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  • Fiona Stanley Hospital is located in Murdoch, 15 kms south of the Perth CBD. The 783-bed hospital includes the 140-bed State rehabilitation service, a 30-bed purpose-built mental health unit and the State burns service.
  • Royal Perth Hospital (RPH) is an 855-bed teaching hospital located on the northeastern edge of the CBD of Perth, Western Australia.
  • Handling over 76,000 admissions annually, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital has 600 beds, and treats approximately 420,000 patients each year. As of 2012 some 5,500 staff are employed.
  • KEMH is part of the Women and Newborn Health Service (WNHS) and cares for women of all ages and life stages and newborns. It is WA’s main public obstetric, gynaecology, perinatal mental health and neonatal hospital.
  • An anaesthetic technician is an allied healthcare worker who assists with the administration and monitoring of anaesthesia and has an extensive knowledge of anaesthesia techniques, instruments, supplies, and technology.
  • Anaesthetic technicians are involved with all aspects of the delivery of a patient's perioperative anaesthetic care, taking into account religious and cultural beliefs and respecting their right to medical privacy and dignity at all times.

Welcome to the AOTP

The Association of Operating Theatre Practitioners (formerly WA Society of Anaesthesia Techs.) was established in 1972 to unite Anaesthesia Technicians in WA. All members are required to abide by the AOTP Code of Ethics which have been promoted for the benefit of members and patients. Click to view or download the AOTP constitution.
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Results of the Extraordinary AOTP Annual General Meeting

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AOTP Annual General MeetingDear Members,

Following the extraordinary general meeting last night there was a majority decision in favour of the AOTP to dissolve and any leftover funds to be used for education in WA for Anaesthetic Technicians by the AAAHP.

Although this is the end for the AOTP it is definitely not the end for Anaesthetic Technician educational events. The AAAHP have welcomed the opportunity to continue providing educational events in Western Australia. By combining the resources of the 2 organisations Anaesthetic Technicians will benefit the most by finally having a true National Organisation dedicated to education and gaining registration for our profession.

It takes dedicated hard working people to who are willing to sacrifice some of their free time to make these organisations work and provide educational events. The outgoing AOTP committee would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who has given up their spare time and been involved with the AOTP over the years.

As previously mentioned all past and present members will be contacted and offered AAAHP membership paid for by the AOTP in the coming weeks.

Kind Regards

AOTP Committee

Extraordinary AOTP Annual General Meeting

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AOTP Annual General MeetingDear Members,

I would like to invite you to a an extraordinary AOTP annual general meeting at 1830 on Monday the 19th of November 2018 at the HSU offices 8 Coolgardie Terrace, Perth WA 6000.

The AOTP committee has been in discussion with the AAAHP and feel that the time is right for us to merge our organisations. By becoming a true National organisation, we will benefit by having education consistent with the other States while strengthening our professions position in the battle for us to become recognised as a registered profession.

3rd Perioperative Patient Blood Management Symposium 2019

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3rd perioperativeThe Centre for Excellence and Innovation in Anaesthesia (CEIA) at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital (RBWH) would like to welcome you to

The 3rd Perioperative Patient Blood Management Symposium

PERIOPERATIVE ANAEMIA: From Basic to Complex
Friday 15th & Saturday 16th February 2019 - Education Centre, Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, Butterfield Street, Herston Queensland.