Resources

The Economy and the Health BudgetFri, 12 Apr 2013

Today I'll chat about the world economy, the Australian economy, the Federal budget and then the health budget. World economy.... Read more

Australian Orthopaedic Association Dinner to Honour Dr Bruce Shepherd AMFri, 21 Aug 2009

Tonight we honour a man and a great Australian who was both prescient and courageous.... Read more

Submission: Health Workforce Australia Bill 2009 SubmissionWed, 10 Jun 2009

The Australian Society of Orthopaedic Surgeons therefore expresses grave concern about the potential for sub-standard training and the licensing of non-medically qualified practitioners to cut bone and tendon by the processes in the Bill with consequent lowering of quality and safety of care for the community.... Read more

Patients Denied Access to Doctors???Wed, 10 Jun 2009

Reports that patients have been left without medical attention by a system designed by NSW hospital bureaucrats have stunned orthopaedic surgeons. The SMH (10.1.09) claims that a new system known as NART (Nurse Ambulance Release Team) was set up and not dismantled until the deaths of 2 patients.... Read more

The Deaf and Doctors: A Shepherd's Two FlocksMon, 17 Dec 2007

The Australian Society of Orthopaedic Surgeons therefore expresses grave concern about the potential for sub-standard training and the licensing of non-medically qualified practitioners to cut bone and tendon by the processes in the Bill with consequent lowering of quality and safety of care for the community.... Read more