Inadequate remuneration and tech support at residential aged care facilities

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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Coalition Policy on health a step in the right direction


Thursday 22 August 2013

The Coalition’s policy on health, released earlier today, is a strong step towards improving Australia’s health system, Australian Medical Association (WA) President Dr Richard Choong said today. Dr Choong also called on the ALP to immediately release their plans to …


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Budget Brings Mixed Reviews for Health – AMA (WA)


Thursday 8 August 2013

Health in Western Australia has survived today’s Budget, but still faces a difficult road ahead, Australian Medical Association (WA) Vice President Dr Michael Gannon said today.   “Today’s Budget includes a 7 per cent increase in hospital funding, but a …


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Re-elected Fed Govt needs to consult more with Primary Care
Dr Sean Stevens
Monday, 8th July 2019

Like many of my colleagues, I have been wondering how the re-election of the Morrison Government will impact Australian GPs and their patients. The government’s announcement around re-indexation of the MBS (granted at a rate lower than CPI) was appreciated …