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OPERATION HERNIA – PROPOSED DATES FOR 2019

OPERATION HERNIA – PROPOSED DATES FOR 2019

The proposed dates for Operation Hernia Missions in 2019 have now been published. They can be found in the section entitled Mission Reports.

Letter of Appreciation from Medical Director of the Volta Regional Hospital, Ho in Ghana

Following a recent visit by an Operation Hernia team to the Volta Regional Hospital in Ho, Mr Chris Oppong, Chairman of Operation Hernia received a letter of appreciation from the...

Prestigious award for Operation Hernia trainee

Prestigious award for Operation Hernia trainee

Dr Lydia Nanjula from Uganda who undertook the Operation Hernia training workshop in 2017 at St Francis Hospital, Nsambya, recently presented a paper entitled “competence-based training – the hernioplasty prototype”....

2018 Operation Hernia/ASiT Shorland Hosking Award

2018 Operation Hernia/ASiT Shorland Hosking Award

Jonathan Evans, a year 7 Specialist Surgical Registrar with an interest in colo-rectal surgery and currently working in the West Midlands Deanery, has been awarded this year’s Shorland Hosking Fellowship. ...

FUNDRAISING QUIZ NIGHT – June 2018

FUNDRAISING QUIZ NIGHT – June 2018

On the evening of 16th June 2018  the Inner Wheel  Club of Roborough hosted a Quiz Night at a local community centre in Plymouth and raised £600 for Operation Hernia. ...

FUNDRAISING – QUIZ NIGHT June 2018

FUNDRAISING – QUIZ NIGHT June 2018

On the evening of 16th June 2018  the Inner Wheel  Club of Roborough hosted a Quiz Night at a local community centre in Plymouth and raised £600 for Operation Hernia. ...

OPERATION HERNIA TRAINING IN TANZANIA, November 2017

OPERATION HERNIA TRAINING IN TANZANIA, November 2017

OPERATION HERNIA TRAINING IN TANZANIA NOV 13-17, 2017 Operation Hernia has completed another Hernia Training Workshop, this time  in Mwanza, Tanzania. This is the first Operation Hernia Training Workshop to...

REPORT FROM 2ND COSECSA/OPERATION HERNIA TRAINING WORKSHOP, UGANDA MAY 28 – JUNE 3, 2017

REPORT FROM 2ND COSECSA/OPERATION HERNIA TRAINING WORKSHOP, UGANDA MAY 28 – JUNE 3, 2017

Introduction The second COSECSA /OPERATION HERNIA Training Workshop was successfully completed on June 3, 2017.  Nine Ugandan surgical residents were trained in mesh and non-mesh hernia repair (Shouldice) by a...

Upcoming missions 2018

Upcoming missions 2018

The proposed dates for next year’s Operation Hernia Missions have now been published,  as shown below.    Any volunteers who wish to join a team should firstly contact Mr Chris Oppong, Chairman...

PROFESSOR GUIDO SCHURMANN (1956-2017)

PROFESSOR GUIDO SCHURMANN (1956-2017)

TRIBUTE TO PROFESSOR GUIDO SCHURMANN (1956-2017) Operation Hernia is mourning the painful loss of one of our long-time volunteer surgeons, an Operation Hernia Ambassador, Prof Guido Schurmann, 61.  He died unexpectedly on 24...