Quarantine health services and delay building projects: AMA (WA)

Quarantine health services and delay building projects: AMA (WA)


Tuesday 17 April 2012

Western Australian health services must be quarantined from any spending cuts – even if it means delaying major infrastructure works, the AMA (WA) said today.   “Today’s announcement by the Treasurer is like a return to the bad old days …


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Extra Mining payments required for FIFO Health Services


Tuesday 17 April 2012

The Fly-In, Fly-Out Federal Parliamentary Inquiry should seriously consider how mining companies can make a special contribution to health services in rural and remote areas, the AMA (WA) said today.   AMA (WA) President Associate Professor David Mountain said a …


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E-Health plan will push costs up and care down – AMA (WA)


Tuesday 17 April 2012

The Federal Government’s e-health initiative will potentially drive down the quality of health care delivery in Western Australia while driving up costs, the AMA (WA) said today. “I’m fearful that the e-health initiative is becoming so complicated and convoluted that …


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Oppositions’ cheap shots on travel funding


Wednesday 14 March 2012

Doctors and medical professionals should continue travelling on appropriately funded and approved trips, the Australian Medical Association (WA) said today.   “We live in one of the world’s most isolated cities and medical professionals need to travel to see and …


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