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

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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State Government vaccine initiative welcomed


Monday 30 January 2017

The Australian Medical Association (WA) welcomes the State Government’s announcement that WA will commence a vaccination program targeting meningococcal ACW and Y strains.   “Health Minister John Day has listened to the right advice and doctors support the initiative which …


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Royal Perth Hospital a broken promise: AMA (WA)


Wednesday 25 January 2017

“Mr Barnett, what happened to the redevelopment of Royal Perth Hospital you promised WA eight years ago?” the Australian Medical Association asked today.   Standing outside RPH this morning, AMA (WA) President Dr Andrew Miller said: “For too long we …


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More public hospital beds crucial to meet spiralling demand


Wednesday 18 January 2017

The future Western Australian government must address the current shortage of public hospital beds urgently, the Australian Medical Association (WA) said today.   “It is time for all political parties in the coming election to recognise the facts: there are …


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Don’t use water at Perth Children’s Hospital until all clear: AMA (WA)


Tuesday 10 January 2017

Anyone visiting or working at the new Perth Children’s Hospital should avoid contact with the water unless independent testing has given the all clear, the Australian Medical Association (WA) said today.   AMA (WA) President Dr Andrew Miller was reacting …


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