RACS in the News

Surgical spat sparks probe into hospital

From: Narooma News (Licensed by Copyright Agency)

28 February 2017

Bega MP Andrew Constance has called for an external review of the regional hospital’s orthopaedic services and the...

NSW Health's Agency for Clinical Innovation and the Royal Australasian College Of Surgeons to reveiw the decision not to renew Dr Phoon’s


Highly Respected Urologist, Robert Svend Jensen, MBBS(Tas), FRACS, will be Featured in The Leading Physicians of the World

From: All Daily News

28 February 2017

(PR NewsChannel) / February 27, 2017 / Launceston, Tasmania The International Association of HealthCare Professionals is pleased to welcome...

. He has earned the coveted title of Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, and says that his success has come because of his


Launceston General Hospital orthopaedic surgeon John Batten appointed Royal Australasian College of Surgeons president

From: The Examiner (Licensed by Copyright Agency)

27 February 2017

A Launceston surgeon has been appointed president of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. A Launceston...

by the RACS council on Thursday. He will officially take over from incumbent president Phil Truskett on Thursday, May 11 at the RACS general


Trauma patients can be confident of care

From: ForeignAffairs.co.nz

27 February 2017

MIL OSI New Zealand – Source: Tairawhiti District Health – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Trauma patients can be confident of care...

confident of care 27 February 2017 Auditors from the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons were at Gisborne Hospital recently to verify


Bega hospital’s orthopaedic services review flagged after surgeon axed

From: Bega District News (Licensed by Copyright Agency)

27 February 2017

Ahead of a public “crisis” meeting in Bega, there have been calls for an external review of the regional hospital’s...

see NSW Health's Agency for Clinical Innovation and the Royal Australasian College Of Surgeons involved in a review of not just the decision


Fee-gouging medical specialists must be brought to heel

From: Crikey

24 February 2017

There is little sign that the Australian government, or the opposition, is considering ways to redress specialist fee exploitation.

”; and Last year, the president of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons stated that “RACS cannot stand by if members are charging fees


The stories behind the 19 new Queensland electorate names

From: Beaudesert Times (Licensed by Copyright Agency)

23 February 2017

Choosing names for the new electorates was no easy task, according to the commission. Previously names had been...

and children. In 1928 she became a foundation fellow of the Royal Australian College of Surgeons. D'Aguilar Formerly Pine Rivers, D'


MIAMI CANCER INSTITUTE NAMES MURUGESAN MANOHARAN, AS CHIEF OF UROLOGIC ONCOLOGY SURGERY

From: The Bajan Reporter

20 February 2017

Murugesan Manoharan, M.D., has joined the team of renowned cancer care experts with Miami Cancer Institute at Baptist Health South Florida....

urology at Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in Melbourne, Australia. He completed a fellowship in surgery at Royal College of Surgeons


Tale behind olive grove

From: Otago Daily Times

19 February 2017

Wanaka’s lake-edge wedding venue The Olive Grove became the focus of national and international media attention last month when former All...

courses for the RACS until 2011 when he was awarded the RACS Heslop Medal for outstanding contributions to basic surgical training. Barn


Aussie digital health company spearheaded into the lucrative US market by the world’s largest medical centre

From: Australian Anthill

09 February 2017

The Houston-based Innovation Institute of the Texas Medical Centre (TMC) – the world’s largest medical centre – has announced it will help...

last year at the Royal Australian College of Surgeons Annual Scientific Meeting and the Health Informatics Society of Australia national