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A medical lifeline for

11 million people

Based in Bihar in India on the border with Nepal, the Duncan Hospital is the only medical facility in the region for five million Nepalese and six million Indians. To help raise funds we founded the Duncan Hospital Charitable Trust in 2011. We are currently urgently raising funds for a new oxygen plant at The Duncan to help save critically ill covd patients. All donations welcome.

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THE DUNCAN HOSPITAL A MEDICAL LIFELINE FOR

11 million people

Based in Bihar in India on the border with Nepal, the Duncan Hospital is the only medical facility in the region for five million Nepalese and six million Indians. To help raise funds we founded the Duncan Hospital Charitable Trust in 2011.

The Duncan Hospital, Bihar, India

Based in Bihar in India on the border with Nepal, the Duncan is the only medical facility in the region. It provides medical care for five million Nepalese and six million Indians but receives no funds from central government.
Originally founded in 1930 by Cecil Duncan, an Edinburgh GP, the Duncan came to Professor Mackay’s attention through Drs Matt and Joanna Peacock, who spent 10 years working at this medical outpost. The Peacocks were great friends of Professor Mackay’s mother and over the years shared their stories from the Duncan, becoming increasingly concerned as the hospital fell into a state of disrepair.
Professor Mackay and his wife Jackie decided to help fund a new wing at the hospital and then went on to form the Duncan Hospital Charitable Trust along with Dr Graham Watson and his wife Karen.

In the video below the Mackays explain their very personal connection to the Duncan and how the InternalBrace is helping make life better for patients and staff there.

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Work starts on new Nursing College at The Duncan Hospital, Bihar

We are delighted to share with you the news that the ground-breaking ceremony took place in February for the new Duncan Hospital College of Nursing. ...

Your help has made this happen! Thankyou

If you have kindly donated to The Mackay Clinic's chosen charity - the Duncan Hospital Charitable Trust - then you know that 100% of your ...

Help save covid patients at The Duncan Hospital – gift the breath of life

Gift the Breath of Life – The current Oxygen producing plant at The Duncan Hospital in Bihar is struggling with unprecedented demand. They are urgently ...

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Find out more about what we do

Over the years The Duncan Hospital Charitable Trust, founded in 2011 has been involved in many projects at The Duncan Hospital in Bihar, India. Donations have helped with everything from providing phototherapy units to help save the lives of premature babies, to funding seven new buildings at the hospital and providing vital educations for girls to make sure they have a future. You can find out more about our work on our website. 

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About us

The Duncan Hospital Charitable Trust exists to raise funds for The Duncan Hospital in Bihar, India. Our charity number is: SC042538

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