The November 2018 VASSA newsletter is available for download.
At the recent VASSA 2019 Congress in Cape Town, executive members of the European Society of Vascular Surgery (ESVS) offered membership of their Society to any of our VASSA members at very reduced rates. (Full membership rates are Euros 140 per annum, approximately R2300.00). ESVS has offered VASSA membership of their society at R1000.00 for […]
The Department of Health: KZN has advertised a vacancy for the position of Medical Specialist in Vascular Surgery.
It is with great sadness that I report the death of my friend and colleague, Richard Anthony Venniker, on 27 October 2017. Richard, the son of Tony Venniker, a well-known radio doctor and Durban-based family practitioner, was born in London on 2 July 1948. He was educated at the Convent School in Barkly East, De […]
A survey has recently been circulated to General surgeons in South Africa looking at aspects of training that might make their skills suitable for managing surgical diseases which are important to doctors working for MSF.
ACS NSQIP® and the International Relations Committee offer International ACS NSQIP Scholarships for surgeons from countries other than the United States or Canada who demonstrate strong interests in surgical quality improvement.
We wish to inform you that the Minister of Health, through the Council for Medical Schemes has announced some major potential changes that will have a major effect on private surgical practice within the next year. This has been done to immediately align medical funders and private practice in general with the aims of NHI […]
MEDICAL SUB-SPECIALIST: VASCULAR SURGERY (1 POST) – REFERENCE NO.: H/M/2 CLOSING DATE: 14 JULY 2017 SALARY: R 1 151 088.00 per annum. OSD CENTRE: UNIVERSITAS ACADEMIC HOSPITAL, BLOEMFONTEIN REQUIREMENTS: The applicant must be registered with the HPCSA as a Medical Sub-Specialist in Vascular Surgery. South African Citizen with valid driver’s license (Code 8). RECOMMENDATIONS: ACLS, ATLS, APLS, relevant […]
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The world lost an exceptionally fine man and an internationally renowned surgeon when Ray Dawson died in December 2015 at his home in the Scotland. His professional and social vision reached far beyond conventional horizons, while his courage enabled him to overcome every hurdle in the way to serving his country, and mankind in general, […]