AMA Foundation

The AMA (WA) Foundation is as a not-for-profit organisation developing and maintaining a highly regarded youth health program, through two main arms, the Dr YES (Youth Education Sessions) program, and Youth Friendly Doctor training program.

LATEST NEWS

  • Today Tonight13 June 2019 If you've been laid up with the dreaded lurgy, you're not alone, with many families, workplaces and schools battling sickness.
  • Guiding the way | AMA WA13 June 2019 Question: What do you get when you put 55 doctors motivated about and interested in doctors’ wellbeing in one room? Answer: Lots of fantastic discussion, ideas and suggestions.
  • 9 News Perth12 June 2019 The Health Minister is considering mandatory flu jabs for all Perth medical staff after a crisis meeting with doctors today.
  • Youth Focus10 June 2019 The world is focusing on the health of men and boys this week for Men's Health Week!
  • The smallest gestures make a difference | AMA WA10 June 2019 For just over five months now, I have had the privilege of representing what I believe is the best medical school in Australia – the University of Notre Dame Fremantle and the students who make it so. Some of these …
  • Bethanie and AMA join for forces for leadership course | AMA WA10 June 2019 The 18-month course will be offered by the AMA (WA) through AMA Training Services and will begin with 17 middle managers from Bethanie.
  • GP Registrar Seminar: Navigating Workplace Behaviour09 June 2019 Australian Medical Association (WA)
  • Privacy and Data Security in Medical Practice10 June 2019 
  • Do we want healthcare delivered by doctors or pharmacists? | AMA WA07 June 2019 Pharmacists are highly trained professionals and I have great respect for their expertise in pharmacology. I often consult with pharmacists about issues relating to my patients’ medications and I have often found medication reviews performed by clinical pharmacists very helpful. …
  • Upcoming Events06 June 2019 
  • Investing in people and culture pays off | AMA WA05 June 2019 Joondalup Health Campus (JHC) has a long history of supporting junior doctors. Being a Ramsay Health Care hospital, we are part of a global company that values doctor engagement. I believe the results of the HHC 2019 survey are not …
  • Teen legally euthanised after rape04 June 2019  A 17-year-old Dutch girl has been euthanised at her home after she said the trauma of being raped as a young girl made her feel she couldn’t keep living.
  • AHPRA issues stern warning for healthcare providers | AMA WA04 June 2019 The Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) has issued a warning to healthcare professionals, reminding them of their “responsibility to support public health programs including vaccination”. AHPRA CEO Martin Fletcher reminded practitioners that supporting public health progr...
  • AMA (WA) supports 'safe access zones' | AMA WA03 June 2019 Patients should always be able to access medical practitioners without obstruction or fear, the Australian Medical Association (WA) said today in releasing its reaction to the State Government’s discussion paper on ‘safe access zones’ around premises that provide abortion services.
  • You first, doc! | AMA WA02 June 2019 The AMA (WA) has called on the State Government to introduce mandatory influenza vaccination for healthcare workers – doctors, nurses and allied health – in all Western Australian hospitals. In a strongly-worded letter to Health Minister Roger Cook, AMA …