AMA Calls on Audit Commission to cut red tape

AMA Calls on Audit Commission to cut red tape


Monday 25 November 2013

Red tape is creating unnecessary and costly inefficiencies in health and it is patients who are ultimately suffering as a result, Australian Medical Association (WA) President Dr Richard Choong said today.   “As a GP I’m extremely frustrated with the …


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AMA (WA) 2014 Membership Renewal


Thursday 21 November 2013

Your 2014 membership subscription is due for renewal by 1 January 2014.   Continue to have access to individualised support and representation should you need it, and to the many member benefits and services that are only available to our …


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WA’s Mental Health Crisis


Wednesday 20 November 2013

WA’s mental health system is in crisis and troubled patients are swamping emergency departments, senior doctors have warned.   In the latest issue of Medicus (out this week), Immediate past President of the AMA (WA) and Emergency Physician, Associate Professor Dave …


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Statins: Trust your doctor’s advice


Monday 18 November 2013

There is clear medical evidence that for many patients, Statins can assist in reducing the risk of strokes and heart attacks.   The Australian Medical Association (WA) at the weekend urged patients on Statins not to change their medication or …


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AMA (WA) applauds Federal Government’s decision to Scrap the Cap


Wednesday 6 November 2013

The Australian Medical Association (WA) has congratulated the Federal Government for seeing sense and scrapping the former government’s proposed $2000 cap on tax deductions for work related self-education expenses.   “The AMA (WA) was a strong supporter of the Scrap …


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