Push for national consistent vaccination laws welcomed

Push for national consistent vaccination laws welcomed


Monday 13 March 2017

The AMA (WA) has called for new Premier Mark McGowan to back a Federal Government proposal that will prevent unvaccinated children from attending childcare centres or preschool.   “The Prime Minister has called for nationally consistent laws on this issue …


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AMA (WA) condemns Hanson vaccination comments


Tuesday 7 March 2017

The Liberal Party should be condemned for doing a preference deal with Pauline Hanson’s One Nation – a party that has created doubt and even fear about the key health issue of vaccination, Australian Medical Association (WA) President Dr Andrew …


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WA Labor’s research proposal a smart plan


Tuesday 21 February 2017

WA Labor’s proposal to introduce a Future Health Research and Innovation (HRI) Fund has been welcomed by the Australian Medical Association (WA) as a smart plan for improving the health and wellbeing of all Western Australians.   “WA Labor’s promise …


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RPH commitment welcomed but more needed


Tuesday 14 February 2017

The Australian Medical Association (WA) today said Labor’s announcement on Royal Perth Hospital was a good start, but not nearly good enough to fix capacity issues in WA.   “Despite two terms of building new hospitals and renovating others, incredibly …


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2017 Pre-Election Forum: The future of health in WA


Monday 13 February 2017

Anyone interested in the future of health in Western Australia should consider attending tomorrow’s 2017 Pre-Election Health Forum, Australian Medical Association (WA) President Dr Andrew Miller said today.   “Health is the biggest area of state government, with the largest …


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