Category: Updates

Postgraduate research and training update

by Dr Jonathon Parkinson, Lead Post-graduate Education and Research. During the next few months, we will continue to audit postgraduate research and training at RNSH. Many surgeons have already participated in a survey conducted by the Discipline of Surgery at the University which looks at recent research activities including student supervision, grant success and publications. …

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RNSH SERT Institute Update

by Shelly Dhaliwal  The last 6 months have been exciting for the Institute, with numerous milestones achieved: The RNS SERT Institute webpage is up and running (www.rnssert.org) and provides an excellent portal for communicating our activities The RNS SERT Institute Committee is working through an action plan in response to discussions and feedback from all surgical …

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Data Analysis and Surgical Outcomes (DASO) Unit Update

by Maria Albania The DASO Unit has already started making progress by increasing the number of resources for data management and audit support within the Division of Surgery. Two data manager positions are currently in the approval process to be recruited through the DASO Unit. The NSLHD is committed to supporting existing and additional data …

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RNSH SERT Institute Update

by Shelly Dhaliwal The RNS SERT Institute is undertaking an extensive consultation of all surgical departments to help inform our work-plan. We are asking for feedback in the following 4 areas: What are your top 3 priorities (non-data related) in terms of surgical research, training, and education? What are the top 3 challenges your department …

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Message From Professor Tom Hugh

Welcome to the third newsletter of the RNS SERT Institute. Congratulations to Dr Jonathon Parkinson, who was recently appointed into an academic position working at Northern and within the Institute. Jonathon brings great clinical, research and teaching experience; and will be an asset for surgical academia. Two more academic surgical positions will be advertised in …

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Director of Surgical Skills Training Update

by Dr Anubhav Mittal The Sydney Clinical Skills and Simulation Centre (SCSSC) located on level 6 of the Kolling Building routinely runs skills courses for the University of Sydney, industry, Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, GSA and the ANZHPBA and ANSGOSA. These courses range from the basic skills courses that lay the foundation for future …

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