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Special Members Meeting

Monday 21st June 2021 6-8:30pm

Tennyson Centre Day Hospital
(520 South Road, Kurralta Park, SA)

Free to attend for current members.
Non-members able to sign up at event for free membership if attending and contributing to discussion.

Session 1

“The day surgery unit in a post COVID world”

Discussion open to members: Round table discussion

Calls for submission of areas of discussion: email your ideas

You are invited to share your experience of how your service was impacted, how you adapted and how things look now. You are welcome to present your own story on the night, or you can provide a written submission and we can read this out on the night.

Some prompts:

How has your workplace changes?

Current waitlist increases and how does this affect your service?

How did COVID affect your service?

Session 2

The Future of DSNASA as an association – “Where to from here”

The current committee is not able to provide the service to you bases on our constitution. We need committee members to continue to provide this service to our community of day surgery nurses. Do we dissolve the association or change the constitutuin and the way we work? – Current members to vote.

Email dsna.southaustralia@gmail.com to register attendance/dietary requirements.

Pizza and refreshments will be provided – Gluten free and vegetarian options available.



ADSNA – http://adsna.info/

ANMF Links: https://www.anmfsa.org.au/

IAAS – International Association for Ambulatory Surgery http://www.iaas-med.com/

AHPRA – Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency Copy and paste the link https://www.ahpra.gov.au/

Day Hospital Australia – Any information on Stand Alone/Day Hospital’s; please copy and paste the link http://www.adha.asn.au/



Our DSNA SA branded cups, in red or blue, are available at all DSNA SA events for $10, just ask at the sign in table.


ADSNA National Conference 2020

The next national conference will be held in Melbourne OCTOBER 2020.. Look out for more info coming soon


NEXT COMMITTEE MEETING: Please join our shrinking committee

If you are considering joining our awesome team and seeing what we’re all about; join us at our next meeting NOV 10th Tuesday  2020 from 6pm onwards on Messenger. Future committee meeting dates can be found on the events calendar.Please join us, we are getting smaller and we should be a thriving committee, full of ideas. We are a very stable association financially and it would be a shame to wind up the association.




The Australian National Committee are always in need of Journal Articles. If you or you know anyone who has an article they would like published that relates to Day Surgery – email them to president@adsna.info. It will look good on your Resume and go towards your PD Time. Deadline for the Article Submissions for 2019 are – Early January and Early June. 

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ADSNA JOURNAL DSNA SA members should receive twice a year


SA members should receive in February; July and December. If you have anything you would like to add to the E-Newsletter you feel will benefit other’s; please email the DSNA President on DSNASA_president@adsna.info

Version 2.1 Update 11-10-2012