2019-2020 Annual Report

A year of progress in the face of unprecedented challenges.

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Dealing with knee osteoarthritis?

Find out what osteoarthritis really means and the different ways it can be managed

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Has your orthopaedic care been rescheduled?

Read about managing hip and knee arthritis during COVID-19 restrictions 

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Position statements advice pack

See AOA and AOA subspecialty position statements

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COVID-19 – Advice and FAQs

Ensuring the prudent management of healthcare resources and the maintenance of exceptional standards of care for the Australian public.

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Short-term day surgery model here to stay

AOA and AEHA welcomes collaborative discussion and action from surgeons and health funds in improving transparency and enhancing patient care.

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2020 Queen's Birthday Honours

We congratulate the following AOA members on being recognised in this year's Queen's Birthday Honours. 

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Medibank prostheses numbers don't add up

Recent misleading media reports regarding prosthesis performance in relation to private health costs require correction and clarification.

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AOA Emerging Leaders Forum 2019

On 3-4 Nov 2019, attendees from across surgical specialties developed their leadership skills through sharing ideas on collaboration, advocacy and strategic thinking.

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Diversity in orthopaedic surgery

AOA is determined to identify and resolve issues relating to the lack of diversity in orthopaedic surgery and has contributed to a study alongside peer associations to investigate common causes and share ideas. 

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2020 Australia Day Honours

AOA congratulates the following members on being recognisied in this year's Australia Day Honours. 

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Hockey match showcases the wonder of movement

On 18 December 2019 our annual hockey match between hip and knee replacement players will celebrate the wonder of movement and raise awareness about the benefits of joint replacement surgery.

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Using AOANJRR data to inform public policy

A new study on the future budget impact of joint replacements demonstrates the power of your Registry.

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Diversity in healthcare

Why we're still talking about it

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