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RACS signs MoU with Monash Health on Building Respect

Friday, 29 April 2016, 1:02 pm | Royal Australasian College of Surgeons

Monash Health and the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) today forged a landmark agreement to build respect and improve patient safety in surgery. More >>

Surgeons Support Publication of Referral Data

Wednesday, 27 April 2016, 1:30 pm | Royal Australasian College of Surgeons

The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) supports the publication of Phase 1 data from the Ministry of Health’s National Patient Flow project. More >>

RACS to build respect and improve patient safety

Monday, 7 March 2016, 11:10 am | Royal Australasian College of Surgeons

The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) has marked the 12-month anniversary of public controversy about bullying, discrimination and sexual harassment in surgery, with a plea from the College President to 7,000 surgeons. More >>

RACS commits to more Māori Surgeons

Monday, 29 February 2016, 9:26 am | Royal Australasian College of Surgeons

The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) has committed to increasing the number of Māori surgeons in New Zealand and promoting cultural competence as a core professional skill in its Trainees and Fellows as part of its newly developed Māori ... More >>

Earlier Coromandel closing times put community health first

Friday, 18 December 2015, 10:15 am | Royal Australasian College of Surgeons

Surgeons say earlier Coromandel closing times put community’s health first Friday 18 December, 2015 More >>

RACS launches Action Plan to build respect

Monday, 30 November 2015, 1:24 pm | Royal Australasian College of Surgeons

RACS launches Action Plan to build respect, improve patient safety Monday 30 November, 2015 An overhaul of complaints management, fundamental shifts in surgical education and a commitment to respect and collaboration are the cornerstones of an Action Plan ... More >>

National Audit highlights safer surgical practices

Friday, 27 November 2015, 11:49 am | Royal Australasian College of Surgeons

The 6th National Report of the Australian and New Zealand Audits of Surgical Mortality (ANZASM) was released today by the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS), highlighting a significant drop in the number of adverse events due to issues with ... More >>

EAG delivers final report to RACS

Monday, 28 September 2015, 2:52 pm | Royal Australasian College of Surgeons

EAG delivers final report to RACS The Expert Advisory Group (EAG) has delivered its final report on discrimination, bullying and sexual harassment in the practice of surgery to the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS). More >>

RACS continues to push for more Indigenous surgeons

Wednesday, 16 September 2015, 10:51 am | Royal Australasian College of Surgeons

RACS continues to push for more Indigenous surgeons Wednesday 16 September 2015 The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) continues its efforts to increase the number of Indigenous medical graduates training as surgeons as it prepares for ... More >>

Surgeons say all patients have the right to appropriate care

Friday, 21 August 2015, 1:57 pm | Royal Australasian College of Surgeons

The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) is extremely concerned that patients are being denied cover for appropriate care and are becoming increasingly confused about what their private health insurance will provide for them. More >>

Positive Attitude a Key to Health and Happiness after Cancer

Friday, 14 August 2015, 10:01 am | Royal Australasian College of Surgeons

A positive attitude while being treated for cancer of the head and neck may help patients live longer lives, delegates to the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons’ (RACS) New Zealand Annual Scientific Meeting have been told. More >>

NZ Surgeon Honoured for Exceptional Contribution to Surgery

Thursday, 13 August 2015, 5:20 pm | Royal Australasian College of Surgeons

Thursday August 13, 2015 Professor Alastair Rothwell ONZM FRACS was today presented with the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons’ (RACS) Colin McRae Medal in recognition of his contributions to surgery across a long and celebrated career. More >>

Surgeons to Address Health Priorities in New Zealand

Wednesday, 12 August 2015, 5:35 pm | Royal Australasian College of Surgeons

Over 90 of New Zealand’s leading surgeons and other health professionals will attend the New Zealand Scientific Meeting of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) to be held in Queenstown this week. More >>

Climate Change - health impacts require urgent action

Tuesday, 23 June 2015, 1:56 pm | Royal Australasian College of Surgeons

The launch of the second report of the Global Lancet Commission on Health and Climate Change reveals an opportunity to improve the health of individuals, while tackling the challenge of climate change. More >>

Surgeons support stricter controls on quad bikes

Thursday, 21 May 2015, 7:21 pm | Royal Australasian College of Surgeons

Surgeons support stricter controls on quad bikes New Zealand surgeons are urging the Government to ban the use of quad bikes by children under the age of 16, following comments by the Children’s Commissioner that voluntary guidelines are not working. More >>

Training Future Surgeons – low cost, large benefit

Thursday, 7 May 2015, 3:29 pm | Royal Australasian College of Surgeons

The difference in operating times between trainee surgeons and their more qualified colleagues may not be as long as previously thought, delegates to the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons’ 84th Annual Scientific Congress have been told. More >>

Celebrating Indigenous health achievements

Thursday, 7 May 2015, 3:04 pm | Royal Australasian College of Surgeons

Four surgeons were recognised today for their contributions to better Indigenous health outcomes at the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons Annual Scientific Congress (ASC) in Perth. More >>

Post-operative NZ mortality data a driver for surgical safet

Thursday, 7 May 2015, 1:30 pm | Royal Australasian College of Surgeons

The collection of data regarding deaths during and after surgery can be used to influence surgical safety, delegates to the Royal Australasian College of Surgeon’s 84th Annual Scientific Conference have been told. More >>

Breast cancer among Indigenous women

Thursday, 7 May 2015, 1:29 pm | Royal Australasian College of Surgeons

Surgeons are meeting in Perth today to discuss the prevalence of breast cancer among Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and Maori women, and how to address the issue. More >>

New Zealand pioneers of facial surgery remembered 100 years

Wednesday, 6 May 2015, 9:27 am | Royal Australasian College of Surgeons

New Zealand’s pioneers of facial reconstruction surgery were today remembered in a keynote lecture delivered at this year’s 84th Annual Scientific Congress hosted by the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) in Perth. More >>

   

 
 
 
 
 

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