Surfing Doctors 2020 Conference In G-Land Postponed.

Surfing Doctors Newsletter 18 March 2020   Surfing Doctors 2020 Conference In G-Land Postponed.   The Annual Surfing Doctors Conference 2020 has been cancelled. Due to take place In Grajagan from 22nd to 29th  May, it has been decided to cancel the event as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the resultant restrictive travel […]

What’s Going On Right Now?

Hi everyone   Here’s a quick update, to let you all know what’s happening with the Surfing Doctors, leaning into 2020. 1/ Macaroni’s is in need of some urgent help for a doc later this month, this is their facebook post. Click on the Pagai link below to contact Dr Eghardt Brand if you are […]

Darren Clark Is Our Latest Surfing Doctors Member

Darren Clark joins the Surfing Doctors   Nationality: Australian.   Education: Bachelor of Nursing Emergency, Critical Care and Anaesthetic certificates.   Current Position: Nursing Director Logan Hospital Medical Services.   Local Break: North End Gold Coast – South Straddie    Surf travel experience: Most breaks in Australia, excluding South and West Oz, Indonesia, South Pacific […]

A Warm Welcome To Andy McHale From Ireland

Andy McHale from Ireland joins the Surfing Doctors. With 20 years of surfing under the belt and some serious traveling behind him, Andy comes with a fine surf pedigree. Age: 28    Occupation: Junior Doctor. Currently placed in the west coast of Ireland, in the South West Acute Hospital. Rotations:  1)General medicine  2) General medicine  […]

Amy Lee Joins Surfing Doctors

A warm welcome to Amy Lee, a surfer and Emergency Registrar from Australia.     Nationality: Australian.   Current Position: Emergency Registrar.   Local Surf breaks: Mermaid Beach, Burleigh, Coolangatta.   Favourite surf destination and why:  Nicaragua. Perfect empty offshore waves all day every day and an amazing chilled out vibe.   Surf Travel: Nicaragua, […]

Thomas Morris, A 4th year Medical Student, Joins Up!

We welcome 4th year Medical Student Thomas Morris to the team. Nationality: English. Current Position: 4th year medical student. Local Surf breaks: Bantham and all the little gems surrounding it in South Devon. Favourite surf destination and why: New Zealand with its empty beach breaks and firing points. Surf Travel: England /  Wales / France […]

Surfing Doctors Newsletter October 2019

Hi all and welcome to our latest newsletter. Let’s jump straight in. Phil Chapman went on a mission recently, visiting Gnarloo, and scored pumping waves. He left some medical equipment behind at the Tombstone Toilet Block, including a spinal board and a neck brace, and Jon Cohen donated a combat tourniquet. Jon has also posted […]

Medical Student Corine Bello Joins Surfing Doctors

Nationality: Swiss -Italian   Current Position: Medical student Local surf spot: Aare River Bern   Favourite wave: Ala Moana (Waikiki), Ounta Blanca (Fuerteventura) Favourite surf destination: Hawaii Travel experience: Hawaii, Australia, Florida, California, Cuba, Italy, Canaries, Spain, France Best surf trip ever: Fuerteventura Worst surf trip ever: Surf trips cannot be bad… 😉 Best advice […]

Introducing Dr Hazel Hathway

Dr Hazel Hathway is our latest recruit. She grew up in Dorset, UK, before traveling to Guyana to spend a year teaching maths and science. After this she  headed to Cardiff, Wales to study medicine.   Hazel studied for a degree in Global Health at Bristol university before moving down to Cornwall to complete her […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Dr Chapman Charging At G-Land

This is Surfing Doctors Founder Dr Phil Chapman charging at G-Land. This is why we have the annual Surfing Doctors Conference at G-Land. This year it’ll be from May 3rd- 8th. Reach out if you want to attend.   ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]

Surfing Doctors Newsletter February

Surfing Doctors Newsletter 01 February 2019 Hi all members old and new This is the first of what will become a regular newsletter, and its purpose is to let all members know what we’re getting up to, what some of the members are getting up to, as well as camp rosters and surf missions. This […]