Suture heaven is an excellent collection of resources on all things suturing, with detailed descriptions and videos to match.


It’s just essential. We’ve all been burned before, and I don’t know about you, but I’m never keen to repeat the experience. In the Emergency Department, I’ve seen patients with second-degree burns from the Australian sun alone. The only problem … Read More

Expedition Insect Repellent

Insect repellent is essential when going on expedition anywhere where temperatures don’t require a jumper, and sometimes even then. The only well proven insect repellent worldwide isĀ N,N-Diethyl-meta-toluamide (DEET). The higher the percentage, the more effective it is. Realistically you need … Read More

Rotary Shark Tank 2018

DeployED was a finalist in yesterday’s Rotary Shark Tank (yes, in the style of the TV show. No, not the TV show.), hosted by Rotary Applecross at the wonderful Tompkins on Swan. DeployED was incredibly lucky to be chosen as … Read More

Leave No Trace

It’s funny how some things seem so obvious when you meet others who share your ideals. I feel strongly that humans’ impact on the environment must be minimised in any way possible. One of the principles of the Blazing Swan … Read More

New Year, New Name

A new year is the perfect time to update. Now DeployED needs to recruit awesome volunteers for the Blazing Swan Festival (28/3-3/4 2018)