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The Duncan Hospital in Bihar needs help following earthquake

The following is a passage from a doctor currently working at the Duncan Hospital in Bihar, India on the border with Nepal – the hospital was caught up in the earthquake and its aftermath as detailed below… “As many of you have already read on the news our part of the world was struck by…

Guests sparkle in the rain at dance in aid of The Duncan

On a wet evening in November 2015, the Royal College of Physicians Edinburgh, was transported to a much warmer climate. The EMMS International Duncan Dinner saw 150 guests enjoy Indian themed food and entertainment. Special speeches were heard from Dr Philip Finny from Duncan Hospital in Raxual, Bihar, India and Professor Gordon Mackay, long-time supporter…

The new op for a twisted knee that HALVES the recovery time

There is now a less invasive operation for a common knee injury, an anterior cruciate ligament tear — it also halves the recovery time. Margo Kerr, 54, a loss adjuster from Lanark, had the procedure, as she tells ANGELA EPSTEIN. THE PATIENT Last March I was on a skiing holiday in France when I tumbled…

Internal Brace surgery helps decathlete return to sport

It was fantastic to hear again this week from decathlete Tom Chandler who some of you may remember was treated by Professor Mackay with Internal Brace surgery to repair a ruptured ACL. Tom was delighted that this method allowed him to fast track his rehab and to be back competing ore quickly than a conventional…

Warm welcome in Sacramento

On a recent visit to the US Professor Mackay arrived in the rain to teach IB techniques to Residents and Faculty members at Davis Medical Center in Sacramento, part of the University of California. Professor Mackay received a very warm welcome at this one of the leading trauma centres in the USA. While there he…

A fond farewell….

After 13 years with The MacKay Clinic, Janie, our office powerhouse, waved farewell recently and skipped off to savour the joys of retirement. Enticed away from the NHS 13 years ago, Janie came on board to help set up and run our office, helping shape The MacKay Clinic in her own way. Efficient and organised…

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