UK-Med runs first Pharmacy in Austere and Challenging Environments course

Pharmacists and Medical Logisticians on the UK EMT register were recently provided an excellent opportunity to gain greater medical supply chain knowledge and competency when UK-Med ran its Pharmacy in Austere and Challenging Environments (PACE) course for the first time. Taking place on the last weekend in October, the course saw 14 participants from different clinical backgrounds…

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UK-EMT participate in Myanmar mass casualty plan review

UK-EMT team members have recently returned from their participation in an emergency preparedness and capacity building programme with Yangon General Hospital (YGH), Myanmar. This visit was supported by UK-Med and Handicap International. The Safe Hospitals Programme Myanmar aims to address Myanmar’s capacity to respond effectively to a mass casualty event, as the country is identified…

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Deployment Manager Sinead O’Reilly to attend trio of conferences this week

UK-Med Deployment Manager Sinead O’Reilly is attending a trio of humanitarian conferences this week. On Tuesday 21 November Sinead will be attending a conference organised by the Centre For Blast Injury Studies at Imperial College London. Across three sessions the conference will hear presentations covering injury prevention and pre-hospital care, in-hospital and acute care and…

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UK-Med Chairman elected president of Manchester Medical Society

Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Professor Tony Redmond OBE, has been elected president of the Manchester Medical Society. In anticipation for his holding office, Professor Redmond will be giving his presidential address ‘Humanitarianism – who needs it?’ to the society on Wednesday 18 October at the Manchester Dental Education Centre as part of the event…

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