Excellence in health acknowledged at AMA (WA) Awards Night

Excellence in health acknowledged at AMA (WA) Awards Night


Wednesday 26 June 2019

Three significant achievers in the health field were acknowledged by the Australian Medical Association (WA) on the weekend.   The 2019 AMA (WA) Charity Gala Dinner and Awards Night, held at Perth’s Hyatt Regency on Saturday evening, saw more than …


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AMA (WA) announces appointment of new CEO


Thursday 20 June 2019

Dr Bennie Ng has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer with the Australian Medical Association (WA).   A graduate of the University of Western Australia medical school, Dr Ng has worked as a General Practitioner and in hospital management most …


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AMA (WA) supports ‘safe access zones’


Tuesday 4 June 2019

Patients should always be able to access medical practitioners without obstruction or fear, the Australian Medical Association (WA) said today in releasing its reaction to the State Government’s discussion paper on ‘safe access zones’ around premises that provide abortion services. …


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AMA (WA) welcomes Steve Irons as new Federal Training Minister


Friday 31 May 2019

The Australian Medical Association (WA) has welcomed the appointment of the Member for Swan, Steve Irons, as the new Assistant Minister for Vocational Education, Training and Apprenticeships.   “As a former apprentice electrician, Mr Irons will no doubt understand how …


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AMA (WA) President inducted into the AMA Roll of Fellows


Monday 27 May 2019

The AMA has inducted seven new members into the AMA Roll of Fellows, in recognition of their outstanding contributions to both the medical profession and the AMA. Among those inducted were AMA (WA) President Dr Omar Khorshid and AMA Councillor …


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Dr Jason Laurens
Friday, 16th August 2019

People always ask me what they actually get for their membership dollars, and I get it, we all want something tangible for our money. Especially many interns who still have that ‘poor student’ mentality where you wonder which flavour of …