Elly & David Nott featured in Foreign Policy’s Global Thinkers 2016 list

Since the Syrian civil war erupted, the Assad regime has killed almost 700 medical personnel—and thousands more have fled. In Syria, “health care is seen as a weapon,” Welsh surgeon David Nott told the Independent. “You take out one doctor, you take out 10,000 people he or she can no longer care for.” Over the past … Continue reading Elly & David Nott featured in Foreign Policy’s Global Thinkers 2016 list

David Nott receives Special Recognition at Pride of Britain Awards 2016

Every year for the past 23 years, David has taken several months’ unpaid leave from his NHS job in London to work as a volunteer for aid agencies including Médecins Sans Frontières, the Red Cross and Syria Relief. The world’s most experienced conflict surgeon has operated with makeshift instruments, by torchlight and in constant fear … Continue reading David Nott receives Special Recognition at Pride of Britain Awards 2016

Press Release: The Rt. Hon. the Baroness D’Souza CMG to be Chairman of the Trustees of The David Nott Foundation

London, 10 October 2016: The David Nott Foundation is honoured to announce that The Rt. Hon. the Baroness D’Souza CMG has agreed to become Chairman of the Foundation’s Board of Trustees. Baroness D’Souza said: ‘The anguish we all feel about the plight of those caught in war zones is in part eased by knowing that the … Continue reading Press Release: The Rt. Hon. the Baroness D’Souza CMG to be Chairman of the Trustees of The David Nott Foundation

March with Medics Under Fire

On Saturday, 7 May, 2016, Dr David Nott will be one of the speakers at a march organised by a collection of medical charities to protest against the targeting of hospitals and healthcare workers in war zones. If you were horrified by the attacks on hospitals last week in Aleppo, which killed the last remaining paediatrician in … Continue reading March with Medics Under Fire

David Nott Foundation concludes first surgical training course in Turkey

The first David Nott Foundation Hostile Environment Surgical Training (HEST) course concluded in Gaziantep, Turkey on 17 April, 2016.  The HEST course is a satellite of the Surgical Training for the Austere Environment (STAE) course which David directs at the Royal College of Surgeons of England.  The HEST course has a smaller faculty and fewer resource needs … Continue reading David Nott Foundation concludes first surgical training course in Turkey

Press Release: The Rt Hon. the Baroness Boothroyd OM to be Patron of The David Nott Foundation

London, 20 April 2016 : The David Nott Foundation is delighted to announce that The Rt Hon. the Baroness Boothroyd OM has agreed to become the Foundation’s Patron. Baroness Boothroyd said: ‘I have for many years been a supporter and admirer of David Nott and the extraordinary work he does both in the UK and … Continue reading Press Release: The Rt Hon. the Baroness Boothroyd OM to be Patron of The David Nott Foundation