AMA (WA) Clinical Conference & Post Conference Tour 2015

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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Patient Assisted Travel Scheme needs significant reform: AMA (WA)


Monday 16 February 2015

The Patient Assisted Travel Scheme (PATS) has repeatedly failed patients in remote and regional areas of Western Australia, AMA (WA) President Dr Michael Gannon said today.   Appearing before the Public Administration Committee’s inquiry into the PATS earlier today, Dr …


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State Govt must act on hospital smoking: AMA (WA)


Thursday 5 February 2015

The State Government needs to get tough on policing smoking at our public hospitals, AMA (WA) President Dr Michael Gannon said today.   “Incredibly, despite only being open for a matter of days, the entrance to Fiona Stanley Hospital is …


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Sensible celebration urged on Australia Day: AMA (WA)


Friday 23 January 2015

Western Australians are urged to celebrate the true spirit of Australia Day and not let it morph into a day of binge drinking, AMA (WA) President Dr Michael Gannon said today.   “Australia Day is meant to be a celebration …


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Be cautious when it comes to medical tourism: AMA (WA)


Friday 9 January 2015

A sharp rise in the number of Australians travelling to South East Asia for surgical procedures is a cause for concern, AMA (WA) President Dr Michael Gannon said today.   “Countries like Thailand have some very good surgeons and facilities …


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