RACS in the News

Surgeon much admired for his skills and character

From: WAtoday.com.au (Licensed by Copyright Agency)

27 April 2017

Dr Michael (Taffy) Jones, in summing up Jim Downie's role at the Austin Hospital to the large gathering to honour...

further studies and qualify for admission to the Royal College of Surgeons. On return to Australia, Jim resumed his work at the Austin


WorkSafe clarifies guidelines on carrying passengers on quad bikes

From: Stuff.co.nz - Business Day

26 April 2017

WorkSafe has come up with new guidelines on when passengers can be carried on quad bikes, but they won't please all farmers according to...

and tragically, between three and six will die, " Royal Australasian College of Surgeons New Zealand trauma committee chairman Li Hsee said.


PM - Full Program - 26/04/2017 19:20

From: Audio Boom

26 April 2017

On Wednesday's program: How much faith do you put in crime statistics? In Queensland, the Auditor-General says they're questionable at best...

of allegations of bullying against him are investigated; And the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons backs down on live animal use in its


National surgeons college ends live animal trauma training

From: Audio Boom

26 April 2017

The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons is phasing out its use of live animals as part of severe trauma training. Animal activists have...

The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons is phasing out its use of live animals as part of severe trauma training. Animal activists have


VICTORY! College of Surgeons Pledges to Stop Mutilating Live Animals

From: PETA.org.au

26 April 2017

Following a PETA campaign and efforts by our friends at Humane Research Australia, the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) has...

and efforts by our friends at Humane Research Australia, the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) has announced that it’ll phase


First-class care gives local women reassurance

From: Seniors News

25 April 2017

SPECIALIST breast and plastic surgeon Dr Ellis Choy, has had a particular interest in working with breast cancer patients for more than 10...

known as the Melanoma Unit Australia) and gained his first fellowship with the Royal Australian College of Surgeons. He undertook advanced


US doctor who caused fatal crash plans surgeon training fund

From: MSN NZ

25 April 2017

The American surgeon who caused a fatal crash near Nelson in February plans to set up a fund to support a surgeon exchange training...

is setting up a fund which will be administered by the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, to have an exchange programme for a trainee


Doctors are charging some patients based on ‘perceived wealth’, according to NIB

From: NewsDog

23 April 2017

EXCLUSIVE WOMEN seeking breast reductions are being charged based on perceived wealth, a top health fund says, leading to bills up to 10...

was true “price does not equal quality”. The Royal Australian College of Surgeons declined to comment. NIB’s ambitious plans for Whitecoat


Doctors are ripping Aussies off

From: The Courier-Mail (Licensed by Copyright Agency)

23 April 2017

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was true “price does not equal quality”. The Royal Australian College of Surgeons declined to comment. NIB’s ambitious plans for Whitecoat


Sinodinos to open Cyber Leaders

From: InnovationAus

22 April 2017

Industry Minister Arthur Sinodinos will deliver the opening keynote at InnovationAus.com’s Cyber Security – The Leadership Imperative 2017...

Heath, Manager of Prevocational and Online Education, Royal Australasian College of Surgeons Skeeve Stevens - Chief Futurist, FutureSumo and