The David Nott Foundation office is now closed due to COVID-19 restrictions and our staff are working remotely. Some of our forthcoming surgical training courses have had to be postponed and we continue to support surgeons working in austere environments, globally, using safer alternative means. The best way to contact us is via email on [email protected]

News

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    Hello and welcome to our latest newsletter. In this update, we will share our new arrangements in light of COVID-19, bring you the story of a Syrian surgeon and share the superb fundraising efforts of our Somerset supporters. Thank you, as always, for your continued support and we hope...

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    Back in February, two small businesses put their heads together and came up with a brilliant fundraising idea – a charity dinner! Based in Chilcompton, Somerset, ‘The Holy Cow’ café and ‘The Pudding Kitchen’ pulled together a delicious four course meal, complete with craft drinks and a tasty dessert...

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    Meet Dr Mohammed Ayman, a Syrian vascular surgeon and our latest War Doctor Hero. We first met Ayman back in 2013, when David Nott was volunteering in Alzarour Hospital, Aleppo. Whilst treating patients, David was able to teach Ayman and his team a variety of specialised surgical procedures that...

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    War Doctor, David’s harrowing memoirs of surgery on the front-lines, has arrived in book shops across the US. Spanning over 25 years, David Nott recollects his time volunteering in some of the world’s worst humanitarian catastrophes. To purchase a copy or gift one to your friends across the pond,...

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    Hello and welcome to our first newsletter of 2020! In this month’s issue, we reflect on our recent mission to Yemen, and share Dr Koma Akim’s story. We’ll also be offering you a chance to run the Royal Parks Half Marathon on behalf of the Foundation! Thank you as...

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  • Koma Akim

    We are delighted to feature Dr Koma Akim, a general surgeon from South Sudan, as our latest War Doctor Hero. South Sudan is the world’s youngest sovereign state, having gained its independence from Sudan in 2011. Since December 2013, the country has been embroiled in a civil war that...

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    The DNF team, in partnership with MSF Spain, recently returned from our latest mission to Yemen which brought in 31 surgeons from across the country for a specialised five-day training course. Since 2015, Yemen has been the stage of one of the world’s worst humanitarian catastrophes. Hundreds of thousands...

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    In this Christmas newsletter we celebrate you, our wonderful supporters. Thanks to your kindness and generosity, this year we have been able to deliver nine specialised training courses in eight countries, training 127 medics from all across the world. The doctors we train share their knowledge with colleagues, expanding our global...

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    We are delighted to share with you our first ever Impact Report. Thanks to your continued support and generosity, we are proud that the Foundation has trained a total of 772 doctors across 27 courses, improving the patient outcomes for the medical victims of conflict all across the world....

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