Serco contract cancellation the right step. Now there must be an inquiry

Serco contract cancellation the right step. Now there must be an inquiry


Monday 20 April 2015

The State Government has made the right decision in removing the Fiona Stanley Hospital sterilisation contract from Serco. However, it must immediately conduct a review into the circumstances under which it was awarded, the AMA (WA) said today.   “The …


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No involvement in Katter claims: AMA (WA)


Friday 17 April 2015

The comments made by Bob Katter MP in relation to supposed complications at Fiona Stanley Hospital and resultant blood test results are incorrect and irresponsible in the extreme, the AMA (WA) said today.   No such data exists, let alone …


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Cancelling Serco FSH contract would be a positive move: AMA (WA)


Friday 10 April 2015

WA Health Minister Dr Kim Hames should examine the performance of Serco and the contract for sterilisation services at Fiona Stanley Hospital, the Australian Medical Association (WA) said today.   “If there is any doubt about Serco’s expertise or experience …


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AMA (WA) welcomes campaign on road safety in regional WA


Wednesday 1 April 2015

The Australian Medical Association (WA) has welcomed RAC WA’s Elephant in the Wheatbelt campaign, aimed at tackling high road fatality rates in regional Western Australia.   AMA (WA) President Dr Michael Gannon said the life-sized elephant made from the parts …


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AMA (WA) Clinical Conference & Post Conference Tour 2015


Wednesday 18 February 2015

The AMA (WA) is delighted to announce that the 2015 Clinical Conference will be held in Cape Town, South Africa, with the Post Conference tour to Pilanesburg National Park and Zambia – featuring Victoria Falls and Chobe Game Reserve.   …


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