RACS in the News

Perth Convention Bureau records delegate expenditure boost

From: CIM Magazine

19 September 2018

Perth to host Royal Australasian College of Surgeons Annual Scientific Congress 2021 PCB also secured $1.79 million in industry financial...

Perth to host Royal Australasian College of Surgeons Annual Scientific Congress 2021 PCB also secured $1.79 million in industry financial


New Colonoscopy Clinical Care Standard released

From: Darling Downs and West Moreton PHN

18 September 2018

The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care (the Commission) has released new Colonoscopy Clinical Care Standard. The...

Gastroenterological Society of Australia, the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, the Colorectal Surgical Society of Australia and New


Machine learning to improve quality of healthcare

From: DOTmed.com

18 September 2018

Press releases may be edited for formatting or style CHICAGO, Sept. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, QuartzClinical (Chicago, IL) introduces...

International Hospital Federation meeting in Brisbane, Australia, the American College of Surgeons meeting in Boston, Massachusetts later


Health Minister dismisses calls for board of inquiry

From: The Sydney Morning Herald (Licensed by Copyright Agency)

18 September 2018

Health Minister Meegan Fitzharris continues to resist "sudden" calls for a board of inquiry into ACT Health, saying...

union, Health Care Consumers' Association and the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons - all supported her alternative independent review.


Australian National Road Safety Strategy report calls for zero deaths on Australia's roads

From: Blue Mountains Gazette (Licensed by Copyright Agency)

17 September 2018

On the curb side, brambles blocked Sarah’s escape. On the other side, the car jutted out into a 110km/h lane...

,” said Dr Crozier, the chair of the Trauma Committee at the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. “As a nation we have become complacent,


'I just sit around in pain': Hernia-mesh patients share stories of post-surgery agony

From: F3News

14 September 2018

Updated September 14, 2018 11:21:42 More patients who have undergone hernia operations are coming forward with stories of painful...

They have spoken out as the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) said General Surgeons Australia was investigating the feasibility


Call for zero road toll by 2050 in bold plan to ‘halt the carnage’ on our roads

From: 3AW

12 September 2018

The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons is calling for a $3 billion annual injection of funds to “halt the carnage” on the roads. A...

. Dr John Crozier, chair of the trauma committee of the Royal Australian College of Surgeons, said $30 billion a year is spent treating


These 9 Diseases Are the Most Deadly in the World

From: Reader's Digest

12 September 2018

You might be surprised by a few diseases on this list from the World Health Organization.

2016. This statistic doesn’t surprise Nikki Stamp, MBBS, FRACS, a cardiothoracic surgeon in Australia, who says that when an organ as vital


Billions sought to bring road toll to zero

From: The Australian (Licensed by Copyright Agency)

12 September 2018

The Morrison government has been urged to establish a $3 billion-a-year fund to improve road safety and establish a...

at the University of Adelaide, and John Crozier, chair of the trauma committee at the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, calls for the


'Halt the carnage': Report calls for zero deaths on Australia's roads

From: The Canberra Times (Licensed by Copyright Agency)

12 September 2018

Sarah Frazer, 23, broke down on the Hume Highway and pulled into an emergency lane that her father described as a...

, the chair of the Trauma Committee at the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. An inquiry into Australia's road safety has called for