Health in a holding pattern following State Budget

Health in a holding pattern following State Budget


Thursday 10 May 2018

WA health is in a holding pattern as the State Government waits for the Sustainable Health Review report, which is not expected to be finalised until November at the earliest, the AMA (WA) said today.   “The Sustainable Health Review, …


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AMA (WA) visits Perth Children’s Hospital


Tuesday 1 May 2018

Representatives of the Australian Medical Association (WA) visited the Perth Children’s Hospital today for a closer look at our State’s newest health campus.   AMA (WA) Councillors and management were taken on a detailed tour of the soon-to-be opened more …


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ECU School of Business and Law partners with AMA (WA)


Wednesday 18 April 2018

In an exciting move into the business health sector, Edith Cowan University’s (ECU) School of Business and Law (SBL) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the AMA (WA).   The Association is in the final stages of developing a …


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HAVE YOUR SAY ON END-OF-LIFE CHOICES IN WA


Friday 13 April 2018

End-of-life choices, palliative care and related issues have recently been topics of great national debate. This has resulted in some states debating legislation over the last few months, and Victoria passing the Voluntary Assisted Dying Act 2017 late last year. …


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Realistic targets on tobacco legislation required at COAG Health Council


Thursday 12 April 2018

WA Health Minister Roger Cook should pursue realistic and achievable targets on tobacco control with other Health Ministers at the COAG Health Council meeting tomorrow, rather than floating empty, unenforceable ideas, the AMA (WA) said today.   “Realistically, other States …


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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."
Dr Rebecca Cogan
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Contracts of Employment

Monday, 17th December 2018

Primarily, medical practitioners covered by the WA Health System – Medical Practitioners – AMA Industrial Agreement 2016 (“the Agreement”), are employed on a fixed term basis. The Agreement’s Appointment Term Provisions* provide for appointments of:   Five years for Senior …