Tasmania

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Meetings

2015 VicTas Annual Surgical Meeting

Hobart 16 - 17 October, 2015
Hotel Grand Chancellor, Hobart
Further information

2015 Tasmanian State Committee meetings

18 February
15 April
17 June
19 August
16-18 October - Joint Victorian/Tasmanian Annual Scientific Meeting, Hobart
18 November

Mortality audit

Tasmanian Audit of Surgical Mortality (TASM)   

Workforce

Active Fellows by specialty and region, as at 31 December 2014

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.

Tasmania Workforce Data

Data ACT NSW NT QLD SA TAS VIC WA AUST NZ Overseas Total
CAR   6    53   0   37   10   4     55   13   178   25    18   221
GEN 19  535 15 280 135 28   434 128 1574 233  147 1954
NEU   7    77   0   43   15   5     62   20   229   16    21   266
ORT 24  404   6 257 106 21   290 115 1223 260    52 1535
OTO   9  145   3   83   44   8   110   38   440   85    26   551
PAE   4    33   0   13    8   3     21     8    90   18    22   130
PLA   5  117   2   64   40 11   130   44   413   59    21   493
URO   5  125   1   81   28 10   106   39   395   55    26   476
VAS   3    64   0   33   14   5     51   15   185   20     2   207
Total 82 1553 27 891 400 95 1259 420 4727 771  335 5833

CAR - Cardiothoracic Surgery
GEN - General Surgery
NEU - Neurosurgery
ORT - Orthopaedic Surgery
OTO - Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery
PAE - Paediatric Surgery
PLA - Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
URO - Urology
VAS - Vascular Surgery

Scholarships

Further information about research and travel scholarships available through the College. 

Frequently asked questions

What does the Tasmanian Office offer Fellows and Trainees?
For Fellows:

  • local link to College activities and resources
  • with matters of surgical standards
  • representation to the Tasmanian State Government and statutory agencies on matters important to surgeons and surgery in Tasmania
  • links to other medical organisations (like the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency)
  • payment point for accounts/reimbursement of expenses
  • newsletter.

For Trainees:

  • information on and a local resource point for basic and advanced training programs (the office coordinates the administration of some of the programs).

What are your opening hours?
Monday to Friday, 9am to 1pm.

Where is the College Office?
View the location.

Where can I park at the College?
Parking is available on site.

Can I book rooms at the Office to have meetings?
Yes, but please contact the office to confirm availability.

Where can I stay in Hobart?
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 Tasmania?
Visit the website Discover Tasmania.  

Contact

Tasmanian State Committee
Chair - Brian Kirkby

Tasmanian Regional Office
Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
147 Davey Street
Hobart TAS 7000 Australia

Telephone: +61 3 6223 8848
Fax: +61 3 6223 5019
Email: college.tas@surgeons.org

Opening hours: Monday to Friday, 9.15am to 1.15pm