Australia and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists

Australian Society of Anaesthetists

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RESOURCES
Allergy Testing for anaesthetic agents
Anaesthesia Mortality Committee
ANZCA WA
Archives
GASACT for Anaesthesia Trainees  
Help for Anaesthetists
Links / Other Websites
Malignant Hyperthermia
Training Program for Anaesthetists
Training Program for Technicians
WA Airway Group (WAAG)
WA Society for Simulation in Healthcare (WASSH)
WA Committees
WA Society of Anaesthesia Technicians
Presentations and Talks
Emergencies, Protocols & Treatments
HOSPITALS
Fiona Stanley Hospital | FSH (alternative site)
Fremantle Hospital  
Joondalup Anaesthesia  
King Edward Memorial Hospital  
Princess Margaret Hospital  
Rockingham General Hospital  
Royal Perth Hospital | RPH (alternative site)

Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital

Diving & Hyperbaric Medicine


ADVERSE DRUG REACTION? Click here to report it

 

 

 


The Blue Book (Australasian Anaesthesia 2015)AA2015

 

NEWS & EVENTS

 

 


PROPOFOL WARNING | Staff at a major Perth hospital have discovered black particles in a propofol 200mg/mL vial (Provive®, AFT Pharmaceuticals). These particles seem to be fixed to the inside surface of the glass container. The affected batch is A050415 and the expiry date is 03/18. The TGA and the company have been notified, however there is no official recall at this point. The identified vials have been returned to AFT for analysis.

 

The WA Airway Group 2016 Conference will be held in Bali, 10-12 August 2016. | Further information

VALE Dr Terry McAuliffe. Dr McAuliffe was an outstanding anaesthetist and administrator with a long and eminent career.  He trained in England, Australia and USA and worked in Australian and Saudi hospitals. He was Chair of ASA (WA), Faculty of Anaesthetists, RACS (WA) and Anaesthesia Mortality Committee of WA.  He was Head of Anaesthesia, Royal Perth (Rehabilitation) Hospital and then Fremantle Hospital. He rose to become Vice President of AMA (WA).  Terry was a respected clinician and established the first Acute Pain Service in WA.

WATAG ADVISORY | CYCLIZINE for PONV | Further information

PROPOFOL ADVISORY: A new advisory note has been issued on 18 September 2015 by the WA Therapeutic Advisory Group regarding propofol | Click here for the WATAG Advisory (PDF format) | Click here for the WATAG Advisory (webpage)


16th World Congress of Anaesthesiologists | 28 August - 2 September 2016 | Hong Kong

Click here for further information at congress website

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ASTRA-ZENECA MARCAIN 0.5% SPINAL HEAVY SOLUTION: There have been some reports of incomplete and failed spinal blocks with this product. If you have a problem, please notify ANZCA Safety and Quality on sq@anzca.edu.au Please retain the vial with any unused solution for analysis.

UPDATE TO SUXAMETHONIUM SUPPLY | Click here for further information

FELLOWSHIPS FOR ANAESTHESIA TRAINEES - M.H. and Simulation Fellowships at RPH added to the FSH list | Click here for further information

EMAC Courses 2016 at ECU Health Simulation Centre. For further information contact Sarah Hansen (08) 63040000 or (08) 63042039. | Click here for the link

UPDATED DIFFICULT AIRWAY TEMPLATE Click here for the link

Information for Patients  

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