Suspension of Philip Nitschke welcomed: AMA (WA)

Suspension of Philip Nitschke welcomed: AMA (WA)


Thursday 24 July 2014

The Medical Board of Australia has made the right decision by suspending the registration of Philip Nitschke as a doctor, the AMA (WA) said today.   “The medical profession is relieved to be rid of Dr Nitschke and wish to assure …


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Family Doctor Week


Tuesday 22 July 2014

This week is AMA Family Doctor Week 2014 – a time to acknowledge the work and dedication of the more than 30,000 GPs across Australia, who provide high quality primary health care and support to their patients, the AMA (WA) …


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Medical Board’s investigation into Nitschke welcomed: AMA (WA)


Friday 18 July 2014

The AMA (WA) has welcomed the Medical Board of Australia’s investigation into Dr Philip Nitschke, after claims that he poses a risk to public safety.   AMA (WA) President Dr Michael Gannon said that “If there is any possible threat …


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Brutal, barbaric boxing should be banned: AMA (WA)


Friday 18 July 2014

White collar boxing matches, some of which use charities to provide a cloak of respectability, should be banned, AMA (WA) Vice President Dr Andrew Miller said today.   “Boxing is an archaic display of masculinity that has little-to-place in modern …


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Winter flu warning – keep your mobile phone clean


Wednesday 2 July 2014

West Australians should include sterilisation of their mobile phones as part of their winter flu regime, the Australian Medical Association (WA) said today.   “The winter flu season is just starting and people should remember the check list of ways …


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