Nina Remollino is a brave woman, not only because of the surgery choices she made for herself, but because she also chose to share her story. It is her hope, as it is mine, that this will help other women to feel more comfortable expressing their own wishes for their bodies to their doctors.
Translating technological advances that are happening all around us into everyday improvements in patient care is the great challenge for this generation of medical professionals. Last week I completed an amazing program that has revolutionised my thinking. I was proud to stand alongside a wonderful group of fellow graduates who will all make an impact in the healthcare landscape.
Last Monday another young Australian boy received a 3D printed ear implant. While this is the second for Australia, he also a “first” because he received a bone anchored hearing aid implant during the same operation. Usually done over 2 separate operations, this procedure is the first of its kind in Australia.