Here is the link to the video from our Gala dinner. There have been a few members requesting this.





Chris Thomson

Netherland Head and Neck Surgical Oncology, Short-term Visiting Scholarship Program, sponsored by Trialect

17 December 2017

  The Netherland Cancer Institute in Amsterdam invites physicians, scientists, and medical students to short-term visiting scholarships (1-4 weeks) for a cultural/knowledge/scientific exchange on Head and Neck Surgical Oncology, sponsored by Trialect.... more »

ACC Regulations - treatment injury claims

06 December 2017

Dear Colleagues, At a recent meeting between Interested Parties and ACC the following document was presented by ACC. The information included related to ACC Treatment Injury Claims and is worth reading... more »

ACC and SXI document

06 December 2017

Dear Colleagues, At the recent meeting of teh New Zealand National Board of RACS the attached letter was presented. It is from Southern Cross Health Society and is addressed to ACC.... more »

Announcement from Dean, John Fraser, FMHS, UoA

23 November 2017

  A personal message from the Dean  I am delighted to announce that Richard Douglas has been appointed to the new ‘Garnett Passe and Rodney Williams Memorial Foundation Professorial Chair in Otorhinolaryngology,... more »

RACS e-Learning module

05 November 2017

Time is running out to complete the RACS Operate wuth Respect e-learning module! The module is informative and challenging but only takes 45 minutes to complete. I respectfully urge you... more »

Endorsement for ciprofloxacin 0.3% eye drops, PHARMAC

26 October 2017

... What this means is that ORLHNS who wish to prescribe Ciprofloxacin eye drops must write on the prescription an endorsement indicating that the drops are prescribed for "second line treatment... more »

PHARMAC - Notification of ciprofloxacin widening access decision for use in ears

17 September 2017

Please find attached a notification to inform you about our decisionto widen funded access to ciprofloxacin 0.3% eye drops in Section B(Community) of the Pharmaceutical Schedule. This was the subject... more »

Neonatal Hearing Screening Minutes 28.8.17

28 August 2017

For questions, please contact Colin Brown... more »

Extra funding for adult CIs- Cochlear implant trusts welcome additional funding from Ministry of Health

26 August 2017

NCIT SHCT Press Release 25 August 2017 Cochlear implant trusts welcome additional funding from Ministry of Health The Northern Cochlear Implant Trust and Southern Hearing Charitable Trust which manage New Zealand's two... more »

Cochlear Implant Funding, Otago Daily Times, 19 August 2017

24 August 2017   Saturday, 19 August 2017 Plea for implant funding By Eileen Goodwin  Patrick Dawes.A specialist college has made a rare public call for more funding for adult cochlear implants.New Zealand Society of Otolaryngology Head and Neck... more »