Managing Urgent and Life Threatening Test Results

Managing Urgent and Life Threatening Test Results


Thursday 17 October 2013

Two recent Court cases highlighted the importance of having appropriate procedures in place to deal with urgent and life threatening test results which need to be communicated to a patient.   Summary points   Failures in the follow up of …


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State Government fails to future-proof Perth Children’s Hospital


Tuesday 1 October 2013

According to the AMA (WA), the State Government has missed a once-in-a-generation opportunity to future-proof the new Perth Children’s Hospital.   “The additional beds announced by the State Government is little more than a stop-gap measure that will not provide …


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Inadequate remuneration and tech support at residential aged care facilities


Thursday 19 September 2013

Dr Nick Cooke has been involved in aged healthcare for more than 10 years – five of which saw him undertaking exclusively, visits to residential aged care facilities (RACF). Four months ago, however, he stopped visiting RACFs for a variety …


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AMA (WA) looks forward to working with new Government


Tuesday 10 September 2013

The AMA (WA) is looking forward to working with the new Federal Government in providing the best quality healthcare possible for all Australians.   “The Association is excited about tackling health issues with the new Prime Minister elect and his …


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Extra funding for PMH welcomed, but still waiting on extra bed decision


Thursday 22 August 2013

The State Government must use a once in a generation opportunity to future-proof Perth’s new children’s hospital, the Australian Medical Association (WA) said today.   Additional funding on cancer and clinical specialists and a range of other needs at Princess …


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