David McDonald is a Consultant Paediatrician and Head of the Department of Paediatrics at Port Macquarie Base Hospital.

I fought the law…

Cite this article as: McDonald, D. I fought the law…, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2019. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.17508I recently attended my forty-year post-graduation reunion – I graduated from Sydney University in September 1978. It was a cheerful night and great to see old friends.  I am still recovering from the humiliating ritual of dancing the…

Away from ivory towers

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Cite this article as: McDonald, D. Away from ivory towers, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2017. Available at: http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.11622It can be a challenging and fairly unsettling experience commencing work in a regional hospital if most of your prior exposure has been in a stand alone tertiary children’s hospital. The majority (80%) of urgent recalls to regional…