RACS in the News

Australians being hit for huge out-of-pocket surgery costs

From: Ortho Spine News

19 August 2017

August 17, 2017/Kirrily Schwarz, news.com.au SOME surgeons are charging thousands more than others for routine surgeries, leaving hapless...

costs out-of-pocket. A new report by the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and Medibank says patients are being forced to pay as much


The doctors bills robbing patients of their retirement savings

From: Herald Sun (Licensed by Copyright Agency)

18 August 2017

EXCLUSIVE

$2673 compared to just $556 in South Australia and $1997 in Victoria. The Royal Australian College of Surgeons has not been able to explain


Health Wrap: Beating the bad bugs; counting the health costs; healthy minds, healthy bodies and more

From: Croakey

18 August 2017

Wishing you good health while reading the Wrap, compiled by Robert Button, Media and Communications Manager at the Sax Institute. Be sure...

on the latest Surgical Variance Report published by the Royal Australian College of Surgeons and Medibank. It revealed some surgeons are


Check-up Medical Column for Aug 18

From: Townsville Bulletin (Licensed by Copyright Agency)

18 August 2017

A weekly round-up of news affecting your health

costs, leading to calls for greater transparency. The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and Medibank figures show the cost of prostate


Gardiner Dairy Foundation chief executive Mary Harney to move on

From: Weekly Times Now (Licensed by Copyright Agency)

18 August 2017

GARDINER Dairy Foundation chief executive Mary Harney will step down from her role in October to become the Royal...

in her next endeavour as chief executive at the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons where we anticipate her contribution will leave a


Australia’s surgery stitch-up revealed

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

17 August 2017

SOME surgeons are charging thousands more than others for routine surgeries, leaving hapless patients to foot the...

A new report by the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and Medibank says patients are being forced to pay as much as $5500 extra for


Franklin H. Sim Named a Lifetime Achiever by Marquis Who's Who

From: 24-7 Press Release

17 August 2017

in 1972. Dr. Sim is an honorary fellow of the Royal Australian College of Surgeons. He is also a member of multiple organizations,


Vanuatu to benefit from Interplast Health training visit

From: Loop Vanuatu

17 August 2017

A visiting health mentoring team will be in Vanuatu next month to provide clinical training and work with local personnel to treat...

Vanuatu. The assistance, which is managed by the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, fills specific gaps in local medical services and


澳洲生活汇 · 医疗篇 | 如何找到合适的全科医生

From: 亿忆网

17 August 2017

训练。 从现在开始,他/她们可以使用专家称号, 比如外科专家,FRACS (Fellow of Royal Australasisan College of Surgeons)。 Specialist Consultant 正高级职称 这是澳洲医院里, 地位最高,有最终医疗


前列腺癌手术价格差很大! 有些外科医生要多收4万

From: 澳大利亚时报 - 澳奇新闻

16 August 2017

《澳大利亚人报》周三报道,一些外科医生的前列腺癌手术费用比同行高出4万元之多。新数据显示,澳大利亚首都领地(ACT)患者支付的价格是全澳最贵的。 Medibank与澳大利亚皇家外科医生学院(Royal Australasian College of...

,澳大利亚首都领地(ACT)患者支付的价格是全澳最贵的。 Medibank与澳大利亚皇家外科医生学院(Royal Australasian College of Surgeons)发布的泌尿外科手术差价报告显示,全澳前列腺癌的手术费用从14,553元到55,928元不等,完全取