Splendid News!

Just heard that former Kangaroo Island doctor, Dr James Doube, has been awarded the Antarctica Medal. Jamie is currently over in NSW doing anaesthetics upskilling. If we are going to talk about skills of rural doctors, then I reckon this chap is up the top – he’s a GP-surgeon, an excellent doctor and will soon …

Catching up with colleagues

Interesting weekend, spent with Dr Pete Gilchrist and family who were visiting Kangaroo Island…Pete is a fellow SA GP who, like me, had to move interstate to NSW in order to upskill in anaesthetics due to the dearth of training positions locally. Six months down the track we were able to catch up and compare …