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

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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Final concrete pour at Perth Children’s Hospital a missed opportunity: AMA (WA)


Wednesday 11 June 2014

The final concrete pour at the Perth Children’s Hospital today represents a missed opportunity according to the Australian Medical Association (WA).   “Princess Margaret Hospital has been a significant part of Western Australia’s health history – but it is an …


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Recognising excellence at the AMA (WA) Annual Gala Dinner


Monday 9 June 2014

One of Australia’s best known medical researchers along with a former federal minister were both awarded prestigious awards by the Australian Medical Association (WA) at a formal dinner in Perth on Saturday night.   Senior Australian of the Year 2014 …


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