Sustainable Cochlear Implant Funding: Watch Questions in the Beehive

  Sustainable Cochlear implant Funding, Hon Michael Woodhouse to the Minister of Health, David Clark, 24.07.2018:   WATCH

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Cochlear Implant Funding. Disappoinment and frustration

Cochlear Implant Funding Late last year, Lance Cairns, ENT surgeons, audiologists, researchers and cochlear implant clients all spoke out about the limited funding for cochlear implants in our HEARUS campaign.They all welcomed the one off funding boost of...

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OBITUARY Bruce Benjamin

29 June 2018

OBITUARY Professor Bruce Neil Procter Benjamin AO, OBE, MBBS, DLO, FRACS, FAAP, FACS (honorary) Bruce Benjamin died on 3rd June 2018 after years of deteriorating health. He was born in Wagga on 20th December 1931, son to Dr Neil Benjamin and Lena Procter,...

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Management of Ingested Button Batteries

30 May 2018

Dear Colleagues Can I urge you to read the attached document circulated on behalf of The Australian & New Zealand Society of Paediatric Otolaryngology. It contains important practical information on the management of this condition. Regard Paul Joice   NBI...

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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....

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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 if you are involved in these. The eligibility criteria...

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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. ACC are happy for this to be circulated. You will see that Southern Cross...

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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, Head and Neck Surgery.'Richard...

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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 all to do it before the end of the year - mandatory for all Trainees and...

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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 of Chronic Otitis Media". It does not mean that there has to...

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