AMA (WA) in the Media

AMA (WA) in the Media


Monday 4 August
White collar boxing should be banned (video)

 

Saturday 2 August
Ban on commercial solariums in WA in limbo, as criticism mounts

 

Wednesday 30 July
Chickenpox vaccination push

 

Saturday 26 July
Altitude sickness warning for travellers (video)

 

Friday 25 July
Nitschke’s fury at serial killer link
Nitschke ‘a poisonous snake oil salesman’: AMA

 

Saturday 19 July
Inquiry into baby deaths
WA doctors warn of overseas quackery

 

Thursday 17 July
Looming ban for Nitschke

 

Tuesday 15 July
Discussion on inversion therapy for back pain (video)

 

Monday 14 July
Emergency doctors reap $3900 a day
Mark McGowan backs medical marijuana legalisation

 

Sunday 13 July
The price of health in WA
Smokers continue to defy ban (video)
Cat allergens can kill (video)

 

Thursday 10 July
Warning over contagious flu strain

 

Wednesday 9 July
McGowan pushes for medicinal marijuana

 

Sunday 6 July
Fiona Stanley and Rosanna Capolingua back Real Men Don’t Binge drinking campaign

 

Saturday 5 July
Push to deregister Nitschke
Pay surrogate mums $10,000
AMA supports calls to compensate surrogate mothers (video)

 

Friday 4 July
Pay plea to private patients

 

Wednesday 2 July
Top 10 childhood illnesses

 

Sunday 29 July
Mum’s lone struggle

 

Saturday 21 June
GP wait times improve (video)

 

Friday 20 June
Vaccine rates low for migrant kids

 

Sunday 15 June
The Pharmacy Guild of WA asks Curtin University to teach pharmacists to administer vaccines
Patient safety a concern in pharmacy vaccination debate (video)

 

Thursday 12 June
Women warned of alternative breast cancer test (video)

 

Sunday 8 June
Scrapping of Medicare Locals raises concern over doctor home-visit services

 

Monday 2 June
Push to review strict IVF rules
One in 80 million reaction to vaccine has left WA man temporarily paralysed (video)

 

Friday 30 May
New push to improve jab rates

 

Thursday 29 May
More parents not immunising kids
Hospitals slip in four-hour rule
Morbidly obese WA toddler put in state care after doctors say her life is at risk
Health Services Union WA members take industrial action over Barnett Government CPI pay cap

 

Friday 23 May
Patients baulk at GP fee

 

Thursday 22 May
Alarm over measles surge

 

Wednesday 21 May
Tired of being tired
GPs ‘boosting their bottom line’

 

Saturday 17 May
Sufferers of rare pregnancy condition call for more in-home support (Video)
Staff freeze ‘endangers patients’

 

Thursday 15 May
Push for surgery black box

 

Tuesday 13 May
Budget winners and losers

 

Monday 12 May
Thousands hit with co-payment
New hospital beds for kids
Statins show taken offline
WA Health Minister ‘uncomfortable’ with charging co-payment for state hospital visits
Federal Budget speculation points to $7.50 co-payment for ‘unnecessary’ visits to hospital EDs (Video)

 

Saturday 10 May
Medicare locals: ‘their days are numbered’

 

Wednesday 7 May
Video of binge drinking WA youths on ‘Tour de Fridge’ hits headlines in the UK
High jinx antics fit illness, says doctor

 

Monday 5 May
Barnett flags hospital emergency visit fees

 

Saturday 3 May
Give and take Budget

 

Tuesday 29 April
Doctors need to wash hands more (video)
New study finds WA Paediatric Influenza Vaccination Program a success

 

Monday 21 April
Patients stuck in ambulances

 

Sunday 20 April
Potentially-fatal superbug Vancomycin Resistant Enterococci found in Royal Perth Hospital ICU

 

Friday 18 April
Patients stuck in ambulances

 

Wednesday 16 April
Wagin encouraged to be healthier by AMA

 

Tuesday 15 April
Bed demand hurts hospitals
More pressure on beds: AMA

 

Sunday 13 April
Doctors lash new system for referrals

 

Friday 11 April
Rabies reports on the rise

 

Thursday 10 April
Homeopathy is bunk, study says

 

Wednesday 9 April
Public vs Private Maternity (video)

 

Tuesday 8 April
Award encourages healthy towns

 

Sunday 6 April
WA taxpayers left to foot a $1 million medical bill for tourists

 

Wednesday 2 April
Warning for Applecross botox patients

 

Tuesday 1 April
Braidwood’s newest practice receives top accreditation honour

 

Saturday 29 March
Nurses fear for safety of patients

 

Monday 24 March
Age no barrier for Hollywood Role

 

Saturday 22 March
Corridor care ‘on the rise’

 

Thursday 20 March
Specialist wants Nitschke banned
WA lacks behaviour program: expert

 

Wednesday 19 March
The country-city divide for doctors

 

Sunday 16 March
Crippling effect: More than a dozen vacancies in WA top public sector jobs
Float tanks chilling Perth, helping high-profile people destress

 

Friday 16 March
Severe flu warning for people in WA

 

Tuesday 11 March
Harden’s Kruger Centre accreditation for quality and safety

 

Monday 10 March
Call to cut ‘killer salt’ in our diets

 

Saturday 8 March
Warning to arty wine swillers

 

Saturday 1 March
Beds face axe under plan for Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital

 

Thursday 27 February
Commuter health risks (video)

 

Sunday 23 February
Medical experts push for mandatory healthy eating classes in schools
Cuts at Sir Charles Gairdner and Osborne Park Hospitals confirmed (video)

 

Friday 21 February
Hospitals set to cut 250 jobs

 

Thursday 20 February
Support for curbs on teen drinking

 

Wednesday 19 February
Travel with care

 

Sunday 16 February
WA to lost out on health bonus

 

Thursday 13 February
Report backs Curtin Medical School

 

Sunday 9 February
Young WA men using image-enhancing drugs to bulk-up for summer

 

Saturday 8 February 2014
Hair gadget burn risk for kids
Warning over forged script rise
Doctor Shortage ‘clogs’ hospitals

 

Saturday 25 January 2014
Doctors tough line on jabs

 

Friday 24 January 2014
New WA Medical School due in 2016

 

Tuesday 21 January 2014
Health Experts urge caution on E-cigarettes

 

Sunday 19 January
Time to bust the myth of suicide

 

Saturday 18 January 2014
Alert about buying sex drugs online

 

Friday 17 January 2014
WA Experts tackle baby blues
Booze ad gets thumbs down
Sunday trade closer for bottle shops

 

Wednesday 15 January 2014
Battle over booze laws rages in WA
WA Drink and Health Sectors clash over WA Liquor Report (Video)

 

Monday 13 January 2014
New doctors bring diverse experience

 

Saturday 11 January 2014
Thousands of operations cancelled

 

Friday 10 January 2014
Ascot races cancelled in heatwave
Australian Medical Association warns people to take extra care during heatwave

 

Thursday 09 January 2014
Hot blast to parch big parts of WA

 

Sunday 05 January 2014
Suicide is top teen killer
New data shows Perth will run out of paediatric hospital beds five years after children’s hospital opens

 

Wednesday 01 January 2014
Fee for bulk-billed patients a “silly season step”

 

Monday 30 December
Doctor left to pick up the pieces
$5 fee to see GP plan irks doctors

 

Sunday 29 December
Spike in mosquito-borne diseases in WA

 

Friday 27 December
Sell TAB to fund health

 

Sunday 22 December
CRITICAL CONDITION: Fiona Stanley Hospital set to be short of staff
Binge eating most common eating disorder, yet WA resources ‘woefully inadequate’

 

Saturday 21 December

Fears on patient wait times
Obese mums strain on KEMH

 

Thursday 19 December

WA ceasarean rates highest
Ceasarean State (video)

 

Wednesday 18 December
Hospital to cost $850M a year

 

Monday 16 December
Regulations burden Family GPs

 

Saturday 14 December
‘Aggressive’ behaviour from parents worries cancer services

 

Friday 13 December

Health ads put out of bounds
Medical centre plans hit fund snag

 

Monday 9 December
Fears over damaged hearts
Delays frustrating but understandable: AMA (WA) 

 

Saturday 7 December
Fertility clinic stops IVF referrals

 

Thursday 5 December
Health helpline an ‘abject failure’
Doctor all too familiar with grog’s legacy

 

Wednesday 4 December
Baby death warning (video)
AMA calls for Bali warning brochure

 

Sunday 1 December
Government denies claims new mental health laws will lead to a mass exodus of psychiatrists

 

Friday 29 November
Smoking ban in Perth City malls

 

Tuesday 26 November
Illicit drugs offer ‘alternative cure’

 

Saturday 23 November

Teenagers at greater risk of self-harm

 

Friday 22 November
Father-child project helps dads wise up

 

Thursday 21 November
AMA (WA) issues guide after fun run deaths

 

Wednesday 20 November
Mentally unwell jam hospitals
Leavers urged to mark week with sensible fun

 

Sunday 17 November
Health groups in Statins plea

 

Thursday 14 November
Schoolies warning to parents
Cricket ‘censors’ alcohol warning
Doctors welcome tax break for self education (Page 9)

 

Tuesday 12 November
AMA (WA) warning on Bali (Video)

 

Monday 11 November
Specialist to help ease waiting time

 

Sunday 10 November
Hospitals tap into insured patients

 

Saturday 9 November
Methanol made us sick in Bali: couple

 

Friday 8 November
WA Pharmacists running low on hay fever medication

 

Monday 4 November
A lonely existence for many
Smoking ban a ‘bridge too far’
Barnett’s budget hospital puts kids at risk

 

Sunday 3 November
Poor immunisation rates a wake up call
AMA (WA) wants unvaccinated children banned from childcare centres
Children who are not fully vaccinated could be banned from daycare centres (video)

 

Saturday 2 November
Patients swamp GPs in heart pill confusion

 

Thursday 31 October
WA’s first local dengue  fever case in 70 years (Audio)
Guidelines to help keep the fun in fun runs

 

Tuesday 29 October
Hospital supply shortage angers doctors

 

Sunday 27 October

Crash and burn bikini warning

 

Saturday 26 October
Push for more heart beds

 

Friday 25 October
Get checked out before a fun run

 

Thursday 24 October
Opinion divided over laws in WA that will allow some children to consent to for electric shock treatment

 

Tuesday 22 October
WA mosquito warning over Ross River virus

 

Sunday 20 October
West Australians the most stressed in the country

 

Friday 18 October
‘Put new storey on children’s hospital now’

 

Thursday 17 October
Peel children’s ward needs ‘firm dollar commitment’ says top medical chief

 

Tuesday 15 October
Revived ecstasy floods WA
Cricket alcohol message ‘gagged’
Award for medical centre

 

Saturday 12 October
Nurse clinics win rebate fight

 

Friday 11 October
Clubs under pressure over sponsors
WA’s first cord blood bank has sat inoperative for two years (video)

 

Thursday 10 October
Lobby group renews push for kids’ beds

 

Wednesday 09 October
Coroner rules Northam Hospital death accidental

 

Tuesday 08 October
Doctors battle mental distress

 

Thursday 03 October
Peel campus on call for children’s hospital

 

Wednesday 02 October
Miracle baby Summer reaches milestone

 

Tuesday 01 October
AMA criticises decision not to add extra floor to new children’s hospital
Children’s hospital move a bandaid solution

 

Saturday 28 September
Health services failing children

 

Friday 27 September
Spike in alcohol and drug problems

 

Sunday 22 September
Obese mums rising

 

Saturday 21 September
Surge in drug, grog overdoses

 

Friday 20 September
Better business by association

 

Thursday 19 September
Perth hospitals fail UK test 

 

Wednesday 18 September
Teen sexting a growing trend, say UWA medical students

 

Sunday 15 September
New strain of super bugs plague Royal Perth Hospital

 

Wednesday 11 September
Psychiciatric Hospitals in high demand
Aussie cases of Lyme disease ‘inconclusive’

 

Tuesday 10 September
Medicos call for car crash cover switch

 

Tuesday 03 September
WACA dumps booze, fast food

 

Sunday 01 September

Sick WA public hospital staff forced to go to GP for treatment
Mentally sick guarded at WA public hospitals

 

Thursday 29 August

Fun run warning after second death
Fun run deaths trigger calls for more information about health risks (audio and text)

 

Tuesday 27 August
Family tribute to young dentist

 

Monday 26 August
Premier, doctors disagree on medical school

 

Friday 23 August 
‘Parent power’ gets $35m more for PMH

 

Thursday 22 August
$386,000 bill for WA to get medical staff

 

Wednesday 21 August
Retired GPs feel pushed out by rules

 

Tuesday 20 August
WA Government spending big on flying in surgeons, nurses and doctors to rural and remote areas

 

Monday 19 August
Criticism of Voluntary Euthanasia Party Continues (video)

 

Sunday 18 August
457 families could boycott WA

 

Wednesday 14 August
Battler suburbs hurt by health inequality

 

Wednesday 7 August
State has let kids down: Doctors

 

Tuesday 6 August
Parent doubts still cloud flu jab

 

Saturday 3 August
WA budget delay hits hospital spending, according to senior health bureaucrats
The art of dying well

 

Thursday 1 August
Experts assess hospital efficiency
New study airs health fears for Mandurah FIFO workers

 

Monday 29 July
Demise of the family doctor

 

Thursday 25 July
Staff petition over hospital fears
Peel’s population growth sparks GP crisis

 

Tuesday 23 July
WA tourism industry reeling at Hames resignation and says strong leader needed

 

Thursday 18 July
Graylands wards ‘unfit for patients’
Perth psychiatrist’s concerns about Graylands Hospital (includes audio)

 

Wednesday 17 July
Conjoined twin separation could be risky (video)

 

Sunday 14 July 2013
When homebirth becomes a crime (video)

 

Friday 12 July 2013
Ambulance ramping affecting St John’s service

 

Wednesday July 10 2013
Hidden issues for sex abuse victims

 

Monday 08 July 2013
Search for Health director general continues
WA Health paying for NHS visit (video)

 

Sunday 07 July 2013
Tired parents lead to rising number of children hospitalised for burns

 

Friday 05 July 2013
Doctors slam Federal cap on self-education

 

Thursday 04 July 2013
Growing criticism over practice of treating patients in corridors

 

Wednesday 03 July 2013
Concern over Perth hospital corridor use
Hundreds of doctors paid thousands to advise drug companies on their products

 

Tuesday 02 July 2013
Doctors call for abolition of new tax deduction cap on training costs

 

Saturday 29 June 2013
New hospital bed review ordered

 

Monday 17 June 2013
GP illnesses treated at emergency

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