In Fear of Earthquakes

    It is hard to imagine how it might feel to be caught up in a natural disaster. IPPG doctor Olivia Wolff experienced both Nepal earthquakes – they were moments she will never forget.

  • Stand Together in Brotherhood

    Stand Together in Brotherhood

    Nepali Emergency Physician Dr Karki Sanjaya on the impact of the 2015 earthquakes and why we must stand together for Nepal.

  • Helambu: Nepal’s Forgotten Foothills

    Helambu: Nepal’s Forgotten Foothills

    The rural hill villages of Nepal have been worst affected by the earthquake, yet received the least attention. We asked renowned mountain photographer Nick Mason to give us an insight into life in these areas before the disaster struck to help us make better sense of the current situation.

  • Doctors of Concordia Station

    Doctors of Concordia Station

    What does it take to practice medicine in the coldest, darkest corner of our planet? We interviewed Alex Kumar and Beth Healey, European Space Agency doctors at Concordia station about darkness, hypoxia and life at -80C.

  • Nepal Earthquake: Charity Links

    Nepal Earthquake: Charity Links

    Links to reliable charities following the Nepal earthquakes of 25 April and 12 May 2015, including Disasters Emergency Committee, Community Action Nepal, Nepal Ambulance Service, Karma Flights.

  • Northern Lights: An Elective in Lapland

    Northern Lights: An Elective in Lapland

    Embracing all things snowy, Rachael Parker details her Winter elective in Swedish Lapland, from midnight skiing to patient transfers in the sub-zero.

  • Tropical sunset

    Under the Sea – Operation Wallacea

    GP trainee Katie Sellens swapped locuming in the UK for island-life by volunteering as a medic for Operation Wallacea in remote Indonesia.

  • Ski Doctors in the Southern Alps

    Ski Doctors in the Southern Alps

    Jim Moonie and Sarah Abraham finished Core Training, left the English ‘summer’ and travelled to New Zealand to work as doctors for the ski fields around Queenstown. Let’s be honest – this is a dream job.

  • Expedition Medicine: First Steps up Kilimanjaro

    Expedition Medicine: First Steps up Kilimanjaro

    We get emails every day from readers asking how to get into expedition medicine. Tom Yeoman tells us of his first expedition, and the steps he took that led to the summit of Kilimanjaro.

  • Jungle Medicine on the Amazon Hope

    Jungle Medicine on the Amazon Hope

    Laura Gilchrist’s fortnight of dolphins, salsa, sunsets and sign language. Practicing jungle medicine aboard the Amazon Hope.

  • SAFE Madagascar

    SAFE Madagascar

    Sav Wijesingha’s video of the AAGBI Safer Anaesthesia From Education (SAFE) course in Madagascar this year.