RACS in the News

Venerated Orthopedic Surgeon, Donald Kingsley Faithfull, MBBS, FRACS, FRAOrthA, will be Featured in The Leading Physicians of the World

From: University Chronicle

22 June 2017

(PR NewsChannel) / June 21, 2017 / Sydney, New South Wales The International Association of HealthCare Professionals is pleased to welcome...

title of Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, and remains an active a member of the Australian Hand Surgery Association,


Qld health plans patient safety changes

From: Perth Now (Licensed by Copyright Agency)

18 June 2017

The Queensland government has flagged an overhaul of the way the state's hospitals report on patient safety...

deaths could have been prevented. The report by the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons found 72 per cent of the 7613 surgical patient


70 per cent of surgical deaths could have been prevented: report

From: Semiconductors - EIN News

17 June 2017

13:09 GMT Queensland Health Minister Cameron Dick has moved to reassure residents of the safety of the state's hospitals after a report...

cent of surgical deaths could have been prevented. The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons report found 72 per cent of the 7613 surgical


Health Minister assures Queensland hospitals are safe after surgical deaths report

From: The Canberra Times (Licensed by Copyright Agency)

17 June 2017

Queensland Health Minister Cameron Dick has moved to reassure residents of the safety of the state's hospitals...

cent of surgical deaths could have been prevented. The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons report found 72 per cent of the 7613 surgical


Qld hospitals are safe - minister assures

From: Yahoo!7 News (Licensed by Copyright Agency)

17 June 2017

Queensland Health Minister Cameron Dick has moved to reassure residents of the safety of the state's hospitals...

The report by the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons found 72 per cent of the 7612 surgical patient deaths between July 2007 and June


Patient safety reporting overhaul on the cards

From: Media Statements - Queensland Government

17 June 2017

Public reporting of patient safety reporting in Queensland’s public and private hospitals will be considered as part of a new State...

– funded by Queensland Health – is developed by the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and includes information from public and private


Queensland surgery deaths audit offers rare glimpse into medical mistakes

From: Cairns Post (Licensed by Copyright Agency)

16 June 2017

UP TO half a dozen surgical patients are killed every week by medical mishaps at Queensland hospitals, a new report...

said the data was owned and collected by RACS and was covered by qualified privilege. A RACS spokeswoman said the statement was prepared “in


Public surgery death reports must return

From: The Courier-Mail (Licensed by Copyright Agency)

16 June 2017

QUEENSLAND is fortunate in having a high-quality health service with some of the best hospitals, and most skilled...

is disturbing, as is the possible shortage of critical care beds. The RACS and its members are to be commended for their willingness to be


Senior Lecturer in Rural General Surgery Job in Geelong & Great Ocean Road .

From: Medical Health News

16 June 2017

JOB ID: 170311 SALARY RANGE: $110,906 to $127,681 pa pro rata (plus 17% super) EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part-time (0.6 FTE) and fixed term for 2...

, Bachelor of Surgery Degree. Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons or Fellowship of an equivalent Surgical College.


AMA Gold Medal presented for exceptional service to a ‘one of a kind’

From: Australian Medical Association

15 June 2017

Dr William Glasson AO, the AMA President who steered a course through the medical indemnity crisis in the early 2000s, has been recognised...

organisations such as the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the Australian Society of Cataract