RACS in the News

The plan to make you pay more for beer

From: Herald Sun (Licensed by Copyright Agency)

07 July 2018

A RADICAL plan to jack up alcohol prices and force bars and pubs to close at 2am has been backed by Victoria’s...

he has no plans to change alcohol taxation. The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons predicted a 10 per cent increase in alcohol taxes


$21M MRI suite opens in Western Australia

From: Health Imaging

07 July 2018

Jointly funded by the federal and Western Australia (WA) governments, a $21 million state-of-the-art MRI suite for patients seeking...

of neurosurgical training and senior examiner in neurosurgery for the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. "When coupled with real-time


New Zealand Health Sector – An historic meeting for climate change and health

From: LiveNews.co.nz

06 July 2018

Source: OraTaiao Today members of 18 leading health professional organisations met with the Minister for Climate Change, Hon. James Shaw,...

Carbon Act. The meeting, hosted by the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, included organisations representing tens of thousands of


Southern Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Clinic: Offering Best Plastic Surgeon Sydney

From: weSRCH.com

06 July 2018

Southern Aesthetic Plastic Surgery is offering the highest level of plastic and cosmetic surgery expertise to Sydney’s South and the Shire....

to get those results. Members of the Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons have a FRACS qualification and specialised training in plastic


A spike in the number of road deaths of older drivers

From: Bendigo Advertiser (Licensed by Copyright Agency)

05 July 2018

A SENIORS’ lobby group says research showing fatal crashes involving older drivers are on the rise is no cause for...

his work as a doctor. He presented the numbers to the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, showing that the 65 and over age groups were


Rise in crashes examined

From: Southern Cross (Licensed by Copyright Agency)

05 July 2018

A SENIORS’ lobby group says research showing fatal crashes involving older drivers are on the rise is no cause for...


Serious Games Showcase & Challenge Australasia 2018 Winners Announced

From: PRWire

03 July 2018

Joko's World and SimuSurg to represent Australia and New Zealand in Global Serious Games Showcase & Challenge

, for surgeons. Developed in collaboration with the Royal Australasian College of surgeons it simulates minimally invasive surgery and


Medical supply fears after breakdown at Lucas Heights nuclear facility

From: F3News

27 June 2018

By John Stewart, ABC Investigations Updated June 27, 2018 17:42:38 Thousands of patients could face delays in getting diagnostic scans...

. Dr Ruth Bollard, a council member of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, said cancer patients would be prioritised in the event


Breakdown at Lucas Heights nuclear reactor in Sydney sparks fears of medical supplies shortage

From: MSN - Australia

27 June 2018

Thousands of patients could face delays in getting diagnostic scans after a breakdown at the Lucas Heights nuclear reactor in Sydney. A...

. Dr Ruth Bollard, a council member of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, said cancer patients would be prioritised in the event


Can You Die of a Broken Heart? Nikki Stamp appearing at Dymock’s Joondalup’s Books at Bars series

From: CommunityNews.com.au

25 June 2018

DYMOCKS Joondalup’s Books at Bars series continues next month with Nikki Stamp. Dr Stamp is one of only a handful of female heart and lung...

heart and lung surgeons in Australia. She holds a Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in cardiothoracic surgery and