Tuesday 31st March 2015 The 2015 ASIT/Operation Hernia Shorland Hosking Fellowship has been awarded to Mr Vernon Sivarajah who is a Specialist Surgical Registrar in the North West Thames Deanery. The award of £1,000 will be used to cover travel and accommodation costs, allowing Vernon to join an Operation Hernia mission this year.
Tuesday 25th November 2014 UPDATE ON ESSENTIAL (GLOBAL) SURGERY – NOVEMBER 2014 Chris Oppong, Chairman of Operation Hernia, attended the Netherlands Society for International Surgery Symposium on “Surgery in Low Resource Settings” in Amsterdam from November 14th to 16th, 2014. There were some important highlights that may be of interest to Operation Hernia partners. 1. […]
Shorland Hosking Fellowship, 2015 Wednesday 12th November 2014 In its 10th anniversary year, Operation Hernia is pleased to announce that it will again be awarding the annual Shorland Hosking Fellowship. This fellowship provides £1,000 for a higher surgical trainee to join an Operation Hernia mission, working with the team in a developing country, usually for […]
‘Operation Hernia’ work recognised in recent Press Release (9th July 2014) issued by Mid Yorkshire NHS Trust Monday 14th July 2014 Life saving work by four doctors who gave their time to treat patients in desperate need of help for untreated hernias in Ghana has been recognised by the British Medical Association (BMA). Their ‘life […]
Monday 3rd February 2014 Nalerigu Baptist Medical Center. Professor Guido Schuermann has funded a Fellowship to train a registrar (Dr Zainab Alhassan) at Nalerigu Baptist Medical Center.
Monday 16th December 2013 Doha, Qatar Operation Hernia team wins award at World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH). Go to: www.wish-qatar.org/media-center/streaming/day2/20131211_2ch
Thursday 24th October 2013 Choibalsan, Mongolia Operation Hernia meets LifeBox in Choibalsan, Mongolia.
Thursday 5th September 2013 Go to: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-23944195 for BBC Interview with Andrew & Ravi
Wednesday 4th September 2013 £5000 donation from Festival Medical Services will buy 1000 operation packs for 2014 missions, facilitated by Paul Sutton.
Thursday 22nd August 2013 Okpoga, Nigeria Huge success for Swiss all-female surgical team in Okpoga, Nigeria: 139 patients operated in 10 day mission.