Tougher laws on synthetic drugs welcomed

Tougher laws on synthetic drugs welcomed


Monday 24 March 2014

The Australian Medical Association (WA) today welcomed tougher laws on the importation of synthetic LSD announced by the Federal Government.   AMA (WA) President Dr Richard Choong said that it was high time tougher laws were introduced, and he hoped …


read more
thumbnail

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 …


read more
thumbnail

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 …


read more
thumbnail

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, …


read more
thumbnail

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, …


read more
thumbnail
Page 36 of 53« First...102030...3435363738...50...Last »
Have Your Say

Do you support current e-cigarette restrictions in Western Australia?




View Results

Loading ... Loading ...
Why I Joined the AMA (WA)...
"It is my hope that we can tackle the challenges our profession faces, united as one. If we dislike our working hours, our pay, gender inequality or low training opportunities, we can change these together. As a nurse in my previous life, I know that when a profession stands as one, people listen."
Dr Rebecca Cogan
Dr Rebecca Cogan
Blog
It’s a mistake not to have this conversation
Rama Chidambaram
Monday, 12th November 2018

An article in the August edition of Medicus by Dr David Oldham, well summarised by its title To err is human, to forgive is divine, has weighed heavily on my mind these last few weeks. It ties in nicely with …