Joining us on the podcast this week is Dr Alex Aquilina. Alex is a trauma and orthopaedic surgeon who played for England Rugby at Under 18 level. Alex is also a clinical research fellow with multiple academic publications in trauma and orthopaedic surgery and a PhD student at the University of Oxford where he is investigating patient reported outcomes as part of the NDORMS Musculoskeletal Research Unit. In addition Alex is a Health Education England simulation fellow and has undertaken research into remote training in rural Ethiopia using immersive technology. Alex discusses patient outcomes and communication in healthcare together with deploying remote training in resource limited environments.