Research announcement welcomed, but more needs to be done – AMA (WA)

Research announcement welcomed, but more needs to be done – AMA (WA)


Thursday 24 October 2013

The WA Government should be congratulated for its latest round of medical research funding, but much more should be done, Australian Medical Association President Dr Richard Choong said today.   “The latest round of state research funding demonstrates just how …


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AMA (WA) releases fun run guidelines


Thursday 24 October 2013

People taking part in fun-runs should ensure that they are properly prepared for the level of exertion required, the AMA (WA) said today.


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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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The self-collection component of the National Cervical Screening Program aims to improve participation in cervical screening by providing an alternative collection process for asymptomatic women who are under-screened or never screened. Currently, self-collection (i.e. collection of a vaginal swab for …