RACS in the News

Top ruggerite qualifies as FRACS in Australia

From: Daily News

21 February 2018

Former Royal College and Sri Lanka Junior National rugby coloursman, Dr. Reza Rahim successfully completed the Fellowship Examination in...

in Orthopaedic surgery and is now a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of Surgeons with his sub-speciality being spinal disorders.


ICC releases 1st-year results worth A$785 in direct expenditure, with 3,700 jobs created

From: MiceBtn - Impact Publications

20 February 2018

Delegates attending events at Australia’s International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney) generated A$785 million in direct expenditure...

across sectors to 2026. This includes the likes of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and its 4,000 delegates in May, Sibos 2018 in


An extraordinary woman

From: Asia Samachar

20 February 2018

Most people would be proud to have been recognised for their accomplishments in just one major field in their lives. However, it takes an...

) from the University of Singapore, and became a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in 1970 and a member of the Academy of


Mythbusting jobs: Female surgeon Dr Nikki Stamp

From: Careers with STEM

19 February 2018

Being a surgeon is tough. Long hours, life or death situations and an invisible glass ceiling that sees women opting out of the profession....

women out of the profession. According to a 2011 report from the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, only 8.5% of surgeons are female.


Advisory Committee on Medical Devices (ACMD)

From: Publicnow

16 February 2018

Role of the ACMD The Advisory Committee on Medical Devices (ACMD) provides independent medical and scientific advice to the Minister for...

public and private. He is a past Councillor of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, was the inaugural Chairman of Board of Surgical


Exceptional Orthopedic Surgeon, Arshad Barmare, MBBS, DNB, MMed, FRACS, FAOrthA will be Featured in The Leading Physicians of the World

From: PR News Channel

16 February 2018

The International Association of HealthCare Professionals is pleased to welcome Arshad Barmare, MBBS, DNB, MMed, FRACS, FAOrthA to their...

the coveted titles of Fellow of the Australian Orthopaedic Association, the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, and the College of


Enthused about Indigenous Medical Scholarship

From: Australian Medical Association

15 February 2018

It is pretty hard to imagine someone being more inspirational than Associate Professor Kelvin Kong. Australia’s first Indigenous surgeon –...

– having qualified as the first Aboriginal Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and specialising in otolaryngology, head and


Registrars say Waikato Hospital's plastic surgery unit is operating illegally

From: The New Zealand Herald

14 February 2018

The plastic surgery department at Waikato Hospital is so understaffed registrars are constantly on call and working days without rest,...

breach of training requirements for senior registrars in the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and could result in the DHB losing its


Research aims to shine light on bullying in general practice

From: New Zealand Doctor

14 February 2018

Bullying is happening in general practice and more research is needed to determine the extent of the problem and how to deal with it, says...

. Bullying in the health sector was highlighted by a 2015 Royal Australasian College of Surgeons report which found nearly half of fellows,


Local surgeon asks the state government to turn on point-to-point cameras to save lives

From: Goondiwindi Argus (Licensed by Copyright Agency)

12 February 2018

Two surgeons have called for point-to-point cameras to be turned on for speeding cars in order to reduce the road...

, chairman of the National Trauma Committee at the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, said that Premier Gladys Berejiklian needs to