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 […]

Introducing Dr Raf Ghabrial and Friends Of Nias

A big welcome to Dr Raf Ghabrial, joining the Surfing Doctors. Dr Ghabrial is also very involved with the Friends Of Nias organisation, and you can find out more about it here – http://friendsofnias.org/   Nationality: Australian.   Education:  Medical degree and Eye Specialist qualifications at Sydney. Current position: Now Associate Professor at Sydney University in […]

Jason Connell’s Elective – Macaroni’s

I recently completed my elective in the Mentawai islands in Indonesia, where I spent a couple of weeks based at Macaroni’s, at the Macaroni’s Resort. I had a great trip – we scored really fun waves with an off-season crowd, and I got to practice a different style of medicine to what I was familiar […]

Surf Docs Medical Kit – OUTSTANDING!

Philip the medical kit was OUTSTANDING, thank you! Jason Stevens cut his hand badly on the first day (2 stitches, but needed about 5 I recon) and he used the kit non stop. A lot of the boys tucked in.