THE ROTARY DOCTOR BANK OF GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND.

Saving Lives in Developing Countries. Charity Number 1081630


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Latest News – Dr Eric Sturdy and Dr Bill Duff.

We are sorry to report the deaths of 2 of our earliest volunteers, Dr Eric Sturdy was a surgeon and a member of the Rotary Club of Newport who was one of the original members of the Doctor Bank Steering Committee in 1994.  Eric travelled to Uganda with Founder Chairman George Mercer to visit mission hospitals that needed volunteers.  Eric remained on the Management Committee as a Medical Advisor for many years.

Dr Bill Duff was a GP and a member of the Rotary Club of Porthcawl.  Bill was the first Doctor Bank volunteer to visit Kamuli Mission Hospital and spent 7 weeks there in 1995.  At that time it was unsafe for Europeans to travel alone in Uganda, so whenever he left the hospital grounds, he had to be accompanied by an armed guard.

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Latest News – Dr Jim McWhirter has returned from Uganda.

Dr Jim McWhirter has returned from a very successful 3 week visit to Uganda.  This was Jim’s 14th visit to Uganda in 8 years.  To read Jim’s report, please look at our “Reports from Volunteers” page, the report is at the top of this list.

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Latest News – Dr Jim McWhirter makes his 14th visit to Uganda

Dr Jim McWhirter is visiting Uganda for the 14th time in 7 years.  Jim will be visiting a number of mission hospitals to monitor the progress being made in the introduction of computer systems to improve  stock control, cash flow and general accounting.  This is being done in conjunction with Medicaudit Uganda.

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Latest News – Dr Andrea Taylor has returned from Kamuli Hospital.

GP Dr Andrea Taylor has returned following her two week visit to Kamuli Hospital in Uganda.  This was Andrea’s first visit to Kamuli and she thoroughly enjoyed the experience.  To read Dr Taylor’s report, please look at the “Reports from Volunteers” page and scroll down to Dr Andrea Taylor.

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Latest News – Dr Andrea Taylor has returned from Kamuli Hospital.

GP Dr Andrea Taylor has returned following her two week visit to Kamuli Hospital in Uganda.  This was Andrea’s first visit to Kamuli and she thoroughly enjoyed the experience.  We will soon be adding Andrea’s report to our website.

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