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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MSF Geneva RDSU (Rapid Deployment Surgical Unit) Training Week 26th June – 2nd July 2017 by Rachel Fletcher

An MSF video report from the day can be viewed here I have just spent the last week working and training alongside MSF Geneva with their RDSU surgical field hospital in a peer learning exercise.  I was joined by Helen Jordan our training manager and two UK EMT members Stacy Ibbott (Paramedic / Medical Logsitisc) and…

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UK-Med CEO to give opening address at Royal Society of Medicine

UK-Med is pleased to announce that CEO Professor Tony Redmond has been invited to give the opening address at an upcoming meeting of the Royal Society of Medicine. Negotiating the humanitarian space: Where is the UK responsibility? will take place on Thursday 8 June and will host an array of speakers exploring topics such as civil-military relations, violence…

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Vacancy at UK-Med: Health Adviser (UK Emergency Medical Team and Deployment)

We are seeking a Health Adviser to UK-Med’s register of members who will be a health care professional with an understanding of humanitarian emergencies, able to provide strategic leadership to the recruitment and development of volunteer clinicians. The post holder will contribute to the management of deployment readiness activities for register members and to training…

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