This year (2019) there are 14 trips planned involving 72 volunteers to the South Pacific.  Countries visited this year will include Kiribati, PNG, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu.

If you would like to join one of these trips, or have sufficient experience to start a separate trip, please complete the “apply now” online application.

The status of planned trips is indicated by the colour of text :

Black text = trip not yet confirmed/approved by hospital. 
green text = trip has been confirmed/approved by hospital.
red text = trip cancelled. 

2019

Trip # 1: 22nd – 23rd Feb 2019 – Colorectal & Stomal Therapy, NRH, Honiara (Guadal Canal), Solomon Islands.

Trip # 2: 18th -24th Feb – Cardiology NRH (Honiara), & Gizo Hospital (Western Province),  Solomon Islands. 

Trip # 3: 24th Feb -3rd Mar 2019 – General surgery Gizo Hospital (Western Province), Solomon Islands.

trip# 4: 9th – 17th March – colorectal surgery, Sopas District Hospital (Enga Province), Papua New Guinea.

trip # 5: 18-26th May – Head and Neck, General surgery, Sopas District Hospital (Enga Province), Papua New Guinea.

Trip #6: 25th May – 2nd June – Head & Neck, Gizo Hospital (Western Province), Solomon Islands

Trip # 7:  1st June – 8th June  Gynae & Neurosurgery – Sopas District Hospital & Enga Province Hospital (Enga Province), Papua New Guinea.

Trip # 8: 30th June – 6th July 2019 – Head and Neck & Colorectal Surgery, Northern Provincial Hospital (NPH), Luganville, Espiritu Santo ,Vanuatu. Dates need to be confirmed by NPH

Trip # 9: 3rd July – 12th July – Gynae.  Gizo Hospital (Western Province), Solomon Islands.

Trip # 10: 3rd – 12th August-  Colorectal Surgery – Sopas District Hospital & Enga Provincial Hospital (Enga Province), Papua New Guinea.

Trip # 11: 29th Sept – 7 Oct 2019 – (General and Colorectal & Cardiology), Kiribati Dates need to be confirmed. 

Trip # 12: 13th – 23rd September – General surgery & colorectal, Mauna Hospital (Pentecost), Vanuatu. Still needs one surgeon.

Trip # 13.  14th Oct – 20th Oct 2019 – General, colorectal and head and neck surgery, Gizo Hospital (Western Province), Solomon Islands.  Awaiting Hospital approval.