Health of remote Aboriginal communities should take priority

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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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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Contracts of Employment

Monday, 17th December 2018

Primarily, medical practitioners covered by the WA Health System – Medical Practitioners – AMA Industrial Agreement 2016 (“the Agreement”), are employed on a fixed term basis. The Agreement’s Appointment Term Provisions* provide for appointments of:   Five years for Senior …