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Safety & advocacy hub: Information & resources

This hub brings together resources related to safety, standards of practice - including anaesthetic incident reporting (webAIRS), critical incident debriefing, advocacy, and indigenous and global health, including those resources available through the ANZCA library.

Anaesthetic allergy

This guide has been designed for medical professionals interested the area of perioperative drug allergy. Resources linked from this guide are intended to support the documents available from the Australian & New Zealand Anaesthetic Allergy Group (ANZAAG).

Airway management

The Airway Management SIG was set up to advance all aspects of airway management through the exchange of experience and knowledge.

This guide brings together resources relevant to Airway Management, including those available through the ANZCA library. Includes numerous CICO-related documents and resources.


The college has compiled a list of resources to support preparation for high risk and or sero-positive COVID-19 patients. Please Note: This guide is under constant update. Please Note: This guide is under constant update.

Critical incident debriefing (CID) toolkit

Understanding and acknowledging the importance of preparing for and delivering critical incident debriefing (CID), the college together with the Trainee Wellbeing Project Group (TWPG) has undertaken to develop a suite of informed, accessible and diverse training resources for fellows and trainees during and following critical incidents.

Drug information

Drug information about medications, anaesthetics and analgesics. It is intended to assist you in locating relevant information on this topic.

Environmental sustainability

The Environmental Sustainability Working Group was established to to promote sustainability by evaluating the current practices within the college and to gather information about sustainability activities in anaesthesia departments.

This guide brings together resources relevant to environmental sustainability, including those available through the ANZCA library. Includes information on climate change and its impact upon health, health waste, and advocacy.

Global health

We're committed to improving education and training capacity in anaesthesia and pain medicine in response to the needs expressed by low and middle income countries (LMIC).

The Asia-Pacific resources guide promotes key anaesthesia and pain medicine books and journals available online to local doctors in areas supported by the ANZCA Global Development committee such as Papua New Guinea and Fiji.

Indigenous health

Find out what we're doing to address the inequities in health outcomes between Indigenous and non-Indigenous people in Australia and Aotearoa New Zealand

Locate resources related to indigenous health in Australia and Aotearoa (New Zealand):

Patient information for physicians

Medical professionals can use this guide to find high quality, current and authoritative patient information hand-outs and education resources, written for the health consumer.

Safety & advocacy

We work closely with key decision-makers, the medical community, and the media; providing trusted advice and information to help ensure our patients have access to safe, high-quality, culturally competent care whenever and wherever they need it; and our fellows and trainees have a voice on the issues that matter most.

This guide contains resources and information to complement those found in Safety & Advocacy website:


webAIRS is aweb-based anaesthetic incident reporting system available to all anaesthetic departments in Australia and New Zealand. The system was developed by the Australian and New Zealand Tripartite Anaesthetic Data Committee (ANZTADC).


Healthy doctors ensure a sustainable workforce that provides best patient care. Find out what we're doing to support our doctors' health and wellbeing, and the services and resources available to our fellows, trainees, specialist international medical graduates and immediate family members.

This guide brings together resources relevant to the general wellbeing of medical practitioners, including those resources available through the ANZCA library.

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