AMA (WA) visits Perth Children’s Hospital

AMA (WA) visits Perth Children’s Hospital


Tuesday 1 May 2018

Representatives of the Australian Medical Association (WA) visited the Perth Children’s Hospital today for a closer look at our State’s newest health campus.   AMA (WA) Councillors and management were taken on a detailed tour of the soon-to-be opened more …


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ECU School of Business and Law partners with AMA (WA)


Wednesday 18 April 2018

In an exciting move into the business health sector, Edith Cowan University’s (ECU) School of Business and Law (SBL) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the AMA (WA).   The Association is in the final stages of developing a …


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HAVE YOUR SAY ON END-OF-LIFE CHOICES IN WA


Friday 13 April 2018

End-of-life choices, palliative care and related issues have recently been topics of great national debate. This has resulted in some states debating legislation over the last few months, and Victoria passing the Voluntary Assisted Dying Act 2017 late last year. …


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Realistic targets on tobacco legislation required at COAG Health Council


Thursday 12 April 2018

WA Health Minister Roger Cook should pursue realistic and achievable targets on tobacco control with other Health Ministers at the COAG Health Council meeting tomorrow, rather than floating empty, unenforceable ideas, the AMA (WA) said today.   “Realistically, other States …


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AMA (WA) welcomes COAG Health Council adoption of mandatory reporting laws


Thursday 12 April 2018

The AMA (WA) has congratulated the COAG Health Council for adopting nationally consistent mandatory reporting laws.   “The approach by the AMA in Western Australia to fight for separate and intelligent mandatory reporting laws some years ago has been shown …


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Setting the agenda on the End-of-Life debate
Dr Katharine Noonan
Thursday, 31st May 2018

It is an issue that will dominate political, medical and ethical debate in Western Australia over the next year, if not longer.   And the Australian Medical Association (WA) is determined to have the voice of the medical profession heard …