Improved spending in health but challenges ahead

Improved spending in health but challenges ahead


Thursday 7 September 2017

Health continues to face a challenging future following today’s state budget, the Australian Medical Association (WA) said.   “With an increase in spending of 1.4 per cent in 2017-18 followed by a cut of 1.8 per cent in 2018-19, today’s …


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Commitment to cut smoking rates welcomed


Thursday 7 September 2017

The Australian Medical Association (WA) has welcomed the State Government’s commitment to stronger legislative action to cut smoking rates.   “It is appropriate and exciting to see one of the first pieces of legislation to be introduced into State Parliament …


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Decision to limit LiveLighter Campaign is anti-health: AMA (WA)


Thursday 13 July 2017

The AMA (WA) is concerned that Facebook has moved to limit advertising from the LiveLighter Campaign on the grounds of body shaming.   “While body shaming is a significant concern in the community, obesity is one of the biggest health …


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No pressure on health officials to rush PCH opening: AMA (WA)


Friday 30 June 2017

The Australian Medical Association (WA) today called on the State Government to guarantee that no health official would be pressured to approve the opening of Perth’s new Children’s Hospital before it was completely safe.   “The AMA (WA) has consistently …


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PMH review and recommendations welcomed


Friday 9 June 2017

The Australian Medical Association (WA) today welcomed the Report into the Morale and Engagement of Clinical Staff at Princess Margaret Hospital, and urged the State Government and CAHS Board to implement all of its recommendations.   “The Report confirms the …


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