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Nikki Stamp

Professional heart surgeon. Amateur writer

Dr Nikki Stamp is a cardiothoracic surgeon who supports women in surgery and women's heart health.

Seth Sentry/Dear Science

Science Is Being Bullied. It's Time We Stuck Up For It

Seth Sentry has a problem with science. It has, thus far, failed to provide him with a hoverboard. However, his gripes are pretty minimal when it comes to the barrage of blame that science, medicine and other reputable branches of investigation get from the Instafamous, celebrity chefs and so-called wellness warriors.
29/09/2016 7:06 AM AEST

How Mistakes In Hospitals Happen

When we go to a hospital, we have an illness or an injury and we go to get better. The amount of trust that we place in our caregivers, the equipment, the infrastructure and the systems is immense. So when this trust is violated, be it through accident or error, emotions understandably run high.
28/07/2016 12:00 PM AEST
Peter Dazeley

A Crisis Can Cause A Change Of Heart

When faced with a crisis, there is a wealth of advice around. When one door closes, another opens. Everything happens for a reason. The only way is up. Be strong. But what if they're not useless cliches? I am beginning to think that they are code for: Crisis? Use it.
20/07/2016 6:26 AM AEST

Is Modern Society Destroying Our Moral Compass?

Integrity is doing the right thing, even when no one is watching. But these days, we seem to be obse ed with being seen to do the right thing. Being seen to be supporting the latest cause, championing...
18/07/2016 12:42 PM AEST

Critics, Courage And Compassion

It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the ar...
05/07/2016 12:39 PM AEST