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|trip #3.||2021||General Colorectal & Laparoscopic Surgery|
|Itinerary||Name||Specialty||Dates||Origin||Volunteer Agreed||Destination||Registration sent||Registration approved||Hospital approved|
|Details||Mark Taffa||PNG Program Officer||Sun 9-Fri 14th May 2021||Concord Hospital||Yes||Sopas Hospital||Not Applicable||Not Yet||Not Yet|
|Details||Dr Roumel Valentin||Anaesthetic Fellow||Sun 9-Fri 14th May 2021||RPA, Sydney||Not Yet||Sopas Hospital||sent 6/2/20.||Not Yet||Not Yet|
|Details||Dr Adelene Ong||Anaesthetist||Sun 9-Fri 14th May 2021||St George Hospital||Not Yet||Sopas Hospital||sent 8/2/20.||Not Yet||Not Yet|
|Details||Gillian Richardson||Clinical Nurse Consultant, Colorectal||Sun 9-Fri 14th May 2021||Concord Hospital||Not Yet||sopas Hospital||sent 6/2/20.||Not Yet||Not Yet|
|Details||a/Prof Matt Rickard||Colorectal Surgeon||Sun 9-Fri 14th May 2021||Concord Hospital||Yes||Sopas Hospital||sent 6/2/20.||Not Yet||Not Yet|
|Details||Dr Jessica Lim||Anaesthetist||Sun 9-Fri 14th May 2021||Concord Hospital||Not Yet||Sopas Hospital||sent 6/2/20.||Not Yet||Not Yet|
|Details||Dr Claire Mitchell||ED Registrar||Sun 9-Fri 14th May 2021||Sunshine Coast||Not Yet||Sopas Hospital||sent 6/2/20.||Not Yet||Not Yet|
|Details||Dr Erick Fuentes||Breast Surgeon||Sun 9-Fri 14th May 2021||Concord Hospital||Yes||sopas hospital||sent 6/2/20.||Not Yet||Not Yet|
|Details||Dr Tiffany Gould||Surg Reg||Sun 9-Fri 14th May 2021||John Hunter Hospital, Newcastle||Yes||Sopas Hospital||sent 6/2/20.||Not Yet||Not Yet|
This one week trip will involve PNG Program Coordinator Mark Taffa, Colorectal surgeon Dr Matt Rickard & Breast Surgeon Dr Erick Fuentes volunteering at Sopas with Anaesthetists Dr Adelene Ong and Dr Jessica Lim, Fellow Dr Roumel Valentin, Registrars Dr Tiffany Gould and Clair Mitchell, and scrub nurse from Concord Hospital Gillian Dolan.
The team will depart Sydney domestic terminal 2 at 6:05am (Jetstar JQ810) Sunday 9th May 2021, arriving Brisbane 7:35am, with 2h55m stopover. Depart Brisbane international airport terminal 1 10:30am (Air Nuigini PX4), and arrive Port Moresby 1:40pm with 1h15m stopover. Depart Port Moresby 2:55pm (Air Nuigini PX878) Sun 9th May 2021 arriving Mt Hagen Airport 4:25pm .
Dr Elvis Japhlet will meet the team at Mt Hagen with two 4wd, and transport volunteers to Sopas Hospital.
Plan is surgery all day Mon 10th May 2021 until Thur13th May 2021.
The team will depart Sopas hospital 7:00am Friday 14th May 2021 by 4WD and travel 2h trip to Mount Hagen. The team will depart Mt Hagen at 10:25am (PX883), arriving Port Moresby domestic at 11:55am. Then depart Port Moresby international airport 1:30pm (Qantas QF58), arriving Brisbane international airport 4:30pm. Then will depart Brisbane domestic airport 6:10pm arrive Sydney domestic airport terminal 3 at 7:45pm Friday 14th May 2021..
Tickets cost $1,254.0 return and can be purchased through DAISI. Simply go to home page and select the “Donate Now” tab and send it as a donation..
Planning meeting (Briefing Session) will occur on at a restaurant over dinner at 7pm on Thursday 15th April 2020 amongst Sydney/Newcastle volunteers over dinner. The restaurant has not yet been decided.