An Emergency Physician with a special interest in education and lifelong learning. When not drinking coffee and reading Batman comics he is playing with his children.

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The space between…

The readers of Don’t Forget the Bubbles are clearly well educated and try their best to keep up to date with the literature.  We do what we can to help bring the latest research to you to help reduce the knowledge translation window (and have a new project on the horizon to help even more)….

Send in the clowns

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Clowns – you either love them or you hate them.  There is no middle ground.  But what do children think about them? Hospitals can be strange, scary places, even in daylight. So some have introduced ‘clown’ doctors to help allay fears. But do they? (Editor note: If you have *coulrophobia then don’t read this post)

Intersex – the ethical and legal issues

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Most of us consider sex as a black or white issue. You are either male or female.  But the truth is not as simple as that. Sexual identity lies on a spectrum. The arbitrary terms of male or female are a human definition rather than a natural one.

Are you okay?

Today (8th September) in Australia is RUOK? day. It’s a time for people to come together and think about more than themselves and meaningfully connect with others. I wrote recently about the prevalence of bullying in medical society and some of it’s consequences. The 2013 Beyond Blue survey on depression in the medical workforce showed that one…

Intersex – the medical management

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Most of us consider sex as a black or white issue. You are either male or female.  But the truth is not as simple as that. Sexual identity lies on a spectrum. The arbitrary terms of male or female are a human definition rather than a natural one. A person may be born appearing to…

Intersex – the background

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Most of us consider sex as a black or white issue. You are either male or female. But the truth is not as simple as that. The development of sexual characteristis lies on a spectrum. The arbitrary terms of male or female are a human definition rather than a natural one. A person may be born…