State Budget heavy on missed opportunities: AMA (WA)

State Budget heavy on missed opportunities: AMA (WA)


Thursday 17 May 2012

The WA State Budget is a text-book example of missed opportunities, the Australian Medical Association (WA) said today.   “The Government has missed the opportunity to future proof WA by failing to provide adequate funding increases, it has missed the …


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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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AMA (WA) rejects WA Health’s Industrial Agreement offer

Thursday, 17th October 2019

The AMA (WA) has rejected WA Health’s offer for the replacement WA Health System – Medical Practitioners – AMA Industrial Agreement 2016.    Throughout the process, the AMA (WA) has continued to raise five key issues that must be addressed …