Taskforce established to combat sexual harassment: AMA (WA)

Taskforce established to combat sexual harassment: AMA (WA)


Monday 18 April 2016

A taskforce has been established to plan how best to tackle the very concerning issue of sexual harassment in the medical profession, the Australia Medical Association (WA) has announced.   “Sexual harassment is an insidious practice. Sadly the medical profession …


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Talk to your GP about getting ready for flu season: AMA (WA)


Thursday 7 April 2016

West Australians should talk to their General Practitioner about immunisation as part of their preparation for the flu-season, Australian Medical Association (WA) President Dr Michael Gannon said today.   “Vaccines are being delivered to GP’s this week, and now is …


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Health Care Homes trial highlights importance of general practice


Thursday 31 March 2016

The Federal Government’s new Health Care Homes trial recognises the vital role played by General Practitioners, the Australian Medical Association (WA) said today.   AMA (WA) President Dr Michael Gannon said the Government’s announcement was a ringing endorsement of the …


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Announcement of new health minister welcomed


Tuesday 29 March 2016

The Australian Medical Association (WA) has welcomed the appointment of the Hon. John Day MP as Western Australia’s new Health Minister.   “Mr Day is an experienced hand and a good choice,” AMA (WA) President Dr Michael Gannon said.   …


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Stay safe on the roads this long weekend: AMA (WA)


Thursday 24 March 2016

AMA (WA) President Dr Michael Gannon has urged people to exercise caution and stay safe when travelling during the upcoming Easter long weekend.   “We’ve had a shocking start to the year in terms of road fatalities, particularly over the …


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Monday, 12th November 2018

An article in the August edition of Medicus by Dr David Oldham, well summarised by its title To err is human, to forgive is divine, has weighed heavily on my mind these last few weeks. It ties in nicely with …