Be responsible on the roads this long weekend: AMA (WA)

Be responsible on the roads this long weekend: AMA (WA)


Thursday 29 May 2014

AMA (WA) President Dr Richard Choong has urged people to exercise caution and stay safe when travelling during the upcoming WA Day long weekend.   “This year, there have already been 66 fatal motor vehicle accidents in WA, and a …


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Fun run participants reminded to take care: AMA (WA)


Tuesday 20 May 2014

People taking part in fun-runs need to be well informed of the potential health risks involved in these events, the AMA (WA) said today.   Following the deaths of two fun run participants at last year’s City to Surf event, …


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Good news for health in budget – but more needed for research: AMA (WA)


Thursday 8 May 2014

The AMA (WA) welcomed today’s state health budget, particularly a 5.9 per cent rise in health spending.   “We understand how hard it was to find additional funding for health and we had been expecting to see a cut. We …


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AGM set for 4 June 2014


Tuesday 6 May 2014

Members are advised that the AMA (WA) Annual General Meeting will be held on Wednesday, 4 June, at the Association’s headquarters in Nedlands, starting at 6pm.   Members who attend will be invited to join in the discussion on AMA …


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Federal Government should move quickly scrapping Medicare Locals


Wednesday 23 April 2014

The Federal Government should scrap the failed experiment of Medicare Locals as quickly as possible, AMA (WA) Vice President Dr Michael Gannon said today.   “We have talked about this issue for too long. Now is the time for strong …


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