Now is the time to act on Graylands closure: AMA (WA)

Now is the time to act on Graylands closure: AMA (WA)


Wednesday 10 February 2016

Concerning reports of mental health patients languishing in Graylands Hospital, some for more than a decade, has highlighted just how crucial it is for Mental Health to return to the Health portfolio, the AMA (WA) said today.   “Separating the …


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Remember to keep cool in the heat: AMA (WA)


Thursday 4 February 2016

With a serious heatwave being forecast to hit WA later this week, the AMA (WA) has urged the community to avoid long periods in the sun and to be properly prepared to recognise and treat heat exhaustion, AMA (WA) President …


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AMA (WA) celebrates Australia Day honours


Thursday 28 January 2016

The Australian Medical Association (WA) has celebrated the work and dedication of those West Australians recognised for their outstanding contribution to the community through the practice of Medicine in the annual Australia Day honours list.   “It is an honour …


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AMA (WA) welcomes new interns amidst concerns of training bottlenecks


Wednesday 20 January 2016

The AMA (WA) has welcomed the hundreds of new doctors who joined the State’s health system this month, but remains concerned that continued cuts to services and staff will see Western Australia in the same internship crisis currently impacting the …


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Don’t be conned by anti-vaccination message: AMA (WA)


Thursday 14 January 2016

The AMA (WA) has urged the nation’s media not to be conned into carrying the anti-vaccination message, AMA (WA) President Dr Michael Gannon said.   “The Australian media is generally very good at supporting the overwhelming body of scientific evidence …


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