Surgery in a post-pandemic world


Clearly there is no good time for a Global Pandemic but the timing for the Global Surgery movement could arguably not have been worse. Surgery was at last featuring in the manifestos of major organisations associated with Universal Health coverage. In March 2019 Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director General of the World Health Organization, addressed … Read more

InterSurgeon is now open to NGOs


Following a busy development period in the second half of 2019, we are delighted to account that InterSurgeon now welcomes NGOs, Federations and Professional Organisations. The video below provides an overview of how it all works: And, for our early-adopter NGOs, we’ve also just launched a feature that allows NGOs to empower their individual location … Read more

October News from InterSurgeon


Platform for NGOs and Specialist and Professional Bodies Over the last few months a lot of work has been going on behind the scenes to create the NGO platform on InterSurgeon. I am pleased to be able to tell you that this work is almost complete and we are in the final phase of development … Read more

Great News at InterSurgeon! Over 300 members in 68 Countries


The first quarter of 2019 has closed in spectacular fashion. At the end of March we were granted Charitable status by the Charities Commission of England and Wales which greatly improves our ability to raise funds and attract grants. In addition, we are in the process of applying to HMRC for Gift Aid which means … Read more

Report on Global Neurosurgery 2019: A Practical Symposium Department of Neurological Surgery, Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, January 18-19th 2019


The first Global Neurosurgery Symposium took place on January 18th and 19th at the Weill Cornell Medical College in New York. It was hosted by Roger Härtl, M.D. and Caitlin Hoffman, M.D., under the auspices of Philip E. Stieg, Ph.D., M.D., Chairman and Neurosurgeon-in-Chief of the department. The aims of the symposium were very ambitious; This … Read more

Reaching Out to Africa


Over the last few months we have had the opportunity of presenting InterSurgeon to the surgeons of Africa. We would like to update you on these meetings and the impact that they have had on InterSurgeon. CAANS Meeting Abuja, Nigeria July 24th – 26th 2018 In July the 3rd meeting of the Continental Association of … Read more

ISPN Meeting Tel Aviv


At the beginning of October over 550 surgeons and nurses attended the 46th annual meeting of the ISPN which was held in Tel Aviv. At the meeting there was a Global Neurosurgery session which was very well attended and at which William Harkness presented the 6 month data for InterSurgeon. During these first six months … Read more

The first six months of InterSurgeon


InterSurgeon went live in March of this year and we are writing to update you and let you know how we have been getting on and our plans for the future. We now have over 180 members from the Paediatric Neurosurgery community and these include both individuals and departments so we have access to well over 200 … Read more