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Report reveals surgical death rates

18 Jun 2014, Perioperative Mortality Review Committee

Media release from the Perioperative Mortality Review Committee regarding the release of the third report on death rates from surgery and anaesthesia.

POMRC workshop brings data to life

8 May 2014, Perioperative Mortality Review Committee

Two distinguished international speakers, an interactive hypothetical case study, and a doctor’s perspective on being a patient will be among the highlights of the annual POMRC workshop.

Dr Leona Wilson awarded ANZCAs highest honour

18 Jun 2013, Perioperative Mortality Review Committee

Dr Leona Wilson, chair of the Perioperative Mortality Review Committee, was recently awarded the Robert Orton Medal for distinguished service to anaesthesia.

Staying alive after surgery

13 Jun 2013, Perioperative Mortality Review Committee

Inaugural workshop of the Perioperative Mortality Review Committee.

Surgeons welcome latest perioperative mortality report

28 Mar 2013, Perioperative Mortality Review Committee

Press release from the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, welcoming the release of the second Report of the Perioperative Mortality Review Committee (POMRC).

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Report sheds light on surgery-related deaths

27 Mar 2013, Perioperative Mortality Review Committee

A new report out today sheds light on the death rates from four areas of surgery and anaesthesia, and recommends improvements to the way patients are assessed for risk.

The College of Nurses welcomes POMRC report

20 Feb 2012, Perioperative Mortality Review Committee

The College of Nurses, Aotearoa actively welcomes the report of the Perioperative Mortality Review Committee (POMRC).

Perioperative mortality review report welcomed

20 Feb 2012, Perioperative Mortality Review Committee

The Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists (ANZCA) welcomes today’s (February 15) release of the inaugural report from New Zealand’s Perioperative Mortality Review Committee (POMRC)