Wild Nepal — Adventure Medic

Following the devastating earthquake of 2015, Dr Nathasha Basheer was inspired to return to Nepal, a country she first visited following her foundation years. Despite her ongoing commitment to paediatric training in the UK, she organised to spend two weeks volunteering with The Wild Medic Project. Here she recounts her trip as a ‘Wild Medic’… viaContinue reading “Wild Nepal — Adventure Medic”

Living my elective dream in Fiji — Adventure Medic

Dr Millie Wood / FY1 Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust With the world’s population becoming increasingly interconnected, an understanding of global health is an important component of undergraduate medical education. In recognition of this, medical students in the UK are required to undertake an elective placement as part of their bachelor’s degree. Throughout my training… viaContinue reading “Living my elective dream in Fiji — Adventure Medic”

Everest ER: Tent City’s Medical Marvel — Adventure Medic

Dr Suvash Dawadi, MD DiMM / General Practice and Emergency Medicine / CIWEC Kathmandu “It’s your niggly coughs and upset tummies that are the bread and butter here” explained Brent over dinner to the trekker visiting us for the night at Everest Base Camp (5360m). Subs was on the phone to home and Dawa was… viaContinue reading “Everest ER: Tent City’s Medical Marvel — Adventure Medic”

Outback school looking for some help please!

Can you help remote Aboriginal community East Arnhem Land? needs clothes & toys for little ones. Hoping to make significant changes give kids more educational opportunities. Please send to: NUMBULWAR SCHOOL C/O Lauren Zahoran PMB 68, Via Winnellie Northern Territory, 0822. — Cherisse Buzzacott (@sistercherisse) August 15, 2018

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!”