Medical Research: think BIG

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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FIFO Report a Late But Welcome Start


Thursday 14 February 2013

It is incredible that the Federal Parliamentary inquiry into the impact of Fly-In Fly-Out in Australia had taken more than a year and a half and yet had only come up with the most obvious conclusions and recommendations, the Australian …


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Heatwave Warning


Tuesday 12 February 2013

As the temperature is set to exceed 38C over the next 3 days, Australian Medical Association (WA) President Dr Richard Choong has advised people—especially children and the elderly—to take appropriate precautions to prevent heat-related illness.   According to the Weather …


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Ross River Virus Poll Results


Tuesday 22 January 2013

A recent website poll has revealed AMA (WA) members believe the state government could be doing more to prevent the spread of the Ross River Virus in Western Australia.


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ALP urged to step out of the cage and into 21st century


Monday 21 January 2013

The Australian Medical Association (WA) has called on the Labor Party to reject the promise by its sports spokesman to “revisit” a state…


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