Your Surgical Journey

After you and your surgeon have made the decision to proceed with elective surgery, you are required to liase with the hospital booking office. An administrative officer from the hospital will then contact you when there is a date for your surgery. Closer to the actual date, you will generally be asked to call the …

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What is an anaesthetist?

Specialist anaesthetists are medical doctors with at least 11 years of medical training In practice, many anaesthetists will have completed several years of hospital residency prior to commencing anaesthetic training, and hence will often have experience in related areas such as intensive care, emergency medicine, and paediatrics.The formal anaesthetic training curriculum also includes components of …

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Health care accounts for 7% of Australia’s carbon emissions. Of this, anaesthetic gases account for 5% of an acute hospitals carbon footprint. NSW Health is aiming to achieve Net Zero by 2035 and has selected RNSH as a site to start tackling the issue. This is exciting but also presents a range of challenges. Dr …

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