Junior doctors and medical students urge action on national medical training plan

Junior doctors and medical students urge action on national medical training plan


Saturday 19 October 2013

The AMA Council of Doctors in Training (AMACDT) is urging Australian Health Ministers to agree to start work on a new national medical training plan when they meet in November.


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Clearing the Haze


Thursday 17 October 2013

The lack of regulation and testing around New and Emerging Drugs means we know little about their acute effects or long-term harm.   Online and on the street, they go by various names – White Revolver, Benzo Fury, Aurora and …


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Managing Urgent and Life Threatening Test Results


Thursday 17 October 2013

Two recent Court cases highlighted the importance of having appropriate procedures in place to deal with urgent and life threatening test results which need to be communicated to a patient.   Summary points   Failures in the follow up of …


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State Government fails to future-proof Perth Children’s Hospital


Tuesday 1 October 2013

According to the AMA (WA), the State Government has missed a once-in-a-generation opportunity to future-proof the new Perth Children’s Hospital.   “The additional beds announced by the State Government is little more than a stop-gap measure that will not provide …


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Inadequate remuneration and tech support at residential aged care facilities


Thursday 19 September 2013

Dr Nick Cooke has been involved in aged healthcare for more than 10 years – five of which saw him undertaking exclusively, visits to residential aged care facilities (RACF). Four months ago, however, he stopped visiting RACFs for a variety …


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Ties strengthened between AMA (WA) and Hu Zhou, China

Tuesday, 11th September 2018

Following on from the AMA’s participation in a trade delegation to China last year, General Manager for Education and Training, Jan Norberger, returned to China earlier this year to sign an amicable cooperation agreement with the Hu Zhou People’s Third …