Youth Friendly Doctor

The Youth Friendly Doctor (YFD) program is designed to provide medical professionals with the skills and knowledge to remain up to date with the most pertinent issues affecting young people and how to best manage these issues.

The program is developed and delivered by health professionals with specific skills in the area of youth health, providing the most current information.

CPD points are accepted by the RACGP andACCRM.

Doctors who complete the YFD Training Program, join the YFD Directory.

LATEST NEWS

  • Business News20 Apr 2020 Our doctors and nurses, industry and researchers alike are working to keep WA safe during the pandemic. In our latest edition of Great for the State, Business News' acknowledges people making a difference. Free to read and share here: https://www.businessnews.com.au/…/Great-for-the-State-2020-…
  • Fuelling the Frontline19 Apr 2020  Great news - we are off and running. So from this morning hospital cafe coffee machines will start churning out those thousands of free coffees you have shouted to our much-appreciated frontline hospital staff. The free coffees are to let hospital staff know that the WA public wants to thank them for; * bravely stepping up to work on the COVID-19 frontline * going to work for WA, while everyone else stayed home * the massive changes they have had to endure and disruption caused in their families *the heightened anxiety as they have watched the COVID-19 "storm" hit other countries and overseas colleagues have been infected with the virus *all the preparations they have made so our hospitals are better able to cope *the fight they may still have to fight * all the excellent care they have provided to WA in recent years that was not publicly acknowledged.
  • Schooling to look different16 Apr 2020  The President of the WA branch of the Australian Medical…
  • Western Australians urged to get vaccinated against the flu | AMA (WA)15 Apr 2020 All Western Australians are being urged to see their local GP and get vaccinated against influenza early, before the peak flu season kicks off in June.
  • Live Q&A - WAGPET and AMA WA - Thursday 9 April15 Apr 2020 This is "Live Q&A - WAGPET and AMA WA - Thursday 9 April" by…
  • The West Live podcast with Jenna Clarke15 Apr 2020 It’s live, it’s local, it’s Perth news as you’ve never heard it before.
  • The Great Backyard Campout13 Apr 2020 Nature Play WA is calling on WA families to make April 18 the world’s…
  • Empathy & compassion needed for a COVID-19 Easter | AMA (WA)09 Apr 2020 Navigating Easter amid COVID-19 will require empathy, compassion and a good dose of common sense from all Western Australians and the health system, as work continues to get ready for the fight.
  • To the Western Australian community – Thank you! | AMA (WA)06 Apr 2020 Premier Mark McGowan and his Government are to be unreservedly congratulated for implementing strong social and border controls and making WA one of the best places in the world to be during this pandemic.
  • The COVID-19 crisis03 Apr 2020 Throughout the COVID-19 crisis, the Australian Medical Association will publish The COVID-19 Fact Files – clinical articles from the frontline of health care, dealing with the issues at the core of keeping Aussies healthy while the nation works together through the pandemic. Read the first Fact File - Transmission and Personal Protective Equipment by AMA Vice President Dr Chris Zappala - https://bit.ly/3bQi60T
  • Calls for private pathology to be used to expand COVID-19 testing | AMA (WA)02 Apr 2020 Increased testing of patients showing symptoms of COVID-19, not just a fever, should be immediately agreed by the State Government, the Australian Medical Association (WA) said today.
  • Andrew Miller01 Apr 2020 The Australian Medical Association of WA & Friends' urgent message to Australia and the world about limiting the spread of COVID19.
  • AMA (WA) applauds life-saving PPE contribution for COVID-19 fight | AMA (WA)31 Mar 2020 A $160 million effort to source and secure vital medical supplies and equipment by the Minderoo Foundation and Fortescue Metals Group, with input from the Australian Medical Association (WA), will directly help to save the lives of Western Australian health workers battling COVID-19, the AMA (WA) sa...
  • AMA (WA) welcomes potentially life-saving legislation being considered by State Parliament | AMA (WA) 31 Mar 2020 The Australian Medical Association (WA) today welcomed the Western Australian Parliament debating legislation that will enable doctors to use world-leading research and experimental treatments to target COVID-19 related illnesses.
  • Govt must step up as 'morale on the frontline is terrible' | Sky News Australia30 Mar 2020 WA Australian Medical Association President Andrew Miller says “there’s no way to dress it up, the morale on the frontline is terrible”. Speaking to Sky News on Tuesday, Dr Miller said frontline healthcare workers “feel as though there’s not a true understanding at the highest levels of wh...