is awarded to an organisation which demonstrates, through a specific intiative (campaign, project, program, …


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Beware of anti-fluoride message: AMA (WA)


Thursday 20 February 2014

West Australians should not fall for the misinformation being peddled by anti-fluoride groups in Western Australia, AMA (WA) Vice President Dr Michael Gannon said today.   The warning comes after it was announced that an anti-fluoride speaker was visiting Perth …


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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 …