Our localisation and training in Ukraine

This June, we partnered with the World Health Organisation (WHO) Ukraine to deliver our training in Ukraine. We trained 69 medical professionals,…

Serving low-resource hospitals in the DRC

This year, we were contacted by a doctor from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to set up a Friends of David Nott Foundation (FDNF) society –…

24 doctors trained during 1st UK course with Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh

For the first time in partnership with Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd), we delivered a Hostile Environment Surgical Training UK…

“There’s no bias towards class, gender, or religion.”

"The foundation's focus is purely on humanitarian conditions, without any bias towards class, gender, or religion."- Dominic Cahillane   Dominic's…

Friends of David Nott Foundation Conference: Gathering Future Humanitarian Leaders

This month, we held our third Friends of David Nott Foundation (FDNF) conference, hosted this year by our FDNF at the University of Cambridge in the…

“If this training can work in Gaza, it can work anywhere else.”

Dr Israar Ul-Haq joined our HEST-UK (Hostile Environment Surgical Training-UK) course in Bolton to improve his trauma surgery skills before entering…

The anaesthetist in a war zone

It takes a team to save a life in a war zone. Recognising the vital need for anaesthetists in conflict, we developed a bespoke anaesthesia course, to…

Preparing 36 Kuwaiti doctors for surgery in Gaza

With support from the Foreign Common Development Office (FCDO) and Kuwaiti Red Crescent Society (KRCS), we upskilled 24 Kuwaiti surgeons and 12…

Bearing witness to the medical needs in Gaza

Our Medical Director Dr Ammar Darwish embarked on an operating surgical mission to Gaza to offer his trauma surgery skills to those most in need. As…

Teaching 86 war doctors in Vinnytsia, Ukraine

86 more Ukrainian doctors are now armed with trauma surgery skills that will help them improve the care they give to victims injured on the…

“Maternal health isn’t just a medical issue, it’s a societal barometer.”

 Every two minutes, a woman loses her life to preventable causes related to pregnancy and childbirth. These staggering statistics stress the need for…

Joining forces with the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh to deliver our HEST-UK course

In a landmark collaboration aimed at addressing the critical shortage of skilled surgical care in conflict and disaster zones, we are teaming up with…