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Kirsty Young’s castaway is the surgeon, David Nott.

He works across three London hospitals performing general, vascular, trauma & reconstructive surgery. In addition, for the past two decades, he’s spent several weeks every year working in conflict zones around the world for Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC).

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The David Nott Foundation

Delivering the best surgical training to those who need it most.

The David Nott Foundation is a UK registered charity which provides surgeons and medical professionals with the skills they need to provide relief and assistance in conflict and natural disaster zones around the world.  As well as providing the best medical care, David Nott Foundation surgeons will train local healthcare professionals; leaving a legacy of education and improved health outcomes.

Founded and led by renowned British surgeon David Nott, the Foundation benefits from his passion for advancing the best in surgical research, practice and teaching as well as his commitment to helping vulnerable people in some of the most dangerous and disadvantaged places in the world.

SOURCE: BBC RADIO 4

 

 

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