AMA (WA) receives award for Best Public Health Campaign

AMA (WA) receives award for Best Public Health Campaign


Monday 28 May 2018

The AMA (WA) won a major Federal AMA Award at last weekend’s National Conference, recognising our strong campaign to tackle the issue of mental health, particularly adolescence suicide and self-harm.   The award, presented by AMA National President Dr Michael …


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Big shoes to fill following departure of Chief Health Officer


Wednesday 16 May 2018

The AMA (WA) has congratulated Chief Health Officer Professor Tarun Weeramanthri on his exceptional service to health in Western Australia, following news of his pending resignation.   “While the AMA (WA) and Prof Weeramanthri have not always seen eye to …


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Health in a holding pattern following State Budget


Thursday 10 May 2018

WA health is in a holding pattern as the State Government waits for the Sustainable Health Review report, which is not expected to be finalised until November at the earliest, the AMA (WA) said today.   “The Sustainable Health Review, …


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AMA (WA) visits Perth Children’s Hospital


Tuesday 1 May 2018

Representatives of the Australian Medical Association (WA) visited the Perth Children’s Hospital today for a closer look at our State’s newest health campus.   AMA (WA) Councillors and management were taken on a detailed tour of the soon-to-be opened more …


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ECU School of Business and Law partners with AMA (WA)


Wednesday 18 April 2018

In an exciting move into the business health sector, Edith Cowan University’s (ECU) School of Business and Law (SBL) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the AMA (WA).   The Association is in the final stages of developing a …


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It is an issue that will dominate political, medical and ethical debate in Western Australia over the next year, if not longer.   And the Australian Medical Association (WA) is determined to have the voice of the medical profession heard …