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Suspension of all Missions Until Further Notice

March 7, 2020 TO ALL OPERATION HERNIA VOLUNTEERS Mr F C Oppong FRCS (Gen Surg) Consultant Surgeon University Hospital Plymouth NHS Trust Plymouth, UK. PL6 8DH E Mail: chrisoppong@gmail.com Dear...

OPERATION HERNIA – PROPOSED DATES FOR 2020

OPERATION HERNIA – PROPOSED DATES FOR 2020

The dates for 2020 have been published, you will find them in Mission Reports.

OPERATION HERNIA – PROPOSED DATES FOR 2019

OPERATION HERNIA – PROPOSED DATES FOR 2019

The proposed dates for Operation Hernia Missions in 2019 have now been published. They can be found in the section entitled Mission Reports.

Letter of Appreciation from Medical Director of the Volta Regional Hospital, Ho in Ghana

Following a recent visit by an Operation Hernia team to the Volta Regional Hospital in Ho, Mr Chris Oppong, Chairman of Operation Hernia received a letter of appreciation from the...

Prestigious award for Operation Hernia trainee

Prestigious award for Operation Hernia trainee

Dr Lydia Nanjula from Uganda who undertook the Operation Hernia training workshop in 2017 at St Francis Hospital, Nsambya, recently presented a paper entitled “competence-based training – the hernioplasty prototype”....

2018 Operation Hernia/ASiT Shorland Hosking Award

2018 Operation Hernia/ASiT Shorland Hosking Award

Jonathan Evans, a year 7 Specialist Surgical Registrar with an interest in colo-rectal surgery and currently working in the West Midlands Deanery, has been awarded this year’s Shorland Hosking Fellowship. ...

FUNDRAISING QUIZ NIGHT – June 2018

FUNDRAISING QUIZ NIGHT – June 2018

On the evening of 16th June 2018  the Inner Wheel  Club of Roborough hosted a Quiz Night at a local community centre in Plymouth and raised £600 for Operation Hernia. ...

FUNDRAISING – QUIZ NIGHT June 2018

FUNDRAISING – QUIZ NIGHT June 2018

On the evening of 16th June 2018  the Inner Wheel  Club of Roborough hosted a Quiz Night at a local community centre in Plymouth and raised £600 for Operation Hernia. ...

OPERATION HERNIA TRAINING IN TANZANIA, November 2017

OPERATION HERNIA TRAINING IN TANZANIA, November 2017

OPERATION HERNIA TRAINING IN TANZANIA NOV 13-17, 2017 Operation Hernia has completed another Hernia Training Workshop, this time  in Mwanza, Tanzania. This is the first Operation Hernia Training Workshop to...

REPORT FROM 2ND COSECSA/OPERATION HERNIA TRAINING WORKSHOP, UGANDA MAY 28 – JUNE 3, 2017

REPORT FROM 2ND COSECSA/OPERATION HERNIA TRAINING WORKSHOP, UGANDA MAY 28 – JUNE 3, 2017

Introduction The second COSECSA /OPERATION HERNIA Training Workshop was successfully completed on June 3, 2017.  Nine Ugandan surgical residents were trained in mesh and non-mesh hernia repair (Shouldice) by a...