RACS in the News

New recommendations aim to guide doctors and patients about testing, treatment options

From: The Medical News

22 March 2017

SURGERIES FOR THE OBESE AND ELDERLY, ANTIBIOTICS AND SCANS FOR ENT CONDITIONS Surgical options for people with medical conditions...

Australian Society of Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery (ASOHNS) and Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) aim to guide discussions


Surgeons want quad bikes banned for under 16s

From: Opotiki News

21 March 2017

THE Royal Australasian College of Surgeons is urging the New Zealand and Australian governments to ban the use of quad bikes by children...

THE Royal Australasian College of Surgeons is urging the New Zealand and Australian governments to ban the use of quad bikes by children


Why retire? Understanding the urge for doctors to work past 65

From: Health Medicine Network

20 March 2017

UNSW researchers have identified key reasons why some doctors continue working beyond retirement age, despite evidence suggesting their...

up-to-date. He also highlights that the Royal Australian College of Surgeons (RACS) has changed its continuing professional development (CPD


5 new 'do not dos' for ENT procedures

From: Australian Doctor

20 March 2017

Doctors are being urged to reconsider prescribing antibiotics for uncomplicated acute outer ear infections and discharge from grommets...

Australian Society of Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery (ASOHNS) and Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS). “With these conditions


Older doctors and retirement

From: Medical Journal of Australia

20 March 2017

Planning for life after work should commence as early as possible Many older doctors work beyond the traditional retirement age of 65 and...

be compromised. It is noteworthy that the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) changed its continuing professional development (CPD


Call to be frank in obesity under new Choosing Wisely Australia guidelines

From: The Advocate - Hepburn (Licensed by Copyright Agency)

19 March 2017

A LEADING anaesthetist is urging Ballarat patients struggling with obesity to be upfront in knowing their surgery...

-risk patients. ANZCA, Australian Society of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery and Royal Australasian College of Surgeons each made five


DEBATE CONTINUES OVER QUAD BIKE USAGE

From: NBN News

19 March 2017

Share Facebook Twitter The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons is leading calls for the New South Wales Government to ban children from...

Share Facebook Twitter The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons is leading calls for the New South Wales Government to ban children from


Enhanced recovery after elective caesarean: a rapid review of clinical protocols, and an umbrella review of systematic reviews

From: Bio Med Central

17 March 2017

RESEARCH ARTICLE Open Access Enhanced recovery after elective caesarean: a rapid review of clinical protocols, and an umbrella review of...

– Surgical (ASERNIP-S). 2009. https://www. surgeons.org/media/299206/RPT_2009-12-09_Enhanced_Patient_Recovery_ Programs.pdf. Accessed 1 Mar


Abbotsleigh students meet with Sydney Adventis Hospital’s leading surgeons to get a taste of life in medicine

From: The Daily Telegraph (Licensed by Copyright Agency)

17 March 2017

TWO of the Sydney Adventist (San) Hospital’s leading surgeons met young women to talk to them about senior medical...

and Dr Mukherjee are both active committee members of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and hope to promote women in medicine as


Visiting Medical Officer (Fee for Service) General Surgery, Mona Vale Hospital Job in Sydney .

From: Medical Health News

17 March 2017

Purpose of Position Provide clinical management and consultation service to patients in the General Surgical Department and participate in...

with the Medical Board of Australia Recognised specialist qualification, Fellow of the Royal Australian College of Surgeons and/or other