Avant interview with Professor Brendan Murphy

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 the COVID-19 pandemic....

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...

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...

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...

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...