AMA (WA) launches sexual harassment campaign

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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AMA (WA) welcomes open date announcement for PCH


Thursday 30 November 2017

The Australian Medical Association (WA) today welcomed the news that the long awaited opening of the new Perth Children’s Hospital will finally take place in May 2018.   “After a seemingly endless list of problems, ranging from lead in the …


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AMA (WA) members honoured in Australia Day nomination


Friday 17 November 2017

The AMA (WA) is delighted with the nomination of two of its members as finalists for the 2018 Australian of the Year Award.   AMA (WA) President Dr Omar Khorshid said both nominees deserved the recognition of being nominated for …


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State support of violence reprehensible – AMA (WA)


Tuesday 31 October 2017

The State Government should be embarrassed by its financial support of cage-fighting in Western Australia, the Australian Medical Association (WA) said today.   “It’s one thing to bend to the pressure of the UFC snake oil salesmen and reintroduce cage …


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Survey highlights poor management and low morale in public health sector


Tuesday 31 October 2017

Almost half of Western Australian doctors considered resignation during the last 12 months as a result of work experiences – particularly poor management within hospitals – a survey conducted by the Australian Medical Association (WA) has shown.   The survey, …


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It is an issue that will dominate political, medical and ethical debate in Western Australia over the next year, if not longer.   And the Australian Medical Association (WA) is determined to have the voice of the medical profession heard …