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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UK-Med CEO becomes President of WADEM at Congress 2017

The World Association for Disaster and Emergency Medicine (WADEM) is a multidisciplinary professional association whose mission is the global improvement of prehospital and emergency health care, public health, and disaster health and preparedness. At their 2017 Congress in Toronto last week, UK-Med CEO, Professor Tony Redmond officially became President of the organisation. WADEM is a member-based…

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Global Health and Humanitarianism Course at HCRI

UK-Med’s academic partners at the Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute (part of the University of Manchester) have developed a short online course on Global Health and Humanitarianism. HCRI’s massive open online course (MOOC) will discuss the question ‘is humanitarianism an effective, justifiable and sustainable response to ill-health, inequality, injustice and war?’ HCRI’s work and teaching…

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