47 Patients

A summary of another very successful year for the Burns team 2017.

Earthquake patient

Yesterday the team preformed surgery not on a burns patient but a young girl who was injured in the 2015 Nepal earthquake and had a skin contracture. She lives in Sindulpalchok which was the Epi Centre of the Earthquake, here is Soniya’s story.

First week concluded, second week commencing!

The Nepal burns project is well underway with the first week concluding and the second week commencing in full swing.

Surgery is underway

Assessments are over and the team has begun surgery

28 new Volunteers arrive in Nepal

The Nepal Women’s health team has finished and the Burns surgery team have arrived for another 2 weeks of surgery.

Seeing past patients

It is always nice to see past patients come back and how well they are doing

Education in Burn prevention

Treat the burn before the contracture starts

Reality in Nepal

Unfortunately burns happen more frequently in Nepal than you may think. Read some of the patients stories from this year.

All good things must come to an end – until next year that is

Another year comes to an end in Nepal for the Burns surgery team. All trips are filled with all different types of emotions.

How do all these cases come about?

Take a look into the life of a Nepali family and see why so many burn cases occur.