Vernon Sivarajah

Shorland Hosking Fellowship 2015

Tuesday 31st March 2015 The 2015 ASIT/Operation Hernia Shorland Hosking Fellowship has been awarded to Mr Vernon Sivarajah who is a Specialist Surgical Registrar in the North West Thames Deanery....



Tuesday 25th November 2014 UPDATE ON ESSENTIAL (GLOBAL) SURGERY – NOVEMBER 2014 Chris Oppong, Chairman of Operation Hernia, attended the Netherlands Society for International Surgery Symposium on “Surgery in Low...

Shorland Hosking Fellowship

Shorland Hosking Fellowship

Shorland Hosking Fellowship, 2015 Wednesday 12th November 2014 In its 10th anniversary year, Operation Hernia is pleased to announce that it will again be awarding the annual Shorland Hosking Fellowship....

‘Operation Hernia’ work recognised

‘Operation Hernia’ work recognised

‘Operation Hernia’ work recognised in recent Press Release (9th July 2014) issued by Mid Yorkshire NHS Trust Monday 14th July 2014 Life saving work by four doctors who gave their...

Donor Guido Schuermann (2nd right) and Recipient Zainab Alhassan (2nd left)

Operation Hernia Ghana Fellowship

Monday 3rd February 2014 Nalerigu Baptist Medical Center. Professor Guido Schuermann has funded a Fellowship to train a registrar (Dr Zainab Alhassan) at Nalerigu Baptist Medical Center.

Qatar National Conference Centre

Harnessing People Power

Monday 16th December 2013 Doha, Qatar Operation Hernia team wins award at World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH). Go to:

Life-saving pulse oximetry

Life-saving pulse oximetry

Thursday 24th October 2013 Choibalsan, Mongolia Operation Hernia meets LifeBox in Choibalsan, Mongolia.

Andrew & Ravi

BBC interviews Operation Hernia

Thursday 5th September 2013 Go to: for BBC Interview with Andrew & Ravi

Festival Medical Services at Glastonbury

Big Donation

Wednesday 4th September 2013 £5000 donation from Festival Medical Services will buy 1000 operation packs for 2014 missions, facilitated by Paul Sutton.

Team photo

Swiss team visits Okpoga

Thursday 22nd August 2013 Okpoga, Nigeria Huge success for Swiss all-female surgical team in Okpoga, Nigeria: 139 patients operated in 10 day mission.