RPH helipad cash splash a “drop in the ocean”

RPH helipad cash splash a “drop in the ocean”


Tuesday 20 December 2016

The Australian Medical Association (WA) today said the State Government is failing to keep its promises on Royal Perth Hospital, calling the latest announcement on a replacement helipad a drop in the ocean of what is needed.   “While the …


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New Industrial Agreement for doctors


Tuesday 20 December 2016

The AMA (WA) has signed a new Industrial Agreement for salaried doctors with WA Health.   The new Agreement will apply to all doctors in training (DiTs) and Senior Consultants employed by WA Health and the Drug and Alcohol Office. …


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Health Research must be key issue in 2017 State Election: AMA (WA)


Monday 19 December 2016

Additional cash for medical research must be an election promise for every political party at the coming state election, the Australian Medical Association (WA) said today.   “A substantial cash injection into research funding – and an indication that research …


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Release health policies now, says AMA (WA)


Tuesday 6 December 2016

Western Australian political parties must immediately release their health election policies to allow voters to fully debate the future of health in WA, the Australian Medical Association (WA) said today.   “Health plans should not be hidden from the voting …


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Dr YES heads down South


Monday 28 November 2016

Almost 1000 students in the Busselton and Bunbury area will have the chance to discuss key challenges they are likely to face during their lives when the Australian Medical Association’s Dr YES team of recently graduated doctors and medical students …


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