06 December 2013
The College response relates specifically to the role of surgery
in the planning and implementation of the broad policies outlined
relating to Cancer management in Queensland.
05 September 2013
A re-elected Rudd Labor Government looks forwards to continuing
to work with the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons to ensure
we continue to have a world class health system and workforce into
the future to benefit all Australians.
04 September 2013
A robust public hospital system that provides universal care for
all Australian, irrespective of means or status, will remain the
central pillar of our health system under a Coalition
12 August 2013
The issues addressed here by no means constitute an exhaustive
list, but are those the College believes will, if appropriately
addressed, deliver the best outcomes for patients through improved
10 July 2013
The College is gravely concerned that the measure announced as
part of the 2013 Federal Budget, which will cap annual tax
deductions for self-education expenses at $2,000, will act as a
disincentive to CPD, MOPS and training activities, thereby
undermining the quality of surgical care delivered in this country
and posing a threat to patient safety.
13 June 2013
The College endorses the guidelines and notes that the
advertising guidelines in its own Code of Conduct are aligned
closely with them. Fellows of the College are required to adhere to
the provisions of both documents.
22 April 2013
Surgeons involved in the management of trauma have long held the
view that while road safety efforts have understandably been
directed at reducing fatalities, this might have been at the
expense of preventing serious injuries.
29 March 2013
The College remains committed to working with the Timorese MoH
and other partners to help them achieve a sustainable, high
functioning health system that meets the needs of the Timorese