NATIONALITY: Australian / South African
Staff Specialist in Emergency Medicine at the Bunbury Regional Hospital in WA.
FAVOURITE SURF DESTINATION:
South Africa / Indo / Fiji
PREVIOUS BENEVOLENT WORK:
Java: Head Doctor of G-land Jungle surf camp situated in East Java on the fringe of the Penkung Jungle (National Park). 1 month per year ongoing from 1996
Fiji: Doctor at the Tavarua Surf Resort. 2007 onwards.
South Africa: Various projects along the East Coast of South Africa mostly involving primary health care.
UK / Ireland / France / Spain / Portugal / Canaries / Reunion / Indo / Australia
EDUCATION & WORK EXPERIENCE:
Trained in RSA at the UCT med school. Internship at Frere Hospital East London (RSA), Surgery training in Cornwall, UK; Emergency Medicine training in various centres in Australia (Including: Newcastle NSW, Hobart Tasmania, Bunbury WA)
Plenty!! Watch this space. I will update when our Surf Docs Blog goes online.
ANY OTHER INFORMATION THAT YOU WOULD LIKE TO ADD ABOUT YOURSELF:
I believe surfing is a lifestyle. I’m a Lunar Cancerian. I love working in a team environment in the ED. I also love a party and a beer!!” It’s nice to be important, but, more important to be nice!”