Desmond Yip

Prof Desmond Yip, a medical oncologist, was involved in a scoping visit to the National Referral Hospital (NRH) in September 2016, on the request of the Medical Superintendent Dr Rooney Jagilly.  The visit was planned and fully funded by the John James Foundation.  Prof Yip also conducted a review to establish the first cancer unit in the Solomon Islands. Dr Andrew Soma a medical registrar at was brought to Canberra in May/June 2017 for attachments at The Canberra Hospital, Calvary Healthcare Bruce and National Capital Private Hospital oncology units as well as the Clare Holland House Hospice.