The Medical & Surgical Team
The medical team comprises of cardiothoracic surgeons, cardiologists, anaesthetists, intensivists, anaesthetic technicians, Perfusionist, specialist theatre nurses, intensive care and ward nurses and physiotherapist. The team is led by Fiji's own son Dr. Parma Nand who is the only open-heart surgeon that Fiji has produced so far. Some of the other members of the team are former Fiji citizens. The rest are New Zealanders or other nationals working in New Zealand's health system. The entire team provides their time and their services for free. Their travel, accommodation and meals are provided by the Friends of Fiji Heart Foundation.