Dr Ross Drake
Paediatric Palliative Care and Pain Medicine Specialist,
Starship Child Health, Auckland, NZ
Ross is a Paediatrician specialising in the palliative care and pain management of children. He has led the two national services of PPC and Complex Pain at Starship Children’s Health in Auckland, NZ since 2002 having completed his specialist training at Great Ormond Street, London and The Children’s Hospital at Westmead, Sydney. He enjoys teaching on these topics and, more recently, he has been involved in establishing a pharmacovigilance research collaborative looking at the medications and interventions used in palliative care and pain management.
Making the Connection with Children - Cortex, Culture & Community
Ross's presentation will explore the theme of cortex, culture & community to explain why pain management in children is a distinct area of specialty practice.