Ambulance ramping reaches crisis levels

Ambulance ramping reaches crisis levels


Tuesday 6 September 2016

Ambulance ramping figures have reached crisis levels across metropolitan Perth, with patients waiting up to 10 hours  to be seen by a doctor.   Senior emergency department doctors said rising ambulance ramping figures are just the tip of the iceberg, …


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Not too late to get flu jab: AMA (WA)


Friday 26 August 2016

AMA (WA) President Dr Andrew Miller has reminded West Australians that it’s not too late to get the flu jab, as influenza notifications continue to rise around the state.   “Following a recent surge in influenza notifications over the past fortnight, we urge all West …


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AMA calls for Statewide MMA ban


Wednesday 20 July 2016

Labor leader Mark McGowan has the opportunity to show that he is ready to lead the West Australian health system by pledging to ban all concussion loving blood sports, and to refuse the cash of those involved in promoting it, …


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Cancellation of elective surgery procedures highlights need for additional funding


Tuesday 5 July 2016

The cancellation of some elective surgical procedures at St John of God Midland Public Hospital further demonstrates the need for additional funding and resources in our public hospitals,” AMA (WA) President Dr Andrew Miller said today.   “For years the …


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Excellence in medicine honoured at AMA (WA) Gala Dinner


Monday 27 June 2016

One of Western Australia’s most distinguished academics and general practitioners, along with an indigenous health champion were recognised for their distinguished careers at a Gala Dinner held at the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre by the Australian Medical Association (WA) …


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