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The Unsung Heroes in Surgical Safety

Ahead of International Nurses Day, it is crucial to spotlight the critical role of operating room nurses in ensuring surgical safety. Nurses are the backbone of successful surgical outcomes; they blend compassion and clinical expertise, managing every…

Lifebox features on the BBC

'One Crucial Piece of Equipment': Improving anesthesia monitoring with The Smile Train-Lifebox Capnograph.

A medico-maritime life for me

Bon jour! (The port approach is a lot wetter than starboard entrance) The MV Africa Mercy is the largest charitable hospital ship in the world, providing free surgical services (primarily facial reconstruction, benign…

Women in the workplace

Over breakfast at the SAFE course/Lifebox training in Rwanda a few weeks ago – bread, boiled eggs, thick black coffee and milky African tea – It’s always nice to see what people have for…

SASA!

The South African Society of Anaesthesiologists (SASA) is the latest organization to join the Make It 0 campaign – and they don’t hang about. You can read all about SASA’s enthusiastic support for Lifebox in a letter…

Canadian Journal of Anesthesia – special issue

The latest special issue of the CJA, focused on innovation in perioperative patient safety, covers such favourite Lifebox topics as checklists, anaesthesia in low-resource settings, and quality and safety in healthcare. Several contributors of these important articles…

The World We Want 2015

It’s a magnificent proposition.  Go on: design the world you want your children to grow up in. Just remember that you can’t choose their sex, their race, their long- or latitude.  And you don’t know their…

Security warning – communications from Lifebox

Lifebox will only ever communicate with you from an email address using the format [name]@lifebox.org.   Please check the sender’s address carefully if you receive unexpected emails or mailings purporting to be from Lifebox. You can also call us on…

Lifebox joins FRSB

We are delighted to announce that Lifebox is now a member of the UK’s Fundraising Standards Board (FRSB). Joining the 1,400 other fundraising organizations signed up to the FRSB, means that we will have…

Thank you

They say that the recession is affecting charitable giving. We say, have you met the readers of the British Medical Journal. Over the last two months, a stationer’s rainbow of envelopes has greeted our mornings and a…

British Medical Journal – campaign coverage, 2012-2013

In 2012 Lifebox was selected as the British Medical Journal’s holiday charity for the second year in a row. The campaign raised more than £27,000, and will enable us to support more than 160 additional operating theatres…

The Family Way

Tired of fighting a balance between work and home life? Talk to Félicité Mukeshimana.  She’s an anaesthesia technician at a district hospital in Ruhango, a province in the south of Rwanda. Félicité and Fiona in their finery…

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