Doctor's surgery on teddy bear wins hearts around the world

'I just thought I might make some people smile somewhere,' says brain surgeon who operated on the cuddly toy to calm a young patient

It was his first tweet, and his only surgery on a teddy bear, but for a Canadian brain surgeon, efforts to calm a young patient before an operation have gone worldwide. 

Dr Daniel McNeely
Dr Daniel McNeely. Photo: Twitter.

Images of paediatric neurosurgeon Dr Daniel McNeely (pictured), gloved, masked and carefully operating on an eight-year-old’s beloved stuffed toy, have warmed