AMA (WA) 2019 Council Elections

AMA (WA) 2019 Council Elections


Monday 29 April 2019

Following recent amendments to the AMA (WA) Constitution, the AMA (WA) Council has a revised focus. Over the past 12 months, AMA (WA) Councillors have been at the forefront of health system and clinical policy development, covering a wide range …


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AMA (WA) Charity Gala Dinner and Awards Night


Thursday 11 April 2019

  The AMA (WA) 2019 Charity Gala Dinner and Awards Night is set to be another incredible night! Being held Saturday 22 June at Hyatt Regency Perth, the evening will transport you to Italy – think Lambretta’s, Red Wine and …


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Health & Medical Research & Innovation Delegation to Israel


Friday 22 March 2019

Monday 27 May to Sunday 2 June 2019   The Australian-Israel Chamber of Commerce as well as leaders from Western Australia’s health and medical organisations invite you to join them to experience first hand how and why the tiny country …


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Promised health investment not good enough – AMA (WA)


Tuesday 19 March 2019

The Labor Party announcement on health infrastructure yesterday is a very disappointing start to the election campaign, the Australian Medical Association (WA) said.   “A billion dollars across the whole of Australia through to 2025 is little more than a …


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Hospital Health Check survey now open!


Friday 15 March 2019

The Hospital Health Check (HHC) is the annual survey of issues affecting Doctors in Training (DiTs) in WA from working conditions and wellbeing, to career path and education. It is designed for all levels of DiTs – from Interns to Fellows with improved questions from …


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Why I Joined the AMA (WA)...
"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
Dr Rebecca Cogan
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The Lovelorn Patient
Nerissa Ferrie
Monday, 13th May 2019

There is no rhyme or reason to the romantic feelings some patients develop for their doctor. It may be a physical attraction, the result of an exaggerated deference to authority, or a reflection of the patient’s personal situation.   A …