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Mercy Ships has launched a brand new set of resources that call on UK churches to use their talents and skills to help send free medical care to some of the poorest people in the world. The charity’s new “Make History” church pack, which is free...

Patrick Regan knows what it’s like to face medical uncertainty. The founder of Kintsugi Hope developed a degenerative knee condition that required major limb reconstruction surgery. The procedure involved breaking both of his legs in two places and screwing a large external frame into his legs....

Are you coming to Big Church Day out this year? If you are, do come and say hello to us at our Mercy Ships stand. We’d love to talk to you about how you and your church can make history by helping Mercy Ships eradicate diseases...

This incredible woman is named Fanta. For 10 long years, she carried this enormous tumour on her arm, hiding it under her clothes as best she could. The tumour weighed 10lbs, or 4.5kg. That’s the equivalent of nine 500g bags of sugar or three 1.5-litre bottles...

Mercy Ships is proud to be a partner of Spring Harvest 2018. Since early April, we have been on the ground in Minehead, Skegness and Harrogate, talking with attendees and listening to incredible stories. We have been inspired by the Spring Harvest theme of developing...

Alan Wolstencroft, current president of The Rotary Club of Banbury, will receive the Rotary International in Great Britain and Ireland’s Champions of Change award in May. Alan has been chosen for his outstanding work in delivering education to children in Sierra Leone. He first became aware...

Mercy Ships would like to extend a huge thank you to Oswestry Borderland Rotary for supporting one of our UK volunteer crew for a six-month period in Cameroon. The club has been supporting nurse Melanie Langley (pictured right) through a brand new bursary, set up in...

The award-winning series about Mercy Ships, The Surgery Ship, is coming to BBC ALBA. The series, which has already aired on the National Geographic channel in the UK, and documents the Africa Mercy‘s time in Benin in 2016/17, starts at 10.25pm on Thursday 15 March. BBC ALBA...

Mercy Ships is delighted to announce the publication of an important medical paper in the PLOS ONE journal. The paper, co-authored by several Mercy Ships experts including Dr Michelle White of Great Ormond Street Hospital, is an evaluation of our implementation of the WHO’s Surgical Safety...

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