The status of your application to volunteer with DAISI in the South Pacific is indicated by the colour of text your name appears in:


grey text = volunteer has not yet confirmed their intent to volunteer (please email confirmation of your intent to volunteer to staff@daisi.com.au).
black text = volunteer has confirmed intent to volunteer but volunteer’s application application form for temporary registration, and/or necessary supporting documents have not yet been received by DAISI (please email to staff@daisi.com.au).
blue text = volunteer’s application for temporary registration with supporting documents has been sent to the relevant Registry Board and is still pending approval.
green text = Good to go! Volunteer’s registration is either not required or has already been approved.
red text = for one reason or another volunteer’s trip has been cancelled.


An Upper GI and Colorectal Surgeon has been requested by Head Surgeon Dr Rooney Jagilly to volunteer at National Referral Hospital in the Capital Honiara (Solomon Islands) in May.

This trip in addition to surgery will include structured lectures in anatomy and surgical topics related to UGI and Colorectal Surgery for the surgical registrars to attend.

trip #3.  May 2020 UGI Surgery
Itinerary Name Specialty Dates Origin Destination Received Approved
Details a/Prof Charbel Sandrousi  UGI Surgeon & Laparoscopic Program Officer for DAISI May 2020 (probably last week)  RPA, Sydney NRH & Gizo, Solomon Islands    medical registration approved 1st -30th May 2020
 Details  Prof Peter Hewett  Colorectal Surgeon  available for urgent colorectal cases, just needs 3 weeks notice  Adelaide  NRH & Gizo Solomon Islands   medical registration approved 1st – 30th May 2020 
Both Prof Peter Hewett and Prof Charbel Sandrousi have approved temporary medical registration for the entire month of May 2020.  The plan is a one week trip by Prof Sandrousi in May to National Referral Hospital (NRH).  This has been requested by Dr Rooney Jagilly (Head Surgeon at NRH). At this stage the date hasn’t been finalised, but will likely be the last week of May 2020.  Prof Peter Hewett is also available to go in May, if rectal cancer surgery requires his presence.  He needs 3 weeks notice to organise.