Peel Health funding not good enough – AMA (WA)

Peel Health funding not good enough – AMA (WA)


Wednesday 6 February 2019

The news that the Federal Government will spend $25 million on an upgrade of Peel Health Campus is little more than a drop in the ocean and will do nothing to resolve the serious issues at the hospital, the Australian …


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Excellence awarded at the AMA (WA) Annual Gala Dinner


Tuesday 1 August 2017

WA Police Commissioner Dr Karl O’Callaghan has been recognised by the Australian Medical Association (WA), receiving the Associations’ top non-medical award at the weekend.   Dr O’Callaghan, who was appointed as Commissioner in 2004, was presented with the AMA (WA)’s …


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Health Services Boards will make positive difference: AMA (WA)


Thursday 6 October 2016

The Health Services Boards established to oversee WA health will be an important part in seeking ways to fix our health system, currently under severe strain, the Australian Medical Association (WA) said today.   “The five boards recently established by …


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Talk to your GP about getting ready for flu season: AMA (WA)


Thursday 7 April 2016

West Australians should talk to their General Practitioner about immunisation as part of their preparation for the flu-season, Australian Medical Association (WA) President Dr Michael Gannon said today.   “Vaccines are being delivered to GP’s this week, and now is …


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ED mental health crisis needs urgent action: AMA (WA)


Friday 25 September 2015

The State Government must immediately act to solve the mental health crisis affecting the Emergency Department at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital.   “There is no concrete plan to deal with this ongoing problem at SCGH,” Australian Medical Association (WA) President …


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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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Dr Andrew Miller
Friday, 21st February 2020

Even before SARS in 2002, the AMA was calling for the establishment of a national Centre for Disease Control (CDC), as is found in all other OECD countries. We are now seeing some of the problems with having every state …