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2014 ASM 24-25 October
Peppers Seaport Hotel,
28 Seaport Boulevard, Launceston

Friday 24 October - A Non-Technical Skills Course for Surgeons
Friday evening - Dinner at the venue
Saturday 25 October - Scientific Meeting

Accommodation bookings at the venue, please contact seaport.conf@peppers.com.au or telephone: 6345 3333 making mention that you are attending the RACS conference.                                                           

2014 Tasmanian State Committee meetings

19 February
16 April
18 June
20 August
24-25 October - Annual Scientific Meeting, Launceston
19 November

Mortality audit

Tasmanian Audit of Surgical Mortality (TASM)   

Workforce

Active Fellows by specialty and region, as at 30 April 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.

Tasmania 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

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, 9am to 1pm