The Hero Forge - Interview with Mark Hannaford

April 17, 2018
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Mark Hannaford talks to The Hero Forge talks about our World Extreme Medicine Conference and where it all began.

 

Surgery In Austere Environments. Inspirational surgeon, David Nott, talks at the 2016 World Extreme Medicine Conference, on his experience in working in war torn locations such as Syria.

February 27, 2018
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Inspirational surgeon, David Nott, talks at the 2016 World Extreme Medicine Conference, on his experience in working in war torn locations such as Syria. 

David Nott is a specialist vascular surgeon, an authority in laparoscopic surgery and spends several months each year working for Médecins Sans Frontières and the British Red Cross performing surgery in areas of conflict and unrest overseas.

The annual World Extreme Medicine Conference attracts over a thousand medical professionals from over 30 different countries and is held in the Edinburgh over a period of three days. The weekend is run as a not for profit event and is a platform for inspiring medical minds to meet, share experiences and promote cross-disciplinary working. The conference stimulates new thinking, extends professional relationships and shares new and more effective approaches to medical practice in challenging environments.

Each distinct day shares hands on experience, new research and best practice whilst the amazing worldwide gathering of eclectic medical minds gives you access to one of the worlds most energetic medical networks.

Altitude Physiology; This talk focuses on the physiology of altitidue from human and aviarian perspectives and how human medicine can benefit from the remarkable Barheaded Geese.

February 1, 2018
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Professor Chris Imray and Dr Lucy Hawkes talk from the World Extreme Medicine Conference 2016 in Edinburgh.

Chris is a Consultant Vascular and Renal Transplant Surgeon at UHCW NHS Trust, and also a Professor at Warwick Medical School, Coventry University and Exeter University. He has lectured to Expedition & Wilderness Medicine students on frostbite and high altitude and offers phone or email support on the subject to expedition medics.

Lucy is a physiological ecologist, whose work focuses on the costs and drivers of migration in vertebrates using emergent technologists such as satellite telemetry, heart rate logging, accelerometry and metabolic rate measurements.

This talk focuses on the physiology of altitidue from human and aviarian perspectives and how human medicine can benefit from the remarkable Barheaded Geese.

The annual World Extreme Medicine Conference attracts over a thousand medical professionals from over 30 different countries and is held in the Edinburgh over a period of three days. The weekend is run as a not for profit event and is a platform for inspiring medical minds to meet, share experiences and promote cross-disciplinary working. The conference stimulates new thinking, extends professional relationships and shares new and more effective approaches to medical practice in challenging environments.

Each distinct day shares hands on experience, new research and best practice whilst the amazing worldwide gathering of eclectic medical minds gives you access to one of the worlds most energetic medical networks.

 

Medics Under Fire; the need for medical organisations such as MSF to have strengthened protection in conflict zones

January 15, 2018
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David Nott, Saleyha Ashan, Toby Cadman, Hamish de Bretton-Gordan talk from the World Extreme Medicine Conference 2016 in Edinburgh on their experiences in working in some of the most dangerous and wore torn environments which led them to found 'Medics Under Fire'.

The annual World Extreme Medicine Conference attracts over a thousand medical professionals from over 30 different countries and is held in the Edinburgh over a period of three days. The weekend is run as a not for profit event and is a platform for inspiring medical minds to meet, share experiences and promote cross-disciplinary working. The conference stimulates new thinking, extends professional relationships and shares new and more effective approaches to medical practice in challenging environments.

Each distinct day shares hands on experience, new research and best practice whilst the amazing worldwide gathering of eclectic medical minds gives you access to one of the worlds most energetic medical networks.

Mads Gilbert and Saleyha Ahsan discussing their experiences of delivering medical aid in complex emergencies and the capacity to continue delivering aid.

January 15, 2018
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Extreme medics Mads Gilbert and Saleyha Ahsan talk at the 2016 World Extreme Medicine Conference discussing their experiences of delivering medical aid in complex emergencies and the capacity to continue delivering aid. 

The annual World Extreme Medicine Conference attracts over a thousand medical professionals from over 30 different countries and is held in the Edinburgh over a period of three days. The weekend is run as a not for profit event and is a platform for inspiring medical minds to meet, share experiences and promote cross-disciplinary working. The conference stimulates new thinking, extends professional relationships and shares new and more effective approaches to medical practice in challenging environments.

Each distinct day shares hands on experience, new research and best practice whilst the amazing worldwide gathering of eclectic medical minds gives you access to one of the worlds most energetic medical networks.

Speed of Trust by Dr Matt Edwards about teams which trust each other, are confident in their abilities and can work in parallel, function faster and at a higher level.

January 15, 2018
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Matt Edwards and Piers Carter talk at the 2016 World Extreme Medicine conference about teams which trust each other, are confident in their abilities and can work in parallel, function faster and at a higher level.

The annual World Extreme Medicine Conference attracts over a thousand medical professionals from over 30 different countries and is held in the Edinburgh over a period of three days. The weekend is run as a not for profit event and is a platform for inspiring medical minds to meet, share experiences and promote cross-disciplinary working. The conference stimulates new thinking, extends professional relationships and shares new and more effective approaches to medical practice in challenging environments.

Each distinct day shares hands on experience, new research and best practice whilst the amazing worldwide gathering of eclectic medical minds gives you access to one of the worlds most energetic medical networks.