WHAT WE STAND FOR
Promote quality holistic care for patients and families involved in the transplantation process.
Provide evidence based standards of care for all health care professionals caring for such patients.
In conjunction with other multidisciplinary health team members, foster open communication to ensure the maintenance of optimal physical and psychological care for the patient and family.
Educate its members in the prevention, detection, diagnosis and treatment of diseases that may result in organ and tissue transplantation.
Promote the principle of equitable access for all patients seeking organ and tissue transplantation.
Provide and promote education to all health care professionals and the public in all areas of transplantation.
Promote recognition and acknowledgement of the donor and donor family.
Encourage and promote research, continuing education and the dissemination of information via the Transplant Journal of Australasia, published tri-annually.
Respond to issues affecting the practice of organ and tissue transplantation.
Liaise and consult with other national and international professional organisations involved in organ and tissue donation and transplantation.
Act as a resource group to the community and all health care professionals.