About D&F Medical Information site

Durham & Frontier Medical is a type of NHS trust, part of the National Health Service in England, that provides some primary and community services or commission them from other providers, and are involved in commissioning secondary care. Medical care "tourism" has become more common with patients combining surgery or treatment with a holiday to make it low cost and affordable in countries such as - France, South Africa, Greece, Spain, Belgium, China and South America to name just a few.

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Durham & Frontier Medical disasters

Cyclone Sidr

Bangladesh

November 2007

5,000 killed and missing, 34,000 injured, 7 Million affected

> 7,000
Africa Flooding

Ghana, Uganda, Togo and Benin

September 2007

270 killed, 600,000 homeless, 1.5 million affected

> 3,000
Suriname Flooding

Suriname

May 2006

30,000 displaced.

10,000
Pakistan Earthquake

Pakistan,India

October 2005

80,000 killed

60,000
Hurricanes Katrina & Rita

USA

August
2005

1,836 killed

1,084
Guyana
Flooding

Guyana

January 2005

300,000 displaced

> 4,500
Liberian Civil War

Liberia

2005

-

3,750
Asian Tsunami

Indonesia, Sri Lanka, India, Malaysia

December 2004

220,000 killed, 1.6 Million displaced.

30,000
Hurricane Charlie

USA

August
2004

200,000 injured and displaced

> 500
Bam
Earthquake

Iran

December 2003

30,000 killed

-
Gujarat Earthquake

India

January 2001

20,000 killed, 166,000 injured, 600,000 made homeless

> 5,000
Turkey Earthquake

Turkey

August
1999

17,000 killed, 60,000 displaced.

15,000
Albania & Kosovo

Albania, Kosovo

1997 - 1999

10,000 approx. killed, 850,000 displaced.

-
Kobe Earthquake

Japan

January 1995

6,433 killed, 26,000 injured.

> 1,000
Balkans
Crisis

Bosnia, Croatia, Hungary

August 1992 - July 1996

200,000 killed, 2 Million displaced.

> 10,0



Health care should be taken seriously to make sure to diagnose any issuea with the health yourselves or those you care for.

You are at the centre of the way we practice: we organise ourselves around you. This enables us to provide you with your own unique personal support and guidance.

Central to our philosophy is respect for you as an individual. Your needs come first and our team is here for you. We aim to be understanding, supportive and efficient as we discuss your concerns and health needs.

You may want us to tailor your care, or perhaps you’d prefer to receive information that helps you make your own decisions – many people choose a combination of these two approaches.

  • Dental surgery abroad
  • Cosmetic surgery overseas
  • IVF fertility care treatment abroad
  • Eye surgery abroad
  • Private Health Care

D&F Medical Information site - please ask your doctor or nurse before taking any medial advice or help available online

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