Science roundtable must consider increased research funding: AMA (WA)

Science roundtable must consider increased research funding: AMA (WA)


Friday 21 June 2013

Increasing State Government spending on research is a vital part of any increased focus on science by Premier Colin Barnett, the Australian Medical Association (WA) said today.   The Premier’s decision to establish a “round table” on science is an …


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AMA steps up campaign against self-education expenses cap


Friday 21 June 2013

Australian Medical Association (WA) members should strongly back the campaign against the Federal Government’s $2000 cap on tax deductions for work-related self-education expenses, one of the most potentially damaging policies seen in many years and one that will affect the …


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Fair Decision from Fair Work Commission


Monday 17 June 2013

The AMA has welcomed today’s decision by the Fair Work Commission (FWC) to reject the Australian Nursing Federation (ANF) claim for a low paid bargaining authorisation for practice nurses working in medical practices.   Chair of the AMA Council of …


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AMA (WA) re-elects Dr Richard Choong as President


Thursday 6 June 2013

The Australian Medical Association last night re-elected Dr Richard Choong for a second term as State President.   One of the youngest Presidents in the history of the AMA (WA), Dr Choong, a Port Kennedy General Practitioner, was elected unopposed …


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Warning: Australasian Health Professionals Scam


Wednesday 29 May 2013

The Association has been informed that a number of practices have been approached with the offer of a free listing in the Australasian Health Professionals Directory.   The fine print of the contract shows that the listing in fact costs …


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With the passing of euthanasia and physician assisted dying legislation by the Victorian Parliament earlier this week, the issue is now sure to travel West. In fact, this subject is likely to dominate public and medical debate next year. Already …