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  • Dr Aesha Alghamii-04

    War Doctor Heroes features the stories of our global family of surgeons. Their devotion to saving lives inspires us to keep moving forward. Conflict doesn’t stop, neither do we. In this feature, we’re proud to introduce Dr Aeshah from Libya.  Dr Aeshah travelled 1,000 miles to attend our HEST...

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  • Graham Hodgkin

    The Foundation is delighted to announce the appointment of Graham Hodgkin as Chair of its Board of Trustees. Graham commented: “I am both thrilled and honoured to be appointed to the Board of Trustees for the David Nott Foundation. As Chair, my aim is to support the evolution of...

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  • 002b

    The team has recently returned from their latest mission to Syria. With 46 airstrikes occurring since April on healthcare facilities, the most dangerous place to be in Idlib is certainly a hospital. With many hospitals now out of action, millions of people have been left without access to healthcare...

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  • Copy of FOUR YEARS OF THE DAVID NOTT FOUNDATION (2)

    Today we are celebrating four years of the David Nott Foundation. Thank you for your support; for four years of running marathons, training surgeons, technological pioneering and building global networks. Throughout the week on social media we have been highlighting some of the achievements that we have made so...

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  • 2

    This is our latest news update from the David Nott Foundation. In this month’s issue:  The David Nott Foundation turns four years old! Introducing Heston: our silicon cadaver transforming surgical training We highlight one of our #wardoctorheroes, Dr Omar from Iraq     Four years of the David Nott...

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  • omaredit

    This is Omar. He is an orthopaedic surgeon in Iraq. He came on one of our surgical training courses in 2018. We heard that, following a massive road traffic accident, a young patient was brought into his hospital with a compound hip fracture. He was losing so much blood...

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  • Heston

    Our newest team member is Heston: a life-sized replica human crafted from silicon. Heston plays a leading role in our overseas training programmes, so far helping us in Yemen and Kenya. Named after our Hostile Environment Surgical Training (HEST) course, Heston’s intensive design and ingenious construction process ensure that...

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  • Frederick Watson Post

    Frederick Watson is running the Great North Run for the David Nott Foundation! Frederick grew up in Newcastle and did the Great North Run for the first time in 2002. He now lives in South Island, New Zealand, and will be strapping on his running shoes and flying back...

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    Welcome to our latest news and round-up of how your support has been helping us to train more doctors with the specialist medical skills they need to work in war and disaster zones.  David Nott in conversation with Sarah Montague  On the evening of the 30th April, David was joined...

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