13 results for author: Caz Winter


Coming Soon: New DFN Short film

Filming for our upcoming short film was in full swing during our recent trustee trip to Nepal. It was inspiring to observe our hardworking students, doctors and nurses consulting with patients and putting their skills into action. The first short will be available to view on the website a few days later than planned but before Christmas, and further footage will be released in the new year, so watch this space for new videos providing updated information about the charity and news on the lives and progress of our DFN scholars.

Nahakul and Neelam Present to School Group

DFN doctor, Nahakul, and nurse, Neelam, presented to a UK school group visiting Nepal from the Bryanston school in Dorset this week. The students were visiting on a trip facilitated by STC expeditions, who arrange ethical school adventures. This was a wonderful opportunity for these members of the DFN team to share their stories - from growing up in some of the most isolated Nepalese districts, to being supported throughout their studies by Doctors for Nepal to becoming the skilled medics that they are today. It's beautiful to see opportunities for our scholars to have an impact on young people from across the world by sharing their amazing ...

Tickets Available Now: A Christmas Carol by Candlelight

We’re thrilled to announce that acclaimed storyteller, Ashley Ramsden, is returning to generously give his time in a magical candlelit event in the historic Hamsey Church. This will be an incredible afternoon to kick off the festive season in style, as Ashley performs the beloved classic ‘A Christmas Carol’. With mulled wine, nibbles and a Nepalese Christmas gift shop, this promises to be a great event for all the family (even the Scrooge in your life!), so buy your tickets here now to secure your places! Date: Saturday 26th November 2022 Venue: Hamsey Church, Ivors Lane, Hamsey, Lewes, BN8 5TB Doors: 2.30pm Performance start: ...

Jeevan Becomes our 8th Doctor for Nepal!

We're overjoyed to announce that we have an 8th Doctor for Nepal! Dr. Jeevan Pandey passed his final exams recently after four years of hard work and dedication. Jeevan joined the Doctors for Nepal family in 2018, when he was awarded a scholarship for his study at PAHS. Since then, he has gone from strength to strength, studying judiciously and completing a variety of postings in his journey towards his dream of becoming a doctor. He has now started his one-year internship at Patan Hospital, which he will complete before heading out to a rural area for his bonded period. Congratulations Jeevan!

UK Medical Students Arrive in Nepal

This week, three UK medical students from Bristol University, Rachel Ferguson, Caitlin Hopkins and Georgia Hall arrived in Kathmandu to start their medical electives at Patan Academy of Health Sciences. By choosing to do their elective through DFN, their fee will go towards the scholarships of the people we support. They will spend two weeks at PAHS before going to do the second part of their elective at the hospital in Gorkha district, where many of our DFN scholars have completed placements. They will have the opportunity to learn about the differences in healthcare in Nepal by shadowing senior doctors and other staff and by meeting members of ...