Introducing Mel Howard

We introduce you to our latest Surfing Doctors member – Remote Area Nurse Mel Howard



Work Experience

– RAN Coral Bay and Bremer Bay 

– ED Perth, Margaret River, Tassie

– Offshore Medic on various pipe lay barges 



– Surf — Most of Indo, Peru, Mexico, Maldives, Malaysia

– General — Europe, Asia, South America, USA, Africa, Japan, Fiji, NZ

Favourite surf spots 

– Beng Beng, Mentawais

– Chickens, Maldives 

– Grupuk, Lombok 

– Tiger tracks, G-Land

– Dark Hollow, Tasmania



– Bachelor of Nursing UTAS; third year exchange in Sweden 

– Postgrad Cert Tropical Medicine and Refugee Health 

– Pharmacotherapeutics for RANs 

– Vaccination and Immunisation certificate 


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