Put on your mask first

Article published on Surgical News, a publication of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, Vol 19 No.10, Nov-Dec 2018. As frequent flyers, many of us will be able to recite the safety briefing routinely broadcast at the start of every flight. Part of that briefing goes: “In the unlikely event of an emergency, oxygen masks … More Put on your mask first

Big Weekend

Boys Big Weekend! My son is turning 10 this week and we’ve decided that we need to do the big talk. You know, adult topics he will have already been exposed to during his school conversations. I can’t leave it to chance. I can’t let the internet or his friends be the main influence to … More Big Weekend

Crazy Socks 4 Docs

Why do I support #CrazySocks4Docs? One in 5 Australian doctors have been diagnosed with, or treated for, depression1. One in 4 have had thoughts of suicide. Almost half of all doctors are emotionally exhausted, burned out at work1. Forty percent of surgeons meet the criteria for burnout2. This is an elephant in the room sitting … More Crazy Socks 4 Docs