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Cosmetic surgery review recommendations released - 9th September 2022
An independent review of the regulation of health practitioners in cosmetic surgery led by Andrew Brown, was recently conducted after a series of complaints in the cosmetic surgery space were unresolved. AHPRA and the Medical Board today released a list of recommendations post review which they claim will increase oversight of the industry.
The ASO were pleased to attend the NSW RANZCO and Ophthalmology Updates ASM in Sydney over the weekend. 
ASO attends the RANZCO NSW ASM - 1st September 2022
The ASO were pleased to attend the NSW RANZCO and Ophthalmology Updates ASM in Sydney over the weekend.
A new study published by Sax Institute journal Public Health Research & Practice has highlighted the chronic underfunding of public eye care in Australia, and the Australian Society of Ophthalmologists (ASO) says governments can no longer bury the issue under the guise of pandemic-related pressure on our health system. Blowout in Cataract surgery waiting lists is the tip of the iceberg for failing NSW hospitals - 17th May 2022
A new study published by Sax Institute journal Public Health Research & Practice has highlighted the chronic underfunding of public eye care in Australia, and the Australian Society of Ophthalmologists (ASO) says governments can no longer bury the issue under the guise of pandemic-related pressure on our health system.
Dr James Muecke, Australian of the Year and ASO spokesperson presents an informative update about the importance of healthy eating habits while avoiding the risks of diabetes Don’t turn a blind eye - 17th May 2022
Dr James Muecke, Australian of the Year and ASO spokesperson presents an informative update about the importance of healthy eating habits while avoiding the risks of diabetes
With patients throughout Australia waiting up to 2.5 years for vital eye surgeries, the Australian Society of Ophthalmologists (ASO) has labelled the indefinite pause on elective surgery “as critical as COVID” and is calling on State and Territory leaders to urgently restart our hospitals. The Hazardous Truth of Waiting for Surgery - 17th May 2022
With patients throughout Australia waiting up to 2.5 years for vital eye surgeries, the Australian Society of Ophthalmologists (ASO) has labelled the indefinite pause on elective surgery “as critical as COVID” and is calling on State and Territory leaders to urgently restart our hospitals.
ASO President, Associate Professor, Ashish Agar and Vice President, Dr Peter Sumich raised the devastating issue begin placed on Australians with ABC Radio, S2M, 2NVR and Orange 107.5FM. Cataract wait times are the tip of the iceberg for NSW hospitals - 10th May 2022
ASO President, Associate Professor, Ashish Agar and Vice President, Dr Peter Sumich raised the devastating issue begin placed on Australians with ABC Radio, S2M, 2NVR and Orange 107.5FM.
ASO president A/prof Asish Agar speaking to ABC Regional SA Morning Program about World Sight Day. ASO President live on Radio - 9th May 2022
ASO president A/prof Asish Agar speaking to ABC Regional SA Morning Program about World Sight Day.
MDA National recently warned one of their ophthalmologist Members about an unusual request from the police to breach patient confidentiality and privacy. Keeping an eye on patient privacy - 8th May 2022
MDA National recently warned one of their ophthalmologist Members about an unusual request from the police to breach patient confidentiality and privacy.
ASO alliance partner Cutcher and Neale Accounting and Financial Services will host a COVID-19 NSW stimulus webinar on Thursday 12 August at 6pm.
Presented by Cutcher & Neale partner Stuart Chan, the webinar will provide valuable updates on the impact of COVID-19 specific to medical practitioners and a clear summary of all stimulus support now available in New South Wales. NSW COVID Stimulus Support Webinar with Cutcher & Neale - 6th May 2022
ASO alliance partner Cutcher and Neale Accounting and Financial Services will host a COVID-19 NSW stimulus webinar on Thursday 12 August at 6pm. Presented by Cutcher & Neale partner Stuart Chan, the webinar will provide valuable updates on the impact of COVID-19 specific to medical practitioners and a clear summary of all stimulus support now available in New South Wales.
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IT’S time to open everyone’s eyes to the danger of US-style managed health care in Australia. 
Australian Society of Ophthalmologists vice president Dr Peter Sumich announced the ASO would launch an awareness campaign to alert Australians to the dangers of US-style managed health care and the potential adverse consequences for insured patients... The Eagle has landed – Send the Eagle home! - 25th April 2022
www.sendtheeaglehome.com.au IT’S time to open everyone’s eyes to the danger of US-style managed health care in Australia. Australian Society of Ophthalmologists vice president Dr Peter Sumich announced the ASO would launch an awareness campaign to alert Australians to the dangers of US-style managed health care and the potential adverse consequences for insured patients...


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