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Surgeons Call For Action On Bowel Cancer Screening For Māori

Wednesday, 7 October 2020, 2:28 pm | Royal Australasian College of Surgeons

  The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) is joining others in calling on the Government to lower the age range for bowel cancer screening for Māori. The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) is joining others in calling on ... More >>

New Chair For College Of Surgeons New Zealand National Board

Wednesday, 1 July 2020, 12:45 pm | Royal Australasian College of Surgeons

Philippa Mercer, a general surgeon based in Christchurch, takes up her role today (1 July) as the new Chair of the New Zealand National Board of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS). The RACS New Zealand National Board represents New Zealand ... More >>

Surgeons commend new road safety plan

Friday, 20 December 2019, 10:10 am | Royal Australasian College of Surgeons

As people who care for those seriously injured in road crashes, trauma surgeons commend the goals of the new road safety plan which has just been released, says Li Hsee, Chair of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons’ (RACS) New Zealand ... More >>

RACP: make healthy housing the norm

Friday, 18 August 2017, 9:45 am | Royal Australasian College of Surgeons

The Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) is calling for politicians to take urgent action to make ‘healthy housing’ the norm. More >>

RACS applauds launch of Bariatric Surgery Registry

Thursday, 20 July 2017, 2:15 pm | Royal Australasian College of Surgeons

The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) applauds the launch of the Bariatric Surgery Registry in New Zealand this week. More >>

15 year breast cancer study shows trend

Wednesday, 10 May 2017, 8:54 pm | Royal Australasian College of Surgeons

15 year breast cancer study shows trend towards increased referral to genetic screening Wednesday 10th May, 2017 The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) Annual Scientific Congress (ASC) was told in Adelaide today that it seems rare not to know ... More >>

Surgeons want quad bikes banned for under 16s

Thursday, 9 March 2017, 10:23 am | Royal Australasian College of Surgeons

The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) is urging the New Zealand and Australian Governments to ban the use of quad bikes by children, following the latest death of a six year old girl in New South Wales. More >>

Nelson Marlborough Health signs RACS Respect Agreement

Thursday, 24 November 2016, 12:18 pm | Royal Australasian College of Surgeons

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) aimed at building respect and improving patient safety in surgery has been signed between the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) and Nelson Marlborough Health (NMH). More >>

Obesity and infection control highlighted as priorities

Tuesday, 22 November 2016, 1:02 pm | Royal Australasian College of Surgeons

The 7th National Report of the Australian and New Zealand Audits of Surgical Mortality (ANZASM) was released today by the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS), which highlighted an increase in obesity as a comorbidity, as well as recommending ... More >>

Obstetricians and Gynaecologists join in building Respect

Friday, 23 September 2016, 1:27 pm | Royal Australasian College of Surgeons

The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RANZCOG) and the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) have signed a Letter of Agreement in a show of collaboration toward building respect in the medical workplace ... More >>

First NZ Respect agreement with College of Surgeons

Wednesday, 21 September 2016, 5:05 pm | Royal Australasian College of Surgeons

The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) and the University of Otago Medical School have signed a landmark Letter of Agreement, aimed at building respect and improving patient safety in surgery and strengthening the education of medical students. More >>

RACS, Ramsay Health sign MoU to improve respectful culture

Tuesday, 30 August 2016, 5:26 pm | Royal Australasian College of Surgeons

Ramsay Health Care and the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), the purpose of which is to build respect among staff and doctors and improve patient safety in surgery. More >>

Surgeons gather in Queenstown to talk outcomes

Wednesday, 3 August 2016, 12:46 pm | Royal Australasian College of Surgeons

Around 100 of New Zealand’s leading surgeons and health professionals will converge on Queenstown this week to attend the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) New Zealand Annual Scientific Meeting. More >>

RACS launches mandatory training on discrimination

Monday, 11 July 2016, 1:14 pm | Royal Australasian College of Surgeons

Monday 11 July 2016 The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) has launched new, online training on discrimination, bullying and sexual harassment. More >>

RACS and St Vincent’s commit to respect in surgery

Friday, 1 July 2016, 2:48 pm | Royal Australasian College of Surgeons

St Vincent’s Health Australia (SVHA) and the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to deal more effectively with reports of discrimination, bullying and sexual harassment in the surgical workplace and improve ... More >>

Surgeons say plain packaging is step in the right direction

Tuesday, 31 May 2016, 11:59 am | Royal Australasian College of Surgeons

The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) is very pleased with the New Zealand Government’s announcement today to progress with plain packaging legislation. More >>

Funding boost for electives is a good start but more needed

Friday, 27 May 2016, 9:22 am | Royal Australasian College of Surgeons

The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) welcomes the announcement of an additional $2.2 billion for Health over the next four years, but believes that an even greater investment is required to meet the needs of New Zealand’s growing ... More >>

Surgeons recognised for contribution to Aboriginal health

Wednesday, 4 May 2016, 10:22 am | Royal Australasian College of Surgeons

Two surgeons were recognised today for their contributions to better Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and Māori health outcomes today at the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) Annual Scientific Congress in Brisbane. More >>

Surgeons gather in Brisbane

Monday, 2 May 2016, 11:55 am | Royal Australasian College of Surgeons

Surgeons from the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) will next week join their counterparts of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre for a series of workshops, discussions, plenaries and masterclasses ... More >>

Surgeons want more Māori specialists

Monday, 2 May 2016, 11:50 am | Royal Australasian College of Surgeons

Monday 2 May, 2016 Four Māori junior doctors interested in surgical training are in Brisbane this week as guests of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) for their Annual Scientific Congress. More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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