Government must boost research efforts: AMA (WA)

Government must boost research efforts: AMA (WA)


Tuesday 15 May 2012

The Western Australian Government should provide $40 million a year funding for health and medical research in order to stop the intellectual wealth of the state wasting away, the Australian Medical Association (WA) said today.   Delivering a new report …


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AMA (WA) Warns against delaying flu vaccination


Thursday 26 April 2012

What seems like a never-ending summer may lead many Western Australians to overlook, or put off, getting a flu vaccination, the AMA (WA) said today.   “The continuing good weather may cause many people to overlook the fact the flu …


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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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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 …