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What it meant: Tessa Davis and Shoni Nagel at DFTB19


This is a story of friendship and families. It’s a story about one little girl, Libby, and the impact she has had on the world. If you have been friends of DFTB for some time you may have heard parts of her story. As healthcare providers it can be hard to know what to do when a friend or family member comes to us for medical advice. And if the diagnosis is life-changing then it is near-impossible.


Whilst Tessa and Shoni stood on stage in front of more than 450 people Libby hid outside, waiting for just the right moment to run in. She kept her chaperone (Andy) under control by challenging him to a press-up competition. You can guess who won…  


This talk was recorded live at DFTB19 in London, England. With the theme of  “The Journey” we wanted to consider the journeys our patients and their families go on, both metaphorical and literal. DFTB20 will be held in Brisbane, Australia.

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