AIS Channel: Fundamentals of Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery Course

SASES is proud to support and be affiliated with the AIS Channel and The International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and metabolic disorders (IFSO) In support of these organisations, we are happy to announce the …

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BARIAlink Virtual Classroom

Join the next BARIAlink academy virtual classroom 27th October 2022, at 16:10-18:00 (Brussels time) Live on IDMSS Tel Aviv.

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2022 SASES Presidents Report

What a pleasure to be able to attend a meeting without masks and distancing or sitting alone in front of the computer in a virtual meeting.  The success of continued learning is partly dependant on …

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Guest Speakers at ASSA SAGES Conference

Don’t miss the opportunity to listen to Dr Suzanne Gisbertz and Professor John Hunter at this year’s conference.

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Medscheme approves Proventi Accreditation for Bariatric Surgery

SASES is proud to announce its efforts to represent members in discussions with Medical Schemes, and motivation regarding the performance of metabolic surgery has been fruitful. We are pleased to inform you that the Medscheme …

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Bariatric accreditation

SASES has been involved in the development of accreditation for bariatric surgeons in South Africa. There are now 2 possible ways for a surgeon to achieve accreditation for performing bariatric surgery. Please visit this page …

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‘NHI will be an unmitigated disaster’

  “Despite its proven incompetence at managing public service organisations, the government is determined to create a vast centralised healthcare system. Instead of failing only some South Africans, as it does now, government healthcare will …

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Soaring medical malpractice claims

Soaring Medical Malpractice Claims Demand Statutory Intervention       (Article supplied by AON insurance)   Medical malpractice claims in South Africa are soaring as South Africa becomes an increasingly litigious society as awareness of …

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Position Statement Medical Devices 3 July 2014

Click Here to download the Position Statement on the use of Equipment and Medical Devices in surgical settings

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Heine vd Walt bids farewell to the SASES office

Dear All, I have just returned from the OESO congress which again was a suburb oesophageal congress. I would like to extend my gratitude to the last Exco I was part of - as well …

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