The Independent: War surgeon reveals how healthcare workers are being ‘systematically’ targeted in Syria

David Nott, probably the world’s most experienced war surgeon, has grown used to loss. As he looks back over photos of his last visit to Aleppo, Syria, he pauses for a moment over a picture of two young doctors, smiling at the camera in their blue scrubs. “He was an anaesthetist I knew. He was killed two … Continue reading The Independent: War surgeon reveals how healthcare workers are being ‘systematically’ targeted in Syria

BBC News: War zone doctor David Nott wins Robert Burns Humanitarian Award

A British doctor who risked his life to save those injured in war zones around the world has been named winner of a global humanitarian award. Dr David Nott is a volunteer with Medecins Sans Frontieres and the International Committee of the Red Cross. He was presented with the Robert Burns Humanitarian Award 2016 at a special … Continue reading BBC News: War zone doctor David Nott wins Robert Burns Humanitarian Award

The Telegraph: I have seen the horrors of Syria. This Friday we can end them

During heart-rending medical missions to Aleppo, I operated on the innocent victims of a war the West has failed to stop. This week’s peace conference must replace inaction with action. Like everyone, I have spent recent months watching countless news reports of desperate Syrians trying to escape their country, and now shivering in the freezing … Continue reading The Telegraph: I have seen the horrors of Syria. This Friday we can end them

The Telegraph: ‘There is a buzz to cheating death’, says war zone surgeon David Nott

In his time spent in war zones, he has seen it all: men with their ears chopped off and machete wounds to the back of their necks, children with perforated bodies and torn-off limbs, women shot through the womb by snipers, their babies delivered dead. Rage is the very last emotion you would associate with … Continue reading The Telegraph: ‘There is a buzz to cheating death’, says war zone surgeon David Nott

Arabian Business: Gaza “hero” doctor honoured by Arabian Business

The British surgeon who worked in Gaza this year to operate on injured children has been named “Humanitarian of the Year” at the Arabian Business 2014 awards, held on Monday night at the JW Marriott Marquis in Dubai. Dr Nott – who has worked in war zones for more than 20 years – was presented … Continue reading Arabian Business: Gaza “hero” doctor honoured by Arabian Business

Evening Standard: The London super-surgeon who teaches Syrians how to save lives

For two decades trauma doctor David Nott has taken unpaid leave every year to help the victims of the world’s war zones. He tells Jasmine Gardner why it’s worth putting his life on the line. It’s three weeks since Nott returned from Syria, where he was training doctors in one of the war-torn country’s largest … Continue reading Evening Standard: The London super-surgeon who teaches Syrians how to save lives

The Independent: ‘Indiana Jones of surgery’ leads UK medics in war-zone training

More than 1,000 NHS physicians are set to receive specialist training to provide emergency medical interventions in disaster and conflict zones, under the tutelage of one of Britain’s most renowned surgeons. The first group of 30 clinicians completed an intensive training course earlier this month which equipped them with skills needed for medical procedures with … Continue reading The Independent: ‘Indiana Jones of surgery’ leads UK medics in war-zone training