Surgery and Interventional Science



Division of Surgery Away Day 2014

Start: Sep 18, 2014 9:00:00 AM
End: Sep 18, 2014 7:00:00 PM

Implementing change into the Australian Healthcare System: Patient Blood Management - Dr Simon Towler, Chief Medical Officer, Western Australia

Start: Sep 22, 2014 5:30:00 PM
End: Sep 22, 2014 6:30:00 PM

In 2011/12 the Australian government funded $1035.5million to the National Blood Authority to procure and manage the blood supply for patients in Australia. This represented a continued above inflation increase of 10.4% p.a. (6.9-16.6%) over the last eight years. The fresh blood component requirements are provided through a deed of agreement with the Australian Red Cross Blood Service; in 2011/12, 801,295 units of RBC were issued. RBC comprised the largest single item of cost to the Australian healthcare system.

Academic Surgical Meeting - October 2014

Start: Oct 2, 2014 9:00:00 AM
End: Oct 2, 2014 10:00:00 AM

'Sharing Surgical Decisions with Patients' with Dr Richard Lehman, Senior Research Fellow, University of Oxford and Dr Peter McCulloch, Reader in Surgery, University of Oxford.

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