AMA (WA) calls for major overhaul of Medicare Locals

AMA (WA) calls for major overhaul of Medicare Locals


Thursday 19 December 2013

The time has come for a major overhaul of Medicare Locals, AMA (WA) Vice President Dr Michael Gannon said today.   “We are calling on the Abbott Government to launch a complete and comprehensive overhaul of the entire model, including …


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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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