UK-Med Associate, Karen O’Neill nee Livingstone receives Award for Outstanding Achievement from the University of Manchester

Former UK-Med Medical Adviser and Membership Manager, Karen O’ Neill nee Livingstone, was this week honoured by the University of Manchester with an Outstanding Alumni Award. Proposed by the School of Nursing,  where she studied for her undergraduate nursing degree, Karen had also completed further studies at the university with the award in 2012 of…

Maternal, Infant & Sexual and Reproductive Health in the Developing World – A Course for Volunteer Clinicians

UK-Med was represented at a conference organised by the Margaret Pyke Trust on Saturday 26th November, at the Royal College of Physicians, London. The conference focussed on the theme of sexual and reproductive health in the developing world, and included talks by Dr. Brigid Hayden (UK-Med’s Deputy Medical Director), and Dr. Elaine Kirk (Trainee Humanitarian…

GLOW Conference 2016

Dr Brigid Haydn, Dr Elaine Kirk and active members of the UK-Med Community of Practice will be contributing to the Global Women’s Research Society (GLOW) conference in Manchester on Thursday 24th November. The Global Women’s (GLOW) Research Society is a society for academics and postgraduate students engaged in global maternal, newborn, child and reproductive health….

Disaster Simulation – Triplex 2016

Rachel Fletcher, UK-Med’s Deployment Manager, recently participated in Triplex 2016 held in Lista, Norway. Triplex is the world’s largest civilian-led disaster simulation exercise. Alongside partners from UKEMT, Rachel joined participants from around 75 countries and leading emergency response organisations including the UN and ECHO. The five-day event organised by the International Humanitarian Partnership was an opportunity for…