WA News Feature Articles
Rural adjustment hurts
Thursday, 01 September 2005
thumb_Van_Duran_Peter_Dr_Aug05.jpgKalgoorlie general surgeon Peter van Duran has cut back his work, leaving another gap in rural health services. His story highlights the plight of many rural centres, especially the larger rural centres like Kalgoorlie...
WA Genome Project - why do we need it?
Thursday, 01 September 2005
thumb_0507DNA_wo_bracket_2.jpgThe mapping of the human genome, completed four years ago, has resulted in a burgeoning industry in genetics biotechnology and research. Researchers see the potential to map genes responsible for diseases, discover how the disease expresses itself, and target new treatments accordingly.
Organ Donation in Western Australia
Monday, 01 August 2005
thumb_thumb_Henderson_brothers.jpgMedical Forum magazine takes a close look at the state of organ and tissue donation in Western Australia. What can be done to improve things? Common myths. Facts to dispel them... and more
MDA National's Andrew Miller
Wednesday, 01 June 2005
thumb_Miller_Andrew_Dr.jpgAfter seven years on MDA National Council, Perth anaesthetist Andrew Miller has now been elected president.
CTEC evolves under pressure
Sunday, 01 May 2005
thumb_0505CTEC_EndoscopyCourse.jpgPerth's high-tech Clinical Training and Education Centre (CTEC) is evolving to accommodate a more competitive marketplace and the need to become more financially self-sufficient. This will mean providing a wider number of courses to different clinical groups...
Effective political lobbying
Sunday, 01 May 2005
thumb_0505Eggs_best.jpgWHEN the Federal Government takes control of the Senate and the House of Representatives from July 1, a whole new ball game of lobbying will begin. Medical Forum magazine interviewed two medical practitioner politicians to see how these changes have affected how we lobby them...
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