AMA (WA) releases fun run guidelines

AMA (WA) releases fun run guidelines


Thursday 24 October 2013

People taking part in fun-runs should ensure that they are properly prepared for the level of exertion required, the AMA (WA) said today.


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Junior doctors and medical students urge action on national medical training plan


Saturday 19 October 2013

The AMA Council of Doctors in Training (AMACDT) is urging Australian Health Ministers to agree to start work on a new national medical training plan when they meet in November.


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Clearing the Haze


Thursday 17 October 2013

The lack of regulation and testing around New and Emerging Drugs means we know little about their acute effects or long-term harm.   Online and on the street, they go by various names – White Revolver, Benzo Fury, Aurora and …


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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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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
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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 …