Perth GP wins AMA Excellence in Healthcare Award

Perth GP wins AMA Excellence in Healthcare Award


Monday 27 May 2019

A Perth GP who developed a surveillance program to actively monitor vaccine safety in real time is the recipient of the 2019 AMA Excellence in Healthcare Award.   Dr Alan Leeb was announced as the winner at the AMA National …


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WA Budget bad news for health


Friday 10 May 2019

The WA Budget is further bad news for health and means that hospital services will continue to struggle, the Australian Medical Association (WA) said yesterday.   “Unfortunately the 2019/20 Budget provides only a marginal increase in funding for the hospital …


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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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Morale in General Practice: Is the glass filling up?
Dr Simon Torvaldsen
Thursday, 5th December 2019

This month’s Medicus magazine focused on morale in our hospitals – but what about morale amongst us general practitioners? Some would say that General Practice has been downtrodden and neglected for so long that GPs have forgotten what it is …