Fun run participants reminded to take care: AMA (WA)

Fun run participants reminded to take care: AMA (WA)


Tuesday 20 May 2014

People taking part in fun-runs need to be well informed of the potential health risks involved in these events, the AMA (WA) said today.   Following the deaths of two fun run participants at last year’s City to Surf event, …


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Good news for health in budget – but more needed for research: AMA (WA)


Thursday 8 May 2014

The AMA (WA) welcomed today’s state health budget, particularly a 5.9 per cent rise in health spending.   “We understand how hard it was to find additional funding for health and we had been expecting to see a cut. We …


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AGM set for 4 June 2014


Tuesday 6 May 2014

Members are advised that the AMA (WA) Annual General Meeting will be held on Wednesday, 4 June, at the Association’s headquarters in Nedlands, starting at 6pm.   Members who attend will be invited to join in the discussion on AMA …


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Federal Government should move quickly scrapping Medicare Locals


Wednesday 23 April 2014

The Federal Government should scrap the failed experiment of Medicare Locals as quickly as possible, AMA (WA) Vice President Dr Michael Gannon said today.   “We have talked about this issue for too long. Now is the time for strong …


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Emergency Medicine College warns co-payments “counterproductive”


Wednesday 9 April 2014

As speculation continues over whether the federal government will introduce a $6 Medicare co-payment in the May budget – a change which some fear would encourage use of emergency departments (EDs) as after-hours GP clinics – the Australasian College for …


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