COVID-19FOAMed Library


An anaesthetist, Dr Rachael Grimaldi is a mum to 3 children under the age of 4, and is currently on maternity leave.

Frustrated at not being able to join the frontline in the fight against COVID-19, Rachael saw an opportunity to improve communications with the patients whilst in full PPE by developing an innovative and simple resource, an app called CardMedic.

Launched in just 72 hours, the app is now improving patient care in 50 countries across the world.

Tune in to hear Rachael tell Roger her remarkable story.



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Roger Harris

Roger Harris is a senior staff specialist in the intensive care unit at the Royal North Shore hospital and the Sydney Adventist hospital (SAN). He is dual qualified in Emergency Medicine and Intensive Care. Roger is one of the co-founders of SMACC and Coda. He is passionate about education, his five children and especially his beautiful wife Georgie.


Dr Rachael Grimaldi

Dr Rachael Grimaldi, an anaesthetist at The Royal Sussex County Hospital (RSCH) is the mastermind behind CARDMEDICTM, a free communication tool designed to overcome the challenge of patient communication through the PPE barrier.