The Royal Guest House

8 Beach Crescent, East London, Eastern Cape, 6170, South Africa | Hotel
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Catch up

A travel blog entry by samandalice


... George up on the way through at the airport and following a quick change head up the coast for the surfers challenge. This is a 17km run over sand, rocks, through rivers and a bit of road. It is basically a religious festival in its fervency in EL. So, Alice, George following a 18h journey, and me recovering from a tummy bug set off. For me it was mainly a miserable experience! I had no energy and was cramping from an early point, but was determined to finish. George and I ...

Happy new year!

A travel blog entry by samandalice


... of their honeymoon! They arrived safe and sound ( with some expert navigation from captain Tom), and we were all absolutely delighted to complete our group. I had told Hannah so much about my favourite simple South African meal- breaded chicken and chips in a basket ( doesn't do it much justice but seriously yummy!) so after her request of "please can I have chicken in a basket on my honeymoon" we headed out for a few sundowners and some chicken. It didn't ...

SAOA Congress

A travel blog entry by samandalice

... about 40 pens, 2 USB sticks, assorted little bits of rubbish, a leatherman pocket tool and plenty of biltong and snacks. Each stand had a coffee machine, ice cream machine or smoothie maker. They obviously know their target market well, and all of the new bits of kit (drills, saws, nails etc) are there to play with, and there is plenty of promotional rubbish with each one. It was basically an orthopaedic playground, and good fun. The talks themselves went fine. I underwent ...

Work Stories....

A travel blog entry by samandalice


... week, we have three 1-2 hour rounds, and patients are discharged quickly. There are about 160 orthopaedic beds, so each round will consist of 30-40 patients. My favourite part is the paediatric ortho ward. They're tough little characters, and there are some pretty amazing recoveries from serious injuries. There is always a smile and lots of shouting as we walk around and plenty of high fives, handshakes and games played. It is also good that a nurse joins us on ...

Sun Sun Sun

A travel blog entry by samandalice


... to outcomes. It is well known that delayed hip fracture surgery causes higher rates of complications and death (in the UK these are aimed to be done within 48 hrs of admission, latest). The way this differs from home is that the trauma that is admitted on a day is aimed to be done on that day. If it is not done then it gets bumped to the next day and so on. The problem here is that there are only two operating theatres and a trauma intake of around 15 patients per day on ...


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    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding