February 2019 newsletter

  Note from the Chief Executive At the forefront of all we do is the knowledge that well-trained doctors save more lives and I am hugely proud…

Yemen HEST January 2019

The David Nott Foundation ran two HEST courses in Aden, Yemen in January 2019 with the support of Médecins Sans Frontières. A full house for the…

Yemen HEST July 2016

David Nott Foundation ran a HEST course in Aden, Yemen from 10-12 July, 2016. 43 surgeons from hospitals in Aden, Lahj, Abyan, Lawder and Shabwa…

November 2018 newsletter

Note from the Chief Executive In September we took our Hostile Environment Surgical Training (HEST) course to sub-Saharan Africa for the first time.…

The BMJ: Training Idlib’s obstetricians

Giving birth is one of the most vulnerable moments a woman can experience.  It can be anxiety-inducing enough in a well-equipped hospital in the UK,…

Scholarship to help Nepalese student reach more people following earthquake disaster

A postgraduate student who has treated more than 25,000 people cut off from healthcare following an earthquake has received a prestigious scholarship…

Literally a Life Saver

Nott is a remarkable consultant surgeon who regularly leaves his day job at three London NHS hospitals to provide emergency surgical treatment in war…

The Mail on Sunday: My secret mission to save Aleppo’s babies of the blitz

David Nott writes for The Mail on Sunday Of all the wounded children of Aleppo who passed before me, the memory of one has lodged in my mind like no…

Elly & David Nott featured in Foreign Policy’s Global Thinkers 2016 list

Since the Syrian civil war erupted, the Assad regime has killed almost 700 medical personnel—and thousands more have fled. In Syria, “health care is…

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

David writes for The Observer I don’t think that in all my years of doing this I’ve ever seen such dreadful pictures of injuries, of people lying on…

Skype Blog: The first ever known surgery over Skype with Dr. David Nott

Skype was developed in 2003 to help people stay together, no matter where in the world they happen to be. Since launch, we’ve discovered many weird,…