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  • HealthWatch17 July 2019  Since the beginning of 2019, the AMA (WA) has pointed to the unacceptable and dangerous levels of ambulance ramping outside our metropolitan public hospitals. Just when we thought things couldn’t get worse, patients endured more than 2,740 hours of ambulance ramping over May:
  • Re-elected Fed Govt needs to consult more with Primary Care | AMA WA17 July 2019 Like many of my colleagues, I have been wondering how the re-election of the Morrison Government will impact Australian GPs and their patients.
  • You can actually change the course of someone’s life16 July 2019 Family Doctor Week – July 21 to 27 Dr Alison Soerensen – Western Australia The Murray Medical Centre is a GP-owned centre in Mandurah, a seaside location south of Perth.Dr Alison Soerensen did her first year of GP training at the centre and returned to work there after gaining Fellowship of the ...
  • Dr YES equipped to ‘ASIST’ with suicidal thoughts | AMA WA15 July 2019  Dr YES Coordinator Julian Ming said ASIST’s Pathway for Assisting Life (PAL) model will sit alongside crucial skills such as DRSABCDE as tools that he never wants to be without.
  • National Diabetes Week 201913 July 2019 National Diabetes Week 2019 kicks off today and runs until 20 July. It's about time we took the time to better detect all types of diabetes. Early diagnosis and treatment can greatly reduce your risk of developing diabetes-related complications
  • Gender diversity - why it matters? | AMA WA12 July 2019 Last month the AMA passed a resolution to have gender targets – for Federal Council, elected positions and boards.
  • Government survey raises concerns about senior health management | AMA WA11 July 2019 The State Government’s very first staff engagement survey for public health workers has shown a worrying lack of faith in senior management, the Australian Medical Association (WA) said today.
  • Free CPR for GP Members10 July 2019 Australian Medical Association (WA)
  • WA Primary Health Alliance10 July 2019 Congratulations to our Grow Local Meekatharra graduates who celebrated achieving their Cert IV in Mental Health at a formal graduation ceremony on Tuesday. Thei
  • How much per hour? When doctors’ wages are spotlighted, the community pays | AMA WA10 July 2019 Australia’s highest earners revealed reads the Buzzfeed-like headline of a recent ATO taxation statistics report. In it, it names surgeons, anaesthetists and internal medicine specialists as the top three. With final-year students now applying for internships, many of us …
  • Evidence to empowerment – translating UWA breastfeeding research09 July 2019 UWA Fox Lecture Theatre
  • Triggering change through the decades | AMA WA09 July 2019 Following a change of government in 1983, the Hon. Barry Hodge, who was deeply interested in promoting health and preventing disease, initiated a priority setting process in his first year as Minister for Health.
  • Will the BIG ONE finally deliver for General Practice? | AMA WA07 July 2019 What about the biggest report of all – the MBS Review? By now, most if not all of you are aware that we have an ongoing process of reviewing our major funding mechanism, the Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS).
  • Reviewing the Review | AMA WA05 July 2019 Some reports change the health system forever. Some for the better. Some for the worse. Some are destined to gather dust.
  • The pill and other medications to be prescribed by pharmacies under proposed healthcare reforms04 July 2019 Pharmacies would be given a dramatically expanded healthcare role, including the ability to issue repeat prescriptions for ongoing medications such as the contraceptive pill, under new proposals.