John had a visiting head and neck surgeon from Newcastle Australia visit on Monday 20 April 2015. John demonstrated his of thyroidectomy using the harmonic scalpel focus + hand piece. The list comprised two thyroid lobectomy and a total thyroidectomy for a large compressive Multinodular goitre with retrosternal extension. He has been busy with a large number of Microvascular free flap reconstructions in the early part of 2015. John is presenting on Lateral Neck Dissection in thyroid cancer at the Inaugral Asia Pacific Throid Society (APTS) Meeting in Seoul, Korea in June and he is also chairing a session and will be on a panel discussing thyroid cancer. He is currently writing the talks. Following this meeting John will attend a course in endoscopic thyroidectomy in Hanoi, Vietnam.