Elephants and Expeditions: Medicine in the Wilderness — Adventure Medic

Dr Saskia Loysen / Foundation Doctor / Bristol Having attended the World Extreme Medicine conference in Edinburgh, Saskia felt totally inspired by the people she met and the stories they told, so asked one of the speakers if she could join him for her senior undergraduate medical elective. Here, she reflects on her life-changing experience… viaContinue reading “Elephants and Expeditions: Medicine in the Wilderness — Adventure Medic”

Wild Nepal — Adventure Medic

Following the devastating earthquake of 2015, Dr Nathasha Basheer was inspired to return to Nepal, a country she first visited following her foundation years. Despite her ongoing commitment to paediatric training in the UK, she organised to spend two weeks volunteering with The Wild Medic Project. Here she recounts her trip as a ‘Wild Medic’… viaContinue reading “Wild Nepal — Adventure Medic”

Living my elective dream in Fiji — Adventure Medic

Dr Millie Wood / FY1 Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust With the world’s population becoming increasingly interconnected, an understanding of global health is an important component of undergraduate medical education. In recognition of this, medical students in the UK are required to undertake an elective placement as part of their bachelor’s degree. Throughout my training… viaContinue reading “Living my elective dream in Fiji — Adventure Medic”

Everest ER: Tent City’s Medical Marvel — Adventure Medic

Dr Suvash Dawadi, MD DiMM / General Practice and Emergency Medicine / CIWEC Kathmandu “It’s your niggly coughs and upset tummies that are the bread and butter here” explained Brent over dinner to the trekker visiting us for the night at Everest Base Camp (5360m). Subs was on the phone to home and Dawa was… viaContinue reading “Everest ER: Tent City’s Medical Marvel — Adventure Medic”

Outback school looking for some help please!

Can you help remote Aboriginal community East Arnhem Land? needs clothes & toys for little ones. Hoping to make significant changes give kids more educational opportunities. Please send to: NUMBULWAR SCHOOL C/O Lauren Zahoran PMB 68, Via Winnellie Northern Territory, 0822. — Cherisse Buzzacott (@sistercherisse) August 15, 2018