AMA calls for Statewide MMA ban

AMA calls for Statewide MMA ban


Wednesday 20 July 2016

Labor leader Mark McGowan has the opportunity to show that he is ready to lead the West Australian health system by pledging to ban all concussion loving blood sports, and to refuse the cash of those involved in promoting it, …


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Cancellation of elective surgery procedures highlights need for additional funding


Tuesday 5 July 2016

The cancellation of some elective surgical procedures at St John of God Midland Public Hospital further demonstrates the need for additional funding and resources in our public hospitals,” AMA (WA) President Dr Andrew Miller said today.   “For years the …


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Excellence in medicine honoured at AMA (WA) Gala Dinner


Monday 27 June 2016

One of Western Australia’s most distinguished academics and general practitioners, along with an indigenous health champion were recognised for their distinguished careers at a Gala Dinner held at the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre by the Australian Medical Association (WA) …


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Dr Andrew Miller elected as AMA (WA) President


Thursday 9 June 2016

A specialist anaesthetist has been elected to serve as President of the Australian Medical Association (WA) for the next year.   Dr Andrew Miller was elected last night at the AMA (WA)’s Annual General Meeting held at AMA (WA) headquarters …


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Culture change needed for new Children’s Hospital to succeed


Wednesday 8 June 2016

Today’s announcement that the new Perth Children’s Hospital (PCH) will open this year should be great news for all West Australians, but instead raises more concerns regarding staffing cuts and falling morale at the hospitals, Australian Medical Association (WA) Vice …


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Re-elected Fed Govt needs to consult more with Primary Care
Dr Sean Stevens
Monday, 8th July 2019

Like many of my colleagues, I have been wondering how the re-election of the Morrison Government will impact Australian GPs and their patients. The government’s announcement around re-indexation of the MBS (granted at a rate lower than CPI) was appreciated …