Could this new device put an end to needle phobia?

The Australian developer first thought of the concept described as 'a band-aid on steroids' while working as a nurse

Doctors could be delivering needles with the aid of an Aussie-designed medical device that dulls the pain and anxiety for those with trypanophobia.

NeedleCalm blocks the sharp pain of an injection

The TGA-approved design, NeedleCalm, has been announced a category winner at the national 2021 Good Design Awards.

The makers say the device takes advantage of the "gate control theory of pain"&nbsp