Latest Royal Australasian College of Surgeons News

Financial Hardship Relief available to Fellows
RACS and GESA sign Memorandum of Understanding to enhance colonoscopy services
IMIS Application server security patch update
ANZELA-QI program report is available
Scheduled firewall maintenance
Surgeons Month returns to New South Wales
2020 Surgical Workforce Census
Scheduled CPD outage
Scheduled Account Creation application outage
Results of 2020 elections to RACS Council
COVID-19 free hospital areas could save lives after surgery a global study
Important update: CPD requirements 2020
Voting opens for RACS 2020 elections to Council
College successful on temporary telehealth MBS item numbers
29 medical groups sign up to transparency in billing
Medical colleges welcome new health worker protection measures
Mori Language Week 2020
RACS website downtime
FACEMs recognised with Queen’s Birthday Honours
COVID-19 patients who undergo surgery are at greatly increased risk of dying following surgery global study
COVID-19 disruption will lead to 28 million surgeries being cancelled worldwide
Violent assaults reducing in Northern Territory thanks to minimum alcohol price
Australian health and transport experts call for space for safer walking and cycling
Surgeons seek equity for Indigenous patients as COVID-19 restrictions ease
Medical colleges support resumption of elective surgery for low-risk patients
New Scholarship to Support Surgical Health Care Across Asia-Pacific
College of Surgeons calls on governments to provide life-line to private hospitals
Trauma surgeons fear increased caseload as a result of COVID-19
College of Surgeons appalled by federal governments decision to continue elective surgery
Medical Colleges call for urgent freeze to all non-critical elective surgery
New pilot a big win for regional health
Surgeons commend new road safety plan
Rural communities deserve consultation on alcohol takeaway hours
Climate Change and surgeon what can be done now?
Surgeons condemn Berejiklean governments decision to prioritise NSW night time economy over reduction of domestic violence
International Day of Elimination of Violence Against Women
Surgical safety remains a priority
Surgeons support removal of road safety camera warning signage
Australian surgeons are calling for a shift in attitudes towards breast reconstructive surgery following radiotherapy
Surgeons applaud crack down on quad bikes
Audit shows significant reduction in number of deaths
Surgeons warn that cannabis use doubles car crash risk
Surgeons lend support for reviving road safety
Surgeons converge on Port Lincoln for annual conference
Surgeons reaffirm support for new NT Liquor Licensing Act
Future under examination at surgeons conference
Professor David Watters to lead review into public health services
$2.3 million to improve safety of pelvic floor surgery