This is a story that starts with some of the challenges faced in our world outside the operating theatre and it’s about how we might address some of these problems systematically. Healthcare organizations have to deliver high quality, competitive and sustainable results and costs. Good quality perioperative surgery is absolutely critical to maintain the health and well being of our population going forwards; this talk is a step in that direction.

Presented by Guy Ludbrook Professor of Anaesthesia at the University of Adelaide and Royal Adelaide Hospital.