Victorian Health Citizen's Jury on Obesity

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Find a surgeon

The Find a Surgeon directory is a listing of active Fellows of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons who meet the requirements of the College's Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Program and have opted to be on the list. This list excludes retired or inactive Fellows.

 

24 August 2015

RACS:

  • Supports the development of plans in Victoria to coordinate efforts to reduce obesity,
  • Recommends equity of access to weight loss surgery by publicly funding bariatric surgery, including support from a team of expert clinicians for patients that meet appropriate clinical guidelines
  • Recommends the use of national bariatric surgery registries,
  • Recommends that health services should  be adequately equipped to deal with the growing number of obese patients