ASA News

Research reminds us #COVIDisAirborne

“It further adds to the argument that COVID19 is spread by aerosols,” ASA President Suzi Nou told ABC online for their story
“Australian researchers find COVID-19 aerosol spread that puts some …

31 Mar, 2021

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Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) to address anaesthesia drug shortages

ASA President Dr Suzi Nou speaks up about the impact of drug shortages in the COVID era as the TGA sets up a special committee to address the issue. Listen …

20 Jan, 2021

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Medicos call for overhaul of Infection Control Expert Group (ICEG)

ASA President Dr Suzi Nou interviewed about ICEG comments on ABC PM “Medicos call for overhaul of infection control expert group and its COVID guidelines”.
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26 Nov, 2020

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ASA Responds to ICEG Comments

Anaesthetists are insulted, offended and appalled at comments by ICEG blaming healthcare workers for COVID-19 infections.
“After we flattened the first curve, we asked you to stop calling us heroes and …

26 Nov, 2020

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ASA on 7.30 Report

ASA President Dr Suzi Nou interviewed for story looking at how so many healthcare workers in Victoria contracted COVID-19.
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06 May, 2020

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ASA PPE Fit-Testing Campaign

The ASA has advocated for fit-testing from the start of the pandemic and produced a series of posters for healthcare workers.
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30 Mar, 2020

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COVID-19 Guidelines and Updates

Keep updated with the latest  guidelines on best practice for pandemic planning, airway management and staff protection from the ASA COVID-19 Working Group.
COVID-19 Updates


13 Mar, 2020

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24 Jul, 2019

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