RACS apologises for discrimination, bullying and sexual harassment.

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Watch the message from the RACS President.

On behalf of all Fellows, Trainees and International Medical Graduates, the President of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, Professor David Watters OBE, has apologised for discrimination, bullying and sexual harassment by surgeons.

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Read the draft report and research report commissioned by the Expert Advisory Group into discrimination, bullying and sexual harassment.

RACS apologises for discrimination, bullying and sexual harassment 10 September 2015 (PDF 101KB)

Statements of support and Endorsements

Endorsement from Australian Medical Association

Endorsement from Urology Society of Australia and New Zealand (PDF 210KB)

Endorsement from St Vincent's Health Australia

Endorsement from Medical Council of New Zealand

Endorsement from St John of God Healthcare

Endorsement from Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission

Endorsement from Australian Medical Board & AHPRA

Endorsement by New Zealand Human Rights Commission

Endorsement by The Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne

RACMA President responds to RACS Draft Report on discrimination, bullying and sexual harassment

Endorsement from the New Zealand Health Quality and Safety Commission

Endorsement from the USANZ (PDF 216KB)

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Australian Medical Council welcomes the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons' response to the Report of the Expert Advisory Group on discrimination, bullying and sexual harassment (PDF 261KB)