Monthly media digest: September 2020

A digest of college news coverage from September 2020

COVID-19 screening

A new research study led by ANZCA's Safety and Quality Committee Chair Professor David Story into COVID-19 screening of hospital patients says thorough documenting of COVID-19 patient screening in Australian hospitals is urgently needed.

The study has been published in the Australian Health Review.

The Herald Sun published a (paywalled) article on the study on 24 September.
 

Photo essay pays tribute to unsung pandemic heroes

ANZCA's Safety and Quality Committee Chair Professor David Story features in an article in The Age on 22 September about a tribute with a difference that has popped up in Melbourne in the form of a giant photo essay to recognise our frontline medics. 


Elective surgery to resume in Victoria

ANZCA's Safety and Quality Committee Chair Professor David Story was interviewed by The Age for a page one article on 17 September about the resumption of elective surgery in Victoria following the COVID-19 restrictions and its impact on perioperative care for some patients with chronic conditions. The article was also syndicated to the Sydney Morning Herald, WA Today and Brisbane Times news sites. 

Last updated 14:57 24.09.2020