Historic mid-winter South Pole medevac — Adventure Medic

With the Northern Hemisphere currently experiencing record-breaking summer temperatures, our colleagues working in the depths of a dark, bitterly cold Antarctic winter seem even further away. June 2016 saw an incredible synergistic feat of human engineering, logistics and sheer bravery when an unwell patient was evacuated by a propeller-driven Twin Otter aircraft from the… via HistoricContinue reading “Historic mid-winter South Pole medevac — Adventure Medic”

Rural anaesthesia journal club!

This is the second installment of the Rural Anaesthesia Down Under (RADU) Journal Club. In this episode, I am joined by Drs Alex Harris and Melanie Little – both local, fellow Broome GP Anaesthetists. We got together and had a chat about 5 papers covering 4 topics: Perioperative anaphylaxis (the NAP6 Audit) Dose adjustment for spinal…Continue reading “Rural anaesthesia journal club!”

Rheumatic heart disease in 21st century Australia : a disease of poverty

This isn’t a health issue, it’s a #HumanRights issue. Why are our First People’s suffering a disease of poverty? Is it #outofsightoutofmind? Please help spread this story, this disease should not exist in Australia @GregHuntMP @NACCHOAustralia @ACRRM https://t.co/dBQUPRbf21 — drmolly (@drmollyRG) May 20, 2018

90 th birthday of Royal Flying Doctor Service!

90 years ago today, our first pilot took off from Cloncurry to Julia Creek, he was flying a single engine, timber and fabric bi-plane named 'Victory' leased by @Qantas. He had with him the very first of our flying doctors, Dr Kenyon St Vincent Welch. #RFDS90 pic.twitter.com/xlzVbKhIYc — Royal Flying Doctor (@RoyalFlyingDoc) May 16, 2018