Snakebite CME series

This introduction and editorial addresses the latest approaches to safe management of snakebite in South Africa (SA), and shares the evidence and expert consensus from the recent SA Snakebite Symposium (SASS) meeting held in July now

Dr Maheshwar Naidoo - Surgreg Teaching Course

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Federation of Surgeons of South Africa consensus document for the resumption of elective surgery after level 5 COVID -19 “lockdown” period in South Africa.

A national “lockdown” is in place until the 30th April 2020, and from the 1st May 2020 is has been de-escalated to level 4. It is unclear as to how long level 4 will continue, however level 3 remains quite restrictive. It is very likely that our health care infrastructure and resources, specifically with relation to the care of the most critically ill patients will be strained over the coming weeks and more

South African Journal of Surgery (SAJS) Vol 28 Number 1

Due to the COVID-19 lockdown, we are unable to print and distribute printed journals.

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Global Medical Education Orthopaedics E-series

Smith and Nephew is planning a series of live webinars which will examine the varying fracture treatment methodologies that are used globally. This E-series is designed to address the difficult challenges which orthopaedic trauma surgeons face in fracture management, and to learn from experts in this field of how best to overcome them.

Wits Journal of Clinical Medicine Special Covid-19 issue

A special issue of the Wits Journal of Clinical Medicine relating specifically to the COVID-19 pandemic in South Africa has just been published.

This issue can be accessed at

SASSIT joins forces to bring you Podcasts

Discover Paediatric Surgery is an educational podcast on all things Paediatric surgery related. Teasing out core concepts in the care of paediatric surgical patients.
Follow this link to listen to Discover Paediatric Surgery Podcasts

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