Great Value, Great Place

We auctioned an amazing week’s holiday in a 3 bedroom, 8 berth van on a holiday complex close to Cartmel in South Lakeland. A lucky family will be enjoying a bargain holiday in a wonderful place in 2019. For those of you who were unsuccessful, we hope to be offering this great opportunity again for…

Our Famous Quiz Night

November 2018 Over 80 people crammed into the hall for our Quiz Night, one of the best attended events we have held. Our regular Quiz Master, Frank Duff, was in great form as usual, and a very enjoyable time was had by all. There were a huge number of gifts available in the raffle, and…

Garden Opening & Plant Sale

Dozens of local people attended the garden opening on Sunday, 30 September, hosted by one of our long-term supporters, Pat Williams. The garden, as usual, looked gorgeous and visitors were able buy plants and to enjoy a cup of tea or coffee and a wonderful choice of cakes made by our supporters. Nearly £500 was…

Collection at Morrisons

On Wednesday, 8 August, a collection was taken in Morrisons’ store in West Kirby. Over £350 was collected from the very generous shoppers. Many of them stopped to have a chat and expressed their support for our work in Nepal. Some of them had been on trekking holidays in Nepal themselves and knew something about…

Triage

In under resourced countries such as Nepal it is often the simplest solutions that can have the greatest impact. The Triage system, widely used in accident and emergency departments across the UK, prioritises patients according to the urgency of their needs. Kanti had previously been operating on a first come first served basis with perhaps…

Medical Equipment

STCMLive and the ALSG have donated the following medical equipment: Blood Gas machines Defibrillators Dermatome for skin grafting Ventilators and other equipment to the Critical Care Unit Jaundice meter Anaesthetic machine, to replace one damaged in the 2015 earthquakes STCMLive supported a biomedical engineer’s visit from Alder Hey to fix broken equipment at Kanti. Many…

Radiology

Supported by STCMLive, two consultant paediatric radiologists from Alder Hey visited Kanti to help develop their imaging services and establish a telemedicine link between the two hospitals. This link supports radiologists and clinicians in making diagnoses and recommending treatments. Complex images and scans  are shared online via tele-radiology meaning consultants specialising is less common conditions…

Surgery & Anaesthesia

STCMLive has supported surgical training of surgeons both at Kanti and in the UK. We have also purchased a new anaesthetic machine for them to replace one damaged in the earthquakes of 2015.

Burns

Burns are a major problem in Nepal, but burns care receives a low priority. The mortality rate from sizeable burns is high and survivors frequently have life-changing injury with severe scaring and contractures. Working in collaboration with ‘Interburns’, STCMLive has helped to support the staff at Kanti with training, provided essential equipment and facilitated exchange…