Liverpool doctors travel to Gaza

Doctors from the Royal Liverpool Hospital have travelled to Gaza in the Middle East to carry out some of the regions first ever kidney transplants. Currently no transplants can take place due to the a shortage of medical supplies.

Royal Liverpool doctors return from Gaza

Doctors from the Royal Liverpool Hospital have travelled to Gaza in the Middle East to carry out some of the regions first ever kidney transplants.

Currently no transplants can take place due to a shortage of medical supplies.

Consultant Abdul Hammad, whose family is Palestinian, started a project earlier this year. His colleagues Sanjay Mehra and Professor Derek Middleton were also part of the project.

Liverpool doctors train Gaza surgeons for lifesaving operations

It's the final of our reports from the Gaza Strip, where surgeons from the Royal Liverpool Hospital have been performing life saving operations that otherwise couldn't take place.

The kidney transplants are part of a project which will hopefully see a locally run transplant unit being established.

North West doctors will train Palestinian medics so they can treat their own patients without relying on visits from oversees surgeons. Our correspondent Rachel Townsend now reports on the future for Gaza

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Liverpool doctors save children in Gaza.

Next to the project between doctors at the Royal Liverpool Hospital and the Al Shifa hospital in Gaza City, in the Middle East. Surgeons have travelled to Gaza to carry on life saving transplants, that currently cannot be carried by their own doctors.

In the third of our special reports, our correspondent Rachel Townsend visits two nine year olds who received kidneys earlier this year. Neither child would have survived without the surgery performed by the Liverpool team.

Liverpool doctors travel to Gaza

This is the second of our reports from the Gaza Strip, where surgeons from the Royal Liverpool Hospital have carried out the first ever kidney transplant. We travelled with them on their latest mission to operate on patients unable to leave Gaza for life saving treatment.

But the doctors face a huge dilemma. After travelling thousands of miles to perform surgery on a young girl, when they arrive, they discover complications and the operation, which is her last chance, is thrown into doubt. From Gaza, our correspondent Rachel Townsend reports.

Liverpool doctors travel to Gaza

Kidney transplants in Gaza
Kidney transplants in Gaza Credit: Granada Reports

Doctors from the Royal Liverpool Hospital have travelled to Gaza in the Middle East to carry out some of the regions first ever kidney transplants. Currently no transplants can take place due to the a shortage of medical supplies.

You can see the first of our exclusive reports tonight at 6

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