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Meetings and Notices

2014 NSW Regional Committee meetings (Tuesdays)
4 February
1 April
3 June
5 August
7 October
2 December

2014 NSW Executive Committee meetings (Mondays)
24 February
24 March
28 April
26 May
30 June
28 July
25 August
22 September
27 October
25 November

NSW Office Facilities

NSW Regional Office Facilities Brochure (PDF 1MB)
Condition and Charges (PDF 100 KB )
Room Booking Form (PDF 1MB)

 

NSQIP (National Surgical Quality Improvement Program) FORUM
Save the date: 
Day: Thursday 19 June 2014
Time: 10.00am - 3.00pm
Venue: Stamford Plaza Sydney Airport Hotel
Please click here for NSQIP Forum Flyer (PDF 465KB)

 

Surgical Anatomy Whole Body Dissection Course - July 2014
Link to the Course information

 

DSTC Definitive Surgical Trauma Care Course and
DPNTC Perioperative Nursing Trauma Course.

Sydney, 23-24 July 2014

Link to DSTC Poster (PDF 1.7MB)
Link to DPNTC Poster
(PDF 3KB)
Link to Registration form
(PDF 1.2MB)

RACS Outstanding Service to the Community Award

Noel_Tait_Recipient_of_Outstanding_Service_to Community

Professor Noel Tait (pictured left) was presented with the College's Outstanding Service to the Community Award on 7 March 2014 by the Lord Mayor Gordon Bradbury at Wollongong, which was organised by Dr Stuart MacKay, Director Illawara Division of Surgery, Wollongong Hospital.

Professor Tait was nominated for his long term dedication and commitment to the Science of Surgery to Canberra and Wollongong Hospitals and to the Local Community.

Winner of 2013 Essay Competition

NSW_2013_Essay_Winner

Mr Robert Costa is presenting the Annual Medical Student Medal and Certificate to the Winner of the 2013 Essay competition, Mr Christopher Selvaraj, final year Medical Student from University of Western Sydney on 26 November 2013, at the NSW Regional Office.

Please click here to read the Winning Essay. (PDF 65KB)

   

Newsletters

December 2013 (PDF 4MB)


Mortality audit

Chasm_LogoThe Collaborative Hospitals Audit of Surgical Mortality (CHASM) of New South Wales maintains membership within the Australian and New Zealand Audit of Surgical Mortality (ANZASM) but is under the management of the Clinical Excellence Commission under the direction of Professor Cliff Hughes, FRACS. 

 Link to CHASM Programs.

 

Workforce

Active Fellows by specialty and region, as at December 2013.

A Fellow is considered active if they are currently involved in any aspect of surgical activity that involves the use of surgical skills or knowledge gained through their surgical training. This extends to and is not exclusive of medico-legal work, research or supervision of Trainees and International Medical Graduates (IMGs). Further Annual and Interim Activities Reports are available on the workforce and activities reports page.

New South Wales Workforce Data

Data ACT NSW NT QLD SA TAS VIC WA AUST NZ Overseas Total
CAR 4 54 0 35 9 3 57 13 175 24 28 227
GEN 17 533 17 268 128 26 427 123 1539 240 158 1937
NEU 6 73 0 41 15 5 59 19 218 19 24 261
ORT 23 395 6 252 110 21 289 115 1211 259 54 1524
OTO 8 140 3 80 42 8 110 38 429 82 26 537
PAE 4 31 0 12 8 3 23 8 89 16 24 129
PLA 5 118 2 59 40 9 127 42 402 58 22 482
URO 5 122 1 76 29 10 99 36 378 51 22 451
VAS 3 62 1 36 14 4 44 13 177 17 2 196
Total 75 1528 30 859 395 89 1235 407 4618 766 360 5744

Frequently asked questions

What are your opening hours?
Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.

Where is the College office?
View the location.

Where can I park at the College?
Limited parking is available at the College by arrangement. Contact +61 2 8298 4500 for details.

Can I book rooms at the College office for meetings?
Yes, contact +61 2 8298 4500 for details or
Email Ellen Fitzpatrick at Reception.NSW@surgeons.org

Where can I stay in Sydney?

Go to Tourism New South Wales. For accommodation bookings, access the travel management section of this website. If you are a Trainee or Fellow of the College, you will be eligible for discounted pricing.

What's on in Sydney?
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Contact

NSW State Committee

New South Wales Regional Office
Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
Suite 1, Level 26
201 Kent Street
Sydney  NSW  2000
Australia

Telephone: +61 2 8298 4500
Fax: +61 2 8298 4599
Email: college.nsw@surgeons.org

Opening hours: Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm