Monthly archives for November 2016

Updated ERAS reading list

Thank you to Dorthe Hjort Jakobsen for updating the bibliography page within the Nursing and AHP section of the website. This is a fantastic resource for all involved in ERAS with a reading list highlighting the key papers in the areas of nursing, patient information, patient and relative satisfaction, and implementation. Click here to go […]

New ERAS® Society YouTube channel

The ERAS® Society now has a new YouTube channel. We will adding content from the archives over the coming weeks including expert interviews, presentations, and congress reviews. If you are thinking about registering for the 5th ERAS® Society World Congress next year in Lyon, check out this video of the 4th ERAS® Society World Congress held in […]

ERAS Seminar Report – Cape Town, South Africa

Eighteen months after registering their first ERAS patient, the team in Cape Town held their first education seminar on Monday 26th September 2016. 73 delegates from four Cape Town hospitals attended the daylong meeting, with representatives from all the professions involved in the ERAS multi-disciplinary team. Thank you to ERAS Nurse Co-Ordinator, Fiona Pieterse for this great report and […]

ERAS Nursing group bids farewell to Dorthe Hjort Jakobsen

It is with a heavy heart that we must say farewell to our friend and colleague Dorthe Hjort Jakobsen. After chairing the ERAS Society Nursing Group for several years, Dorthe has decided to step down and concentrate on her role as local improvement facilitator in Denmark. She will continue to keep a watchful eye on […]

ERAS study day in Sydney, Australia, 2016

An intensive ERAS study day was held during the APAC Forum 2016, in Sydney, Australia on Monday 12th September 2016. With participation from several asian-pacific countries.

ERAS USA launched

The ERAS USA ( the ERAS Chapter for the USA of the ERAS Society was launched in Washington DC. ERAS USA will work alongside ERAS Society for the further development of ERAS in the USA and worldwide in a range of surgical disciplines, as well as running educational activities and ERAS implementation programs across the USA. Professor Tonia […]

Brazilian ERAS Implementation Program completed

Two hospitals in Brazil just finished the 1st ERAS Society Implementation Program; The Albert Einstein Hospital in Sao Paolo and Santa Casa de Misericórdia de Porto Alegre. Both hospitals show excellent change management yielding good outcome results. The Training was performed under the regional leadership of Professor Adrian Alvarez, The Italian Hospital in Buenos Aires Vice […]