Health Budget not enough to cope with demand: AMA (WA)

Health Budget not enough to cope with demand: AMA (WA)


Thursday 14 May 2015

The health sector will struggle to provide a continued high standard of care following a real cut in today’s State Budget, the AMA (WA) said.   “An adjustment of just 1.3 per cent over the next year is, in fact, …


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Health of remote Aboriginal communities should take priority


Friday 8 May 2015

Health and safety issues must be the first priority in any review of services to remote Aboriginal communities, the AMA (WA) said today.   “From good health flows everything else – the ability to work, to care for families and …


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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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Following on from the AMA’s participation in a trade delegation to China last year, General Manager for Education and Training, Jan Norberger, returned to China earlier this year to sign an amicable cooperation agreement with the Hu Zhou People’s Third …