Extra funding for PMH welcomed, but still waiting on extra bed decision

Extra funding for PMH welcomed, but still waiting on extra bed decision


Thursday 22 August 2013

The State Government must use a once in a generation opportunity to future-proof Perth’s new children’s hospital, the Australian Medical Association (WA) said today.   Additional funding on cancer and clinical specialists and a range of other needs at Princess …


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Coalition Policy on health a step in the right direction


Thursday 22 August 2013

The Coalition’s policy on health, released earlier today, is a strong step towards improving Australia’s health system, Australian Medical Association (WA) President Dr Richard Choong said today. Dr Choong also called on the ALP to immediately release their plans to …


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Budget Brings Mixed Reviews for Health – AMA (WA)


Thursday 8 August 2013

Health in Western Australia has survived today’s Budget, but still faces a difficult road ahead, Australian Medical Association (WA) Vice President Dr Michael Gannon said today.   “Today’s Budget includes a 7 per cent increase in hospital funding, but a …


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Government defers on cap following pressure from AMA (WA)


Friday 2 August 2013

The Federal Government’s decision to delay the introduction of the proposed $2000 cap on work related self-education expenses a further year was an admission that it had made a major mistake.   “The politics of this situation is that the …


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Recognising Excellence at the AMA (WA) Annual Gala Dinner


Monday 29 July 2013

Two of Western Australia’s most respected medical figures were awarded the AMA (WA)’s highest accolade at a Gala Dinner and WA Award ceremony on Saturday night.   Professor Alex Cohen and Doctor Michael McCall both received the AMA (WA) Award …


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Monday, 17th December 2018

Primarily, medical practitioners covered by the WA Health System – Medical Practitioners – AMA Industrial Agreement 2016 (“the Agreement”), are employed on a fixed term basis. The Agreement’s Appointment Term Provisions* provide for appointments of:   Five years for Senior …