ANZSCTS Statement on Elective Surgery (26 March 2020)
Statement from ANZSCTS President Mr Aubrey Almedia and Vice President A/Prof. Jayme Bennetts on elective cardiac and thoracic surgery procedures.
An update from ANZSCTS President Mr Aubrey Almedia.
The latest news from RACS, including information on CPD, training, examinations, courses and events.
The newsletter has gone all digital. There are important articles on Covid-19 and the impact on surgical training in Australia.
Statement by ANZSCTS, CSANZ, National Heart Foundation and the High Blood Pressure Research Council of Australia. Mr Aubrey Almeida and Mr Andrew Newcomb were ANZSCTS representatives in this working group.
- Consensus Guidelines for Interventional Cardiology Services Delivery During COVID-19 Pandemic in Australia and New Zealand (29 March 2020)
- Position Statement on the Management of Cardiac Electrophysiology and Cardiac Implantable Electronic Devices in Australia During the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Living Document (26 March 2020)
- Position Statement on Echocardiography Services During the COVID-19 Pandemic (30 March 2020)
Information relating to telehealth, businesses and providers in New Zealand.
Medico-legal information relating to treating patients in the current environment.
Avant have also posted new information on elective surgery.
As part of an ongoing series of interviews with prominent medical leaders, Avant recently spoke with Australia’s former Chief Medical Officer Brendan Murphy about leadership in the COVID19 crisis.
Panel of Thoracic Surgeons will discuss team dynamics, PPE, lung & oesophageal cancer, surgery, airway management, and ECMO during Covid-19. Webinar to be held on Friday 10/04/2020 1pm EST (VIC/NSW/ACT/QLD Sat 11th 3am, SA 2:30am, WA 1am, NZ 5am). A recording can be watched after the event, but need to register using link above.
A collection of helpful resources for Cardiothoracic Surgeons, including general information on Covid-19, ECMO, transplantation and an international roundtable.