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Avant interview with Professor Brendan Murphy

https://youtu.be/JamIK7VPpIw Avant’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr Penny Browne, sat down with Professor Brendan Murphy in his last few weeks as Australia’s Chief Medical Officer, to talk about his extraordinary journey of leading a team of medical experts responding to...

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COVID-19 Update to the ANZSCTS Database

The ANZSCTS Database will be releasing a small update to the data collection and data entry web system over the next few weeks to incorporate data elements relevant to the pandemic. Variables will be added to record whether the patient has had a laboratory-confirmed...

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SCIDUA Annual Report 2018

The Clinical Excellence Commission has published the Special Committee Investigating Deaths Under Anaesthesia (SCIDUA) Annual Report 2018, approved by the Minister for Health. Download report

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The Private Practice Webinar Series

ANZSCTS partners The Private Practice are hosting a webinar series on a range of important topics, including medical indemnity & insurances, health employer arrangements, tele-health and more. To see the full series click here. There are more upcoming webinars too...

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Cancellation of 2020 ANZSCTS ASM Wellington due to COVID-19

Dear Members, In light of the COVID-19 pandemic the Organising committee of the ANZSCTS Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM) has taken the difficult decision to cancel the scheduled 12-15 November Wellington meeting. This decision is fully supported by the ANZSCTS...

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Covid-19 Resources

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. Cancellation of the ANZSCTS ASM 2020 Wellington due to Covid-19 (6...

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Cancellation of Tongariro Meeting 2020

Please refer to the message below from the convenor Harsh Singh (CDHB): Dear Delegates & Sponsors, The Christchurch DHB have been reviewing the current worldwide situation of Covid-19 which has now escalated to a pandemic and after much consultation from senior...

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Seasons Greetings

Please be advised that the ANZSCTS office will close on Friday 20 December 2019, and re-open on Monday 6 January 2020. We wish you all an enjoyable and safe holiday break. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

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ANZSCTS ASM 2019 Presentations & Photos

Thank you to everyone who attended the ANZSCTS Annual Scientific Meeting 2019, held recently in Hobart. Recordings of the scientific presentations are now available on the website. A login is required to view these. Photos from the meeting are also available on the...

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2019 Global Cardiothoracic Surgery Fellows Program

Edwards Lifesciences has generously offered the ANZSCTS two positions for Cardiothoracic trainees to attend ‘The Global Cardiothoracic Surgery Fellows Program’. This program has been run for over a decade in the USA. It gives trainees from around the globe the...

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AF Awareness Week 16-22 September

The ANZSCTS wish to advise of the AF Awareness Week that will be held between 16-22 September 2019. To register for the 2019 AF Awareness Week, visit www.hearts4heart.org.au/register, email info@hearts4heart.org.au or phone 1300 343 278 for more information....

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ASM 2018 Abstracts Online

ANZSCTS Annual Scientific Meeting 2018 Abstracts can now be viewed online. https://www.sciencedirect.com/journal/heart-lung-and-circulation/vol/28/suppl/S3

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