Orthopaedic Patients in NSW In Needless Wait For Surgery

2021-10-18T14:17:25+11:00October 18th, 2021|News, Press Releases, Uncategorized|

SURGEONS HAVE A PLAN FOR A SAFE RETURN TO NORMAL ELECTIVE SURGERY A faster and safe return to joint replacement surgery in private hospitals is possible, if a plan developed by senior members of the Australian Society of Orthopaedic Surgeons is adopted. ASOS supports the NSW Government’s move to open [...]

Private patients get raw deal as public/private hospital system is thrown out of balance

2020-06-03T14:47:16+10:00June 3rd, 2020|News, Press Releases|

“Patients with private health insurance could be placed on waiting lists because of C19 crisis contracts that are no longer consistent with reality”, Chairman of ASOS, Dr Simon Coffey said in Sydney today. We have been fortunate in Australia to have a balanced public/private health sector and public/private hospital system. [...]

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