Category: Adventures

Thinking of straying to Straya? The Definitive Junior Doctors’ Guide to Living and Working in Australia

Thinking of straying to Straya? The Definitive Junior Doctors’ Guide to Living and Working in Australia

Junior doctors Ella Bennett and Jack Leach have demystified and condensed all you need to know to make the move to live and work as a doctor in Australia. What are you waiting for?

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Mountain Medicine: Experiences of a Kilimanjaro Medic

Mountain Medicine: Experiences of a Kilimanjaro Medic

Dr Emily O’Neill recounts her experiences of mountain medicine as expedition medic on Mount Kilimanjaro

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Submersion: Kampala and The White Nile

Submersion: Kampala and The White Nile

Tales from travels in Uganda. Adam shares his experiences around his Tropical Medicine and Hygiene Diploma (DTM&H) in East Africa.

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Obstetrics and Gynaecology on the Zambezi

Obstetrics and Gynaecology on the Zambezi

Dr. Marcus Hollyer Final year medical student Marcus had the privilege of experiencing the highs and lows on his medical elective in Zambia in 2019. Here he recounts his experience of working in a resource-poor setting; from obstetric emergencies; to daily life in Lusaka; to weekend tips to Victoria Falls and safari in Botswana. Lusaka Hospital, Zambia Starting my medical school elective […]

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Exploring the mountains of Italy for bouldering with a toddler

When the insane keeps you sane: A risk analysis of adventure parenting

Dr Emily Strong gives us her tips on how to encourage a younger generation to have fun and stay safe, in her approach to adventure parenting. 

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West Africa Cycle Challenge: Sierra Leone to Liberia by bike

West Africa Cycle Challenge: Sierra Leone to Liberia by bike

A keen road cyclist, Dr Renée Farrar leapt at the chance to provide medical support to the West Africa Cycle Challenge 2019 in support of Street Child: a challenging 500km journey through bustling towns, dusty open roads, lush greenery and beautiful beaches.

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Medicine under the stars: Cairo to Cape Town with Tour d’Afrique

Medicine under the stars: Cairo to Cape Town with Tour d’Afrique

Expedition doctor Jen Reid recounts her tales and reflects on her epic four-month cycle from Cairo to Cape Town.

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Mountain Marathon Medicine in Nepal

Mountain Marathon Medicine in Nepal

Dr Elizabeth Chamberlain describes the challenges of being a medical volunteer for a gruelling marathon in the mountains of Nepal.

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Majesty and Misery: Dinner on the North Col

Majesty and Misery: Dinner on the North Col

How did doctor Marcus Stevens end up eating Michelin-starred food atop Everest’s North Col? One thing is for certain, expedition medicine never lacks variety.

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The Arclight Crosses Africa

The Arclight Crosses Africa

Merlin Hetherington and Alex McMaster cycle an incredible 10000km through Africa by tandem bicycle, on an epic mission to train health workers to use Arclight, an innovative eye examination device, in a step towards reducing preventable causes of blindness.

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