PMH review and recommendations welcomed

PMH review and recommendations welcomed


Friday 9 June 2017

The Australian Medical Association (WA) today welcomed the Report into the Morale and Engagement of Clinical Staff at Princess Margaret Hospital, and urged the State Government and CAHS Board to implement all of its recommendations.   “The Report confirms the …


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AMA (WA) elects a new President


Thursday 8 June 2017

The Australian Medical Association (WA) last night elected an orthopaedic surgeon as its newest President.   Dr Omar Khorshid, one of the youngest Presidents in the AMA (WA)’s history at the age of 42, was elected unopposed at the Annual …


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Dr YES does Mandurah


Monday 29 May 2017

24 keen Dr YES volunteers journeyed to Mandurah last month for 2 action-packed days delivering health education sessions to high school students.   This year’s trip to the Mandurah and Peel region proved to be extremely successful, with great feedback …


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2017-18 Federal Budget a significant step forward for health


Tuesday 9 May 2017

Tonight’s Federal Budget strongly demonstrates the key importance of health in Australia, the Australian Medical Association (WA) said today.   “The 2017-18 Federal Budget seems to be a significant step in the right direction for health, especially with the lifting …


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Perth Stadium urged to say “no” to full strength alcohol


Wednesday 3 May 2017

Full strength alcohol should not be made available at the new Perth Stadium, the Australian Medical Association (WA) has said today.   “There is no need for full strength beer or other strong drinks to be available at Perth Stadium. …


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