What happened to Jandamarra O’Shane?

A must-read story for your Sunday (from the courier mail)

"At the time, Pegg had no idea his future would be in burns medicine. He was yet to even train as a surgeon. It wasn’t until 1967 when he accepted a job at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital as surgical supervisor that fate intervened."

"I shook the hand of the medical superintendent and he said to me: ‘Oh, by the way, I don’t know if anybody’s told you, but you’ll be treating the burns patients" That statement would shape the rest of Pegg’s medical career. He would go on to create Queensland’s only specialist burns centres ”

 

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