Dr YES heads down south

Dr YES heads down south


Thursday 29 November 2012

High school students in the Great Southern region will have the opportunity to discuss sexual health, drugs and alcohol and mental health issues when the Dr YES team of dedicated medical students visit nine schools across the region, this week. …


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Stop the Blame Game says AMA (WA)


Friday 9 November 2012

It is vital that all state governments work together with a national single-mindedness to ensure that there are enough intern places across Australia to cope with future training needs and patient demands the Australian Medical Association (WA) said today.   …


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Fed Government must reverse training decision


Thursday 8 November 2012

The Federal Government should immediately reverse its recent decision to alter the rules relating to part-time traineeships in the aged care, home care and disability sectors.   Australian Medical Association (WA) President Dr Richard Choong said the changes showed clearly …


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Country Medical Services at Risk


Wednesday 26 September 2012

Medical services in the Great Southern region of WA are at risk with the possible closure of maternity services at Narrogin hospital, the AMA (WA) said today.   AMA (WA) President Dr Richard Choong said the health of mothers and …


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Dr YES Medical Students On Their Way North


Monday 17 September 2012

More than 400 students in Western Australia’s far north will have the chance to talk about drugs, alcohol, sexual health and mental health issues when the Australian Medical Association’s Dr YES team of dedicated medical students visit their schools this …


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