Celebrate safely this Australia Day

Celebrate safely this Australia Day


Thursday 25 January 2018

AMA (WA) President Omar Khorshid has called for West Australians to celebrate the true spirit of Australia Day and not let it morph into a day of binge drinking.   “Australia Day should be a celebration of our country, culture …


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State-funded meningococcal vaccine welcomed: AMA (WA)


Tuesday 23 January 2018

The Australian Medical Association (WA) has welcomed the WA Government’s decision to expand the state-funded meningococcal vaccine program to include young children.   “This is a fantastic initiative that will go a long way in protecting young children in our …


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Stay out of hospital this New Year’s Eve


Friday 29 December 2017

West Australians are urged to see out the year safely and to celebrate the arrival of 2018 sensibly, the Australian Medical Association (WA) said today.   AMA (WA) President Dr Omar Khorshid said that emergency departments in Perth will be …


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Stay safe this festive season: AMA (WA)


Friday 22 December 2017

The Australian Medical Association (WA) today wished all West Australians a safe, happy and healthy festive season.   “Unfortunately we see too many people ending up in hospital over the Christmas period, usually for completely preventable reasons,” AMA (WA) President …


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AMA (WA) launches sexual harassment campaign


Friday 15 December 2017

A new campaign jointly prepared and funded by the Australian Medical Association (WA) and the WA Health Department will tackle the insidious and damaging practice of sexual harassment in medical workplaces.   The campaign, to begin immediately, follows a landmark …


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