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BRINOS : A charity dedicated to the prevention and cure of Ear Disease in Nepal
From 9th to 18th November 2013
The BRINOS team arrived in Nepalgunj for the 51st Ear Camp at the start of a ten-
Despite these hindrances the camp was conducted successfully with 107 major surgical ear procedures being undertaken. Many of the patients had travelled across the border from the very poor area of India south of Nepalgunj.
The anaesthesia on this occasion was administered by Dr Purna Joshi, a Nepali doctor, currently working in Wakefield. This was the first time that a Nepal trained anaesthetist had joined a BRINOS team.
Odette Ferrao (Theatre manager – Chelsea and Westminster Hospital)
Robin Youngs (ENT Surgeon and Team Leader -
Purna Joshi (anaesthetist – Pinderfields Hospital, Wakefield)?
Malcolm Hilton (ENT Surgeon – Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital)
Sue Clarke (ENT Surgeon – Pinderfields Hospital, Wakefield)?
Rebecca Perkins (Theatre Nurse – Frimley Park Hospital)?
Group Captain John Skipper (ENT Surgeon -
Tikajit Gurung (“Operating Department
Practitioner” and Scrub Nurse -
Urmila Gurung (ENT Surgeon – Kathmandu)
Puran Bahadur Tharu (Community Ear Officer)
Ram Bahadur Bohara (Community Ear Assistant)
Pashupati Chaudhary (Community Ear Assistant)
Man Lal Tharu (Community Ear Assistant)
Tushar Roy (Technical Officer)
Sagun Shrestha (Trainee Doctor)
Rajani Shah (Theatre Nurse)
Satrohan Balmiki (Peon)
Bad Shah Khan (Driver)
Dr Urmila Gurung
checking patients after surgery
undertaking major ear surgery
British Royal Army Medical Corps
And we must not forget the help from the British Army’s Humanitarian Medical Mission. See a report by Cpl Tikajit Gurung, an extract from the British Royal Army Medical Core Prospectus.
Tikajit Gurung with some of the team at Nepalgunj Airport
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