Reappointment of Dr Kim Hames Welcomed

Reappointment of Dr Kim Hames Welcomed


Friday 22 March 2013

The Australian Medical Association (WA) today welcomed the reappointment of the Hon Kim Hames as Health Minister.   “The Premier’s re-appointment of Dr Hames is great news for health in our state,” AMA (WA) president Dr Richard Choong said.   …


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ALP Mental Health Pledge Commended by AMA (WA)


Friday 22 March 2013

The Australian Medical Association (WA) has commended today’s announcement by the ALP of a boost in funding for state mental health services.   “As AMA (WA) President I wholeheartedly welcome the provision of additional funding for mental health in WA,” …


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Nurses Action Heavy Handed


Tuesday 26 February 2013

The Australian Medical Association (WA) today praised the State Government for resolving the nurse’s industrial action but criticised the nurse’s union over its heavy handed tactics.   “The State Government has shown the real leadership over this issue,” AMA (WA) president Dr …


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Government Medical Research plan will not help Health


Wednesday 20 February 2013

Premier Colin Barnett’s “FutureHealth WA” election promise is an embarrassment for a party attempting to portray itself as health or science oriented, the Australian Medical Association (WA) said.   “This plan will NOT lead to better health for all Western …


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Medical Research: think BIG


Monday 18 February 2013

The Australian Medical Association (WA) has welcomed the announcement by Premier Colin Barnett that a Liberal Party plan for medical research would be released later this week but urged the Government to “think big”.   “The AMA has met with …


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AMA Membership: Bang for your back
Dr Jason Laurens
Friday, 16th August 2019

People always ask me what they actually get for their membership dollars, and I get it, we all want something tangible for our money. Especially many interns who still have that ‘poor student’ mentality where you wonder which flavour of …