Dr Chris Hewitt and the Namotu Medivac

Dr Chris Hewitt was involved in medivac situation In Namotu. We caught up with him to see what went down and what actually happened.   The Medivac I did was for a member of staff who got anaphylaxis from a jellyfish sting when she was swimming one morning. The jellyfish was small and transparent so […]

Hi and welcome to the Surfing Doctors newsletter, June 2019

The 11th annual Surfing Doctors conference at G-land was a massive success, and worth 28 hours of CPD points. The crew in the jungle enjoyed a couple of firing swells and loads of work was done, with everyone getting stuck in with the lessons as well as with pulling in to some sick barrels. There was some […]

A Big Welcome to Chris Gracey

A warm welcome to our latest member, Chris Gracey Nationality and age? Kiwi, 30yo Current position? MBChB 4th year @ University of Auckland, NZ Local surf spot? The local west coast beachies; Muriwai, Te Henga, Mud Bay – will always go for less crowds over wave quality because I’d rather put up with a lot […]

2019 Surfing Doctors Conference at G-Land. Post Event Wrap

It was another successful Annual Conference, with some new faces and some of the original crew in attendance. The waves fired, everyone scored, and when it got big most of the crew were out there giving it a good crack. Thanks to all who attended, and looking forward to the next conference at G-Land in […]

Welcome To Dr Cyril Inauen

A big welcome to latest member Swiss surfer and Doctor Cyril Inauen Name: Cyril Inauen Nationality: Swiss Current Position: Fellow in knee and hip surgery at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital in Perth Favourite Surf Destination: Indonesia Travel Experience: France, Spain, Italy, Canaries, Morocco, Namibia, Costa Rica, Panama, Nicaragua, Mexico, El Salvador, Philippines, Indonesia, Australia Education […]

All Set For 11th Annual Surfing Doctors Conference at G-Land

It’s all systems go for the 11th Annual Surfing Doctors Conference at G-Land! Running from May 3-8, there will be a solid number of doctors and medical professionals there for the conference as well as to maybe hook into some surf. The early season run at G-land has been incredible already this year, and it […]

Welcome to Dr Yann Caussé

A French ENT Surgeon joins the gang! Name: Caussé First name: Yann Age: 30 years   Nationality: French   Job: ENT surgeon     Origin: Guadeloupe (French West Indies)   Current place of residence : Montpellier (South France)   Local surf spot: Petit Havre, Guadeloupe (French West Indies)   Favorite surf destination spot: Indonesia   […]

Medical Positions Opening Up In Australia

Here is a brief list of contracts available that have been made available to us. Some great waves to be found around some of those positions. Generally, dates can be somewhat flexible. Anything spark your interest? Contact us via craig@truthcollective.co.za Grafton NSW: 15th April – 25th May (40 mins from Yamba/Angourie, Maclean, Wooli, Minnie Water […]

Welcome To Third Year Medical Student Colin Campbell

Colin Campbell is a third year medical student and a US Navy officer. Nationality: United States. Current position: 3rd year medical student at New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine. Local surf spot: Long Beach, NY.   Education and work experience: Bachelor of Science from University of New Hampshire, freestyle ski coach for […]

A Big Welcome To Dr Elizabeth Willsey

Introducing Dr Elizabeth Willsey, surfer, and shaper NATIONALITY: Canadian CURRENT POSITION: Resident Doctor in Family Medicine in British Columbia, Canada. FAVOURITE SURF DESTINATION: North Shore of Oahu, Hawai’i & Byron Bay, Australia. BIO: I was born in a small town in Canada and I’m a member of Rama First Nation. When I was younger, it […]

Locum Positions All Over New Zealand

Anyone out there looking for locum positions in the land of the long white cloud? Want to be near some decent waves while doing so? We have access to quite a list of such positions. Contact us on FaceBook or mail Jarvi for more information. Here is a decent example of what sort of positions […]

Welcome to Final Year Medical Student Joshua Hudson

Josh Hudson – Final Year Medical Student at Dunedin Hospital, NZ.   NATIONALITY: Australian (born) and New Zealander (home). CURRENT POSITION: Final Year Medical Student at Dunedin Hospital, NZ. FAVOURITE SURF DESTINATIONS AWAY FROM NZ: Anywhere with turtles! BEFORE MEDICINE: Bachelor of Science (Biochemistry) mostly at University of Western Australia Grad Diploma in Teaching at […]

Callum Peet Joins In!

A big and warm welcome to Dr Callum Peet! Nationality: Australian Current Position: RMO Bunbury ED. Local surf spot: Anywhere South West. Favourite surf destination: Sumatra. Travel experience: Gap year in Med School around the world but limited surfing. Few Bali/Lembongan/Lombok trips. Sri Lanka. Best surf trip ever: Simuelue. Worst surf trip ever: Few long […]

Another interesting Surfing Doctors position – Locum GP – Maroubra

Who wants to work and surf in Maroubra, and get some waves while there? Here’s a very cool position going. Locum GP – Maroubra Starts ASAP 3-4 month period $180.00 per hour 38 hours per week DWS exemption available for up to 6 months for overseas trained GPs still bound by the moratorium A complimentary […]

Locum jobs for Rural Generalist GP’s with Emergency / VMO skills.

We have been informed of a number of locum jobs for Rural Generalist GP’s with Emergency / VMO skills.  If any of these jobs appeal to you – reach out to us on Facebook or email Jarvi on info@craigjarvis.co.za for all the necessary details.    Quite a few of the positions listed are near to some pretty […]

A Warm Welcome To Final Year Med Student and Surfer Ethan Brooker

Tell us a little bit about yourself. My name’s Ethan Brooker and I’m a goofy-footer from Kingscliff, NSW.   What is your current position? I’m a Final Year Med Student at the University of Newcastle.   Local surf spot? Bar Beach, Newcastle   Favourite surf spot destination? Pumping Jetty (TOS), QLD.   Travel experience? South […]

Introducing Dr Gerhard Erasmus

A big welcome to South African-born Dr Gerhard Erasmus   Tell us a bit about yourself. I was born a Saffa, now an Aussie.   What is you education and work experience? I was raised and studied in Stellenbosch, near Cape Town. I worked up and down the South African coast for a bit. I […]