Fair Decision from Fair Work Commission

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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Immunisation Strategy Clever, But Chokes on Child Care Legislation


Wednesday 22 May 2013

The Australian Medical Association (WA) has welcomed the newly-launched WA Immunisation Strategy 2013-2015, but said the lack of legislation preventing unvaccinated children from attending child care centres is a gaping flaw.   AMA (WA) President Dr Richard Choong called the …


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Sick People Forced to fix Budget Black Hole – AMA (WA)


Wednesday 15 May 2013

The Australian Medical Association (WA) has said that the Federal Budget will make sick people suffer and force them to pay more for their health care to help address the deficit.   “Tonight’s decision to freeze indexation of the Medical …


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"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
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It’s not just about the money. Rights and self-worth anyone?
Dr Jason Laurens
Wednesday, 22nd May 2019

Each year the Hospital Health Check surveys doctors in training (DiTs) about factors that affect their pay, including accuracy of rosters, overtime and correctness of payslips.   Sadly while some areas of the 2019 HHC have shown significant improvement, our …