Statement from the Australian Medical Association (WA)

Statement from the Australian Medical Association (WA)


Friday 15 February 2019

Executive Director of the AMA (WA) Mr Paul Boyatzis has announced his intention to retire later this year, AMA (WA) President Dr Omar Khorshid said today.   “Mr Boyatzis has held the positon for more than 30 years and has …


read more
thumbnail

Peel Health funding not good enough – AMA (WA)


Wednesday 6 February 2019

The news that the Federal Government will spend $25 million on an upgrade of Peel Health Campus is little more than a drop in the ocean and will do nothing to resolve the serious issues at the hospital, the Australian …


read more
thumbnail

Government changes to mental health welcome – AMA (WA)


Thursday 10 January 2019

State Government steps to improve mental health services in WA hospitals are welcome, and will go a substantial way to solving bottlenecks in emergency departments, the Australian Medical Association (WA) said today.   “The announcement today by the Minister for …


read more
thumbnail

AMA Fees List 2018 goes live Thursday 1 November 2018


Thursday 1 November 2018

The AMA has enhanced a key member benefit, with the launch of the AMA Fees List online in October. The new website has replaced the previous book and CD-ROM formats, making setting medical fees faster and more user friendly than …


read more
thumbnail

Free booze at the cricket? NO WAY, says AMA (WA)


Wednesday 31 October 2018

Free booze at cricket games would guarantee a return to the past – of alcohol fueled violence, of drunkenness and need for protective cages for patrons, especially families.   “Rod Marsh was a fantastic cricketer and an icon to millions …


read more
thumbnail
News & Media Archives
Have Your Say

Do you support current e-cigarette restrictions in Western Australia?




View Results

Loading ... Loading ...
Why I Joined the AMA (WA)...
"It is my hope that we can tackle the challenges our profession faces, united as one. If we dislike our working hours, our pay, gender inequality or low training opportunities, we can change these together. As a nurse in my previous life, I know that when a profession stands as one, people listen."
Dr Rebecca Cogan
Dr Rebecca Cogan
Blog
The State Budget: The real cost to health
Dr Omar Khorshid
Tuesday, 21st May 2019

The 2019 State Budget represents a significant achievement (and some good luck) for the WA Government and Treasurer Ben Wyatt. There has been real discipline when it comes to spending and it is clear that the Treasurer is proud of …