News

  • Youssef

    In this latest instalment of our #wardoctorheroes series, we’re proud to introduce Dr Youssef Saab from Lebanon, a surgeon who works just 3km from the Syrian border. We first met Youssef in 2018, when he attended our overseas HEST course in Beirut. On this specialised surgical training course, Youssef...

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  • RPHM Group Photo

    On 13th October, six runners took on the Royal Parks Half Marathon and were successful in raising over £10,000 for the David Nott Foundation. Their dedication and perseverance means we are now able to fund the training of ten more surgeons working in austere environments. Read more about our...

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  • David and Ammar with FDNF

    We’re delighted to tell you about the new Friends of David Nott Foundation societies that are up and running across several UK universities. These societies will be raising awareness for the work of the Foundation and helping to inspire the next generation of War Doctors. They’ll also be holding...

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  • STAE Scholars Group Photo

    At the end of September, we ran our 7th STAE Course – Surgical Training for Austere Environments. These courses, which are run in partnership with the Royal College of Surgeons, equip medics with the knowledge, skills and confidence to treat patients and save lives. But the training does not...

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  • Dr Samah

    We are proud to introduce Dr Samah in the latest instalment of our War Doctor Heroes. These features share the stories of our global family of surgeons. Their courage, diligence and dedication inspires everything that the Foundation strives to achieve. Dr Samah is the only female surgeon in Aden...

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    Hello and welcome to our latest news update. In this month’s issue, we will reflect on our recent overseas course in Syria, highlight one of our incredible #wardoctorheroes and find out why three doctors have cycled 2,000 miles to raise money for the David Nott Foundation. We’re also delighted...

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  • Awss Amiad Yehva, Iraq

    We are delighted to feature Dr Awss from Iraq as our latest War Doctor Hero. Dr Awss was responsible for eight field hospitals in Iraq during the worst of the fight with ISIS and he continues to treat victims of war there. He has trained with us overseas and...

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  • We are very proud to share that David has been named as one of the BA 100, a list that celebrates the top one hundred makers of Modern Britain. Curated by British Airways to commemorate their landmark centenary year, those featured represent the best of business, environment, fashion, film...

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    Through the extraordinary dedication of three doctors, Keiran Macleod, Elliott Taylor and Richard Elston, a total of £2,500 has been raised to help us train more doctors working in austere environments. Together, they have cycled 2,000 miles in two epic cycling trips and raised more than £1 per mile!...

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