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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.
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... 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...
2020 Australian of the Year, Dr James Muecke AO, reminds us of the perils of sugar consumption 2020 Australian of the Year, Dr James Muecke AO, reminds us of the perils of sugar consumption - 21st April 2022
2020 Australian of the Year, Dr James Muecke AO, reminds us of the perils of sugar consumption
You can now download the Member Jungle mobile app and stay up to date with what's going on our membership group. You can update your membership details and also receive notifications about important event reminders, latest news and more.
Visit the Mobile App page (under Membership) to find out more. Download our New Mobile App - 13th April 2022
You can now download the Member Jungle mobile app and stay up to date with what's going on our membership group. You can update your membership details and also receive notifications about important event reminders, latest news and more. Visit the Mobile App page (under Membership) to find out more.


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