Health Bureaucracy Gone Mad

2017-11-06T18:06:26+11:00December 21st, 1999|News|

Dr Greg Bruce, an Orthopaedic Surgeon currently serving in East Timor should be allowed to continue as an Honorary Surgeon at Mt Druitt and Blacktown public hospitals where he has worked for the past fifteen years for no payment. Dr Bruce was told in two lines of a short letter [...]

Orthopaedic Surgeons Reject Health Fund Intervention In Clinical Care (US Managed Care)

2017-11-06T18:29:23+11:00January 29th, 1999|News|

"Private Health Funds seeking to influence clinical care in Australia will find themselves in conflict with the great majority of practising doctors" Chairman of the Australian Society of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Dr John Harrison, said in Sydney today. A programme known as Measures of Appropriate Clinical Care (MACC) financed by Australia’s [...]

Angliss Hospital Closes Orthopaedics

2017-11-06T18:09:09+11:00October 21st, 1998|News|

Orthopaedic patients at Angliss Hospital in Ferntree Gully, Victoria are the immediate victims in the latest decision to close orthopaedic surgery and not renew the contracts of two experienced orthopaedic surgeons at the hospital Dr Greg Hoy Victorian Chairman of the Australian Society of Orthopaedic Surgeons said in Melbourne today. [...]

ACT Government Should Get Back to Collective Bargaining in Public Hospitals

2017-11-06T18:12:09+11:00June 12th, 1998|News|

"Competition theory is inappropriate for the resolution of the ACT health dispute between Visiting Medical Officers (VMOs) and the ACT Government", spokesman for the Australian Society of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Mr Stephen Milgate said in Sydney today. "Competition theory being now applied in the ACT public hospitals dispute expects each individual [...]

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