RACS in the News

First-class care gives local women reassurance

From: Seniors News

25 April 2017

SPECIALIST breast and plastic surgeon Dr Ellis Choy, has had a particular interest in working with breast cancer patients for more than 10...

known as the Melanoma Unit Australia) and gained his first fellowship with the Royal Australian College of Surgeons. He undertook advanced


US doctor who caused fatal crash plans surgeon training fund

From: MSN NZ

25 April 2017

The American surgeon who caused a fatal crash near Nelson in February plans to set up a fund to support a surgeon exchange training...

is setting up a fund which will be administered by the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, to have an exchange programme for a trainee


Doctors are charging some patients based on ‘perceived wealth’, according to NIB

From: NewsDog

23 April 2017

EXCLUSIVE WOMEN seeking breast reductions are being charged based on perceived wealth, a top health fund says, leading to bills up to 10...

was true “price does not equal quality”. The Royal Australian College of Surgeons declined to comment. NIB’s ambitious plans for Whitecoat


Doctors are ripping Aussies off

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

23 April 2017

EXCLUSIVE

was true “price does not equal quality”. The Royal Australian College of Surgeons declined to comment. NIB’s ambitious plans for Whitecoat


Sinodinos to open Cyber Leaders

From: InnovationAus

22 April 2017

Industry Minister Arthur Sinodinos will deliver the opening keynote at InnovationAus.com’s Cyber Security – The Leadership Imperative 2017...

Heath, Manager of Prevocational and Online Education, Royal Australasian College of Surgeons Skeeve Stevens - Chief Futurist, FutureSumo and


Meet Orthopaedic Surgeon John Batten on Medical Matters. .

From: Medical Health News

22 April 2017

Orthopaedic Surgeon John Batten would have to be one of the busiest medical professionals in Tasmania. Along with lecturing, training and...

has just been announced as the President elect of the Royal Australian College of Surgeons. Producer Paul McIntyre recently spoke with John


Health Insurance Challenges Signal Need for Deeper Review

From: InsuranceNewsNet

22 April 2017

DEAKIN, Australia, April 20 -- The Consumers Health Forum of Australia issued the following news release: Sweeping criticisms of the value...

value of private cover. Dr Lawrie Malisano of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons also provides grounds for progress in fee restraint


Neville Willis wins national Rotary title

From: The Times - On The Coast (Licensed by Copyright Agency)

21 April 2017

Neville Willis wins national Rotary title.

a cheque for $42,500 to the charity chosen being Interplast Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, supported by Rotarians. Since 1983,


Health insurance - need for deeper review

From: SeniorAu

20 April 2017

Criticisms of the value of health insurance made in articles released today should prompt the Government to boost the scope of its private...

value of private cover. Dr Lawrie Malisano of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons also provides grounds for progress in fee restraint


‘Dangerous path’: Medicare ‘seriously threatened’ by private health insurance

From: True Viral News

20 April 2017

The Turnbull government is under renewed pressure to tackle the cost, complexity and poor coverage of private health insurance amid...

. In another contribution, Dr Lawrie Malisano from the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons said: “The long term viability of the private