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  • The Observer- In Aleppo’s destroyed hospitals the dead lie with the living

    The messages arrive at all hours of the day and night, the vibration of a mobile phone signalling that another life hangs by a thread in Aleppo. For the renowned British trauma surgeon David Nott and other doctors in London, Seattle, Washington and West Virginia, the Russian-backed onslaught on...

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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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  • 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...

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    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...

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  • When Abdel Malek was brought into the emergency room in Aleppo in September 2014, his lower left leg was so badly damaged by fragments from a barrel bomb attack that the Syrian doctors thought they would have to amputate the little boy’s foot. The doctors that remain in Aleppo...

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