The Australian Society of Anaesthetists (ASA) COVID-19 Working Group meets regularly to prepare guidelines to assist anaesthetists in the management of known or suspected COVID-19 patients in operating theatres and in minimising the spread of the virus. These guidelines and a range of resources are available on the links below.
We have been vocal in advocating for appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for healthcare workers on the frontline of the pandemic in Australia. Our actions on behalf of more than 3,700 members have initiated progress in fit-testing and other health and safety actions.
Australian Anaesthesia podcasts are available wherever you find your podcast. Members who wish to listen to the full content can find them here.
As the Pandemic worsens, we hold concerns about workplace safety in NSW and VIC hospitals. In August, our President Suzi Nou and NSW Committee Chair Lan-Hoa Le, raised these issues with the NSW Health Minister, Brad Hazzard. Read more>
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