Tag: grant scheme

Building confidence in emergencies

In this blog resuscitation officer and educator Margaret Baron-Catuday explains how she’s helping to build staff knowledge and best practice for managing emergencies at Samar Provincial Hospital in the Philippines, while growing her own confidence as an educator.

Equipping rural communities with lifesaving skills

Max Burroughs, a therapy radiographer at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, used a CGHP grant to travel to Mwanza, Tanzania to help deliver training in four lifesaving areas. CGHP’s Grant Scheme supports Cambridgeshire-based healthcare staff to undertake voluntary healthcare placements with low- and middle-income countries. Max used his grant to travel to Mwanza, Tanzania with Pre-Hospital Care & …

Saving Sight in Botswana

We met online with Pearl Katlego Mbulawa. Pearl is as an ophthalmic nurse, specialising in diabetic retinopathy at Princess Marina Hospital (PMH) in Gaborone, Botswana. Pearl trained to be a nurse in IHS Lobatse, before completing her specialised training in ophthalmic nursing in Malawi in 2001. Pearl has had long standing links with Cambridge dating …

Stroke in Sierra Leone

We chatted to CGHP grant recipient Patrick Lebbie. Patrick is a retired stroke Nurse Specialist, who was based on the R2 Accustroke unit at Cambridge University Hospitals. Patrick originally hails from Sierra Leone, and upon retirement decided to dedicate his time to establishing a stroke unit in Bo. This is Patrick’s story. “I spent the …