Labor Party Preventive Health Announcement – AMA (WA) Reaction

Labor Party Preventive Health Announcement – AMA (WA) Reaction


Friday 3 May 2019

The Labor Party preventive health announcement yesterday appears not only old but contains few concrete commitments, Australian Medical Association (WA) President Dr Omar Khorshid said.   The policy, first announced in June 2016, acknowledges the importance of prevention but is …


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Submission to the Review into Clinical Governance of WA Mental Health Services


Thursday 2 May 2019

The AMA (WA) has conducted a survey in order to provide direction for AMA (WA) advocacy and the AMA (WA)’s submission to the Review of the Clinical Governance of Public Mental Health Services in Western Australia (WA). The Survey was …


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2020 AGPT applications are now closed


Wednesday 1 May 2019

Applications for the 2020 Australian General Practice Training (AGPT) program are now closed. If you are interested in a career in GP, speak with WAGPET, the sole provider of the AGPT program in WA. You can speak with one of …


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AMA (WA) 2019 Council Elections


Monday 29 April 2019

Following recent amendments to the AMA (WA) Constitution, the AMA (WA) Council has a revised focus. Over the past 12 months, AMA (WA) Councillors have been at the forefront of health system and clinical policy development, covering a wide range …


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AMA (WA) Charity Gala Dinner and Awards Night


Thursday 11 April 2019

  The AMA (WA) 2019 Charity Gala Dinner and Awards Night is set to be another incredible night! Being held Saturday 22 June at Hyatt Regency Perth, the evening will transport you to Italy – think Lambretta’s, Red Wine and …


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Where are those knitting needles, again?
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Friday, 6th September 2019

It’s two months from exams, and I’m in the library being taught valuable skills from a fellow classmate. It involves two needles and plenty of patience. No, it’s not phlebotomy. It’s the art of making a blanket.   The technique …