Back in Uganda…

It’s been over two months since I got back to Uganda and already I’ve not managed to write something every month like I decided to after a few people told me they enjoyed reading my blog (thanks Maureen and Stuart!) I was back in the UK for two months over the summer doing some locum … More Back in Uganda…

Orthopaedic camp

Last month we had two teams of doctors and nurses for an orthopaedic ‘camp’ at the hospital. A team of around ten people came from Switzerland. Their team leader is a radiologist who has been coming to the hospital once or twice a year with colleagues for the past seven years. It sounds like she’s … More Orthopaedic camp

Easter in Bwindi

Easter was only about six weeks ago but it seems like much longer than that – a lot has happened in the past month! Like Christmas, we started the Easter celebrations early with a hospital church service and party the Sunday before Easter. We had choir practice every night of the week leading up to … More Easter in Bwindi

Church youth outreach

We’ve recently finished a new cycle of the church youth outreach that I mentioned in a previous blog post. Over the school holidays in December and January we visited a different church each Sunday in the hospital catchment area. It was interesting to attend different churches. The hospital Sunday service is mostly in English and … More Church youth outreach


In February four friends came to visit. I wrote this blog post ages ago but didn’t realise I hadn’t shared it. It might not be very interesting to you unless you’re planning a trip to south west Uganda so feel free to skip this if you’re not! It was so lovely to spend time with … More Holidays