AMA (WA) supports ‘safe access zones’

AMA (WA) supports ‘safe access zones’


Tuesday 4 June 2019

Patients should always be able to access medical practitioners without obstruction or fear, the Australian Medical Association (WA) said today in releasing its reaction to the State Government’s discussion paper on ‘safe access zones’ around premises that provide abortion services. …


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AMA (WA) welcomes Steve Irons as new Federal Training Minister


Friday 31 May 2019

The Australian Medical Association (WA) has welcomed the appointment of the Member for Swan, Steve Irons, as the new Assistant Minister for Vocational Education, Training and Apprenticeships.   “As a former apprentice electrician, Mr Irons will no doubt understand how …


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AMA (WA) President inducted into the AMA Roll of Fellows


Monday 27 May 2019

The AMA has inducted seven new members into the AMA Roll of Fellows, in recognition of their outstanding contributions to both the medical profession and the AMA. Among those inducted were AMA (WA) President Dr Omar Khorshid and AMA Councillor …


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Perth GP wins AMA Excellence in Healthcare Award


Monday 27 May 2019

A Perth GP who developed a surveillance program to actively monitor vaccine safety in real time is the recipient of the 2019 AMA Excellence in Healthcare Award.   Dr Alan Leeb was announced as the winner at the AMA National …


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WA Budget bad news for health


Friday 10 May 2019

The WA Budget is further bad news for health and means that hospital services will continue to struggle, the Australian Medical Association (WA) said yesterday.   “Unfortunately the 2019/20 Budget provides only a marginal increase in funding for the hospital …


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"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."
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Medical suite leasing – some top tips
David McMullen
Friday, 22nd November 2019

For medical practices that do not own their own premises, there inevitably comes a day when it will be time to negotiate a new lease or to renew an existing lease. The following are some top tips to consider, to …