Positive trend in immunisation rates, but more needs to be done: AMA (WA)

Positive trend in immunisation rates, but more needs to be done: AMA (WA)


Thursday 27 March 2014

Most West Australian parents have done the right thing on immunisation, but more work needs to be done in certain suburbs, AMA (WA) President Dr Richard Choong said today.   The comment comes after the latest report on immunisation rates …


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Tougher laws on synthetic drugs welcomed


Monday 24 March 2014

The Australian Medical Association (WA) today welcomed tougher laws on the importation of synthetic LSD announced by the Federal Government.   AMA (WA) President Dr Richard Choong said that it was high time tougher laws were introduced, and he hoped …


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WA needs specialised problem behaviour program: AMA (WA)


Thursday 20 March 2014

The State Government should establish a specialised problem behaviour program similar to the services offered in Victoria, the AMA (WA) said today.   Dr Alexandra Welborn, an AMA (WA) Council member and the AMA psychiatrist spokesperson, said that without specialist …


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Your Entitlements under the 2013-2016 AMA Industrial Agreements


Thursday 20 March 2014

Throughout 2013, the AMA (WA) worked tirelessly on behalf of members to ensure the best possible outcome for the latest round of Industrial Agreements.   It is important you understand your conditions of employment, to ensure you maximise your entitlements …


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Message to members and practices regarding hoax calls


Thursday 20 March 2014

The AMA has recently become aware of a female person calling a range of businesses, claiming to be from ‘the AMA’ asking to speak to senior staff or managers. This may be interpreted as a call from the Australian Medical …


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The past year has seen numerous blows to the case for e-cigarettes, despite mounting pressure from vaping advocates to relax Australian legislation around the products.   The debate is surprisingly polarising, with mudslinging and personal attacks commonplace in forums such …