• DNF Kenya Edit-14

    The Faculty of the David Nott Foundation recently returned from its latest mission to Nakura, Kenya (just a short ride from the capital Nairobi) where itdelivered its latest Hostile Environment Surgical Training course.   Graciously hosted by Egerton University and COESCSA, the Faculty delivered training to 24 surgeons and...

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  • MF with daughter

    Huge congratulations to Melanie Feldman who ran the London Marathon in April. She completed the 26.2 mile race in an impressive 5 hours and 41 minutes. We are very grateful for her hard work raising funds along the way. Melanie shares her story below: “The London Marathon is an...

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    A little over 35 hours is how long it took David Burton and Mattie Morgan to paddle 125 miles from Devizes in Wiltshire to Westminster in central London – a hugely demanding and impressive feat. We are incredibly grateful for their dedication to the Foundation. David shares their story...

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  • InkedScholars, DN & donors_LI

    One of the key missions of this foundation is to provide specialist training to doctors and surgeons who would otherwise be unable to afford it. Our STAE courses help to meet this aim. These courses equip surgeons with specialist skills in how to work in conflict and disaster zones....

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  • DN4

    In early March 2019, we ran a surgical mission to Lebanon with Syria Relief to support Syrian and Palestinian refugees living in refugee camps. The work done by the teams involved everything from repair of blast injuries from conflict to skin grafts for burns, as well as more routine...

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  • We’re proud to have trained over 600 doctors since we started in 2015. Our training equips them with the specialist medical skills they need to work in war and disaster zones. Critically, these skills enable more lives to be saved. Help us save even more by donating via the...

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    To mark International Women’s Day 2019, we’re profiling a truly remarkable woman. Samah is a highly-respected female surgeon. She is the only female surgeon in Aden and possibly in Yemen. We recently met her when she attended our training course. We originally met Samah when she came to our...

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  • BMJ3

    Giving birth is one of the most vulnerable moments a woman can experience.  It can be anxiety-inducing enough in a well-equipped hospital in the UK, but the women of Idlib, Syria are literally having their babies in a warzone. The threats they face are myriad, not only to themselves...

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  • Back in January when I first had the idea of a march to protest against the targeting of healthcare workers in warzones, I couldn’t have imagined how bad things would be by the time we gathered in Trafalgar Square on Saturday 7 May. We marched – doctors, families, medical...

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