Country Medical Services at Risk

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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Back to school warning


Saturday 21 July 2012

Sick children should not return to school next week but should be kept at home until they have recovered from the flu, the AMA (WA) warned today.   “The flu strain that has affected thousands of people over the last …


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Take action against the flu


Wednesday 11 July 2012

Western Australians should join together to fight the worst influenza outbreak since the 2009 global swine flu pandemic, the AMA (WA) said today.   AMA (WA) President Dr Richard Choong said the rate of influenza presentations to GPs had more …


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AMA (WA) elects a new President


Thursday 7 June 2012

The Australian Medical Association (WA) last night elected one of the youngest Presidents in its history.   Dr Richard Choong, a Port Kennedy General Practitioner, was elected unopposed at the AMA (WA) Annual General Meeting held in Nedlands.   Dr …


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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."
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