AMA (WA) calls for immediate ban on children taking part in Qld combat sports

AMA (WA) calls for immediate ban on children taking part in Qld combat sports


Wednesday 23 November 2016

The Australian Medical Association (WA) has called on the Federal Health Minister to take immediate action to ban children from taking part in organised combat sports competitions.   “We have seen some of the promotional material being used for combat …


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Tougher stance on tobacco welcomed: AMA (WA)


Wednesday 16 November 2016

The Australian Medical Association (WA) today congratulated the State Government for taking strong action to further cut smoking rates in WA.   “Today’s announcement is a positive one for health in our great state, especially for the healthy future of …


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AMA (WA) highlights the impact of drunk driving in powerful new advert


Tuesday 8 November 2016

AMA (WA) President Dr Andrew Miller has recently taken part in a new campaign urging West Australians not to drink and drive.   “We thank Channel 9, the Road Safety Commission and the State Government for their involvement in this …


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Health Services Boards will make positive difference: AMA (WA)


Thursday 6 October 2016

The Health Services Boards established to oversee WA health will be an important part in seeking ways to fix our health system, currently under severe strain, the Australian Medical Association (WA) said today.   “The five boards recently established by …


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AMA demands a fair go for GPs with pathology collection arrangements


Thursday 6 October 2016

Federal AMA President Dr Michael Gannon has made a direct plea to Health Minister Sussan Ley to scrap Government plans to change rental rules for pathology collection centres located in general practices and other medical facilities.   The Government announced …


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