AGES 27th ASM 2017


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Mar 2, 2017 to Mar 4, 2017
Time: AM

The 27th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australasian Gynaecological Endoscopy & Surgery Society will be held in Sydney from 2-4 March 2017. International speakers will join an eminent Australasian contingent to take you on this provocative romp through the contemporary controversies facing the specialty. We look forward to welcoming you at the Avant booth. 

At this upcoming ASM in Sydney, Avant will be presenting a breakfast workshop, Saturday 4 March, 7 - 8am: ‘Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall: Avoiding the fall when taking up a new procedure/device.’ This workshop will have a panel of experts (including members of the Avant defence team: Dr Peter Henderson, Snr Medical Advisor, Jo Montgomery, Snr Risk Advisor and Medico-Legal Advisor and Andrew Blanford, Special Counsel – Civil, together with Professor Ajay Rane) assessing issues to consider when performing new procedures or using a new device. Drawing on their extensive experience the panel will use case based scenarios and recent claims data to discuss current risk issues in this area. The experts will also appear on the Avant trade stand after the workshop, so delegates can discuss related topics further.

This year, many doctors like you will face a medico-legal claim. Without a strong team to defend you, any action could have a massive impact on your career. As Australia’s leading MDO, Avant has the depth, strength of resources and experience to advise and protect you. With 70 in-house medico-legal specialists, including lawyers, medical advisors, claims managers and local state experts, Avant has more medico-legal experts than any other MDO. It’s hard to make a case against the expertise of Avant*.

A claim against you can happen at any time. Don’t wait until it’s too late. Come see us at the Avant trade stand or contact us today.

The Avant & AGES Partnership

Avant and AGES signed a formal partnership in 2016 to support AGES members to deliver best practice and reduce controllable risk, improving the overall standard of practice. The partnership will support the advancement of research, education, leadership and advocacy skills for gynaecologists and trainees. The new partnership cements a long standing relationship between Avant and AGES with Avant supporting the AGES ASM and other state and national meetings over many years.

* IMPORTANT: Professional indemnity insurance products are issued by Avant Insurance Limited, ABN 82 003 707 471, AFSL 238 765. The information provided here is general advice only. You should consider the appropriateness of the advice having regard to your own objectives, financial situation and needs before deciding to purchase or continuing to hold a policy with us. For full details including the terms, conditions, and exclusions that apply, please read and consider the policy wording and PDS, which is available at or by contacting us on 1800 128 268.

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