Latest Royal Australasian College of Surgeons News

Update On RACS Paediatric Teams Work In Samoa
RACS Supports National Reconciliation Week 2024
Another win for patient advocacy as WA protects the title surgeon
The hidden dangers of stab wounds
Are TikTok “skinfluencers” the key to reducing skin cancer rates in Australia?
tautahi Christchurch to host the southern hemisphere’s largest multi-disciplinary surgical meeting
ABC Four Corners episode shows an unbalanced view of spinal surgical care
Podiatry Board of Australia to seek approval to change the title of podiatric surgeons
Seeking EOIs for Aotearoa New Zealand Deputy Censor role
March 2024 Issue Of Cutting Edge Out Now
System-wide health sector reform on the agenda for medical leaders 
State and Territory Committee & AoNZNC (formerly NZNB) elections – nominations open
Expressions of interest to join the RACS Trauma Committee are open
State and Territory Committee & AoNZNC (formerly NZNB) Nominations 2024
Congratulations to Fellows recognised in the 2024 Australia Day honours list
Vigilance needed to curb “entirely preventable” road deaths in 2024
Surgeons urge drivers to take care on New Zealand roads this summer
December 2023 issue of Cutting Edge out now
Troubling statistics reveal road deaths nationally in Australia have been rising incrementally
Surgical education and training fees updated
Scrapping smokefree plans massive blow for health
ELearning maintenance underway
Podiatric surgery needs reform: AMA submission
WA doctors and health professionals call for the government to take urgent action on climate change and end fossil fuel expansion to protect health
RACS welcomes new CEO
Voting opens for RACS 2022 elections to council
ELearning maintenance starting Monday 4 December 2023
Blueprint launched to reduce the environmental footprint in surgery globally
The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons Activities Report 2022
RACS Trauma Symposium explores concerning rise in e-scooter injuries
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A Call to Secure a Just and Equitable Transition to Sustainable Energy and Safeguard Health
Indigenous Scholarships 2024
Results of 2023 elections to RACS Council
Increase in deaths in state-wide surgical audit may reflect legacy effects of COVID-19
AMA Awards season kicks off with AMA Victoria President admitted to Roll of Fellows
Health Professional & Industry Roundtable
Voting opens for RACS 2023 elections to council
Medical colleges join AMA and DEA in calling for climate change action
Royal Australasian College of Surgeons applauds Queensland’s legal restriction on the use of the title ‘surgeon’
Surgeons of all stripes meet in Te Whanganui-a-Tara to discuss the future of healthcare
Nominations for 2023 elections to RACS Council
Aotearoa New Zealand mesh pause – Information for clinicians
Mesh pause a win for patient safety says College of Surgeons
Pause on use of mesh sling to treat SUI
Immediate action needed to clear surgery backlog
NAIDOC Person of the Year 2023 keynote speaker at inaugural Indigenous surgeons meeting