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MORE NEW ZEALANDERS LIVING IN SILENCE, CI Funding

https://www.newsroom.co.nz/2018/10/31/300556/cochlear-implant-funding-well-below-needs     NOVEMBER 1, 2018Updated November 1, 2018 Farah Hancock Farah Hancock is a Newsroom reporter based in Auckland who writes on conservation, technology...

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RACS Council election voting, EXTENSION OF VOTING PERIOD

RE: EXTENSION OF VOTING PERIOD   We wish to inform you that the voting period for the 2018 RACS Council elections has been extended to Monday 8 October 2018, 5.00pm AEDT   This extension will allow those who are yet to vote more...

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World Head and Neck Cancer Day, the Australian and New Zealand Head and Neck Cancer Society Conference and our very first fundraiser, Soup for the Soul.

Warming our souls The response to our inaugural event, Soup for the Soul (S4TS), exceeded expectations with more than 20 individuals and groups hosting a physical soup event or a ‘virtual’ soup event across Australia including in Tasmania, Western...

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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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