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Felicity Avann

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Weʼre raising £250 to Felicity's Mercy Ship Appeal

Dakar, Senegal

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I will be volunteering on the Africa Mercy the world's largest non-governmental hospital ship that provides free medical care to some of the world's poorest people. The ship has 6 operating theatres, a CT Scanner and 4 wards, 65 beds and an Intensive Care Unit (ICU) on-board.

In October 2019 I will be off to Dakar, Senegal for 2 weeks as an anaesthetist. This involves being able to give a safe anaesthetic using the resources available and caring for the sickest adults and children in ICU. I will also be involved with teaching and supporting junior anaesthetists.

It has been a dream of mine to serve with Mercy Ship and use my skills to help provide life changing operations to adults and children where they wouldn't normally have access to such healthcare. There is a wide variety of surgical and medical conditions I will encounter and in the operating theatre maxfax, ENT, orthopaedics, general surgery and plastics will predominate as well as taking care of patients in ICU.

To give treatment free of charge the ship relies on monetary donations and people volunteering their time and expertise. I am raising money to help provide anaesthetic services for more life changing operations and buy teaching materials to help the education of local health professionals.

Please visit the website to see the amazing work Mercy Ships do. www.mercyships.org.uk

Thank you so much

Felicity x

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  • Felicity Avann7 days ago
    Felicity Avann

    Felicity Avann

    7 days ago

    The ship has now docked in Dakar, Senegal 🇸🇳

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Page last updated on: 9/16/2019 20.18

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12

  • Gran and Grandad

    Gran and Grandad

    Sep 16, 2019

    With all our loveGran and Grandad x

    £100.00

  • Gahan Bose

    Gahan Bose

    Sep 16, 2019

    £20.00

  • Laureen Avann

    Laureen Avann

    Sep 15, 2019

    We are very proud of you. Enjoy another amazing experience. Look after yourself. Lots of love, Mum and Dad XX

    £100.00

  • Sri & Remi

    Sri & Remi

    Sep 13, 2019

    What incredible support you're providing!

    £50.00

  • Barbara Harland

    Barbara Harland

    Sep 8, 2019

    Best of luck

    £40.00

  • Martyn Lawrence

    Martyn Lawrence

    Sep 6, 2019

    I hope you have an amazing time. Lots of love from Martyn and the boys 😺

    £30.00

  • Aimee Cope

    Aimee Cope

    Aug 19, 2019

    Enjoy the experience.

    £10.00

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